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April 2012

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hoo's hot Cavalier student-athletes, past, present and future who are making news around the world of sports. Recognizing the "Who's Hoo" in UVa athletics — Lexie Gerson ◆ Basketball The third-year guard from steals per game during the regular season, in ad- dition to averages of 8.9 points and 3.8 rebounds per contest. Her thievery was a key part of the Virginia de- Fort Washington, Pa., was named to the five-player ACC All-Defensive Team for her per- formance this season. Gerson ranked second in the league and 16th nationally with 3.1 fense, which led the ACC and ranked 19th in the country in scoring defense (53.2 points per game) while setting a single-season record by limiting 23 opponents to fewer than 60 points. Claudio Reyna ◆ Soccer The former Cavalier great, who has served as U.S. Soccer's youth technical director since 2010, was listed on 96 percent of the ballots en route to being named to the National Soccer Hall of Fame March 1. this month in uva history first perfect game in the UVa softball pro- gram's history against Davis & Elkins. ◆ April 22, 1990 — Fred Widicus fired the ◆ April 12, 1989 — Lisa Palmer threw the best ACC Championships round in school his- tory with an 8-under-par 64 over the final 18 holes en route to a tie for third overall. ◆ April 18, 2004 — The UVa men's tennis program won its first-ever ACC title in Raleigh, N.C. Since 2004, the Wahoos have won five more conference championships and cap- tured the regular-season title every year. in each of his three seasons from 1991-93, and he was named a NSCAA first-team All- American each year. The 1991 ACC Rookie of the Year and ACC Tournament MVP later won the 1993 Hermann Trophy and National Player of the Year laurels from Soccer America in 1992 and '93. Mike Scott ◆ Basketball The redshirt fourth-year for- Reyna helped his squad to a national crown Brook. Stanwick earned entry into the prestigious 100/100 club, becoming just the third Cavalier, the seventh ACC player and the 46th player overall to accumu- late 100 goals and 100 assists during his college career. The Baltimore native, who his career totals to 1,500 points (16th place on UVa's career list) and 928 rebounds with the 33rd double-double of his career and ninth of the campaign. Scott, who was named first-team All-ACC this year, is the 33rd player in league history to record 1,500 career points and 900 career rebounds. sive club Feb. 25, when he tallied two goals and three assists in the Cavaliers' 12-5 win over Stony Steele Stanwick ◆ Lacrosse The fourth-year attackman joined an exclu- ward tallied a career-high 35 points and a game-best 11 re- bounds in UVa's 75-72 overtime victory over Maryland in the regular-season finale. The na- tive of Chesapeake, Va., upped as the other Cavaliers in the club, won the 2011 Tewaaraton Award as the nation's top lacrosse player. joined Kevin Pehlke (1990-93) and Danny Glading (2006-09) Robyn Nye Wood ◆ Lacrosse The Virginia women's la- her final campaign. Nye was the National Defensive Player of the crosse team retired Nye's No. 24 prior to their home game against Syracuse Feb. 26. She played for the Cavs from 1988-91 and helped lead the squad to the NCAA crown in Year, an All-American and the team MVP, and was selected to the NCAA All-Tournament team, in 1991. The former captain was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary Lacrosse Team in 2003 and is also a member of the Virginia Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Exclusively at the UVA Bookstore LACROSSE FAN T-SHIRT $ THE NEW UVA 2012 ONLY 12. $14 2XL-3XL 00 WIN GREAT PRIZES BY PLAYING UVA LAX PIck 'Em AT WWW.UVABOOkSTORES.cOm PHOTO COURTESY UVA GET YOUR UVA LAX GEAR AT WWW.UVABOOKSTORES.COM/LAX PICK UP THE NEW UVA LACROSSE MINI STICK! A NONPROFIT, OWNED & OPERATED BY UVA APRIL 2012 ◆ 9

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