Cavalier Corner

June 2012

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2012 BOARD OF TRUSTEES OFFICERS President Barry D. Koval, Midlothian, Va. Vice President Barbour T. Farinholt, Richmond, Va. Secretary-Treasurer Dirk P. Katstra, Charlottesville, Va. Immediate Past President Victor M. Dandridge III, Charlottesville, Va. TRUSTEES Daniel R. Abramson, Alexandria, Va. Valerie B. Ackerman, New York, N.Y. Richard L. Booth Jr., Charlottesville, Va. Ronald L. Carey Jr., Richmond, Va. Scott A. Dockter, Atlanta, Ga. Roger E. Emory, Abingdon, Va. Jack E. Fockler Jr., Richmond, Va. Marvin W. Gilliam Jr., Bristol, Va. Benjamin B. Hankins Jr., Great Falls, Va. Ryan P. Kuehl, Potomac, Md. Craig K. Littlepage, Charlottesville, Va. T. Richard Litton Jr., Norfolk, Va. E. Charles Longley Jr., Charlottesville, Va. L. White Matthews III, Charlottesville, Va. Barry L. Parkhill, Charlottesville, Va. Anne Carter Smith, Charlotte, N.C. Julious P. Smith Jr., Richmond, Va. Robert D. Sweeney, Charlottesville, Va. William L. Tyson, Richmond, Va. EVENT RECAPS TRACK AND FIELD ALUMNI REUNION The track and field pro- gram has experienced ex- citing changes this year with Lannigan Field reno- vations and welcoming a new head coach. Track and Field alumni were in- vited back to Charlottes- ville to celebrate the pro- gram updates on Saturday, April 21 as UVa hosted the ACC Track and Field Out- door Championships at the new facility. Fifty-seven former team members and their families attended the Social and Track Meet. Coach Bryan Fetzer, who was hired as director of the track and field and cross country programs in December 2012, was on-hand to meet alumni and share in their experiences at UVa. Lo Davis, assistant director at the Virginia Athletics Founda- tion, spearheaded the event as a way to engage alumni, showcase the new facility, and meet Coach Fetzer and his staff. "As the director who supports the track and field program, I am thrilled to work Alumni Robert Stewart (left) and David Garth (right) visit with Bryan Fetzer (center), UVa director of track and field/ cross country. with Coach Fetzer and his staff," Davis said. "They are truly committed to making this program one of the nation's best, both on the track and in the classroom." Alumni enjoyed meeting Coach Fetzer and witnessed the UVa women placing second with 100 points, their best finish since 1995, and the UVa men placing third with 113 points. Mission Statement The Virginia Athletics Foundation, through its fund-raising efforts, strives to support a preeminent intercollegiate athletics program at the University of Virginia by providing student-athletes the opportunity to achieve academic and athletic excellence. Virginia Athletics Foundation P.O. Box 400833 Charlottesville, VA 22904-0433 (434) 982-5555 | (434) 982-5025 FAX Like us on Facebook 4 ◆ CAVALIER CORNER Your donation to the Virginia Athletics Foundation, no matter how big or small, is significant to the Virginia athletics programs. To make your pledge or donation online, visit our website (800) 626-8723 Track and field/cross country alumni gather at the ACC Championships.

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