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June 2012

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1972 BASEBALL ACC CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM REUNION Twenty former members of the Virginia baseball program, along with family and guests, returned to Charlottesville on Saturday, April 14 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their historic 1972 ACC championship. The championship is highly regarded as one of the greatest in ACC baseball and was the first for the university's program. Alumni were welcomed home for a memorable weekend that included a social on the breezeways at Klöckner Stadium overlook- ing Davenport Field and an on-field recognition during the fourth inning at the Virginia baseball game versus North Carolina. Four members of the team, Steve Brindle, Terry Dan, Mike Judkins, and Robbin Marvin, represented the team at the game by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch. The weekend affirmed the lifelong friendships that are made through being a part of Virginia baseball. Proud members of the 1952 Men's Lacrosse National Cham- pionship Team. 1952 AND 1972 MEN'S LACROSSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM REUNIONS On Saturday, April 7, the 1952 and 1972 men's lacrosse national championship teams came home to the University of Virginia in celebration of their respective 60- and 40-year an- niversaries. The weekend was anchored by the men's lacrosse game versus John Hopkins, where both teams were honored on the field at halftime. Following the game, reunion team members and their guests headed to the John Paul Jones Arena where the Virginia Athletics Foundation sponsored a social for them in the Student-Athlete Dining Hall. In all, 32 former players returned to Charlottesville to Alumni share fond memories and a fun time at the reunion social. reunite with teammates and relive the memorable times they shared while playing lacrosse at UVa. The events over the weekend were a true celebration of the past, present and fu- ture of Virginia lacrosse. The 1972 ACC championship baseball team and guests were recog- nized on the field during the fourth inning at the UVa-UNC game. Lo Davis (center), VAF assistant director, with 1972 team alumni (from left to right) Tom Schildwachter, Steve Nauss, Rick Beach and Barry Robertson. UPCOMING VAF EVENTS ALL-SPORTS REUNION SATURDAY, OCT. 13, 2012 UVa vs. Maryland game (Homecomings) TEE IT UP WITH UVA GOLF TOURNAMENT FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2012 Benefits the men's and women's golf programs JUNE 2012 ◆ 5

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