Cavalier Corner

June 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 — lections to the All-ACC team (second-year Alex Domijan joined Jenkins and Frank on the squad) and was ranked No. 4 nationally as of May 3 with a record of 24-1. Boland has led UVa to six straight ACC cham- Brian Boland ◆ Tennis The Cavaliers swept the ACC's top tennis hon- ors when third-year Jarmere Jenkins was named ACC Player of the Year, Mitchell Frank was tabbed ACC Freshman of the Year and Boland took home the Coach of the Year honors for the fifth year in a row. UVa led the league with three se- two-time Futures Elite selection, a program that identifies the top 150 players in the country. sity squad since the seventh grade, led the team in scor- ing for each of the past three seasons and was the 2010 Division II State Player of the Year. The 5-3 forward is also a Brown has played on the var- pionships and nine consecutive regular-season titles, thanks to a conference-record 92 straight victories over league foes. three-time Virginia Independent Schools Ath- letic Association (VISAA) all-state selection and helped The Covenant School to a pair of state runner-up finishes during her prep career. this month in uva history program makes its debut in the NCAA Tour- nament with an 18-2 win over Richmond in Gastonia, N.C., at the NCAA District III Playoffs. ◆ June 14, 1997 — Former football ◆ June 1, 1972 — The Cavaliers' baseball player Carl W. Smith pledges a $25 million donation — the largest single monetary gift at the time — to his alma mater. A total of $23 million was used for funding the expansion and enhancement of Scott Sta- dium, which increased its seating capac- ity to 61,500 by the year 2000. ◆ June 1, 2007 — Men's tennis player Somdev Dev- varman becomes the first Cavalier to earn the No. 1 ranking as a singles player in the year- end ITA rankings after winning the NCAA crown. He topped the No. 1 seed to become the first player from the ACC to win the national tournament. DEVVARMAN WWW.UVABOOKSTORES.COM JUNE 2012 ◆ 9 Taylor Brown ◆ Field Hockey The incoming rookie from Charlottesville is a has also totaled 25 runs scored, three triples and a home run in the regular season. The Philadelphia native ranks second in the ACC in triples, sacrifice flies and stolen bases, and holds the school's career record for stolen bases with 89. Andy Fahringer ◆ Track and Field The fourth-year from Whitehall, Pa., who placed second in the ACC Outdoor Championships Giannina Cipolloni ◆ Softball The fourth-year has started all 50 games for the Cavs and was batting .293 while pacing UVa with 46 hits, eight doubles, 25 RBI and 31 steals as of May 3. The out- fielder is just one stolen base away from tying her single- season team record of 32 and the week before, won the men's javelin throw April 28 at the prestigious Penn Relays. The win- ning throw checked in at 244 feet, 10 inches and bested Fah- ringer's previous school record. The throw was the seventh- implement, and he marks the first Virginia male ever to take the gold medal in the event at the Penn Relays. longest in the history of the Penn Relays since 1986, when they went to the new javelin record third appearance at the NCAA Singles Championship. The Fairfax Station, Va. native also teamed with classmate Emily Fraser, who is ranked as the na- tion's No. 21 singles player, to form the nation's No. 20 tandem and qualify for the NCAA Doubles Championship. NEW UVA BASEBALL AND LAX GEAR Lindsey Hardenbergh ◆ Tennis The first All-American in program history is vying for a repeat effort after reaching last year's round of 16. After going 30-12 in singles and earning a national rank- ing of No. 40 at the end of the regular season, the fourth-year standout is making her school-

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