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SoCon postpones fall sports, Virginia loses game with VMI

SoCon postpones fall sports, Virginia loses game with VMI

Photo by Dustin Satloff/ Plus, bubble talk commences for basketball. Virginia Football will need to find a new team to play to open the season as VMI and the Southern Conference (SoCon) have postponed sports for the fall as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Cavaliers and Keydets were scheduled to play in Charlottesville on Friday, September 11. UVA will look to schedule a replacement for @VMI_Football on the 2020 schedule. #GoHoos https://t.co/SGxlcxNv87— Virginia Football (@UVAFootball) August 13, 2020 “We support and respect the SoCon decision regarding fall...
Streaking The Lawn Aug 10, 2020
Virginia Football players working to “take back our Grounds”

Virginia Football players working to “take back our Grounds”

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Players and coaches drive initiative to march from Downtown Charlottesville to the Rotunda. As we approach the three-year anniversary of the white supremacist Unite the Right rally that took place over August 11-12 in 2017, the Virginia Cavaliers football team is reclaiming Charlottesville. With an aim of bringing unity to the city and make Charlottesville a better place, several Cavalier players and coaches have taken to social media with the goal of encouraging others to complete a march from the Downtown Mall to the Rotunda. “In light of recent events...
Streaking The Lawn Aug 6, 2020
Virginia Football schedule dates announced

Virginia Football schedule dates announced

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Hoos open conference play in Blacksburg. The ACC Football schedule took shape on Thursday (August 6) as Mark Packer and Wes Durham announced the dates for games this fall on the ACC Network’s Packer and Durham. With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the conference switched to a schedule with 10 conference games with one non-conference game. Virginia’s one non-conference game will kick off the season for the Hoos on Friday, September 11 as VMI comes to Charlottesville. Eight days later, September, 19, the Cavaliers will head to Blacksburg to try and push...
Streaking The Lawn Aug 5, 2020
COMMITMENT! Virginia Football Gets Commit from Texas TE Jack Witmer

COMMITMENT! Virginia Football Gets Commit from Texas TE Jack Witmer

Photo by Lee Coleman/Icon Sportswire via Hoos gained their 20th commitment for the 2021 class The Virginia Cavaliers’ coaching staff got more good news Wednesday when Cypress, Texas tight end Jack Witmer made his pledge to the Wahoos. COMMITTED #THEStandard21 #GoHoos pic.twitter.com/RYvAC4EdpM— Jack Witmer (@_jackwitmer) August 5, 2020 The three star 6-6, 225 lb TE was offered by the Hoos in early July and visited the Grounds almost immediately. Witmer obviously represents a “sizeable” threat from the tight end position and is ranked No. 61 nationally among tight ends by...
Streaking The Lawn Aug 5, 2020
Streaking the Lawn Podcast - 8/5/20 - Breaking Down the New Football Schedule

Streaking the Lawn Podcast - 8/5/20 - Breaking Down the New Football Schedule

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports I promise we only talk about video games for 2 minutes Streaking The Lawn Podcast - Each week, your Streaking the Lawn podcast crew gets together to talk about the latest and greatest with all things Virginia and beyond. Pierce, Caroline, and Paul are back this week to discuss some more summer news for the Hoos. Jay Huff is coming back! Caroline got a new video game! Oh and the 10+1 ACC football schedule format has been released. The crew chat about the news, run through some reasons for pessimism and optimism, and continuously wonder...
Streaking The Lawn Aug 1, 2020
Jay Huff announces he’s staying in Charlottesville in very Jay Huff fashion

Jay Huff announces he’s staying in Charlottesville in very Jay Huff fashion

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Why would you play with our emotions like this, Jay? In very Jay Huff fashion, the Virginia fifth year declared he would be returning to Charlottesville for his final season with a little extra drama. In an Instagram post addressed to Wahoo Nation, Huff started by thanking the fans, reminisced on his time at Virginia, and mentioned meeting his now-fiancée. “But it’s time,” the 7-1 center said next, before continuing with, “As many of you know I’ve been testing the NBA waters, and the process has been interesting. While there have been no...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 30, 2020
Throwback Thursday: Shoot-around with JR Reynolds

Throwback Thursday: Shoot-around with JR Reynolds

Photo by Gregory Shamus/ In this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re joined by one of the all-time greats in Virginia Men’s Basketball history: J.R. Reynolds, who played for the Cavaliers from 2003-2007, a span that included two head coaches in Pete Gillen and Dave Leitao, as well as two arenas in U-Hall and John Paul Jones Arena. Despite all the change during his time there, Reynolds paired up with Sean Singletary to form one of the top backcourts in the country at the time, and arguably the greatest backcourt in Virginia history. Reynolds helped lead the Cavaliers back to the NCAA...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 29, 2020
Hoos in the MLB: Week 1 Recap

Hoos in the MLB: Week 1 Recap

Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via The pipeline from UVA to the Bigs remains full. Major League Baseball was one of the first professional sports to get back to playing meaningful games and the Virginia Cavaliers have quite a number of former players either with the big league squads playing in those games, or in the teams’ training camps waiting to be called up. Unfortunately, none are with the Miami Marlins who are going to need replacement players with the quickness. Here is how the seven alumni currently playing in the big leagues are fairing so far: Sean Doolittle -...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 22, 2020
Six Wahoos playing in NWSL Challenge Cup semifinals

Six Wahoos playing in NWSL Challenge Cup semifinals

Semis take place 12:30 and 10pm on Wednesday, July 22. The semifinals of the NWSL Challenge Cup take place Wednesday, July 22, as the nearly month-long event draws to a close. The games kick off at 12:30 ET on CBS All-Access as the Houston Dash face off against the Portland Thorns. Later tonight (10pm ET, to be exact), the Chicago Red Stars battle Sky Blue FC in the second semifinal game. Semifinal hype We've got two fantastic matchups coming your way today on @CBSAllAccess and @Twitch. #NWSLChallengeCup pic.twitter.com/WjjeY2Lpo4— NWSL (@NWSL) July 22, 2020 Six former Cavaliers...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 21, 2020
Charles Snowden named to Nagurski Trophy, Butkus Award watchlists

Charles Snowden named to Nagurski Trophy, Butkus Award watchlists

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The senior defender is one of the most versatile in the nation. The preseason honors are rolling in for Virginia linebacker Charles Snowden. While there are a lot of questions that remain around whether or not the football season will take place — or even what it will look like if it does happen — Snowden continues to show he is one of the players to watch in 2020. The watch list for the Nagurski Trophy — an award given to the country’s best defensive player — was announced on Tuesday afternoon by the Football Writers Association of America...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 19, 2020
COMMITMENT! Virginia football earns pledge from Roanoke linebacker James Jackson

COMMITMENT! Virginia football earns pledge from Roanoke linebacker James Jackson

Photo by Mark Brown/ Surge of in-state commitments continues for UVA’s class of 2021 Another day, another commitment for the Virginia Cavaliers. On Sunday, James Jackson of North Cross School in Roanoke became the Hoos’ fourth addition in nine days. #COMMITTED pic.twitter.com/FnPiPdvXYW— JAMES (@jamesjacks0n) July 19, 2020 The news of Jackson’s commitment started to leak out late last week, as other pieces of UVA’s 2021 class of defenders tweeted out images of committed defensive players that included Jackson. So #UVA linebacker commit Michael Green tweeted this image...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 17, 2020
COMMITMENT! Four-star Logan Taylor chooses Virginia football

COMMITMENT! Four-star Logan Taylor chooses Virginia football

Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/ Offensive tackle is Hoos’ third addition in eight days Hot on the heels of the Virginia Cavaliers adding grad transfer tight end Tony Poljan, another big piece of the UVA future fell into place Friday morning as four-star offensive tackle Logan Taylor announced his commitment to the Hoos. C O M M I T T E D ⚔️ #THEStandard21 #GoHoos pic.twitter.com/IxtJWkgOx8— Logan Taylor (@LoganTaylor77) July 17, 2020 Taylor stands 6-foot-8 and already tips the scales at 290 pounds. He plays his prep ball at Episcopal in Alexandria, but hails from...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 17, 2020
Virginia lands grad transfer TE Tony Poljan from Central Michigan

Virginia lands grad transfer TE Tony Poljan from Central Michigan

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports Poljan brings size and experience to the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers added a big piece to the team on Thursday evening as graduate transfer Tony Poljan chose Virginia to finish out his career. The former Central Michigan Chippewa was in the transfer portal for just one day before choosing the Hoos. Poljan took to Twitter to announce his decision: Chapter 2!! ⚔️ pic.twitter.com/WuvijJt9sq— Tony Poljan (@TonyPoljan) July 17, 2020 At 6-7 and 258 pounds, Poljan adds some much needed size, depth, and experience to the tight ends room. Tanner Crowley —...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 16, 2020
Virginia Football could end up playing...West Virginia?

Virginia Football could end up playing...West Virginia?

Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports Contingency plans are in discussion for the 2020 season opener. Virginia Cavaliers Football is supposed to open the 2020 season in Atlanta against the Georgia Bulldogs in 54 days. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rages on across the country, schedules and games are being examined by conferences. The Ivy League and Patriot League are among the conferences that have already said they won’t participate in sports this fall — there is still the option for those fall sports to play in the spring — and the Big Ten and Pac-12 have announced conference-only...
Streaking The Lawn Jul 16, 2020
Who Might Virginia Play in an ACC-SEC Football Challenge?

Who Might Virginia Play in an ACC-SEC Football Challenge?

Photo by Mark Brown/ The ACC and SEC are looking into a football “challenge” weekend this year to ensure rivalries can be played. With rumors of ongoing talks between the ACC and SEC to host an opening weekend “challenge” between the two conferences, it’s time we take a look at who the Virginia Cavaliers might play. The SEC, like the ACC, features 14 teams spanning from Florida to Missouri and all the way to Texas, so the two conferences make an obvious regional rivalry to try and limit travel thanks to the ongoing pandemic (save Texas A&M going to BC or Syracuse). Also,...

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