CHARLOTTESVILLE The U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team clinched a berth to the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing on Thursday after defeating Canada, 3-0, at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn., in the semifinals of CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying.
Former Cavalier Hunter Freeman (2002-04), a current player for the New York Red Bulls, was named to the roster as a defender in January.
A native of Allen, Texas, Freeman was a first team National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) first team All-American in 2004, as well as a first team All-ACC selection for Virginia.
He joins a prestigious list of UVa Olympians that most recently includes Jeff Agoos, Chris Albright and Ben Olsen in 2000.
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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