Two coaches and three players earn six Atlantic region honors
Kwiatkowski earns his fourth all-conference honor of his career
Cavaliers have four singles players and two doubles teams earn the accolade
Alexander Ritschard and Carl Söderlund both competed in the main draw of the Canadian Futures event
Cavaliers down Oklahoma 4-1 to win second-straight NCAA Championship
Men's Tennis vs. George Washington (by Matt Riley)
2016-17 SEASON - ITA National Team Indoor Champions
• ITA Atlantic Region Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner
• ITA Most Improved Senior award
• All-ACC Second Team
• Moved up to playing No. 1 singles against BC (Apr. 15)
• Preseason ITA singles ranking of No. 53
• ITA Indoors All-Tournament Team (No. 5 Singles and No. 2 Doubles)
• Advanced through qualifying into the main draw of the Donalda $25K Futures tournament in Toronto, making it into the semifinals of the main draw (09/10)
• Also competed in the main draw at the Charlottesville Challenger and in qualifying for the Knoxville Challenger and Sunrise Futures
2015-16 SEASON - NCAA Team Champions
• NCAA All-Tournament Team (No. 4 Singles)
• Finished the fall with an 8-0 singles record in collegiate matches but was sidelined for the spring with a shoulder injury
• Was cleared to play for the NCAA Tournament, going 4-0 in singles during the Cavaliers’ championship run
• Preseason singles ranking of No. 115; started the spring ranked No. 72 and was ranked No. 84 in the final poll
• Won the Orange Singles Draw at the UVA Ranked 1+1 fall tournament (Sept. 20)
• Won the A2 Singles bracket at the WFU Fall Invitational (Nov. 8)
• Advanced through qualifying to earn a spot in the main draw of the Texas Tamale Company Houston Cup Futures Tournament (Oct. 13)
• Advanced through qualifying to earn a spot in the singles main draw of the $25,000 Sherbrooke Futures Tournament (March 10)
2014-15 SEASON - NCAA Team Champions
• Posted an 11-4 singles record and a 2-0 doubles record
• Clinched the 4-2 victory over Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament final
• Did not compete in collegiate events during the fall
• Ranked No. 4 in ITA Preseason Freshman/Newcomer Rankings
• ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Career-high ATP ranking of 648
• Career-high of No. 65 junior ranking
• Two-time Swiss junior champion in both singles and doubles
• Won junior G4 singles title in Luxembourg
• Reached a Futures singles final in Germany in 2013
• Son of Hans and Heidi Ritschard
• Father played professional tennis and had a career-high ATP ranking of 390
• Major: Arts & Sciences Undeclared
'Hoos Looking to Make More HistoryMen's Tennis5/22/17A win over No. 9 seed North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon would give second-seeded Virginia its third straight NCAA men's tennis title.McKee Thriving in New SurroundingsTrack & Field, Cross Country5/22/17A transfer from Kansas, Kelly McKee will compete in the triple jump this week at the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington, Kentucky.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball5/16/17The Cavaliers are heading into their ninth season under head coach Tony Bennett, who has led them to four straight NCAA tournaments.
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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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