Feb. 3, 2014
DALLAS - Virginia senior Justin Shane (Falls Church, Va.) advanced to the main draw at the Challenger of Dallas, a $100,000 event on the ATP Challenger Tour. Shane won three matches in qualifying to reach the main draw.
Shane will play third-seeded Tim Smyczek, currently ranked No. 100 in the world, in the first round of the main draw.
In Monday's final round of qualifying, Shane downed world No. 372 Wilson Leite of Brazil, 6-2, 6-1. Earlier in the week, he posted a 6-7(4), 6-2, 7-5 win over Dennis Novikov, who played No. 1 singles for NCAA runner up UCLA last season, in the second round. That win came after a 6-2, 6-3 win over Andrew Carter, who played collegiately at Louisville, in the first round of qualifying.
Virginia will return to team action when it travels to Houston, Texas for this year's ITA National Team Indoors, which will run Feb. 14-17. The Cavaliers are the reigning ITA Indoor champions and have won the title five of the last six seasons.
New Coaches Welcomed Into Cavaliers' FoldWomen's Rowing8/18/17Virginia's rowing team heads into 2017-18 with two new coaches: associate head coach Emily Ford and assistant Erin Neppel.Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVASwimming & Diving8/16/17After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's swimming & diving at Virginia.
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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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