May 31, 1997
McGovern Places Fourth at World Team Trials
LAS VEGAS -- Assistant coach Jon McGovern placed fourth in the 187-pound class at the World Team Trials held in Las Vegas this weekend. With his finish, he ends the season ranked fifth nationally.
McGovern defeated Derek Jones of Minneapolis in his first round match 5-4 to advance to the semifinals. In his semifinal bout, he lost 4-0 to eventual champion Kevin Jackson, the Olympic Champion in 1992 and a two-time world champion.
Blount Eager to Assume Larger RoleFootball3/21/18The job will not be handed to rising sophomore Joey Blount. He'll have to earn it. This is head coach Bronco Mendenhall's program, after all. But after spending the 2017 season as free safety Quin Blanding's understudy, Blount is the leading candidate to take over in the secondary for the University of Virginia's all-time leading tackler.'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.
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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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