April 10, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE - The National Women's Soccer League begins its debut season on April 13 as the eight clubs play their first regular season matches. Eight former Virginia players are on the league's opening day rosters, announced this week.
The Washington Spirit has five Virginia players on its roster. Lori Lindsey (Class of 2002) was allocated to the squad from the U.S. Women's National Team and Caroline Miller (Class of 2013) was the club's second round selection in January's collegiate draft. Chantel Jones (Class of 2011), Julia Roberts (Class of 2012) and Kika Toulouse (Class of 2011) were all signed by the club.
FC Kansas City has two Cavalier alumni on the roster. Becky Sauerbrunn (Class of 2007) was an allocated player from the US National Team and the club signed Sinead Farrelly (Class of 2011).
Sarah Huffman (Class of 2006) signed with the Western New York Flash.
The 2013 season begins Saturday with Washington at Boston and FC Kansas City hosting Portland. Western New York opens the season Sunday at Sky Blue FC.
Weekend Notebook: Perrantes Hits HomestretchMen's Basketball2/24/17For point guard London Perrantes, the final regular-season road game of his UVA basketball career is Saturday afternoon at NC State.Casey's Return Buoys CavaliersBaseball2/22/17Derek Casey, who missed the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, pitched five strong innings in No. 14 Virginia's home opener.Perrantes Searching for AnswersMen's Basketball2/21/17Senior point guard London Perrantes has made only 16 of 58 shots (27.6 percent) from the floor in his past four games, all Virginia losses.
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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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