Mar. 7, 1997
Virginia Tops Central Michigan 3-1
TAMPA, Fla. - After losing nine games to rain, Virginia finally opened up its season with a 3-1 win over Central Michigan in the first game of the Speedline Invitational, hosted by the University of South Florida.
After Central Michigan jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second inning, the Cavaliers took the lead with two unearned runs in the fourth inning. Mariruth Graham knocked in Tish Tablan with what proved to be the winning run.
The Cavaliers pushed across an insurance run in the fifth, when Stacy Holmes tripled, scoring Corinne Good. Chrissy Quinn (7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K,) picked up the win in her first collegiate start.
Inning-by-Inning Scoring SPEEDLINE INVITATIONAL R H E Virginia (1-0) 000 210 0 3 4 1 Central Michigan 010 000 0 1 4 2 WP: Quinn (1-0) LP: Foster 3B-Holmes RBI-Graham, Holmes SB-Reese
Success Won't Change Cavaliers' MentalityMen's Basketball10/27/16Virginia, which reached the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight in 2015-16, was picked to finish third in the ACC this season.Morse Making Seamless Transition at UVAWomen's Soccer10/26/16Midfielder Zoe Morse has played the most of any freshman for No. 8 Virginia, which closes the regular season Thursday night at Louisville.Ellis Thrilled to Back in CoachingWrestling10/24/16The newest member of the Virginia wrestling team's coaching staff is assistant Mark Ellis, who won an NCAA title as a heavyweight at Missouri.
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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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