Feb. 14, 1998
Virginia Splits 1998 Season Opener
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The University of Virginia softball team began its 1998 season by splitting a pair of games with Campbell University. The Cavaliers won the first game 4-1, before dropping the second game by a score of 7-2.
UVa head softball coach Cheryl Sprangel and her staff began their coaching debut at Virginia with a bang, as they guided the Cavaliers to victory in game one. Stacey Zagol was spectacular in Virginia's win. She pitched an outstanding game, striking out seven batters while allowing only one earned run. Zagol received some offensive help from her teammates. Beth Crimi
(2-3) gathered two RBI while recording a double and a single. Stacy Holmes (1-3) and Jen Krill each gathered an RBI in the win.
In the second game, Christina Quinn took the mound for Virginia. She recorded five strikeouts and scattered four hits in her outing. On the offensive end, first-year player Meaghan Young (2-3) collected a double, single and gathering an RBI. Stacy Holmes (2-4) and Julie Amaon (2-4) each hit a double and a single in the loss.
With the split in the doubleheader, Virginia's record is 1-1 overall. The Cavaliers return to action on Sunday, (Feb. 15) as they face UNC-Greensboro in a doubleheader. Game one is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.
'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.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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