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Athletics

The Virginia Cavaliers, the name of all athletic teams officially representing the University of Virginia in collegiate sports, have been members of the Atlantic Coast Conference since 1953. They boast 25 NCAA Division I varsity sports, with 20 NCAA national championships in various programs. In the last five years Uva has won NCAA titles in men's soccer (2009), women's rowing (2010, 2012), men's lacrosse (2011) and men's tennis (2013) Distinguish sports alumni go on to win Olympic medals, including the 4 medals won in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Athletic Director Craig Littlepage
Varsity Sports 25 (12 mens', 13 women's)
NCAA Division Division 1(Football Bowl Subdivision)
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Colors Orange and Navy Blue
Mascot Cavalier (CavMan)

 

Virginia has won five Atlantic Coast Conference Championships in 2012-13 and has now won 52 ACC Championships in the last decade, more than any other conference school during that time frame. In March of 2014 the Cavalier men's basketball team won both the ACC regular season title and the ACC Championship.