Virginia, The University of

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Founded: 1819
Primary Athletic Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference
Nickname: Cavaliers
Colors: Orange, Blue
Mascot Name: Cavalier
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Famous Alumni: Katie Couric (TV Personality) Boyd Tinsley (Musician) Tiki Barber (NFL/TV Personality) Melissa Stark (TV Personality)
Fun Fact: University of Virginia's nickname "Wahoos" supposedly came from Washington and Lee baseball fans in 1890s In the 1940s students shorten it to "Hoos"