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Virginia's first mascot was a black-and-white mongrel dog named Beta, who was cherished by the University community in the 1920s and '30s. The canine was named after the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, which bought his license at least once. Considered no less than a member of the student body, Beta pursued a wide range of interests--from football to scholarly discourse. He was welcomed at most University functions, including dances, fraternity parties and lectures. He attended a course at Cabell Hall about Plato so frequently that his name was called in the roll, at which time he would bark out his presence. His most famous exploit came after being left behind in Athens, Ga., following a UVa football game with Georgia. It was not until two weeks later that a scratch was heard at the back door of the Beta House, and a cold, ragged and hungry Beta stood there.
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Dec 6 Tue 7:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. East Carolina Pirates John Paul Jones Arena
Charlottesville, VA
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Dec 17 Sat 4:30 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Robert Morris Colonials John Paul Jones Arena
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Dec 21 Wed 7:00 PM California Golden Bears vs. Virginia Cavaliers Haas Pavilion
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Dec 28 Wed 3:30 AM Louisville Cardinals vs. Virginia Cavaliers KFC Yum! Center
Louisville, KY
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Dec 31 Sat 2:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Florida State Seminoles John Paul Jones Arena
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Jan 4 Wed 9:00 PM Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Virginia Cavaliers Petersen Events Center
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Jan 8 Sun 2:00 PM North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Virginia Cavaliers (WOMEN) Carmichael Arena
Chapel Hill, NC
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Jan 8 Sun 8:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons John Paul Jones Arena
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Jan 14 Sat 12:00 PM Clemson Tigers vs. Virginia Cavaliers Littlejohn Coliseum
Clemson, SC
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Jan 18 Wed 8:00 PM Boston College Eagles vs. Virginia Cavaliers Conte Forum
Chestnut Hill, MA
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Jan 21 Sat 2:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets John Paul Jones Arena
Charlottesville, VA
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Jan 24 Tue 8:00 PM Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Virginia Cavaliers Purcell Pavilion At Joyce Center
Notre Dame, IN
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Jan 29 Sun 12:00 PM Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Virginia Cavaliers (WOMEN) Purcell Pavilion At Joyce Center
Notre Dame, IN
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Jan 29 Sun 1:00 PM Villanova Wildcats vs. Virginia Cavaliers Wells Fargo Center - PA
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Feb 1 Wed 8:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies John Paul Jones Arena
Charlottesville, VA
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Feb 4 Sat 12:00 PM Syracuse Orange vs. Virginia Cavaliers Carrier Dome
Syracuse, NY
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Feb 6 Mon 7:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Louisville Cardinals John Paul Jones Arena
Charlottesville, VA
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Feb 12 Sun 6:30 PM Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Virginia Cavaliers Cassell Coliseum
Blacksburg, VA
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Feb 15 Wed 9:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Duke Blue Devils John Paul Jones Arena
Charlottesville, VA
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Feb 18 Sat 3:30 AM North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Virginia Cavaliers Dean E. Smith Center
Chapel Hill, NC
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Feb 20 Mon 7:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Miami Hurricanes John Paul Jones Arena
Charlottesville, VA
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Feb 25 Sat 3:30 AM North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Virginia Cavaliers PNC Arena
Raleigh, NC
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Feb 27 Mon 7:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels John Paul Jones Arena
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Mar 4 Sat 12:00 PM Virginia Cavaliers vs. Pittsburgh Panthers John Paul Jones Arena
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In 1963, the University mascot became a bare-faced horseback rider in Cavalier garb. Both the horse and rider were furnished by the UVa Polo Club. However, the mounted Cavalier and his horse parted company in 1974 with the inception of Astroturf at Scott Stadium. From 1974 to 1982, the Cavalier performed on foot. The 'Hoo, an orange-costumed mascot, made a brief appearance in 1983 but did not capture the support of the student body. The costumed Cavalier with a large character head debuted the following football season in 1984 and has remained the official mascot of the University. The Cavalier performs with the UVa cheerleaders at all football and men's and women's basketball games as well as various other University-related and athletic events. The Cavalier is selected from the student body through open tryouts. The mounted Cavalier made its return in the Florida Citrus Bowl at the end of the 1989 football season. Due to its instant popularity, the Cavalier on horseback returned the following season on a regular basis and continues to lead the Virginia football team onto the field at the beginning of all home games.