"We will forever carry their flame" 1.15.41🕊 #UVAStrong | #GoHoos pic.twitter.com/1NNN8aCH7g— Virginia Cavaliers (@VirginiaSports) April 14, 2023
Saturday’s game was the first time the Wahoos played in front of fans since the tragedy that took three of their teammates and wounded two other students, including football player Mike Hollins. Hollins, a running back, returned to the field Saturday and scored a touchdown.
It all made for a special scene to not only those several thousand in attendance, but for those watching on the Atlantic Coast Conference Network.
“We have a chance to change the world today,” Elliott said of his message to the team, “because a lot of people are tuning in to see, ‘How are the Cavaliers going to respond? What’s this team going to look like?’