Matt Newton

Matt Newton

Managing Editor and Publisher, CavaliersNow Email: mattnewton@virginia.eduTwitter: @mattynewtssWebsite | LinkedIn | Instagram Matt Newton is the managing editor and publisher at CavaliersNow. He has been covering UVA athletics since 2019 and has been the managing editor at CavaliersNow since launching the site in August 2021. Matt covers all things UVA sports, including Virginia basketball and football news and recruiting, former Wahoos in the pros, and coverage of all 23 of the NCAA Division I sports teams at the University of Virginia. A native of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Matt grew up a huge Philadelphia sports fan, but has also been a UVA sports fanatic his entire life thanks to his parents, who are alums of the University of Virginia. Matt followed in his parents' footsteps and attended UVA from 2017-2021, graduating with a degree in Media Studies and a minor in Economics in May of 2021. 

Virginia catcher Ethan Anderson was selected by the Baltimore Orioles with the 61st overall pick in the 2nd round of the 2024 MLB Draft.

Ethan Anderson Selected 61st Overall by Baltimore Orioles in 2024 MLB Draft

Virginia baseball catcher Ethan Anderson was drafted No. 61 overall by the Baltimore Orioles in the second round of the 2024 MLB Draft.

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Virginia shortstop Griff O'Ferrall was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the first round of the 2024 MLB Draft.

Griff O'Ferrall Selected 32nd Overall by Baltimore Orioles in 2024 MLB Draft

Virginia baseball shortstop Griff O'Ferrall was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles No. 32 overall in the MLB Draft.

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Kam Robinson tops our list of five Cavaliers who are primed for big sophomore leaps in 2024.

Virginia Football: Five Cavaliers Poised for Sophomore Leaps in 2024

Picking five rising Virginia sophomores who could have breakout campaigns in the 2024 UVA football season.

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2025 shooting guard Matthew Able picked up an offer from Virginia on Friday.

Virginia Basketball: UVA Offers 2025 Shooting Guard Matthew Able

2025 shooting guard Matthew Able received a scholarship offer from UVA men's basketball on Friday

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Henry Ford makes a catch during the Virginia baseball game against Florida State at the 2024 College World Series in Omaha.

Virginia Baseball to Face Oregon State, Oklahoma, Minnesota in Round Rock Classic

UVA baseball will take on Oregon State, Oklahoma, and Minnesota in the 2025 Karbach Round Round Classic from February 21-23, 2025 in Round Rock, Texas.

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The University of Virginia will be represented with 14 Olympians on Team USA at the 2024 Paris Olympics, including six Cavaliers on the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team.

UVA Represented With 14 Olympians on Team USA for 2024 Paris Olympics

The University of Virginia will be represented with 14 Olympians on Team USA at the 2024 Paris Olympics, including six Cavaliers on the U.S. Olympic Swimming Team.

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Former Virginia point guard Kihei Clark is one of five former Wahoos playing in the NBA Summer League, suiting up for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Virginia Guard Kihei Clark to Play for Milwaukee Bucks in NBA Sumer League

Former UVA men's basketball guard Kihei Clark is one of five former Wahoos playing in the NBA Summer League, suiting up for the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Virginia safety Jonas Sanker was ranked in the EA College Football 25 Top 100 Players.

Virginia Football: Jonas Sanker Makes Top 100 Players in EA College Football 25

UVA safety Jonas Sanker is ranked in the EA College Football 25 Top 100 Players.

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Virginia will host Memphis in the return game of a home-and-home series as part of UVA's 2024-2025 non-conference schedule.

Virginia Basketball: How Difficult is UVA's Non-Conference Schedule in 2024-25?

Breaking down how difficult the UVA men's basketball non-conference schedule will be in the 2024-2025 season.

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Virginia men's lacrosse alums Connor Shellenberger, Dox Aitken, and Jared Conners were selected to the PLL All-Star Game.

UVA Lacrosse: Connor Shellenberger, Dox Aitken, Jared Conners Named PLL All-Stars

Former Virginia men's lacrosse players Connor Shellenberger, Dox Aitken, and Jared Conners were selected to the Premier Lacrosse League All-Star Game.

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Former Virginia men's basketball guard Armaan Franklin will play for the Denver Nuggets in the 2024 NBA Summer League.

Virginia Guard Armaan Franklin Playing for Denver Nuggets in NBA Summer League

Former Virginia men's basketball player Armaan Franklin will play for the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Summer League for the second year in a row.

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Former Virginia women's tennis star Emma Navarro has advanced to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon after knocking off world No. 2 Coco Gauff in straight sets.

Emma Navarro Takes Down World No. 2 Coco Gauff, Reaches Wimbledon Quarterfinals

Former Virginia women's tennis star Emma Navarro defeated No. 2 Coco Gauff in straight sets to advance to the Wimbledon quarterfinals.

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