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Tag: Jack Salt

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Anticipating Good Byes

Posted on April 10, 2019 in by Seattle Hoo.

"I hate to see you go, but I love to watch you leave."

Whenever I start to think about good byes, that line pops into my head. It was one of my favorite moments from the movie Face/Off, and it stuck in my head.  I like to use it with my girlfriend when we diverge toward our separate offices.

It means something a little different here, because, ...

Seattle and Valentine meet on Sunday after the Louisville season finale to recap the game, including a Seattle Hoo rant and some digression about the other players who may have played their last home game, then they look ahead to the ACC Tournament, with some premature discussion of NCAA Tournament one seeds.  Who is going to win the ACC and who is going to be the MVP?  Do the guys agree, or is there a knock-down, drag-out donnybrook?  Knowing Seattle....

Passion. Unity. Thankfulness. Servanthood. Humility.

Perhaps no one embodies the five pillars of Virginia basketball quite like Jack Salt, UVa's lone senior day honoree.

Salt is a fifth-year senior who came over from New Zealand, where he played lots of volleyball. To travel halfway across the world, get into a world-class university and play a spor...