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Charlottesville Cardinals Wheelchair Basketball Ranked #18 In Latest National Poll

| November 25, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO–The Charlottesville Cardinals wheelchair basketball team are ranked #18 in the latest National Wheelchair Basketball Association top twenty poll.

“We’re happy to be ranked,” said player-coach Tom Vandever, “but clearly we would like to move up.  We have our work cut out for us”

The Cardinals will host the Herman Key, Jr. Memorial Holiday Tournament next weekend in Charlottesville, December 4th-6th.  The eight-team field will include the #5 Shepherd Stealers, the #8 Bay City Thunder, and the #16 Miami Heat Wheels.

 NWBA Top Twenty:

  1. Dallas Movin’ Mavericks
  2. New York Rollin’ Knicks
  3. Milwaukee Wheelchair Bucks “A”
  4. University of Arizona Wildcats
  5. Atlanta Shepherd Stealers
  6. Austin Rec’ers
  7. Golden State Road Warriors
  8. Bay City Thunder
  9. Utah Wheelin’ Jazz
  10. Mary Free Bed Pacers 
  11. San Diego Wolfpack
  12. Chicago RIC Hornets 
  13. Sacramento Rollin’ Kings 
  14. Albuquerque Kings
  15. Oregon Rogue Valley Scorpions   
  16. Miami Heat Wheels  
  17. Seattle Sonics
  18. Charlottesville Cardinals
  19. Milwaukee Wheelchair Bucks “B”
  20. San Antonio Spurs


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About the Cardinals

The Charlottesville Cardinals are a nationally ranked wheelchair basketball team based in Charlottesville, VA. The team was formed in 1980 to provide athletes with disabilities an opportunity for exercise and competitive recreation as well as to educate the general public concerning the capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Since its formation, over 375 area athletes with disabilities have participated with the Cardinals and they have performed in front of over 75,000 people across the U.S. and Canada.

Please browse the website to learn more about us. For a current roster and team statistics, visit the team page. To see the Cardinals in action, see our media page or look at the event schedule and see us in person. If you have any questions or would like to schedule the Cardinals for a demonstration, please contact our team coordinator via the contact page. Thanks for visiting!