Team captain as a junior ... continues the tradition of great breaststrokers at UVa ... a member of the USA's 2007 World University Games Team ... a 2008 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200-meter breaststroke ... has the potential to score at NCAA Championships ... will make significant contributions as an IMer as well ... ranks fifth in the 200 breaststroke all-time at UVa and 12th in the 400 individual medley.
2005-2006- Competed in the 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year and placed 20th with a time of 1:59.24 ... earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 200 breaststroke (1:59.16) ... was also an ACC finalist in the 400 I.M. (eighth) and a consolation finalist in the 100 breast (10th) ... his prelims time of 3:55.36 in the 400 I.M. is a personal best as is his time of 56.02 in the consolation finals of the 100 breast ... swam a personal-best time of 1:58.64 in the Tar Heel Invitational (Mar. 3) to secure an invitation to the NCAA meet ... competed in a pair of events at the 2006 ConocoPhillips Summer Nationals ... tied for fourth in the 200-meter breaststroke (2:14.91) in the 200 breat at Summer National and was 18th in 100 breast (1:03.45) ... named to the inaugural All-ACC Academic Men's Swimming and Diving team ... selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2004-2005- Swam the 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships and finished 19th ... just missed earning All-ACC honors in the 200 breast with a fourth-place finish at ACCs ... swam in the consolation finals in the 400 I.M. and the 100 breast at ACCs, finishing 11th in both events ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... placed 24th in the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2005 ConocoPhillips Summer Nationals ... was 16th in the 200-meter breaststroke at the 2005 World Championship Trials.
Prep & Personal- A member of the 2002-03 National Junior Team ... a finalist in the 200-meter breaststroke at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials (8th - 2:16.41) ... a four-year varsity letterwinner for swimming at Georgetown Prep ... was named the 2004 All-Met Swimmer of the Year by the Washington Post ... earned honors every quarter of his high school career ... plays the guitar ... son of Cynthia and Robert Hurley ... born Oct. 15, 1985 in Arlington Heights, Ill. ... a 2005-06 Student Athlete Mentor and will serve in the same capacity again in 2006-07 ... majoring in political science.
Sky's the Limit for UVA Pole VaulterTrack & Field, Cross Country7/20/17Jeff Jernigan, who over the course of his UVA career became one of the ACC's top pole vaulters, was commissioned in the U.S. Navy in May.Graduate Transfers Bolster Offensive LineFootball7/18/17Graduate transfers John Montelus and Brandon Pertile will compete for starting jobs on the offensive line when UVA opens training camp late this month.'Hoos Hope to Build Momentum EarlyFootball7/15/17Four of Virginia's first five football games this season will be at Scott Stadium.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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