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Catherine White
Catherine  White

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Roanoke, Va.

High School:
Northside

Event:
Cross Country/Distance

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

06/27/2013

Fourteen Cavaliers Earn Outdoor Track All-ACC Academic Honors

Seven men and seven women recognized for athletic and academic success

06/18/2013

Six Cavaliers Earn VaSID Academic All-State Honors

Amirault, Cowburn, Egwu, Keveren, Snyder and White named to the VaSID Academic All-State team

PRs: 1500m - 4:27.22; Mile - 4:42.80; 3k - 9:24.43; 5k - 16:04.58; 10k - 33:07.36
All-American: XC (`09, '12); 5k (I: `09); 10k (`09, '12 - 2nd Team)
Southeast Region Champion: XC (`09)
Southeast Region Runner of the Year: XC (`09)
ACC Champion: 10000m ('12, '13)
SEC Champion: XC ('08); 5k (O: `09); 10k (`09)
SEC Runner of the Year: (O: `09)
All-Southeast Region: XC ('09, '12)
All-ACC:
XC (`09, '12); 5000m; (O'12), 10000m ('12)
All-SEC: XC (`08); 3k (I: '08, `09); 5k (I: '09); 5k (O: '09); 10k (O: '09)
All-SEC Freshman Team: (I: '08)
USATF Jr National Champions Participant: 5k ('08)
USATF Sr National Champions Participant: 10k ('09)
NCAA Qualifier: XC ('07, '08, '09); 5k (I: '09, O: `08); 10k (`09, '12)
NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier: 10k ('12)
Regional Qualifier: 5k ('09)
ACC Honor Roll: ('09-'10, '10-'11)

VIRGINIA

2013 OUTDOOR
• ACC Champion in the 10000m for the second consecutive year
• Ran a PR of 33:07.06 in the 10000m at the Stanford Invitational, the second best time in school history
• Selected to compete at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 10000m, but had to withdraw due to injury

2013 INDOOR
• Did not compete

2012 CROSS COUNTRY
• Placed 33rd at NCAAs, earning All-America honors
• Was runner-up at ACCs, taking home All-ACC honors
• Earned all-region honors with a fourth-place finish at NCAA Southeast Regional
• Was runner-up at Panorama Farms Invite

2012 OUTDOOR
• Earned Second-Team All-America honors in 10000m at NCAAs, placing 10th
• Time at NCAAs (33:21.55) was PR and second-fastest time in school history
• NCAA East Preliminary Champion in 10000m
• ACC Champion in 10000m
• Earned bronze in 5000m at ACCs
• Won 5000m with PR of 16:04.58 at Colonial Relays, third-fastest time in school history
• Won 1500m at Virginia Swashbuckle

2012 INDOOR
• Did not compete

2011 CROSS COUNTRY
• Did not compete

2011 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2011 INDOOR
• Won mile at VT Elite Meet
• Competed at Husky Classic in 5k

2010 CROSS COUNTRY
• Did not compete

2010 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2010 INDOOR
• Provisionally qualified for NCAAs in 3k and 5k
• Member of DMR team that won at the Armory
• Also won the mile at VT Invite
• Ran program's second-best 3k time at the Armory, 9:24.43
• Also holds program's sixth-best 5k time from Husky Classic, 16:31.61

2009 CROSS COUNTRY

• Named Southeast Region Athlete of the Year
• First Cavalier to ever win regional title
• Finished runner-up at ACCs
• Earned All-America honors, finishing fourth at NCAAs

ARKANSAS
2009 OUTDOOR

• Won SEC Championships in 5k and 10k
• Named SEC Outdoor Runner of the Year
• Only runner to win two titles at conference championship
• Earned All-America honors in 10k, taking sixth at NCAAs
• Won 10k at Mt. SAC Relays in 33:37.83 to qualify for NCAAs
• Qualified for NCAAs in 5k with PR of 16:08.29 at Stanford
• Finished 11th at Regionals and 24th at NCAAs in 5k
• Took 18th at USA Champs in 10k

2009 INDOOR
• Earned All-America honors in 5k, finishing 11th at NCAAs
• Won 5k at Arkansas Last Chance to qualify for NCAAs
• Earned All-SEC honors, finishing third in 3k and 5k
• Won mile at Arkansas Invite

2008 CROSS COUNTRY
• Won SEC Championship with time of 20:07.26
• Improved her finish at NCAAs to 65th
• Earned all-region honors, finishing fourth
• Won Arkansas Dual and Memphis Twilight Classic
• Three-time SEC Runner of the Week

2008 OUTDOOR
• Earned at-large bid to NCAAs with a time of 16:14.93 in 5k
• Finished ninth in 5k at regionals and 24th at NCAAs
• Won USA Junior National 5k title (16:32.03)
• Competed for Team USA at World Jr. Champs in Poland, finishing 11th in 5k

2008 INDOOR
• Earned All-SEC honors, finishing runner-up in 3k
• Also named to SEC All-Freshman Team
• At SECs, scored in 5k, finishing in 17:00.67

2007 Cross Country
• Named to SEC All-Freshman team by finishing 23rd
• Named all-region, finishing 23rd in 21:37.99
• Finished 199th at NCAAs

High School
• Five-time All-American
• Won 15 state championships
• Two-time Gatorade Va. Female Track & Field Athlete of the Year
• Won back-to-back 800m, 1600m and 3200m titles
• Won three-straight 1500m and 3200m indoor titles
• Milestat.com cross country runner of the year ('05)
• Milestat.com outdoor runner of the year ('07)

Personal
• Full name is Catherine Helena White
• Daughter of John and Denise White
• Has two siblings: Richard, 23, and Elizabeth, 20
• Older brother Richard attends UVa
• Coached by Derrick Hollins at Northside High School

More about Catherine:
• Favorite movie: Home Alone
• Favorite band: Mumford and Sons
• Favorite ice cream flavor: min chocolate chip

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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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