Cavaliers open 2014 season Friday (Feb. 14) against Kentucky
2013-14 class features nine student-athletes, including three MLB draftees
Made first college appearance vs. Princeton (3/20)
TITUSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Four-time all-region selection at pitching and outfield
Named 2013 D-10 Player of Year
Also was all-state selection his senior year
Set school record with 0.18 ERA in 2013; had 1.12 ERA his junior year
Struck out school-record 23 batters in nine-inning game in 2012
Named Amateur Baseball Report's 16U National Player of Year
Hit. 426 his senior year and posted .480 mark as freshman
Coached by Roy Schweitzer and Mike Hlad at Titusville
Also was member of swimming and golf teams
Was district qualifier during his sophomore and junior golf seasons
Holds 10 school swimming records; qualified for states all four years
All-state swimming honoree his junior and senior seasons
Graduated No. 3 in his high school class
Member of National Honor Society, Key Club and Varsity Club
Parents are Raymond and Kathy Bleday
Has two sisters, Jennifer and Amy, and one brother, Jeffrey
Cousin Nathan Bear currently plays baseball at Pitt-Johnstown; cousin John Bleday currently runs cross country at Dartmouth; cousin Alec Bleday ran cross country at Penn (2008-10); cousin Peter Bleday swam at Navy (2007-10)
Cavaliers Roll Into Exam BreakBaseball5/4/16No. 13 Virginia, which is off until May 13, when ACC foe Georgia Tech visits Davenport Field, has won six games in a row.Cavaliers' Margin for Error GoneMen's Lacrosse4/29/16To become eligible for an NCAA men's lacrosse tournament bid, Virginia (7-7) must upset second-ranked Brown (13-1) on Saturday night.UVA Spring Football NotebookFootball4/27/16With spring practice over, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall and his assistants have turned their focus to recruiting.
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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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