2004: Did not compete in a game .. Sat out the season to rehabilitate an injury.
2003: Served as one of Virginia's weekend starters ... Season was cut short due to an injury ... Began the season in the weekend rotation ... Made his first career appearance and start as a true freshman for Virginia, pitching 5.0 innings and allowing three runs (one earned) on six hits while striking out a game-high four batters against #20 Auburn (2/15) ... Earned his first collegiate win by pitching 5.2 innings, allowing only one run on four hits while striking out two batters in Virginia's 9-2 win over Duke (3/22) ... Recorded his second win of the season by pitching 5.0 scoreless innings, allowing only four hits while striking out six batters in Virginia's 4-1 victory over #20 Clemson in Clemson, S.C. (4/5) - the loss was Clemson's first home loss of the season and broke the Tigers' 16-0 record at home ... Pitched a season-high 6.2 innings, allowing two runs (none earned) on three hits while striking out eight batters against #12 Richmond (3/3) ... Pitched 5.1 innings and struck out one batter against #4 Florida State (3/15) ... Went 6.0 innings and allowed just one run on two hits in Virginia's 4-2 victory over Maryland (3/29).
Prep & Personal: Earned four letters in baseball for coach Gary Spedden at Ocean Lakes ... Named a 2002 First Team All-Beach District choice and was selected a Second Team All-Region player ... Helped guide Ocean Lakes to a second place finish in the 2001 Virginia AAA State Tournament and was named a First Team All-District, All-Region and All-Tidewater choice while being tabbed the District Player of the Year in 2001 ... Second Team All-State choice in 2001 ... Earned First Team All-Beach District honors and was named a Second Team All-Tidewater and All-Region player in 2000 ... Set the Ocean Lakes ERA record in 2000 with a 1.17 ERA - Only to shatter his own mark a year later with a school-record 0.69 ERA in 2001.
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Reinkensmeyer Moves Center StageFootball9/19/17Redshirt freshman Dillon Reinkensmeyer will make his third start for Virginia -- his second at center -- at Boise State on Friday night.'Hoos Savor Emphatic VictoryFootball9/16/17Virginia, which finished 2-10 in 2016, improved to 2-1 in its second season under head coach Bronco Mendenhall with a 38-18 win over UConn.Cross Training for Heavier WorkloadFootball9/15/17Redshirt freshman De'Vante Cross, who expected to play quarterback and receiver for Virginia this fall, is now practicing at cornerback, too.
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