Cavaliers score eight runs in first inning and get seven strong innings from Daniel Lynch
Cavaliers reach 40-win plateau for 11th time in last 14 seasons
Hurricanes take opener, 5-1, but UVA rebounds for 13-6 win in nightcap
Novak hits game-winning single in bottom of ninth inning
Cavaliers earn fourth straight ACC series win
• Appeared in 42 games, including 33 starts (30 straight to end season)
• Was hit by team-high 11 pitches and posted .474 on-base percentage (second on team)
• Started 33 games since Duke series in late March (UVA was 25-8 in his starts)
• His four home runs came in ACC games (Louisville, Notre Dame, two against Pitt)
• Was inserted into lineup as defensive replacement in the first game against Duke and earned his first start of the season in Duke series
• Was 3-for-6 in ACC tournament and reached base safely in five of eight plate appearances
• Had four hits, including a triple, in Florida State series
• Went 4-for-9 with three runs in Notre Dame series
• Was 5-for-12 in Virginia Tech series
• Homered twice and drove in four runs in Pitt series
• Was 5-for-10 with three runs and three RBI in Duke series
CONNORS STATE COLLEGE
• Named 2016 Spaulding NJCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year
• Earned 2016 ABCA Rawlings Gold Glove at catcher
• Member of 2016 All-Region Team
• Hit .404 with 12 homers and 67 RBI in 2016
• Threw out 17 of 23 baserunners attempting to steal and had a .997 fielding percentage in 2016
• Three-time All-Big 8 Conference honoree
• Named conference's defensive player of the year in 2013 and player of the year in 2014
• Four-year letterwinner in football (quarterback/linebacker)
• In his senior year in 2013, he passed for 2,100 yards and rushed for 1,000 yards
• Was conference player of the year in football in 2013
• Named an All-Star by Class at QB by Oklahoma Coaches Association
• Earned McIntosh Country Athlete of the Year honors in 2014
• Was valedictorian of his graduating class
• Parents are Tommy and Ginger Knight
• Has a brother, Seth, and sister, Natalie
Hunter Dazzles as 'Hoos Stay UnbeatenMen's Basketball11/19/17Behind a career-high 23 points from redshirt freshman De'Andre Hunter, unbeaten Virginia defeated Monmouth 73-53 on Sunday at JPJ.'Hoos Rue Missed OpportunityFootball11/18/17On an afternoon when Kurt Benkert threw four touchdown passes, Virginia twice built 14-point leads before falling 44-28 to No. 2 Miami at Hard Rock Stadium.Cavalier Football Notebook -- Miami WeekFootball11/16/17Two regular-season games remain for Virginia (6-4 overall, 3-3 ACC), which plays No. 2 Miami (9-0, 6-0) at noon Saturday at Hard Rock 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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