2001: Recorded his career-high's in hits, RBI and at-bats after going an eye-opening 5-6 at the plate with a double, a triple, five RBI and a run scored in Virginia's 15-7 victory over Maryland (4-21) ... Finished 3-5 with a double, RBI and a run scored in Virginia's 13-10 victory over Liberty ... Finished 2-2 at the plate with four runs scored in Virginia's 18-7 victory over High Point (3/12) ... Went 2-2 with two runs scored and an RBI in Virginia's 14-5 victory over Duke (3/18) ... Finished 3-4 with two RBI against N.C. State (3/25) ... Went 3-5 at the plate with a double, two runs and an RBI in Virginia's 7-4 victory over Virginia Tech (4/11) ... Finished 3-5 at the plate against James Madison (4/17) ... Went 2-3 with an RBI in Virginia's 8-7 victory over N.C. State (3-23) ... Recorded his first collegiate home run after going 2-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored at Wake Forest (4/8) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with two runs scored and a triple in Virginia's 6-1 victory over Maryland (4/20) ... Went 2-4 with two doubles and two runs scored against Penn State (2/25) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored against Seton Hall (3/3) ... Went 3-5 and scored a run at VCU (2/28) ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with an RBI against William & Mary (2/27) ... Scored the game-winning run in Virginia's 1-0 victory over Richmond (3/27) ... Went 2-5 with two runs and a RBI against North Carolina (4/14).
2000: Made his first career start at UVa against the #1 ranked Florida State Seminoles (4/2) and recorded his first collegiate hit and first collegiate RBI ... Made his first career appearance in a Cavalier uniform when entered the game in UVa's 13-2 victory over Bucknell (2/27) ... Recorded two hits after going 2-4 at the plate with a RBI in Virginia's 6-5 victory over North Carolina (4/21).
Personal & Prep: Lettered twice in baseball at Stratford ... Earned All-District honors, named team MVP and served as team captain ... Lettered four times in tennis where he gathered All-District honors and was named team MVP and team captain ... Member of the National Honor Society (1998-99) ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... 1999 Cum Laude ... Chose UVa for its reputation, location and the people ... Enjoys hunting, fishing, snow skiing and wake boarding ... Son of Steve and Louise Sweet ... Born January 12, 1981 in Houston, Texas.
Dreams Coming True for Opoku at UVAMen's Soccer9/22/17Edward Opoku, a native of Ghana, is the leading scorer for No. 9 Virginia, which hosts No. 7 North Carolina on Friday night at Klöckner Stadium.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.
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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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