2000: Stepped into UVa's pitching rotation after recording some infield duty and became one of the Cavaliers' top pitchers ... Appeared in 25 total games ... Pitched Virginia's only nine-inning complete game of the season when he gathered his fourth victory of the year in UVa's 8-3 victory over Wake Forest in the third round of the ACC Tournament (5/19) ... Recorded a career-high six strikeouts against Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament (5/19) ... Finished with a season-best two hits after going 2-3 at the plate in Virginia's contest with James Madison on March 8th ... Recorded his second win of the season after pitching a shutout through 6.0 innings after allowing only two hits in Virginia's 1-0 victory over UNC-Greensboro (4/26) ... Improved his pitching record to 3-0 after posting a win against Maryland (4/30) after pitching 5.1 innings and allowing only one run (unearned) on three hits in UVa's 9-5 victory ... Recorded his first career pitching start and victory when he threw 4.2 innings against Richmond (3-29) where he allowed only one hit and struck out three batters ... Pitched three scoreless innings and recorded three strikeouts to earn his first career save as a pitcher in Virginia's 11-0 shutout victory over #6 ranked Clemson (5/14) ... Went 1-1 and scored a run (2/12) and 1-4 with a run and an RBI (2/13) against LSU in UVa's season opening series with the Tigers ... Started at second base and finished 1-5 at the plate with two RBI and one run in Virginia's home-opener against Old Dominion (2/16) ... Made his first pitching appearance of his career at Virginia when threw 1.1 innings of relief against Wake Forest (3/24) ... Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings against Richmond (4/4) and 2.0 scoreless innings of relief against James Madison (4/22).
1999: Enjoyed a career-long four-game hitting streak, during which time he was 6-for-13 with three runs, three RBI, a double and a home run ... Got first-career hit, a double, Jan. 30 against Auburn ... Posted UVa's second pinch-hit home run of the season April 10 at Wake Forest, a three-run shot to left field ... Went 4-for-7 with a run scored in two games against Virginia Tech ... Had back-to-back two-hit games in final two contests of a three-game series at Clemson, going 2-for-4 with a career-high two runs scored and a home run in the night cap of a May 1 doubleheader, and 2-for-4 with a run, two RBI and a double the following afternoon ... Went 2-for-4 with career-high tying two runs scored and an RBI May 16 against James Madison.
Prep & Personal: Four-year letterman at Loudoun Valley ... Played shortstop and third base for head coach Wayne Todd ... Named first-team all-state, all-region, all-district and Washington Post all-metro as a senior ... Also named region and district Player of the Year in 1998 ... First-team all-district and second-team all-region selection as a junior ... Second-team all-district honoree as a sophomore ... Grandfather Bob Samia played first base for the New York Giants ... Born Oct. 27, 1980 in Leesburg, Va.
'Hoos Head Into Finals on High NoteMen's Basketball12/7/16No. 14 Virginia, which defeated East Carolina on Tuesday night, doesn't play again until Dec. 17, when Robert Morris visits JPJ.'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.
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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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