Prep & Personal: Earned three letters in baseball for coach Dan Perez as a first baseman, third baseman and pitcher ... Named an American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) 2003 High School All-American and an All-Region (Southeast) choice ... Selected to the National High School Baseball Coaches Association 2003 All-District 3 (Southeast) Team ... Named the 2003 Georgia Dugout Club AAAA State Player of the Year and to the 2003 Atlanta Braves 400 Club High School All-Star Team ... Earned 2003 Atlanta Journal Constitution Dekalb/Rockdale All-Area Player of the Year honors and twice named to the All-County Dekalb/Rockdale First Team (2002-2003) ... Member of the 2002 and 2003 Georgia AAAA State Baseball Championship teams ... Named one of Greater Atlanta's Top Baseball Players from School Sports by Greater Atlanta Magazine (April 2003) ... Served as team captain his senior year and won both MVP and Scholar-Athlete honors ... Also earned one letter in football for coach Alan Chadwick ... Nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman ... Member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and German Honor Society ... Chose Virginia for its academics, athletics and environment ... Son of Derrick and Sharon Darby ... Grandfather Mack Franklin was a member of the University of Tennessee football team ... Father Derrick Darby wrestled at UT-Chattanooga ... Has two brothers, Nick and Will ... Enjoys singing ... Born October 3, 1984 in Atlanta, Ga.
New Coaches Welcomed Into Cavaliers' FoldWomen's Rowing8/18/17Virginia's rowing team heads into 2017-18 with two new coaches: associate head coach Emily Ford and assistant Erin Neppel.Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVASwimming & Diving8/16/17After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's swimming & diving at Virginia.
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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.
Virginia's Summer Baseball Wrapup
Baseball | 8/16/2017
Rising junior Daniel Lynch had a breakout summer while playing for the Orleans Firebirds and was ...
Jeff White: UVA Greats Enjoying Reunion in D.C.
Baseball | 7/28/2017
Ryan Zimmerman and Sean Doolittle, who were teammates at UVA in 2005, now play together on the...
Cavaliers in the Pros: All-Star Break Update
Baseball | 7/12/2017
For the third straight season, 11 former Virginia baseball players have seen time at the Major...
Summer Baseball Update
Baseball | 7/11/2017
Virginia's Bobby Nicholson (NECBL) and Grant Donahue (PGCBL) each were named their respective...
Three Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Team
Baseball | 6/29/2017
Robbie Coman, Tommy Doyle and Chesdin Harrington each were named to the all-academic team for the...
Cavaliers Competing in Summer Baseball Leagues
Baseball | 6/15/2017
The Cavaliers have spread out across the country to play in wood-bat summer leagues as they...
Haseley, Doyle Earn All-America Honors
Baseball | 06/15/2017
Adam Haseley and Tommy Doyle each earned All-America honors from the NBCWA.
Bennett Sousa Selected on Final Day of MLB Draft
Baseball | 06/14/2017
The sixth Cavalier to be selected in the 2017 MLB Draft, Sousa was picked in the 34th round (No. ...
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