Made nine appearances, including starts against William and Mary (2/22) and Richmond (4/17)
Recorded 14 strikeouts in 12.0 innings of work
Pitched scoreless inning in relief at Coastal Carolina (2/18; 1.0 IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 1K)
In first career start for Virginia against William and Mary (2/22), he worked 2.2 innings (6H, 2R, 2ER, 3BB, 4K)
Worked perfect ninth inning vs. Marist (3/14)
Yielded only one hit in 2.0 innings against Towson (3/27)
Tied career high by striking out four in 2.0 innings of work to seal victory over George Washington (4/11; 2.0 IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 4K)
Selected by Chicago White Sox in 43rd round of 2011 MLB Draft
Played for University of Arizona as a freshman before moving on to Madison Area Technical College
Went 7-4 with 3.03 ERA in 13 appearances (12 starts) in 2011
Pitched three complete games, including two shutouts, while batters hit .254 against him
Led team in innings (71.1), strikeouts (79), wins and ERA in 2011
Team finished third at NJCAA Division II World Series; he fired eight innings, with seven strikeouts, in win over eventual champ Western Oklahoma State
Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 37th round of 2009 MLB Draft
Four-time All-District Player
District Player of the Year in 2009
WFCA First Team All-State and All-Region in football
Played varsity basketball and football for Ladysmith High School
Played baseball for Coach Dan Leonhard at LHS
Parents are Jeff and Janet Effertz
Has one brother, Eric, and two sisters, Jade and Megan
Father played football and baseball at Eau Claire
Uncle, Scott, played baseball at Kent State
Enjoys fishing and golfing
Ellis Thrilled to Back in CoachingWrestling10/24/16The newest member of the Virginia wrestling team's coaching staff is assistant Mark Ellis, who won an NCAA title as a heavyweight at Missouri.North Carolina PostscriptFootball10/23/16Virginia, which trailed 14-7 at halftime, lost 35-14 to No. 22 North Carolina in an ACC game Saturday at Scott Stadium.Cavalier Football Notebook: UNC WeekFootball10/21/16At 3 p.m. Saturday, UVA (2-4, 1-1) hosts Coastal Division rival North Carolina (5-2, 3-1) in an ACC football game at Scott 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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