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
'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.
Ozzie Smith Headlines 2017 Step Up to the Plate
Baseball | 11/4/2016
The 15th annual event will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at John Paul Jones Arena.
Orange Wins Orange & Blue World Series
Baseball | 11/1/2016
McCarthy's 3-run home run breaks 2-2 tie and leads Orange to series-clinching win.
Blue Wins Games 5 and 6, Forces Deciding Game 7
Baseball | 10/29/2016
Blue wins Game 5, 8-7, and Game 6, 8-1, to win second series and set up a deciding Game 7 on Sunday.
Orange Claims Game 4, 8-3
Baseball | 10/24/2016
Ernie Clement hit two home runs as the Orange team earned an 8-3 win in the first game of the...
Orange Downs Blue 8-1, Takes First Series
Baseball | 10/19/2016
The Orange team clinched the first three-game series of the 2016 Orange & Blue World Series with ...
Orange Holds Off Blue in Game 1, 8-6
Baseball | 10/12/2016
Cameron Comer went 3-for-4 with three RBI for the Orange squad, while Pavin Smith and Adam...
Orange & Blue World Series Begins Tuesday
Baseball | 10/10/2016
Seven-game series runs through Oct. 30 at Davenport Field; Game 3 moved from Oct. 16 to Oct. 21.
Virginia Baseball Announces 2017 Schedule
Baseball | 10/06/2016
2017 Schedule | The Cavaliers open their season Feb. 17-19 in Charleston, S.C., prior to...
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