2001: Went 2-2 at the plate and scored the game-winning run in Virginia's 8-7 victory N.C. State (3/23) ... Finished 2-4 with two runs scored and two stolen bases against Wake Forest (4/6) ... Went 2-4 at the plate against Wake Forest (4/8) ... Finished 2-5 at the plate with an RBI against Richmond (4/4) ... Started two of the three games he played in during the Navy series (Feb. 17-18) and finished 2-7 at the plate with one RBI in the series ... Went 1-3 with an RBI in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Seton Hall (3/3).
2000: Recorded his first career hit at Virginia on April 9th after going 1-3 at the plate against Duke ... Recorded his first RBI against Clemson on 5/14 ... Made his first career start at UVa when he started at second base against Duke on April 9th ... Made his first career pitching appearance at UVa when he pitched 1.0 innings against Wake Forest (3/25) in Virginia's 10-9 victory ... Threw 2.0 innings against Richmond and recorded a strikeout (4/4) ... Scored his first career run against Bucknell (2/26) in UVa's 5-4 victory ... Scored the game-winning run in the top of the ninth inning in Virginia's come-from-behind victory over VCU (3/6).
Prep & Personal: Played shortstop and pitcher at West (1996-99) ... Member of the Tennessee All-Star Team ... captain of West during senior year ... Lettered three times in baseball ... Also played basketball at West High (1996-97) ... Chose Virginia for its blend of academics and athletics ... Member of the National Honor Society, Key Club and Student Council ... Recorded a 4.0 gpa seven times (Gold Card Award) ... Enjoys outdoor activities, photography and golf ... Son of Wayne and Sara Christensen ... Born January 19, 1981 in Minneapolis, Minn.
'Hoos Savor Latest ITA TitleMen's Tennis2/20/17In men's tennis, Virginia won its sixth ITA National Team Indoors Championship, defending Ohio State 4-1 at the Boar's Head Sports Club.Slumping Cavaliers Look to RegroupMen's Basketball2/19/17No. 14 Virginia (18-8, 8-6) will try to end a three-game losing streak Monday night when ACC rival Miami (18-8, 8-6) visit John Paul Jones Arena.Kwiatkowski Sets Standard On and Off CourtMen's Tennis2/16/17Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, one of top-ranked Virginia's best players, also has distinguished himself in the McIntire School of Commerce.
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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.
No. 14 Virginia Opens Home Slate Tuesday vs. VMI
Baseball | 2/20/2017
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