2001: Earned his first collegiate victory after pitching 1.0 inning and recorded two strikeouts in Virginia's 6-5 victory over Penn State (2/24) ... Recorded his first collegiate save and helped UVa post its first ACC win of the season in Virginia's 4-3 victory over Duke (3/16) ... Posted a save after pitching a scoreless inning with a strikeout in UVa's 9-6 victory over Maryland (4/22) ... Struck out the side against Virginia Tech (5/1) ... Struck out the side after facing three batters in the top of the eighth inning against Radford (4/5) ... Pitched 1.1 innings against VCU (3/20) and struck out one batter ... Pitched 1.0 scoreless inning and recorded a strikeout against #3 Georgia Tech (3/31) ... Pitched 1.0 inning and struck out the side in Virginia's 6-3 victory over UNC-Greensboro (3/13) ... Recorded three strikeouts in 2.0 innings at VCU (2/28).
2000: Made his Virginia debut when he came in and pitched 0.2 innings of relief against Eastern Michigan (3/12) and struck out a season-high two batters ... Pitched 2.0 innings against N.C. State (3/18) and allowed no runs on zero hits while striking out two batters ... Appeared in two of the three games of the Wake Forest series (3/24 & 3/26).
Prep & Personal: Played first base and pitcher at Manchester ... Lettered three times in baseball ... Two-time all-district pitcher and first basemen ... Gathered All-Metro honors as a pitcher as a junior ... Earned the 1999 National Student-Athlete Day Award ... Recorded a 15-5 record from 1997-99 ... Chose UVa for its academics and environment ... Member of the National Honor Society (1998-99) ... Involved with the German National Honor Society and Jr. National Honor Society in 1997 ... Son of Linda and Richard Hansard ... Born October 12, 1980 in Chesterfield, Va.
Casey's Return Buoys CavaliersBaseball2/22/17Derek Casey, who missed the 2016 season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, pitched five strong innings in No. 14 Virginia's home opener.Perrantes Searching for AnswersMen's Basketball2/21/17Senior point guard London Perrantes has made only 16 of 58 shots (27.6 percent) from the floor in his past four games, all Virginia losses.'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.
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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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