Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
Started 45 of 48 games mainly at third base
Fifth-best batting average on the team (.324)
Had 13 multiple-hit games and eight multiple RBI games
Season-long 10-game hitting streak lasted from Feb. 17 to Mar. 12
Went 8-for-11 with four RBI and four runs scored in Towson series (2/17-2/19)
Best ACC series performance was a 5-for-7 outing with three RBIs and two homers against No. 1 Georgia Tech (3/10-3/12)
Named to Baseball America's Fab 50 list for the top freshmen in 2006.
Four-year letterwinner at Saint Ignatius under head coach Brad Ganor
Helped Saint Ignatius to a 22-5 record as a senior and a No. 7 state ranking
Rated as the No. 105 prospect by Baseball America/Perfect Game and No. 112 ranked prospect by Team One Baseball
Also the No. 7 rated third basemen prospect by Team One Baseball
Earned Conference Freshman of the Year (2002)
First Team All-Conference and Team Co-MVP (2003) as a sophomore
First Team All-Conference (2004)
Sun Newspaper Player of the Year (2004)
Hit .486 with eight home runs and 52 RBI as a junior
Lettered two years in basketball and one year in football as a quarterback
Honor Roll student
Earned all-star honors in the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate League, where he was one of few high school players in a predominantly college league.
Drafted in the 41st round of the 2005 MLB draft by the Colorado Rockies
Parents are John and Sue Farrell
Born Nov. 11, 1986 in Monmouth, N.J.
Has two brothers, Shane and Luke
Dad, John is now the pitching coach for the Boston Red Sox
Grandfather, Tom Farrell, also pitched in the Cleveland Indians organization
Farrell's Career Hitting Statistics
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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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