Appeared in 50 games, with 27 starts in CF
Was 9-for-10 in stolen base attempts
Scored game-winning run in 11th inning against William and Mary (2/22)
Went 4-for-10, scored twice in Virginia Tech series (3/9-11)
Went 3-for-7 with RBI and two runs scored in Florida State series (3/17-19)
Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored against Clemson (3/24)
Had career-high three hits in six at bats, including two doubles, in second game versus Towson (3/28)
Hit one-out double and scored winning run in 11th inning of win over Radford (4/24)
Stole pair of bases as pinch runner in Miami series (4/28-30); hit two-run single in final game of series
Scored a run and stole a base in two appearances as a pinch runner at the ACC tournament (5/24-26)
Appeared in 51 games, starting five in center field
Fastest player on team (9-for-9 in SB attempts)
Appeared as pinch runner in bottom of ninth inning of game three of super regional against UC Irvine and scored game-tying run
Recorded hit and RBI in his only at bat of NCAA Charlottesville Regional (6/5)
Went 2-for-3 with two runs and RBI in win over NC State (4/24)
Tallied his first career double in only plate appearance at Georgia Tech, scoring a run
Went 2-for-3 in first career start against Niagara (3/2)
Hit .494 with 37 runs scored and 18 RBI as senior
Stole 37 bases in 38 attempts in 2010
Was an All-Dominion District, All-Central Region and All-State honoree as senior
Named 2010 Richmond Times Dispatch All-Metro Player of Year
2009 all-district and all-region selection
Four-year All-Academic honoree
Recipient of 2010 Rawlings Gold Glove
Named to 2010 Rawlings All-Region Team
Member of 2009 Rawlings Preseason All-American second team
Member of Bo Jackson Five Tool Challenge
In 2009, ran the all-time best 60-yard time ever recorded at a Perfect Game event (6.11)
Won WWBA World Championship with Richmond Braves in 2008
Earned WWBA 16U Championship MVP Award
USA Baseball 16U National Trials invitee
Coached by Tim Lowery at Cosby High
Also ran indoor and outdoor track for two years and played volleyball his freshman year
Two-time all-state honoree in both indoor and outdoor track
Twice earned all-region honors in outdoor track and notched all-region distinction in indoor track in 2009
2009 Central Regional Runner of Year
Personal best in 100m dash was 10.66, which is 25th-best time in Virginia in last 10 years; also ran a 22.03 in 200 meters
Personal bests in indoor track were 6.11 in 55 meters and 35.81 in 300 meters
Member of National Honor Society
Four-year honoree on Distinguished Honor Roll
Four-time Cosby High School Male Student-Athlete of the Year
Earned President's Education Award and Governor's Award for Early College Scholars
Parents are Steve and Lisa Shifflett
Has two brothers, Myles and Martin
Enjoys soccer, guitar, reading and fishing
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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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