2004: Recorded his first collegiate win, pitching 6.0 innings and allowing three runs on four hits while striking out three batters in Virginia's 8-3 victory over Norfolk State (4/20) ... Struck out batter through 2.0 scoreless innings and allowed only two hits in Virginia's game against #21 N.C. State (3/27) ... Pitched 2.0 scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out one batter in UVa's 9-4 win against Central Connecticut (3/7) ... Pitched 2.1 innings and allowed only one run on four hits while striking out four batters in Virginia's 14-6 win over Richmond (3/2) ... Pitched 2.0 innings, allowing only two hits while striking out two batters in Virginia's 7-1 win over Penn State (2/21) ... Pitched 2.2 innings and striking out one batter, closing out UVa's 12-5 victory against North Carolina A&T (2/15).
2003: Made his first career start and pitched 4.2 innings and allowed only one run on five hits while notching a strikeout in Virginia's 8-3 win over Old Dominion (4/15) ... Made his first career appearance, pitching 1.0 scoreless inning while striking out one batter in UVa's game against #20 Clemson (4/4).
Prep & Personal: Earned two letters in baseball as a pitcher for Jim Stanko ... Named a First Team All-Southeastern District and honorable mention All-Eastern Region choice ... voted "most improved" player by the team ... Born June 8, 1983 in Hampton, Va. ... Son of Ernie and Debbie Myers ... nickname is "The Bird."
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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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