1999: True freshman who battled for time out of the bullpen ... Made his first career appearance as a Cavalier against Virginia Tech on April 21 ... Chose UVa over Georgetown, Virginia Tech, West Virginia Weslyan and St. Joseph's.
Prep & Personal: Prepped at C.D. Hylton High School in Woodbridge ... Pitched and played first base for head coach Mickey McDade ... Earned four letters on the diamond and was named academic all-district all four years ... Named all-district, all-county, all-region and all-metro as a senior after leading Hylton to state tournament ... Member of National Honor Society and a Hylton Principal's Award recipient ... Earned Summa Cum Laude recognition on National Latin Exam ... Sister, Jenny, is a varsity crew member at Virginia Tech ... Born Dec. 28, 1979 in Camden, N.J.
Poppert's Career Statistics
Year ERA G-GS W-L SV CG-SO IP H R ER BB K HB WP Avg 1999 18.00 1-0 0-1 0 0-0 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .600 Career 18.00 1-0 0-1 0 0-0 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .600
Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.Home-Court Advantage Proves Pivotal AgainMen's Basketball12/1/16No. 6 Virginia, which hosts No. 25 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, has won 24 straight games at John Paul Jones Arena.Diakite Growing Into Larger RoleMen's Basketball11/29/16Redshirt freshman Mamadi Diakite is averaging 7.2 points and a team-high 2.6 blocks for No. 6 Virginia, which hosts Ohio State at JPJ on Wednesday night.
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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.
Ozzie Smith Headlines 2017 Step Up to the Plate
Baseball | 11/4/2016
The 15th annual event will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at John Paul Jones Arena.
Orange Wins Orange & Blue World Series
Baseball | 11/1/2016
McCarthy's 3-run home run breaks 2-2 tie and leads Orange to series-clinching win.
Blue Wins Games 5 and 6, Forces Deciding Game 7
Baseball | 10/29/2016
Blue wins Game 5, 8-7, and Game 6, 8-1, to win second series and set up a deciding Game 7 on Sunday.
Orange Claims Game 4, 8-3
Baseball | 10/24/2016
Ernie Clement hit two home runs as the Orange team earned an 8-3 win in the first game of the...
Orange Downs Blue 8-1, Takes First Series
Baseball | 10/19/2016
The Orange team clinched the first three-game series of the 2016 Orange & Blue World Series with ...
Orange Holds Off Blue in Game 1, 8-6
Baseball | 10/12/2016
Cameron Comer went 3-for-4 with three RBI for the Orange squad, while Pavin Smith and Adam...
Orange & Blue World Series Begins Tuesday
Baseball | 10/10/2016
Seven-game series runs through Oct. 30 at Davenport Field; Game 3 moved from Oct. 16 to Oct. 21.
Virginia Baseball Announces 2017 Schedule
Baseball | 10/06/2016
2017 Schedule | The Cavaliers open their season Feb. 17-19 in Charleston, S.C., prior to...
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