2001: Finished 3-5 with a double, two runs scored and a RBI in Virginia's 13-10 victory over Liberty ... Went 2-4 with an RBI against Florida State (3/10) ... Finished 1-1 at the plate in Virginia's 8-7 victory over N.C. State (3/23) ... Finished 1-3 at the plate with two RBI and a run scored in Virginia's 13-9 victory over George Mason (3/19) ... Went 1-3 with an RBI and a double in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Seton Hall (3/3) ... Recorded the game-winning hit when he posted a double that scored teammate Mark Rueffert in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Seton Hall (3/3) ... Recorded his first collegiate RBI in Virginia's 13-10 victory over Liberty ... Started the second game of the year for UVa as the catcher and went 1-4 at the plate with a single in Virginia's 10-3 victory over Navy (2/17) ... Started at catcher and recorded six putouts in Virginia's 6-5 victory over Penn State (2/24).
2000: Made his Virginia debut at LSU when he stepped in as a pinch-hitter against Louisiana State (2/12) ... Recorded his first career hit, a double, after going 1-2 at the plate in Virginia's 11-2 victory over Richmond (3/29) ... Went 1-2 at the plate and scored a run against Richmond (4/4) ... Scored his first career run at UVa on April 1st against the #1 ranked Florida State Seminoles.
Personal & Prep: Four-time letterwinner in baseball at the Head Royce School where he played catcher ... Named team captain and most inspirational player in 1999 ... 1998 team MVP ... Named the Oakland Tribune Athlete of the Week ... Also lettered in basketball and soccer ... Chose UVa for its outstanding combination of athletics and academics ... Father played soccer and football at Duke ... Son of Robert and Rosemary Riesenfeld ... Born May 5, 1981 in Berkeley, Calif.
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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