2000: First-year player that made the most out of his playing time ... Started 10 of the 18 games he appeared in ... Recorded his first career RBI at Virginia when he made a pinch-hit appearance against LSU (2/12) in his first outing in a UVa uniform ... Hit his first career home run as a Cavalier after going 1-3 at the plate with a RBI and run scored in Virginia's 11-2 victory over Richmond ... Finished 1-1 with a double and a run scored against Clemson in the semi-finals of the ACC Tournament (5/20) ... Went 1-3 at the plate after hitting a double in Virginia's 2-1 victory over the #1 ranked Florida State Seminoles (4/2) ... Posted his first career-hit at Virginia when he hit an single at George Mason in UVa's 4-3 victory over the Patriots ... Went 1-1 with a RBI after hitting a double against Eastern Michigan (3/11).
Personal & Prep: Four-time letterwinner in baseball at the Webb School of Knoxville (3) and the Memphis University School (1) ... named All-State, All-Region and team captain in 1999 ... finished fifth in batting average and sixth in home runs in the Knoxville Interscholastic League (KIL) in 1998 ... was a `98 National Team One Showcase participant ... led Webb to the state playoffs for the first time in six years ... also lettered in football and wrestling ... chose Virginia for the tradition, the honor and the academics ... also recruited by Clemson, Kentucky, Georgia and UT-Knoxville ... enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding and playing the guitar ... son of Harriet and Alan Word ... born September 16, 1980 in Memphis, Tenn.
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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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.
Tuesday's Game vs. ODU Cancelled
Baseball | 4/23/2018
Tuesday's non-conference game against Old Dominion at Harbor Park has been cancelled.
Ninth Inning Rally Clinches Series for Virginia
Baseball | 4/22/2018
Virginia rallied for two runs in the top of the ninth inning to stun Louisville, 2-1.
Virginia Evens Series Behind Strong Pitching
Baseball | 4/21/2018
Daniel Lynch and reliever Bennett Sousa shut down Louisville over the final six innings in a 5-4...
Louisville Takes Opener With Late Rally
Baseball | 4/20/2018
Danny Oriente doubled in two runs in the eighth inning to help, Louisville prevail, 5-4 over...
Virginia Travels to Louisville for Three-Game Series
Baseball | 4/19/2018
Virginia will continue its Atlantic Coast Conference schedule this weekend with a three-game road...
Virginia Powers Past Liberty, 14-3
Baseball | 4/18/2018
A four-run second inning and a five-run seventh aided Virginia to an 14-3 victory over Liberty.
Virginia Walks-off against GW in 12th
Baseball | 04/17/2018
Brendan Rivoli doubled in the winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning in a 3-2 midweek win.
Virginia Baseball Signs John “Parker” Staples
Baseball | 04/16/2018
Virginia head baseball coach Brian O’Connor announced the signing of nine-year-old John ...
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