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.
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.Slumping Cavaliers Look to RegroupMen's Basketball2/19/17No. 14 Virginia (18-8, 8-6) will try to end a three-game losing streak Monday night when ACC rival Miami (18-8, 8-6) visit John Paul Jones Arena.
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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.
No. 14 Virginia Opens Home Slate Tuesday vs. VMI
Baseball | 2/20/2017
Live Audio (Free) | The home opener marks the start of a nine-game homestand for the Cavaliers.
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