1999: Improved all season long and really came on strong by mid-February ... Hit safely in 28 of 37 games since Feb. 20 ... Reached base safely in 34 of 37 games since Feb. 20 ... Enjoyed a career-long tying seven-game hitting streak during which he hit .391 (9-for-23) ... Also enjoyed a six-game streak during which time he hit .500 (12-for-24) with two doubles, seven runs, three RBI and two or more hits in five of the six games ... Went 4-for-6 with three runs, a double and three RBI in a Feb. 20 doubleheader against Penn State ... Collected a career-high two doubles in four trips to the plate Feb. 27 against Seton Hall ... Went 3-for-6 with three runs, two doubles and two RBI in a March 6 doubleheader against Rhode Island ... Went 2-for-3 with a double March 14 at Florida State ... Went 5-for-10 with three runs scored, three RBI and a double in two games against Duke ... Tied his career-high with three hits March 20 against the Blue Devils ... Again had a career-high tying three hits to go along with three RBI in four at bats April 3 against Georgia Tech ... Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored, three RBI and his first home run of the season April 14 at Virginia Tech ... Tied career high with three hits April 16 at North Carolina ... Went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI triple April 23 against Maryland ... Went 5-for-10 with two runs, a double and an RBI in three-game series at Clemson ... Collected career-high tying three hits with an RBI May 1 against Tigers in second game of doubleheader ... Followed that up with a 2-for-4 outing accompanied by a double in series finale ... Went 2-for-5 with two runs and a solo homer May 4 at George Mason ... Had a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth May 16 against James Madison.
1998: Back-up catcher who also started a number of games at designated hitter ... Played in 32 games, starting 24 times ... Led the team with a .362 batting average, to go along with seven doubles, three homers and 20 RBI ... Hit .405 against ACC opponents ... had 11 multi-hit games on the season ... Finished the year with a six-game hitting streak ... Was 6-for-11 during the ACC Tournament ... Went 2-for-4 in last game against Florida State with a double, a triple and an RBI ... Was 2-for-5 with a double, a homer and four RBI at VCU ... Went 2-for-4 in second game against James Madison, with a game-winning two-run single in the bottom of the ninth inning ... Homered in win over St. John's ... Was 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI at Virginia Tech ... Had a seven-game hitting streak from Mar. 28-Apr. 8, during which he went 12-for-24 (.500) ... Went 3-for-4 with a double in the victory over Clemson ... Went 5-for-7 with a homer, four runs scored and three RBI in the North Carolina series ... Had a pinch-hit RBI double at James Madison ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and four runs batted in against Coppin State ... Singled in second game at Georgia Tech for the first hit of his collegiate career ... Started for the first time in second game with Penn State.
Prep & Personal: Earned four letters at Herndon H.S. ... Named all-state, all-region and all-district ... also earned second-team all-metro honors ... Hit .352 with 26 RBI in 1996 while leading his team to the district and region titles ... Also earned one letter in basketball ... Born Dec. 2, 1978 in Falls Church, Va.
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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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