2000: One of UVa's most versatile players after splitting time as Virginia's starting left fielder and first basemen ... Had an 11-game hitting streak from March 4th - March 17th and had 18 multiple-hit games ... Went 2-3 at the plate and scored two runs in Virginia's 9-5 victory over N.C. State in the second round of the ACC Tournament (5/18) ... Finished 2-3 at the plate with an RBI against Liberty on Feb 23 ... Finished 3-5 with three runs scored in Virginia's 12-4 victory over Eastern Michigan ... Went 3-6 (.500) at the plate with a RBI and a run against N.C. State (3/17) ... Went 2-4 at the plate with a run scored against Eastern Michigan (3/11) ... Finished 2-3 at the plate against Duke (4/9) ... Went 2-4 with two runs scored against Liberty (2/25) ... Went 2-4 at the plate with one run and a double against Maryland (4/28) ... Started in left field and finished 1-3 at the plate while scoring two runs and adding and RBI in Virginia's home-opener against Old Dominion (2/16) ... Finished 2-4 with a run in Virginia's 12-3 victory over Duke on April 8th ... Finished 2-4 at the plate with one run scored in Virginia's 6-5 victory over North Carolina (4/21) ... Went 1-4 at the plate and gathered eight putouts in Virginia's first game of the season at LSU (2/12) ... Hit safely in all three game of the Wake Forest series (3/24-3/26).
1999: Spent time at all three outfield positions, first base and as the designated hitter ... Led the team with 19 stolen bases in 23 attempts ... Broke Bill Narleski's 1984 school record for steals by a freshman ... Broke UVa record for base hits by a freshman with 64 (Narleski, 60 -- 1984) ... Enjoyed a seven-game hitting streak, during which time he is hitting .538 (14-for-26) with six runs, six RBI, three doubles and a triple ... Enjoyed a career-long eight-game hitting streak March 27 through April 4, during which time he hit .469 (15-for-32) with eight runs, three doubles and five RBI ... Also posted a stretch of 17 consecutive games in which he got a hit, scored a run or drove in a run ... Got first-career hit in season opener against Jacksonville ... Hit safely in first three collegiate games ... Went 3-for-6 with two runs scored in a Feb. 20 doubleheader against Penn State ... Hit his first-career double and first-career triple Feb. 27 against Seton Hall, going 2-for-4 with a run, an RBI and a career-high tying five total bases on the day ... Went 2-for-5 with two runs March 2 against William & Mary ... Collected two hits with a double March 4 against Radford ... Went 2-for-4 with three runs, two RBI (both tying career highs) and first-career home run March 6 against Rhode Island ... Went 5-for-9 with two runs scored and two RBI in two games against Duke ... Collected a career-high four hits in five at bats with two runs scored, two RBI, a double and a career-high tying five total bases April 2 against GeorgiaTech ... Went 2-for-4 with a career-high tying three runs scored April 7 against VCU ... Went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a career-high four RBI April 23 against Maryland ... Collected three hits and three RBI the following day against the Terrapins ... Went 1-for-3 with a run scored, an RBI and a career-high tying two walks April 27 against Liberty ... Went 4-for-11 with a run, a double and two RBI in three-game series at Clemson ... Had two hits in three at bats to go along with a walk and two stolen bases May 1 at Clemson in the first game of doubleheader ... Tied career high with four hits May 4 at George Mason, going 4-for-4 with a run, two RBI, a double and a triple ... collected a career-high seven total bases against the GMU ... Tied his career-high with four hits May 15 at James Madison, notching a double and scoring three times.
Prep & Personal: Three-sport athlete at Governor Thomas Johnson ... Holds career records for home runs, RBI, runs scored and hits ...Named honorable mention All-America by USA Today as a senior ... Two-time all-area honoree ... Crown all-star team member as a senior ... Selected to Maryland preseason all-state team in 1998 ... Named High School Player of the Year by Baltimore Orioles' A affiliate in Frederick Keys ... Also earned four letters in golf and was named first-team all-conference ... Earned two letters on the hardwood ... Led team to state title in 1997 and was named first-team all-conference ... Member of National Honor Society ... Thomas Johnson Valedictorian ... Great grandfather Grank Sixx pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cleveland Indians ... Born Dec. 30, 1979 in Frederick, Md.
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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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