Finished seventh in career saves at Virginia with 12
Fifth in career appearances at UVa with 76
Free-agent signee by Arizona Diamondbacks following season
Second-Team All-ACC selection as relief pitcher
Named to midseason watch list for NCBWA Stopper of Year Award
Fifth in ACC with 34 appearances; made 19 appearances in ACC play (second in league)
His 12 saves ranked third in the ACC and 17th nationally; it also was fifth in UVa single-season history
Earned nine saves in ACC play (second in conference)
Finished 32 games for Virginia - most in program history
Did not allow a run over 11-game stretch from April 8-May 12 (15.0 IP) prior to May 13
Earned win with season-high 3.0 innings in relief against William and Mary (2/22; 3.0 IP, 3H, 1R, 0ER, 4BB, 2K)
Worked in all three games of VT series; did not allow a run
Pitched perfect ninth inning to earn save in Saturday game vs. Virginia Tech, then got final two outs Sunday and earned win
Got out of bases-loaded, one-out jam with no damage vs. Marist to earn save (3/13)
Recorded save with 2.0 innings of work including four strikeouts in first game of Clemson series (3/23; 2.0 IP, 3H, 2R, 2ER, 0BB, 4K)
Notched second save of Clemson series with scoreless ninth inning (3/25; 1.0 IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 1K)
Earned consecutive saves against Wake Forest on Sunday and Monday, giving up only one hit in 2.2 innings of work (4/8-9)
Did not yield hit in 2.0 IP against North Carolina in final game of weekend (4/15; 2.0 IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 1K)
Earned seventh save of year with one-hit ninth inning against Richmond (4/17)
Notched two wins in midweek games April 24 and 25, going 2.2 scoreless innings against Radford and 2.0 shutout innings at VCU
Struck out all five batters he faced during two appearances in Miami series (4/28-29); notched save in Game 2
Picked up two saves in Georgia Tech series (5/11-12); took loss in Game 3 (5/13)
Saved Game 1 at Maryland (5/17)
Earned 12th save of season with 0.2 IP in first game of ACC tournament vs. Clemson (5/24); also struck out side in ninth inning against FSU on Saturday (5/26)
Worked 2.1 hitless innings over two outings on same day in NCAA tournament (6/3)
Made 22 appearances, third most on staff
Did not yield a run in eight consecutive apperances after giving up two in his first outing of the season (16.2 consecutive scoreless innings from Feb. 26-April 2)
Earned the win over Miami out of the bullpen in the ACC Tournament (5/27)
Worked 1.1 scoreless innings of relief in the ACC Championship game win over Florida State (5/29)
Made two appearances in NCAA tournament - worked 1.1 innings in Super Regional vs. UC Irvine (6/12) and tossed 1.1 innings in CWS vs. South Carolina (6/21)
Earned first win of the season against Florida State, pitching a season-high 3.2 innings of relief against the Seminoles (3/18; 3.2 IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 2BB, 3K)
Recorded a season-high four strikeouts in 2.1 innings of work at Clemson (3/11; 2.1 IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 4K)
Scattered three hits across three innings of work against William and Mary (3/1; 3.0 IP, 3H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 3K)
Made first appearance of the season against Arkansas State at the Auburn Tournament (2/20; 2.0 IP, 1H, 2R, 2ER, 2BB, 0K)
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll
Pitched in 13 games, all in relief
Batters hit .208 against him
Recorded 27 strikeouts in 20.2 innings pitched
Got out of seventh-inning jam (runners at second and third and none out) and pitched 2.2 solid innings in UVa win at Miami (5/22)
Earned win with 3.1 scoreless innings of relief against Georgetown (4/28)
Picked up win with 2.2 scoreless innings of relief vs. George Mason (4/21)
Worked 2.1 innings, with all his outs coming by strikeout, to earn first career win against James Madison (4/7)
Fired two perfect innings with three strikeouts against Towson (3/30)
Pitched two shutout innings to wrap up UVa's win over Dartmouth (3/7)
Pitched in seven regular-season games and did not allow a run in eight innings
Pitched in two ACC games - Maryland (4/5) and Boston College (4/18)
Pitched a career-best two innings against Stony Brook (4/8)
Went 2-0 with 3.46 ERA with Saratoga Phillies of New York Collegiate Baseball League over the summer
TUNSTALL HIGH SCHOOL
Four-time Honorable Mention All-State catcher
Four-time First-Team All-Region IV, All-Piedmont District and All-Metro
Member of 2005 state championship team
Played for head coach Barry Shelton
Member of Tunstall's Senior BETA and named to Honor Roll all four years
Full name is Justin Moore Thompson
Son of Floyd and Karen Thompson
Has one brother, Jacob, a former UVa All-America pitcher
Blount Eager to Assume Larger RoleFootball3/21/18The job will not be handed to rising sophomore Joey Blount. He'll have to earn it. This is head coach Bronco Mendenhall's program, after all. But after spending the 2017 season as free safety Quin Blanding's understudy, Blount is the leading candidate to take over in the secondary for the University of Virginia's all-time leading tackler.'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.
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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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