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.
'Hoos Rue Missed OpportunityFootball11/18/17On an afternoon when Kurt Benkert threw four touchdown passes, Virginia twice built 14-point leads before falling 44-28 to No. 2 Miami at Hard Rock Stadium.Cavalier Football Notebook -- Miami WeekFootball11/16/17Two regular-season games remain for Virginia (6-4 overall, 3-3 ACC), which plays No. 2 Miami (9-0, 6-0) at noon Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium.Torres Makes Most of Learning OpportunityWomen's Soccer11/15/17Freshman Taryn Torres has scored a team-high eight goals for Virginia, which meets Pepperdine in the NCAA tourney's second round Friday night in Los Angeles.
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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.
Orange Wins Orange & Blue World Series
Baseball | 11/5/2017
For the third year in a row, Orange was crowned Orange and Blue World Series champions.
Jeff White: Sousa Has Unfinished Business at UVA
Baseball | 11/3/2017
Senior left-hander Bennett Sousa, who was 3-0 with a 4.09 ERA last season, will be a key member...
Inaugural Hall of Fame Class to be Inducted at 2018 Step Up ...
Baseball | 11/2/2017
The Virginia Baseball program will announce its inaugural Virginia Baseball Hall of Fame class at...
Two-Run, Two-Out Rally Lifts Orange to Game 5 Victory
Baseball | 10/31/2017
Orange took control of the second portion of the seven-game Orange and Blue World Series with a 5...
Blue Takes First Three-Game Series with 5-0 Win in Game 3
Baseball | 10/29/2017
The Blue team captured the first three-game series based on run differential, but the Orange...
Orange & Blue World Series Schedule Changes
Baseball | 10/26/2017
The teams now will play Game 4 at 4 p.m. Saturday and Game 5 at 3:30 p.m. Monday
Orange Pulls Out Game 2 Victory, 5-4
Baseball | 10/24/2017
Nate Eikhoff went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI to lead the Orange, while Cameron Comer...
Orange Holds On For Game 1 Win, 3-2
Baseball | 10/20/2017
Jake McCarthy drove in all three of the Orange's runs in a 3-2 Game 1 win over the Blue.
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