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.
North Carolina PostscriptFootball10/23/16Virginia, which trailed 14-7 at halftime, lost 35-14 to No. 22 North Carolina in an ACC game Saturday at Scott Stadium.Cavalier Football Notebook: UNC WeekFootball10/21/16At 3 p.m. Saturday, UVA (2-4, 1-1) hosts Coastal Division rival North Carolina (5-2, 3-1) in an ACC football game at Scott Stadium.Lucas Playing Key Role in TurnaroundField Hockey10/20/16Carrera Lucas' play at goalkeeper has helped No.9 Virginia, which hosts No. 7 Louisville on Friday night, win seven of its past eight games.
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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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