March 3, 2018
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia Board of Visitors formally approved Disharoon Park as the new name for the Virginia baseball stadium in honor of Leslie B. Disharoon and Ann Merriwether Disharoon.
On Feb. 20, the Virginia department of athletics and the Virginia Athletics Foundation announced an anonymous donor made a generous contribution to name the stadium in honor of the Disharoons. Les and Ann are well-known as long-time and generous supporters of the baseball program.
Mrs. Disharoon, who passed away in 2013, was an enthusiastic Virginia baseball fan. Mr. Disharoon remains an active supporter of the baseball program. He has served as a member of the Virginia Athletics Foundation Board of Trustees, as well as on the boards of various other institutions and foundations.
Effective immediately, the ballpark’s official name is Davenport Field at Disharoon Park.
'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.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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