May 17, 2007
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Virginia pitcher Jacob Thompson (Danville, Va.) has been named a semifinalist for the Roger Clemens Award, which is presented at the end of the season to the premier pitcher in college baseball. Thompson is one of 10 semifinalists for the award. The award will be presented July 11 at the Inter-Continental Hotel in Houston.
Thompson has a 10-0 record and 1.48 ERA this season. He has struck out 85 batters in 91.1 innings and has gone at least five innings in each of his starts this year.
The 2007 semifinalists are Adrian Alaniz (Texas), Barry Enright (Pepperdine), Preston Guilmet (Arizona), Bryan Henry (Florida State), Brian Matusz (San Diego), Adam Mills (Charlotte), Kyle Nicholson (Texas A&M), David Price (Vanderbilt), Nick Schmidt (Arkansas), and Thompson. The group includes three seniors, four juniors and three sophomores. Six of the 10 throw right-handed.
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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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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