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50 Heath Boucek
Heath  Boucek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Shorecrest H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 242

Position:
C

PRONUNCIATION: Boo sek

AT VIRGINIA: 2001-Did not play due to personal reasons. 2000?Did not play in a game ... was in uniform for first eight regular season games and the O?ahu Bowl. 1999?Did not see any game action ... was in uniform against Wake Forest, Georgia Tech, Buffalo and Maryland. 1998?Joined the team as a walk-on ? red-shirted ? did not play in a game ? in uniform against Clemson and Florida State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football for head coach Phil Hayford ... played offensive guard and was a long snapper ... earned All-State recognition as a senior ... two-time All-Conference and All-District selection ... chosen a Palms Pinellas All-Star and honored in Gridiron Greats his senior year ... also named Academic All-City ... twice nominated as a Wendy?s High School Heisman Trophy candidate ... earned three letters in track and field ... state qualifier in the discus ... two-time All-Conference and All-District selection ... set school records in the discus his junior and senior years ... received Most Improved Award as a sophomore and Coach?s Award as a junior ... also lettered in basketball and soccer.

PERSONAL: Robert Heath Boucek ... born 1-15-79 in Nashville, Tenn. ... son of Robert and Barbara Boucek ... has one sister, Jennifer (27), and one brother, Braden (25) ... sister was a four-year basketball letter winner at UVa (1993-96) and is currently an assistant coach with the WNBA Miami Sol ... member of National Honor Society at Shorecrest High School ... also member of Spanish Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society ... wrote for school yearbook, winning Outstanding Writers Award as a junior ... also involved in Students Against Drunk Driving, Youth in Government, Interact Service Club, Shorecrest Theater Production and Math Club ... environmental sciences major.

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