Conte and Kiser are repeat honorees for UVA
Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized
Hoos fall to the Bruins in the Rose Bowl to open 2015 season.
2014 - Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2015 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games with two starts ... made first collegiate start at No. 13 UCLA ... saw time at left and right guard ... appeared in 119 offensive plays and 82 special teams plays ... helped block for one of the ACC's most dynamic players, Taquan Mizzell, who broke the ACC record for receiving yards by a running back with 721 ... part of an offensive line that saw the UVA rushing game break the 200-yard plateau three times (UNC, GT, VT). 2014 - Appeared in 11 of UVA's 12 games ... did not play at Georgia Tech ... made collegiate debut on special teams against No. 7 UCLA in the season opener ... saw time in 184 total plays ... took part in 168 offensive plays with a season-high 54 at No. 21 BYU ... was part of 32 offensive plays against Kent State ... helped UVA accumulate 500 yards of total offense in back-to-back games (BYU and Kent State) for the first time since 2004 ... ran on 27 offensive plays at No. 2 Florida State. 2013 - Did not appear in any games ... redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played the offensive and defensive line at Boston College High School for head coach Joe Gaff ... also played for two seasons for head coach Jon Bartlett ... three-year starter on the offensive line ... two-time Catholic Conference All-Star ... 2012 Catholic Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year ... 2012 Massachusetts Super 26 all-state team ... three-time scholar athlete ... 2011 Massachusetts Division I state champion ... 2012 Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic ... 2012 Boston Globe All-Scholastic ... earned High Honors or Honors every term of high school ... volunteers at My Brothers Keeper, an organization that delivers presents and furniture to families in need ... son of John and Michelle McDonald ... has an older sister, Kiley ... has two younger brothers, Michael and Dylan ... uncle Cliff McDonald played offensive tackle at New Hampshire and held the New England Heavyweight boxing title ... cousin Cliff McDonald, Jr. played football at Dartmouth.
Successful Season Ends on Excruciating NoteMen's Basketball3/19/17Virginia's fourth consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament ended with a 65-39 second-round loss to Florida in Orlando, Fla.'Hoos Hoping For Another Boost From ThompsonMen's Basketball3/18/17In his first start since Dec. 31, Darius Thompson played a team-high 34 minutes Thursday in Virginia's win over UNCW in the NCAA tournament's first round.Kraus Continues Family Tradition at UVAMen's Lacrosse3/17/17First there was Steve Kraus, and then Andy Kraus, and now Michael Kraus in the UVA lacrosse program. Michael, a freshman, is Virginia's second-leading scorer.
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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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