WORTH NOTING: Probable backup place-kicker behind David Greene in 2000 ... transferred from Penn State two years ago ... was eligible to play last season after sitting out the 1998 season ... according to NCAA rules, he has two years of football eligibility remaining.
AT VIRGINIA: 1999 - Did not play in a game ... was in uniform against Virginia Tech, Florida State, Buffalo and Maryland.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football at Phoebus High School for head coach Bill Dee ... first-team All-Peninsula District three times ... received All-Eastern Region and Daily Press All-Star recognition as a junior in 1995 ... Virginia State Silver Team selection his senior year ... earned WTKR News Channel 3 Top Gun of the Week and Daily Press honorable mention Player of the Week honors as a junior ... connected on 24 of 26 extra-point attempts and four of five field goal attempts his senior year ... made all 33 of his extra-point attempts and six of seven field goal attempts his junior year ... kicked a career-long field goal of 42 yards and had one game-winning field goal (from 27 yards out) to highlight his junior season ... also lettered in soccer, twice earning All-Peninsula District honors.
PERSONAL: Joshua Adam Jones ... born 11-30-79 in Hampton, Va. ... son of Shirley Jones ... member of Math Honor Society and German Honor Society at Phoebus High School ... three-time German Student of the Year ... also earned Chemistry Student of the Year and BC Calculus Student of the Year honors ... placed second in the National High School Math Exam as a high school senior ... was a Tandy Scholar, finishing in the top two percent of his graduating class at Phoebus ... Papa John's Pizza Peninsula Scholar ... Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship and Frank A. Kearney Memorial Scholarship recipient ... also received scholarships from the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and Langley Chapter Air Force Association ... received Outstanding Academic Achievement recognition from the President's Education Awards Program ... named Outstanding Peninsula Science Student as a member of Virginia Peninsula Engineers Club ... member and secretary of the Key Club in high school ... co-founder of high school's Chess Club ... math tutor ... church youth group member ... volunteer and mentor at the Virginia Living Museum ... chemical engineering major.
Cavalier Tennis Programs Joining ForcesMen's Tennis6/21/17UVA's new head tennis coaches -- Andres Pedroso for the men and Sara O'Leary for the women -- want their programs to work closely together.Catching Up With Cherie Greer BrownWomen's Lacrosse6/19/17A 1994 graduate of UVA, where she was a three-time first-team All-American, the former Cherie Greer ranks among the finest players in lacrosse history.European Trip Strengthens Team's BondsWomen's Soccer6/14/17The Virginia women's soccer team recently returned from a trip to Europe, where the Cavaliers played two games in France and one in Germany.
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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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