Jordan Ellis scored on a 3-yard run in the third overtime and Virginia rallied to beat Syracuse 44-38 Saturday night.
2015 - Has played in eight of UVA's 12 games ... made collegiate debut against No. 9 Notre Dame ... led UVA with 50 yards rushing against William & Mary ... on his first collegiate rush against the Tribe he broke a couple tackles and bounced to the outside for a 39-yard touchdown ... rushed six times for 14 yards and one touchdown against Syracuse ... was the rusher on the last three plays of the third overtime win against Syracuse, including pounding his way through on a three-yard score to clinch the game ... rushed four times for 11 yards at North Carolina ... rushed once for one yard at Miami ... rushed once for one yard against Virginia Tech. 2014 - Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played running back at Peachtree Ridge High School for head coach Mark Fleetwood ... rated a three-star recruit according to ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports ... helped lead Peachtree Ridge to an 8-4 record in 2013 and an appearance in the "Sweet 16" of the GHSA Playoffs ... finished senior season 1,677 rushing yards and a county-best 30 touchdowns ... also tallied over 200 receiving yards and one touchdown in the air ... named the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gwinnett County Offensive Player of the Year ... named to the first-team AJC all-state team ... the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett County `s running back of the year ... first-team Gwinnett County region 7-6A ... honor student ... son of Tony and Joeann Ellis ... major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVa's College of Arts and Sciences.
Cavaliers Roll Into Exam BreakBaseball5/4/16No. 13 Virginia, which is off until May 13, when ACC foe Georgia Tech visits Davenport Field, has won six games in a row.Cavaliers' Margin for Error GoneMen's Lacrosse4/29/16To become eligible for an NCAA men's lacrosse tournament bid, Virginia (7-7) must upset second-ranked Brown (13-1) on Saturday night.UVA Spring Football NotebookFootball4/27/16With spring practice over, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall and his assistants have turned their focus to recruiting.
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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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