HIGH SCHOOL: Rated among the top 100 prospects in Virginia by the Roanoke Times ... listed as the "Sleeper of the Year" on the Charlottesville Daily Progress Gold List ... first-team All-State honoree at running back as a senior at Western Albemarle High School for coach Steve Isaacs... Daily Progress Co-Offensive Player of the Year ... 2003 Jefferson District and Region II Player of the Year ... two-time All-Jefferson District as a punter and as a running back ... two-time All-Central Virginia and All-Region honoree ... two-time WAHS Player of the Year ... captained the squad as a senior, helping the Warriors to an undefeated regular season and the district title ... rushed for 2,208 yards on 196 carries and scored 30 touchdowns ... also punted, averaging 41.0 yards ... finished prep career with five schools records: most rushing yards in a game (323), in a season (2,208) and in a career (3,646); most touchdowns in a season (30) and in a career (50) ... played in the Virginia High School All-Star Game ... second-team All-State at punter as a junior ... also played baseball for the Warriors ... twice named All-State and Jefferson District Player of the Year as a catcher ... played every inning of every game for four years ... four-time All-Jefferson District and All-Central Virginia honoree ... three-year team captain ... holds four career records: hits (110), doubles (20), triples (10), and games played (82) ... as a senior, named Wendy's Heisman Athletic/Academic District winner ... recipient of the Region II Farm Bureau Insurance-VHSL Achievement Award ...as a junior, won the Academic Football Player Award.
PERSONAL: Bryan West Lescanec ... born 2-20-86 in Charlottesville, Va. ... son of Debbie and West Lescanec ... has an older sister, Ashley (22), who graduated from UVa in May ... father played baseball at UVa (1977-80).
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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.
Coach's Corner Moves to Birdwood Grill in 2017
Football | 8/17/2017
The live radio program airs each Tuesday night across the Virginia Sports Network.
Jeff White: Nelson Making Name for Himself in Secondary
Football | 8/16/2017
Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a...
Virginia Athletics Announces Countdown to Kickoff Promotion
Football | 8/4/2017
With kickoff to the 2017 Virginia Football season just over 4 weeks away, Virginia Athletics will...
Saturday Athletics Events Cancelled
Football | 8/12/2017
Due to the ongoing public safety concerns in downtown Charlottesville and as a result of both the...
Jeff White: Training Camp Notebook
Football | 8/11/2017
Training camp continues for UVA, whose second season under Bronco Mendenhall starts Sept. 2...
Jeff White: Spaziani Sees His Efforts Rewarded
Football | 8/8/2017
One of the Cavaliers' long-snappers, redshirt junior Joe Spaziani was awarded a scholarship on...
Jeff White: New-Look Defensive Line Taking Shape
Football | 08/01/2017
Eli Hanback and Juwan Moye are working at new positions on Virginia's defensive line: Hanback at ...
Virginia Hosts Two Free Preseason Events Saturday
Football | 08/08/2017
Men’s soccer hosts Wright State at 1 p.m. followed by Football Meet the Team and Movie...
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