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).
Nus Traveling Road to RecoveryMen's Soccer6/18/18Rising senior Sergi Nus, an All-ACC defender who's recovering from a torn ACL, expects to be ready for Virginia's opener in August.Hall Working to Raise NBA StockMen's Basketball6/12/18By the time the NBA draft arrives on June 21, former UVA guard Devon Hall will have worked out for nearly two-thirds of the league's 30 teams.Mueller Sets Sights on World TitleWrestling6/11/18Early this month, Jack Mueller, a rising junior at UVA, clinched a spot on the U.S. team that will compete at the U23 freestyle world championships in Romania.
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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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