AT VIRGINIA: 2000?Played in six regular season games, primarily on the kickoff return team ... did not play in the opener, but played in each of the next six contests ... didn?t play in a game after that, however ... saw very limited action at tight end. 1999?Red-shirted ... did not see any game action ... was in uniform against Duke, Florida State and Buffalo.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year starter at wide receiver for head coach Billy Haun at Western Albemarle High School ... Group AA first-team All-State by The Associated Press and All-Central Virginia as a senior in 1998 ... also tabbed an honorable mention All-American by USA Today and a preseason All-American by Street & Smith?s his senior year ... had more than 50 receptions for over 700 yards that season ... twice named All-Region and All-District ... chosen ?Sleeper of the Year? by the Charlottesville Daily Progress following his senior season ... two-year starting guard for Western Albemarle basketball team ... averaged 13 points and six rebounds per game his senior year as the Warriors advanced to Virginia Group AA state semifinals ... All-Region and All-Central Virginia as a senior ... twice named All-District ... team captain ... honored as Western Albemarle?s Athlete of the Year in 1998 ... attended Shady Side Academy (Pittsburgh, Pa.) as a freshman and sophomore, earning All-Region and All-District honors in baseball and All-District recognition in basketball ... basketball team captured state championship his freshman year ... graduated from same high school as current UVa teammate Jared Woodson and former Cavalier Billy Baber.
PERSONAL: Marcus Lewis Martin II ... born 10-11-79 in Cincinnati, Ohio .. son of Marcus and Donna Martin ... has three siblings, Shannon (28), Jamela (23) and Kelli (19) ... his father played football at N.C. State ... uncle Walter Banks played basketball at Western Kentucky University and later in the ABA and NBA ... enjoys SCUBA diving.
'Hoos Find Winning Formula on RoadMen's Basketball1/14/17Led by senior London Perrantes and junior Marial Shayok, No. 19 Virginia defeated ACC rival Clemson 77-73 at Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday.Salt Carving Out Niche at UVAMen's Basketball1/13/17Jack Salt, a redshirt sophomore from New Zealand, starts at center for No. 19 Virginia, which plays Saturday at ACC rival Clemson.Fong Helping Lead Cavaliers' ResurgenceSwimming & Diving1/10/17The UVA men's swimming & diving team, which hosts Virginia Tech this weekend at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, is ranked No. 15 nationally.
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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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