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.
Revamped Cavaliers Ready for New SeasonMen's Soccer8/26/16Newcomers abound for the Virginia men's soccer team, which opens the season Friday night against Coastal Carolina at Klöckner Stadium.Stearns Making Mark on UniversityWomen's Soccer8/25/16A four-year starter for the Virginia women's soccer team, Morgan Stearns hold the program record for career victories by a goalkeeper.Spanish Journey Strengthens Cavaliers' BondMen's Basketball8/20/16The Virginia men's basketball team made strides on and off the court during its 10-day tour of Spain this month.
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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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