Kiser named defensive player of the year, Hall named defensive rookie of the year
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UVA senior in running for nation’s top honor for centers
Blanding, Conte, Kiser and Moore earn first-team honors
Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized
Football vs. Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)
Cavaliers Open ACC Play on the Road
Cavaliers upset bid falls short to No. 9 Fighting Irish after Notre Dame takes the lead in closing seconds.
Hoos fall to the Bruins in the Rose Bowl to open 2015 season.
Football vs. Ball State (by Matt Riley)
2016 - Rimington Trophy Watch List ... VaSID all-state second-team ... one of UVA's three captains.
2016 - Started all 12 of UVA's games at center ...led UVA with 66 knockdown blocks (separate from cut blocks) ... led UVA with 36 cut blocks (separate from knockdown blocks) ... helped block for Taquan Mizzell, the first player in ACC history with 1,500 career rushing and 1,500 career receiving yards ... helped block for an offense that saw Kurt Benkert break UVA’s passing record for a game and become the quickest UVA QB to throw for 2,000 yards in a season. 2015 - Started all 12 of UVA's games at center ... registered 836 offensive plays and snapped the ball on every UVA offensive play of the season but one at North Carolina ... did not allow a sack on 413 passing opportunities ... named the offensive player of the week by the UVA coaches for the Syracuse game ... helped block for one of the ACC's most dynamic players, Taquan Mizzell, who broke the ACC record for receiving yards by a running back with 721 ... nearly helped Mizzell became the first FBS player since 2006 rush for 700 yards (29 yards shy) and receive 700 yards in the same season ... part of an offensive line that saw the UVA rushing game break the 200-yard plateau three times (UNC, GT, VT). 2014 - Appeared in five of UVA's 12 games ... missed the final seven games with a broken foot sustained in the Kent State game ... started two games ... started the Richmond game at left tackle ... started the Louisville game at center ... took part in 164 offensive plays through the first five games ... saw time in a total of 187 plays, including 23 on special teams ... helped UVA accumulate 500 yards of total offense in back-to-back games (BYU and Kent State) for the first time since 2004. 2013 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games ... made collegiate debut against BYU ... made first career start against Ball State ... part of an offensive line that helped block for Kevin Parks, who became UVA's first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004 ... took part in 238 offensive plays ... also appeared in 77 special teams plays. 2012 - Redshirted season ... dressed for the Richmond, Penn State, Louisiana Tech, Maryland, Wake Forest, Miami and North Carolina games.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
A 2012 graduate of Broad Run High School where he played offensive and defensive line for head coach Matt Griffis ... member of state championship squads in 2008 and 2009 ... all-district, all-region and all-state honoree ... named first team All-Met offense as a senior ... also played basketball as a senior ... son of Stacey Moren and Jason Matteo ... has an older brother, Drew ... member of Future Business Leaders of America.
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