November 28, 2013
Cavaliers look to bounce back against ACC foe Georgia Tech next week.
Matt Johns was 22 of 45 for a career-high 325 yards with a 5-yard touchdown pass to Khalek Shepherd.
Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized
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Football vs. UCLA (by Matt Riley)
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Football vs BYU (By Dillon Harding)
2014 - Started UVa's first eight games before going down in the North Carolina game with a season-ending knee injury ... finished the season with 24 catches for 371 yards and one touchdown ... 19 of his 24 receptions resulted in a first down ... made second career start against No. 7 UCLA ... caught three balls for 20 yards against the Bruins ... had a stellar day against No. 21 Louisville with four catches for 78 yards and his second career touchdown ... caught six balls for 65 yards at No. 21 BYU ... led team in receptions against Pitt with three catches for 42 yards ... threw one pass, a 28-yard completion to Zachary Swanson ... recorded a career high at Duke with 129 receiving yards ... threw a 23 yard completion to QB Greyson Lambert against North Carolina ... named the team's offensive player of the week by the coaches for the Louisville and Duke games. 2013 - Appeared in all 12 of UVa's games ... made first collegiate start at North Carolina ... caught two passes for 25 yards ... made one catch for eigth yards against then-No. 2 Oregon ... made another catch for 17 yards at North Carolina ...was a key blocker in the run game from the wide receiver position, helping Kevin Parks become UVa's first 1,000-yard rusher since 2004 ... also ran on special teams. 2012 - Appeared in all 12 of UVa's games ... saw most of his time on special teams ... scored his first collegiate TD on his first collegiate reception against Miami ... was UVa's special teams player of the week for the Duke game. 2011 - Appeared in 12 of Virginia's 13 games ... did not play against Duke ... made collegiate debut against William & Mary ... has seen most of his time on special teams. 2010 - Redshirted ... selected by the UVa coaches as the scout player of the week versus VMI, Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech ... dressed for the Richmond, VMI, Floridia State, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Eastern Michigan, Miami and Maryland games ... moved from QB to WR in the spring
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Honorable mention AAA all-state pick by Georgia Sports Writers Association ... threw for 2,204 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2009 ... Rushed for 500 yards and 12 scores as a senior ... helped West team to win in the inaugural DeKalb All-Star Bowl ... received a grade of 79 by ESPN.com ... ranked No. 36 at the athlete position by ESPN.com ... Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN.com/Scout.com ... led Titans to first round of state playoffs and 7-4 record as a senior ... played for head coach Jonathan Sanks at Towers ... son of Rita and Milford Gooch ... earned his degree in anthropology ... currently studying in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies .
Cavalier Football Notebook -- Virginia Tech WeekFootball11/24/15At noon Saturday, Virginia (4-7, 3-4) closes the season against Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4) at Scott Stadium.'Hoos Hit Their Stride In CharlestonMen's Basketball11/23/15In winning the Charleston (S.C.) Classic, the Virginia men's basketball team posted an average margin of victory of 25.7 points.Johns Continues Late-Season SurgeFootball11/21/15A career day from quarterback Matt Johns helped Virginia defeated ACC rival Duke 42-34 in a Coastal Division game Saturday at Scott Stadium.
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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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