AT VIRGINIA: 2006-Appeared in every game but Florida State and Virginia Tech contests ... played on the line on the kick scoring unit ... saw action at left guard in the Duke and North Carolina contests ... lettered for the first time. 2005--Backup offensive lineman who played in the final six games ... saw most of his playing time on the kick scoring unit ...saw his only action from scrimmage at left guard in the Temple game. 2004--Played left guard against Akron in his only appearance of the season. 2003--One of seven true freshmen to play ... appeared in five games ... made his debut at tackle late in the Western Michigan game ...also played tackle against North Carolina and Troy ...was on the field goal block team the final three games--Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh.
HIGH SCHOOL: All-East region by PrepStar for head coach Pierce Frauenheim at Immaculata HS ... All-East region by Tom Lemming ... ranked the 36th-best guard in the country by Rivals100.com ... No. 74 offensive lineman nationally by Max Emfinger and TheInsiders.com ... No. 86 player in the Atlantic East region by Rivals.com ... 3-stars by Rivals.com ... ranked the 23rd-best player in New Jersey by SuperPrep ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... first-team all-area his senior season ... had 60 pancake blocks as a junior and was named Parochial all-state, all-county, all-area and all-conference ... chosen to participate in the New Jersey/New York Governors' Bowl game ... captained the squad as a senior ... named team MVP ... in four years, team never lost a regular-season game ... 2003 New Jersey North State power lifting super heavy weight champion in dead lift and bench.
PERSONAL: Gordon Ryan Sammis ... born 11-15-84 in New Brunswick, N.J. ... son of Maureen and Gordon Sammis ... government major.
'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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