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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.
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2015 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games as the primary kickoff specialist ... booted 60 kicks for an average of 63.3 yards ... 30 of his kickoffs went for touchbacks ... named the special teams player of the week by the UVA coaches for the Notre Dame game. 2014 - Appeared in all 12 of UVA's games as the primary kickoff specialist ... booted 65 kicks for an average of 62.3 yards ... 29 of his kickoffs went for touchbacks. 2013 - Appeared in 10 of UVA's 12 games ... made collegiate debut against VMI ... became the fulltime kickoff specialist at Pitt after Ian Frye suffered an injury ... handled kickoff duties exclusively for UVA's final eight games ... booted 38 kicks for an average of 61.3 yards ... 14 of his kickoffs were touchbacks. 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 Jefferson Forest High School ... earned three letters as an all-state and all-region kicker and punter for head coach Don Rice ... as a senior was 50-of-50 on PATs and 6-of-9 on FGs ... nailed a career-long 49-yard field goal ... posted a 40.0 yards per punt average ... 45 of kickoffs went for touchbacks ... rated the top kicker in Virginia by Nike ... national finalist at the Nike Kicking Championships in Las Vegas ... member of the National Honor Society and held a 4.0 GPA ... son of Jeff and Cary Sims ... has three brothers ... has twin brother Jordan ... has older brother, Austin, and younger brother, Christian ... majoring in business/marketing.
Summer Buildup Begins in EarnestMen's Basketball6/28/16The Virginia men's basketball team, which will travel to Spain in August, held its first practice of the summer Tuesday at JPJ.O'Leary Takes Unusual Path to OlympicsWomen's Rowing6/27/16Meghan O'Leary, who played softball and volleyball at UVA, will represent the United States in rowing at the Olympics this summer.Tiffany Plans to Push Pace at UVAMen's Lacrosse6/21/16New men's lacrosse coach Lars Tiffany comes to Virginia from Brown, which went 16-3 and led the nation in scoring this season.
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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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