AT PENN STATE: 2004--Missed the entire season due to an injury.
2003--Played in all 14 games ... second-team All-America ... second-team All-ECAC ... led the team and ECAC with 90 ground balls ... ranked fifth in the country in ground balls per game with a 6.92 average, second among LSM ... third on the team with eight assists ... won the Inside Lacrosse "Hoover Award" and Friends of Penn State Ground Ball Award for the second straight year ...grabbed 11 ground balls against UMBC and 10 vs. UVa ... notched two assists and nine ground balls in a 13-4 win over Ohio State to help clinch Penn State's first-ever NCAA tournament appearance.
2002--Scored two goals and had seven assists in 13 games ... honorable mention All-American ...second-team All-ECAC ... ECAC Defensive Player of the Week twice ... led the team and the ECAC with 94 ground balls ...fifth nationally in ground balls, second among LSMs ... won Inside Lacrosse "Hoover Award" and Friends of Penn State Ground Ball Award for the first time ... snagged a career-high 13 ground balls in an overtime win over Notre Dame ... scored two goals and added an assist in a win over UVa ... also scooped nine ground balls.
2001--Won the team's Ground Ball Award with 52 in 13 games ... ninth in the ECAC in ground balls ... had a great season, recording a two-point game against Georgetown with a goal and an assist ... scored a goal vs. Fairfield.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter in lacrosse ... earned All-American, all-state, all-metro, all-city and all-county honors in lacrosse ... lacrosse team captain as a senior ... led his team to a state championship, a county crown and two regional titles in his career ...participated in the National North-South game, Maryland East-West game and the Baltimore County All-Star game ... three-year starter at forward on the basketball team ...also a two-year starter on the football team.
PERSONAL: Son of Kathy and Jim Bateman ... born 4-25-82 in Baltimore, Md. ... is the middle of seven children ...two older brothers, Jamie and Josh, and an older sister, LeeAnne ... three younger sisters, Mary, Carrie and Elisa ... Jamie, played lacrosse at Gettysburg from 1996-99, while Mary is a junior midfielder at Salisbury, while Carrie is a freshman midfielder at Oregon.
BATEMAN STATISTICALLY (at Penn State)
'Hoos Head Into Finals on High NoteMen's Basketball12/7/16No. 14 Virginia, which defeated East Carolina on Tuesday night, doesn't play again until Dec. 17, when Robert Morris visits JPJ.'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.
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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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