HIGH SCHOOL: Spent a postgrad year at Hotchkiss where he started on the lacrosse and football teams ... first-team All Western New England midfielder ... All Founder's League Midfield Award ... all-league fullback ... received the George Goss Award which is presented to the student who has contributed the most to the Hotchkiss football team through his spirit, effort, and attitude ... three-sport letterman at Nashville's Montgomery Bell Academy ... started for four years in lacrosse where one of his coaches was former UVa defenseman John Harvey ... All-American as a junior ... two-time first-team all-state ... captain and offensive MVP as a senior ... starting running back for former NFL quarterback Jeff Rutledge on the football team that won two state championships ... was a sprinter on the track team as a senior when he joined the team after lacrosse season ... qualified for the state championships in the 100m and 200m ... recipient of the Frances E. Carter, Jr., Award for outstanding achievement in the face of adversity as a senior ... active in the Service Club, working with Special Olympics and volunteering in the community.
PERSONAL: Son of Barbara and Greg Burns ... born 6-18-86 in Nashville, Tenn. ... has a younger sister, Jillian ... enjoys hunting, fly fishing and snowboarding.
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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.
Cavaliers Place Three on the USILA All-America Team
M. Lacrosse | 5/24/2018
Virginia men's lacrosse players Dox Aitken, Scott Hooper and Michael Kraus were named to the 2018...
UVA Falls in the NCAA Tournament at No. 6 Seed Loyola
M. Lacrosse | 5/13/2018
The Virginia Cavaliers (12-6) fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night at...
Jeff White: Hooper Sets Bar High On and Off Field
M. Lacrosse | 5/11/2018
Defenseman Scott Hooper is a four-year starter for Virginia, which meets No. 6 seed Loyola in the...
UVA Opens NCAA Play at No. 6 Seed Loyola on Saturday Night
M. Lacrosse | 5/10/2018
UVA Draws Road Game at Loyola in First Round of NCAA...
M. Lacrosse | 5/6/2018
Virginia has received an at-large bid to the 2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship and will...
Matt Moore Named ACC Freshman of the Year
M. Lacrosse | 5/2/2018
Virginia men’s lacrosse midfielder Matt Moore has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference&...
No. 9 UVA Cruises Past In-State Foe VMI, 17-8
M. Lacrosse | 05/01/2018
The No. 9 Virginia Cavaliers (12-5) cruised past the VMI Keydets (2-11) on Tuesday night, 17-8, ...
Jeff White: Weekend Ends on Disappointing Note
M. Lacrosse | 04/29/2018
Virginia plays once more before the NCAA field is announced next Sunday night. UVA (11-5) hosts...
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