AT VIRGINIA: 2002?Had a tremendous season running on the first midfield ??did not have to carry the offensive load, which enabled him to expand his game ? first-team All-American ??All-ACC ? scored 24 goals, while adding a career-high 10 assists and was named the team?s offensive MVP ? 34 points were one off his career high ? eighth in the ACC in goals (1.60/g) and 12th in scoring (2.27/g) ??had a goal or assist in every game but one (Butler) ? led the team in scoring three times and had eight multi-goal games ? snagged 35 ground balls ? tallied a season-high three goals in the opener vs. Drexel ? had a goal and an assist against Syracuse ? two goals in a 13-11 win over Princeton ? didn?t score in the 7-5 win over Notre Dame, but had two assists ? made a pass out of a double team that found Billy Glading free for an open shot that proved to be the game-winner ? scored twice and had five ground balls in an important win over Towson ??two assists and a goal as UVa handed top-ranked Johns Hopkins its first loss of the season ? named ACC Player of the Week following his 2-goal, 2-assist performance in leading UVa to an 11-10 win at Maryland ? played a role in four of UVa?s last six goals, including the last three ? scored both of UVa?s fourth quarter goals on very tough shots ??his second goal of the day at the 8:05 mark proved to be the difference in the game ? two goals and an assist in another road win over North Carolina ??scored twice in the ACC Tournament semifinals against North Carolina ? led the team with a season-high three goals against Penn State ? tied his season high with three goals in the 11-10 win over Cornell in the NCAA quarterfinals ? scored three of UVa?s five second half goals, including a blistering shot with 6:37 left that put UVa ahead 10-9 ? scored once and had a season-high six ground balls against Syracuse in the national semifinals. 2001?Split time between attack and first midfield and had a big year ... honorable mention All-American ... shared the team?s offensive MVP award with Conor Gill ... was team?s most consistent scorer ... scored at least one goal in every game but one ... played in all 14 games, starting nine ... team leader with 28 goals ... third in the ACC in goals (2.00/g) ... added seven assists to finish second on the team with 35 points ... tied for eighth in the ACC in scoring (2.50/g) ... opened the season with a goal and two assists vs. Towson ... three goals vs. both Syracuse and Notre Dame ... career-high three assists and one goal vs. Denver ... two goals in dramatic quadruple overtime win at Johns Hopkins ... career-high four goals against Duke ... blanked by Maryland in the ACC Tournament but finished the season with multi-goal performances against Ohio State (2g), Butler (2g) and Hofstra (3g, 1a). 2000?Along with A.J. Shannon, he saw the most action among team?s rookies ... played in every game ... ran on the second midfield unit with David Bruce and Hanley Holcomb ... scored seven goals ... scored against Syracuse in his first collegiate game ... notched two scores vs. Radford ... also added goals against North Carolina, Ohio State and Butler ... scored an important goal vs. Duke in the NCAA Tournament as the Cavaliers pulled out a 10-9 win ... had his only assist against Princeton in the national semifinals ... lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times in lacrosse ... three-time All-American and four-time All-State selection ... three-time team MVP ... played in North-South game ... lettered in soccer three times ... team MVP ... lettered in squash four times ... team MVP ... received team?s most improved award.
PERSONAL: Son of Rosemary and Pete Rotelli ... born 12-18-80 in Providence, R.I. ... has two sisters, Veronica (22) and Becca (18), and twin brothers, Kyle and Richard (15) ... father played ice hockey at Brown ... member of National Honor Society in high school ... history major.
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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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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