He has played with the Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse the last three seasons. Last year he was named the league's Most Valuable Player after leading the league in points (67) and assists (league record-tying 40). The second player picked in the 2002 draft, he was named the league's Rookie of the Year that season.
He received his bachelor's degree in sociology in 2002, completing his career as one of the most decorated players in school history.< p> Gill became the first freshman named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Championships in 1999 after leading UVa to the national title as a starting attackman. He scored a career-high five goals--all in a span of 3:08 in the first quarter--to lead UVa to 16-11 win over Johns Hopkins in the NCAA semifinals. In the finals against Syracuse, he tallied two goals and assisted on UVa's final score as the Cavaliers claimed a 12-10 victory.
In 2000, he was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team for the second consecutive year as UVa advanced to the national semifinals.
He earned first-team All-America honors as a sophomore and junior and second-team recognition as a senior. He finished tied for second in assists (146) and seventh in points (223) in ACC history.
Gill was a three-time All-ACC selection and a two-time All-ACC Tournament selection. He was named ACC Rookie of the Year in 1999 and Most Valuable Player of the 2000 ACC Tournament.
A native of Lutherville, Md., Gill was a prep lacrosse standout at St. Paul's School, where he set school records for points in a season and a career.
Butts' Bond With Benkert GrowingFootball10/18/17A redshirt junior from the Philadelphia area, UVA tight end Evan Butts has become one of quarterback Kurt Benkert's most reliable targets.Salt Evolving Into Pivotal PresenceMen's Basketball10/17/17A redshirt junior from New Zealand, 6-11 center Jack Salt has grown into a team leader for UVA, which has made four straight NCAA tournament appearances.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball10/16/17The season starts Nov. 10 for the Cavaliers, whose third annual Pepsi Blue-White scrimmage is Sunday afternoon at JPJ.
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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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