"Faceoff specialists are the crash-test dummies of our sport, beaten and bloodied while never asking for sympathy. Befitting this description, Luke loves the competition at the faceoff X. But even more valuable is his shrewdness in dissecting the opposition’s tactics and making the necessary adjustments. In addition, there is a formidable growth mindset inside Luke - he is eager to shed the FOGO (face-off, get off) title as he grows more aware of our team’s schemes."
• Appeared in 16 of UVA's 18 games
• Went 39-of-82 (.476) from the faceoff X
• Picked up 13 ground balls
• Scored one goal against VMI
• Won 16-of-27 (.593) faceoffs against VMI
• Appeared in 14 of UVA's 15 games
• Went 89-of-169 (.527) from the faceoff X
• Scored one goal and dished out five assists
• Made collegiate debut against Drexel and won 12-of-15 faceoffs
• Scored one goal and dished out one assist in his collegiate debut against Drexel
• Picked up eight ground balls against Duke
• Did a post graduate year at Deerfield Academy
• A 2015 graduate of Paul VI High School
• Two-time first-team VISAA all-state
• Two-time second- team WCAC
• Under Armour Underclass All-American in 2014
• Named All-New England Western Division in 2016 at Deerfield
• Also participated in wrestling at Paul VI and Deerfield
• Undefeated in wrestling at Deerfield during 2016 regular season
• Placed fourth in the New England wrestling championships at 182 pounds at Deerfield
• Fifth in VISAA state championship at 170 pounds in 2014
• On the Principal's Honor Roll at Paul VI
• Son of Eric and Nina Brugel
• Has two older sisters, Nicole and Cara
• Dad, Eric, was an All-American wrestler at Penn State
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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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