Cockerton, Emery, LaPierre, Pannell, Scales also honored
UVa has had at least one first round selection in each of the past six drafts
Cockerton, Emery and Scales lead the Cavalier honorees with second team nods
Cockerton, Emery and O'Reilly also honored
UVa aims for seventh ACC Tournament championship
USILA second-team All-American
Started all 16 of UVa's games
One of UVa's three captains
Led UVa with 24 caused turnovers
Picked up two ground balls against No. 12 Loyola (Feb. 6)
Picked up two ground balls and caused four turnovers at Richmond (Feb. 8)
Scored first goal of the season against Syracuse (March 1)
Also scored goals vs. Johns Hopkins (March 22) and vs. Duke (April 11)
Notched an assist vs. Johns Hopkins (March 22)
Picked up a season-high five ground balls vs. Johns Hopkins (March 22)
Caused four turnovers against the Blue Jays
USILA second-team All-American
Appeared in all 15 of UVa's games with 11 starts on defense
Started the final three games of the season as UVa's first LSM
Missed start against Johns Hopkins, the first missed start of his career
Finished the season No. 2 in the nation with 36 caused turnovers
Caused at least one turnover in all 15 games except for the season finale against North Carolina (April 28)
Scored one goal and four assists for five points
Scored his lone goal at Stony Brook (Feb. 23)
Dished out assists against VMI (Feb. 19), Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 26), Cornell (March 9) and Maryland (March 30)
Picked up 48 ground balls, including seven against VMI (Feb. 19) and six against Maryland (March 30)
USILA All-American honorable mention
Started 15 games on defense
With injury to Chris LaPierre, started at LSM vs Penn in Denver
Appeared in all 16 games
Had 29 ground balls
Dished an assist at No. 20 Drexel
Held Stony Brook's Jeff Tundo, a Ohio State transfer, to one assist
Scored his first career goal against No. 3 Cornell
Tallied three caused turnovers and picked up six ground balls at No. 9 UNC
Appeared in all 18 games, starting every single contest as a true freshman
Tied for No. 2 on the squad with 16 caused turnovers
Picked up three ground balls against Cornell in the NCAA Quarterfinal
Also caused one turnover against the Big Red in the NCAA Tournament
Set a career mark with three caused turnovers against Mount St. Mary's
Also had three ground balls against The Mount
Listed as the No. 6 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
Rated the No. 3 incoming defenseman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
2010 Under Armour All-American and U.S. Lacrosse All-American
First-team all-state, All-Gibbs Division and all-area in 2010
Registered 42 Ground Balls, eight goals and five assists as a senior
Hugh Chambers Award Recipient
Ranked the No. 6 rising senior by Inside Lacrosse
Played quarterback and safety for the Mountain Lakes football team that was the undefeated New Jersey North 1, Group 1 State Champions in both 2008 and 2009
Tom Muir Award Recipient.
Son of Nancy and Scott McWilliams
Has two older sisters, Kristen, and Kate
Involved in UVa's Athletes Committed to Education (ACE) program
Volunteer activities included being a member of the Team Haiti Project, and volunteering for the town recreation and lacrosse programs
McWilliams' Career Statistics
Huff Looking to Make Up for Lost TimeMen's Basketball6/19/18A 7-1 forward from Durham, N.C., Jay Huff hopes to carve out a role in Virginia's frontcourt as a redshirt sophomore in 2018-19.Nus Traveling Road to RecoveryMen's Soccer6/18/18Rising senior Sergi Nus, an All-ACC defender who's recovering from a torn ACL, expects to be ready for Virginia's opener in August.Hall Working to Raise NBA StockMen's Basketball6/12/18By the time the NBA draft arrives on June 21, former UVA guard Devon Hall will have worked out for nearly two-thirds of the league's 30 teams.
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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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