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Michael  Howard


Richmond, Va.

High School:
Collegiate School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220



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• Appeared in all 15 of UVa's games with three starts
• Spent most of his time at LSM with his three starts coming at close defense
• Made his first career start against Georgetown (April 18)
• Also made starts against Penn and Johns Hopkins in the NCAA Tournament
• Caused three turnovers and picked up three ground balls against No. 16 Drexel (Feb. 14)
• Had four ground balls and caused two turnovers at Rutgers (Feb. 21)
• Dished first career assist at No. 2 Syracuse (March 1)
• Picked up for ground balls against No. 4 Notre Dame (March 14)
• Grabbed a career-high seven ground balls against Penn (April 25)
• Caused three turnovers against the Quakers

• Appeared in three of UVa's 16 games
• Made collegiate debut at Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 25)
• Also saw time vs. VMI (March 24) and Johns Hopkins (May 11)
• Picked up a ground ball and caused two turnovers against VMI (March 24)

• Redshirted season


• Listed as the No. 86 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 25 incoming defensemen in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• All-American, all-state and all-prep honoree at Richmond's Collegiate School
• Was and Under Armour Underclass All-American in Washington D.C.
• Named the Most Outstanding Male Athlete at Collegiate School in 2012
• Also played basketball and soccer at Collegiate
• Attended same school of recent UVa alum and captain (2010) Mikey Thompson
• Same high school as current Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and former UVA TE Jake McGee
• Prep League Player of the Year in soccer in 2012
• Team MVP in basketball in 2012

• Son of Christy Moran
• Has an older brother, Peter, and two older sisters, Anna and Beth



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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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