D’Amario, Hooper and Scales earn second career accolades
Junior tallied seven goals in UVA’s 18-14 win over Drexel
D’Amario, Hooper, Murphy and Scales all earn first career accolades
Cavaliers and Big Red are meeting for the eighth year in a row
TIFFANY ON D’AMARIO
“When we are knocked down, how do we respond? Our staff enjoyed witnessing Mike’s reaction after the initial depth chart was revealed this fall. The next opportunity to disprove the staff was one we will remember, as he proceeded to play inspired lacrosse and the only thing that stopped Mike from scoring goals was the final whistle. He is a creative player, with the confidence and powerful shot to be a significant offensive threat.”
• Appeared in all 15 of UVA's games with five starts at attack
• Second on the team with 32 goals
• Third on the team with 43 points
• Named ACC Offensive Player of the Week and EPOCH/US Lacrosse National Player of the Week for his seven goal performance against Drexel
• The seven goals against Drexel tie him with eight other Cavaliers for fourth-most in a game in program history
• Scored five goals and dished out three assists against Cornell in the Pacific Coast Shootout in Costa Mesa, Calif.
• Scored four goals against High Point and three against Cleveland State
• Appeared in all 15 of UVA's games with 14 starts
• Scored 16 goals and finished with 20 points
• Scored OT game-winning goal against No. 8 Johns Hopkins
• Has tallied two goals in a game five times (Drexel, High Point, Penn, Saint Jospeh’s, Johns Hopkins)
• Appeared in six of UVa's 15 games
• Made collegiate debut at No. 7 Loyola
• Also saw time against No. 9 Cornell, No. 4 Notre Dame, at No. 19 Johns Hopkins, at VMI and against Richmond
• Scored first collegiate goal at VMI and finished with three scores against the Keydets
• Saw most of his time on extra-man situations
• Listed as the No. 48 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 14 incoming attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Two-time US Lacrosse All-American (2013 and 2014)
• Tallied 82 goals and 38 assists as a senior in 2014
• 2014 Times Union Athlete of the Year
• 2014 Lacrosse Magazine North East Player of the Year
• Scored 72 goals and 44 assists as a junior in 2013
• 2013 Under Armour Underclassman All-American
• Helped Niskayuna to a NY state semifinalist finish in 2012, 2013 and 2014
• Helped Niskayuna to the NY section championship in 2012, 2013 and 2014
• Son of Michael and Valerie D'Amario
• Has three older brothers, Nick, Steve and Alex
• Brother Alex played on the Union College lacrosse team
• Brother Steve played lacrosse at UMass from 2009-12
• Enjoys playing video games and spending time with dog Ralph
Diakite's Impact Growing for CavaliersMen's Basketball12/15/17Redshirt sophomore Mamadi Diakite has been a positive presence around the basket for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts Davidson on Saturday afternoon at JPJ.Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.
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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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