AT VIRGINIA: 2002? Put together a very solid season on close defense and earned the team?s Most Improved Player award ? became more of a leader in the NCAA Tournament following the loss of Mark Koontz ? missed fall ball while playing football and took a little time to get back into lacrosse mode ? played in every game with 10 starts ? started in the season opener vs. Drexel, but played in a reserve role the next five games ? held Towson?s explosive attackman Kyle Campbell to just one goal in an outstanding effort ??returned to the starting lineup for the Maryland game and remained there ? had at least two ground balls on nine occasions ? 30 ground balls ranked sixth among the team?s long sticks ? career-high five ground balls in regular season win over Duke that clinched ACC regular season title ? equalled that performance with five ground balls against North Carolina in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament. 2001?Began the year in a long stick middie role, but moved to close defense for the Maryland game ... missed the opener vs. Towson and worked his way into the starting lineup against Princeton ... started 12 of the 13 games he played ... held Maryland?s Buggs Combs to a season-low one goal on six shots in his first start ... scored his only goal in win over Butler. 2000?Played in five games as a reserve ... saw his first action in a road win over Rutgers ... also played against Stony Brook, Radford, North Carolina and Butler.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three times in lacrosse ... third-team All-State ... twice named All-Section ... played in Empire State game ... also earned three letters in football ... played quarterback, safety, punter, punt returner and place-kicker ... named third-team All-State as senior ... three times All-League ... named Most Valuable Back in 1998 ... lettered three times in basketball ... All-League as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Cornelia and Robert Bowen ... born 3-5-81 in Chappaqua, N.Y. ... has a younger brother, Mac (18) ... anthropology major.
Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.Home-Court Advantage Proves Pivotal AgainMen's Basketball12/1/16No. 6 Virginia, which hosts No. 25 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, has won 24 straight games at John Paul Jones Arena.Diakite Growing Into Larger RoleMen's Basketball11/29/16Redshirt freshman Mamadi Diakite is averaging 7.2 points and a team-high 2.6 blocks for No. 6 Virginia, which hosts Ohio State at JPJ on Wednesday night.
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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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