AT VIRGINIA: 2006--Was hampered throughout the fall and early part of the spring with an injury that ultimately required surgery and caused him to miss most of the season ... played in the first three games on the third midfield unit before being sidelined ... scored the team's first goal of the season and added an assist vs. Drexel in the opener.
HIGH SCHOOL: Athletic two-sport star ... four-year starter in lacrosse ... his team won league championships during his sophomore and junior seasons ... captain and team MVP as a senior when he scored 44 goals and added 22 assists ... earned all-league honors for the second year in a row ... Newsday All-Long Island ... CHSAA Midfielder of the Year ... MVP of the East team in the US Lacrosse High School Senior Showcase ... scored 51 points (22g, 29a) as a junior ... played in the Empire State games following his junior year ... had 15 goals and 19 assists as a sophomore ... Top 205 All-Star ... played as a freshman at Huntington HS and finished with eight goals and 10 assists ... two-year starter at safety on the football team that won the league championship both years ... team MVP and captain as a senior ... all-league and Newsday All-Long Island ... finished with 95 tackles and seven interceptions ... had two interceptions in the league title game, including one in overtime that set up the winning field goal ... all-league as a junior when he had 60 tackles and three interceptions ... received the Tenner Award as the athlete who shows leadership on the field.
PERSONAL: Son of Kay and Bruce Pomper ... born 7-4-87 in Chatham, N.J. ... has two younger brothers, Brian and Adam ... his father played on Roanoke College's Division II national championship lacrosse team in 1978 and was a third-team All-American attackman in 1981.
POMPER'S CAREER STATISTICS
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.Mueller Sets Sights on World TitleWrestling6/11/18Early this month, Jack Mueller, a rising junior at UVA, clinched a spot on the U.S. team that will compete at the U23 freestyle world championships in Romania.
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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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