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40 Thompson Brown
Thompson  Brown


Richmond, Va.

High School:
St. Christopher's School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210



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• Appeared in four of UVa's 15 games
• Saw time at Rutgers, at VMI, against Richmond and versus Johns Hopkins in the NCAA Tournament
• Picked up one ground ball at VMI
• Caused one turnover against Johns Hopkins in the NCAA Tournament
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll


• Missed entire season with injury


• Became only the fourth lacrosse player under Dom Starsia that gained at least one letter playing football and one playing men's lacrosse at UVa
• Joins the list of Andrew Dausch, Pat Kerney and Brian Pomper
• Made collegiate lacrosse debut against VMI (Feb. 18)
• Appeared in two games for the Cavaliers
• Also appeared against Bellarmine at the faceoff X position
• Nearly won his first career faceoff, but UVa didn't pick up the ground ball cleanly

• Joined the men's lacrosse program after being a one-year letterwinner on the UVa football team in 2011
• Appeared in 11 of UVa's 13 games in 2011, including versus Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Bowl
• Made four tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss
• His QB pressure pushed Miami's Stephen Morris out of the pocket on the game's final play
• The pressure forced Morris to settle short and UVa recorded the tackle at the 10-yard line as time expired to secure the victory
• The win allowed UVa to become the first program in college football history to record road victories at Miami (Fla.) and Florida State in the same season

• Was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse
• All-Prep League and captain in lacrosse
• Scored three goals as a defenseman senior year
• Rated the No. 66 defensive end in nation by
• Rated a three-star prospect by, and
• All-state and All-Prep League in football
• Ranked the No. 20 football recruit in the state by
• Helped St. Christopher's to the 2010 VPL championship game

• Son of Trigg and Carrington Brown
• Has four brothers, Trigg Brown, Rob Cann, Merrill Cann and Lawrence Cann
• Brother Rob Cann played soccer at East Carolina
• Brother Lawrence Cann played soccer at Davidson
• Enjoys fishing and riding horses

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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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