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Matt  White

Ridgefield, Conn.

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6-1 / 195



Three Former Cavaliers Capture 2013 MLL Crown

Kyle Dixon, Ben Rubeor and Kip Turner help Chesapeake to back-to-back titles


McWilliams and White Headline UVa's Five USILA All-American Selections

Cockerton, Emery and O'Reilly also honored


No. 1 North Carolina Drops Virginia in Shootout for ACC Title, 16-13

UVa concludes 2013 season with a 7-8 record and misses NCAAs for first time since 2004


Virginia and No. 1 North Carolina Clash Sunday For ACC Title

UVa aims for seventh ACC Tournament championship


Virginia Advances to ACC Final With 13-6 Win Over No. 2 Maryland

Cockerton and White pace UVa's win over the tournament's top-seeded Terrapins


Men's Lacrosse vs. Bellarmine (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Bellarmine (by Matt Riley)


Men's Lacrosse vs. Drexel (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Drexel (by Matt Riley)

• USILA second-team All-American
• ACC All-Tournament honoree
• Started all 15 of UVa's games
• Started final 33 games in a row of his career at the midfield position
• Scored a career-best 29 goals and dished out 14 assist for a career-best 43 points
• Set an ACC Tournament record with 13 points for the event
• Set an ACC Tournament record with 10 goals scored for the event
• Tied an ACC Tournament record with his career-high seven goals against UNC (April 28)
• The seven goals also ranks as the third-most by a Cavalier in a game in program history, tying him with seven others
• Recorded seven multi-goal games, including five hat tricks
• Scored the game-winning goal 11 seconds into the overtime period against Drexel (Feb. 16)
• Scored four goals in the season-opening win against the Dragons
• Also scored four goals at No. 7 Duke (April 12)
• Tallied three goals at Stony Brook (Feb. 23) and vs. No. 2 Maryland (April 26)
• Recorded season highs in assists with three at Stony Brook (Feb. 23) and vs. No. 2 Maryland (April. 26)


• Started all 16 games
• Started all 14 regular season games at midfield and started two games in NCAA Tournament at attack
• Finished season with goals in 18 of his last 23 games
• Tallied two assists at Mount St. Mary's
• His goal against No. 2 Johns Hopkins was named the No. 4 play on ESPN's SportsCenter on March 24
• Had two scores at No. 9 Maryland
• One goal and two assists at No. 9 UNC
• Scored once and posted two assists vs. Notre Dame in the NCAA Quarterfinal


• All-NCAA Tournament
• Tallied eight goals and three assists in the 2011 NCAA Tournament
• Scored two goals, including one in overtime, to help top Bucknell in the NCAA First Round
• Had four goals and two assists during Championshipe Weekend in Baltimore
• Scored three goals in the NCAA title game, including two in a row to break a 6-6 tie in the fourth quarter
• Played in all 18 games, starting seven of them
• Scored 20 goals on only 33 shots for a whopping 60.6 success rate
• His 81.8 percent shot-on-goal percentage was tops on the team
• Tallied three goals in three different games (Mount St. Mary's, at Duke, Maryland)
• Scored 12 of his 20 goals in the season's last six games, five of which were UVa wins

• All-ACC Tournament
• Has scored at least one point in every game he has played in entering the NCAA Tournament
• Tallied one point in 16-of-18 games in 2010
• Sixth on the team with 19 goals
• Tied for third on the team with 14 assists
• Made first collegiate start against VMI
• Set a career highs with four goals and three assists against VMI
• Seven points against VMI is a team high for a game this season
• Scored his second hat-trick of the season with three goals on three shots against No. 12 Johns Hopkins
• Dished out three assists at No. 4 Maryland
• Scored once against No. 2 UNC in Big City Classic
• Scored three more times against Robert Morris (5/1)

• Listed as the No. 4 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Rated the No. 1 incoming attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Lettered in lacrosse, football and basketball
• Two-time All-American
• Played in the Under Armour All-American game
• Earned all-league honors four times and all-state accolades three times
• MSG Lax Report 2009 Tri-State Player of the Year
• FCIAC Tournament MVP
• Tallied 45 goals and 57 assists as a senior
• Owns the all-time school record for points
• Three-time all-league honoree in football
• Owns the school's all-time record in passing yards
• Holds the Ridgefield Basketball Association all-time leading scoring record
• Honor roll all four years
• Member of the National Honor Society

• Son of Tracey and Marc White
• Two older brothers, Jack and Alex
• Enjoys snowboarding

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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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