Played in 18 of UVa's games
Saw time at LSM
Had a career-high three ground balls against Bucknell in the NCAA Tournament
Caused a career-high two turnovers against Penn
Picked up two ground balls against Denver and two more against Maryland during Championship Weekend
Played in 17 of UVa's 18 games
Did not play in NCAA semifinal against Duke
Picked up eight ground balls and caused two turnovers on season
Made five appearances as a reserve defenseman
Listed as the No. 45 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
Rated the No. 11 incoming defenseman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
The first player from Florida recruited to play at Virginia
Only the second player from Florida to play in the Under Armour All-American game
Team won state championship his junior and senior years
Game MVP as a senior
Earned all-state, all-county and all-district honors his last two seasons
Holds school record for ground balls (540)
Scored 30 goals and 25 assists in his career, including 12-and-6 as a senior
Two-year starter at defensive back and wide receiver in football and led the team in interceptions
Son of Deborah and Jim Melzer
Has an older brother, Tyler, and a younger brother, Griffin
Enjoys deep sea fishing and rock climbing
Very active in the community, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and United Way among others
'Hoos Have Plenty in Reserve at JPJMen's Basketball11/26/15No. 12 Virginia received 30 points from its reserves in an 80-54 win over Lehigh on Wednesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.Cavalier Football Notebook -- Virginia Tech WeekFootball11/24/15At noon Saturday, Virginia (4-7, 3-4) closes the season against Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4) at Scott Stadium.'Hoos Hit Their Stride In CharlestonMen's Basketball11/23/15In winning the Charleston (S.C.) Classic, the Virginia men's basketball team posted an average margin of victory of 25.7 points.
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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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