• Played in 18 matches, starting 16
• Saw most of his playing time at right back
PRIOR TO VIRGINIA
• Spent his first two seasons at Liberty before joining UVA in time for 2016 spring season
• Played in 31 matches at Liberty with 22 starts
• Scored two goals and collected seven assists; both goals came in freshman season
• Led Liberty with four assists in 2014
• Scored first collegiate goal in 2-2 draw at Marshall (9/9/14)
• Assisted on game-winning goal in overtime in 2-1 win over Robert Morris (9/12/14)
• Netted goal against No. 25 Davidson (9/19/14)
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll his freshman year
• 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCA) All-American
• Named First-Team All-State, Chicago Post-Tribune Player of the Year and The Times of Northwest Player of the Year in 2013
• Attended Crown Point High School and led team to 2A state championships in 2011 and 2013
• Recorded 52 points in 2013, scoring 19 goals and assisting on 14 others
• Named school's 2013-14 Male Athlete of the Year
• Named The Times of Northwest Player of the Year, all-state honorable mention and team's Most Valuable Attacker in 2011
• Member of Chicago Fire Academy U16 team in 2010-11 and U18 team in 2012-13
• Played with Real Salt Lake Academy in 2011-12
• Named to U15 National Team roster and selected for ODP Region II Interregional and International trips
• Graduated cum laude from Crown Point
• Parents are Dave and Shari Kurtz
• Father played college soccer at Lamar
• Oldest of six children; has three brothers, Brad, Brayden and Brody, and two sisters, Kammi and Georgia
Thompson Starts Laying GroundworkWomen's Basketball6/20/18Summer practice started Wednesday morning for the Virginia women's basketball team, which has a new head coach, Tina Thompson.Huff Looking to Make Up for Lost TimeMen's Basketball6/19/18A 7-1 forward from Durham, N.C., Jay Huff hopes to carve out a role in Virginia's frontcourt as a redshirt sophomore in 2018-19.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.
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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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