Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized
Cavaliers will make 11th College Cup appearance, first since 2009
Game time is 7 p.m. in Winston-Salem
Virginia and Louisville meet for first time in men's soccer
By Jeff White (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Played in eight matches at center back with six starts
Started first four games before missing eight games with hamstring injury suffered in Wake Forest match; returned against Virginia Tech
Returned to starting lineup and played full 90 minutes in NCAA quarterfinals vs. UConn (12/6) and NCAA College Cup vs. Maryland (12/13)
Played 83 minutes in Marquette match after Matt Brown's red card (12/1)
Recorded assist on Jordan Allen's go-ahead goal in NCAA quarters against UConn
Started 16 games at center back
Ranked second on team with four goals, 10 points
Missed five games with ankle injury (returned vs. Clemson)
Named to ACC All-Tournament Team
Scored UVa's first goal and Cavaliers' fourth score in shootout in ACC quarterfinals at Wake Forest (11/6)
Also scored in shootout vs. North Carolina (11/9)
Assisted on game-winning goal in 2OT victory over NC State (11/1)
Scored game-winning goal in OT win over Virginia Tech (10/19)
Recorded assist vs. Wright State (10/16)
Scored game-winning goal vs. California (8/31)
Scored first goal in first career game vs. Georgetown (8/24)
Named 2011 NSCAA National Boys High School Player of the Year
Also named 2011 NSCAA Boys Youth All-American
Earned Gatorade Fall Boys Soccer State Player of the Year Award in 2011
Competed with 2011 U.S. U-17 Men's National Team
Was starting centerback for U-17 Team at 2011 U-17 World Cup in Mexico and on squad that won 2011 U-17 CONCACAF Tournament in Jamaica
Named Michigan's Mr. Soccer following senior year in 2011
No. 7-ranked recruit by ESPN Rise on ESPNHS 150
Ranked No. 2 regionally and No. 17 nationally in 2012 class by Top Drawer Soccer
Named to Michigan's Dream Team in 2010 and 2011
Tabbed Flint Journal's Athlete of the Year for boys soccer in 2010 and 2011
Named Grand Blanc's 2011 Most Valuable Player
Three-year team captain
Two-time All-Regional Team selection
Led team to pair of state semifinal appearances as well as three district championships in Division I
Four-time All-League and All-District selection
Named Detroit Athletic Club Male Athlete of the Year finalist in 2012
Named Genesee County Kiwanis Club Male Student Athlete of the Year in 2012
Coached by Greg Kehler at Grand Blanc High School
Member of U.S. U-17 MNT Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., in 2010 and 2011
Also competed on Vardar SC Freiberg U.S. Soccer Developmental Academy Team from 2009-12
Won championship at 2011 U-19 Hausey International Tournament in Germany
Also was placekicker on football team his junior and senior years
Was member of high school's National Honor Society
Parents are Mark and Jodi Carroll
Has one brother, Jacob, and one sister, Allison
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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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