Virginia matches UNC, Wake for most honorees
Cavaliers score four times in first half; Head to Louisville on Sunday
Cavaliers erase two deficits, improve to 7-0 in non-ACC contests
Cavaliers tally third overtime win of 2017
Cavalier forward earns the second weekly honor of his career
Men's Soccer vs. Tulsa (by Kelsey Grant)
• Named Second-Team All-American and First-Team All-Region by NSCAA
• Second-Team All-ACC honoree for second straight season
• Played and started in 18 matches at forward
• Missed two matches in September with ankle injury, including Louisville match
• Second on team and 14th in ACC with six goals, including five game-winning goals (second in the ACC)
• Ranked 13th nationally in game-winning goals
• Earned career-high three points against James Madison (10/28)
• Scored game-winning goals against Coastal Carolina, VCU, Hofstra, Notre Dame and William & Mary
• Named Third-Team All-ACC and to ACC All-Freshman Team
• Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Played in all 18 matches, starting 15 at forward (with most coming atop UVA's 4-2-3-1 formation)
• Scored UVA's first goal and assisted on Wesley Wade's game winner against Pitt (10/16)
• Scored his first college goal in win over Portland (10/5)
• Set Millbrook School records with 85 goals and 115 points
• Rated No. 34 prospect in 2015 class by College Soccer News and No. 147 by Top Drawer Soccer
• Named Co-MVP at 2014 High School All-America Soccer Game after scoring game-winning goal
• Was Western New England Prep School All-Select honoree each of his four years
• Came to United States from Ghana at age 15 through Right to Dream program
• Full name is Edward Opoku Yeboah Alexander
• Born in Ghana
• Parents are Regina Nkansah and Christina Lang; guardian is John Powers
• Has two siblings, sister Sophia Lang and brother Robert Lang
Blount Eager to Assume Larger RoleFootball3/21/18The job will not be handed to rising sophomore Joey Blount. He'll have to earn it. This is head coach Bronco Mendenhall's program, after all. But after spending the 2017 season as free safety Quin Blanding's understudy, Blount is the leading candidate to take over in the secondary for the University of Virginia's all-time leading tackler.'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.
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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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