IN 2003: Started seven of the 23 games he appeared in ... scored five points resulting from two goals and one assist ... took 25 shots for the season ... made his first appearance in a UVa uniform against Seton Hall (8/29) in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... started and scored his first collegiate goal in UVa's 2-1 victory over Liberty (10/24) ... recorded his first collegiate assist and point in just his second college match after assisting on Matt Oliver's goal against #13 Saint Louis (8/31) in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... scored the game-winning goal in UVa's 2-0 win over Seton Hall in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament (11/21) ... converted a penalty kick in the pk shoot-out to help Virginia advance past Clemson following a 0-0 tie in the ACC Quarterfinals in Cary, N.C. (11/12) ... appeared in Virginia's 2-1 victory over #3 Wake Forest (9/13) and in UVa's 1-0 win over #4 North Carolina (9/21) ... started for Virginia against #3 Maryland (10/31) ... started all three games for UVa in the ACC Tournament and the NCAA Tournament ... took a season-high six shots in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Liberty (10/24) ... lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times at Norfolk Academy in soccer ... a four-time All-State and All-Prep selection ... selected as a 2003 All-American choice and was tabbed an All-South player ... three-time team MVP in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... named to the 2002 All-Tidewater First Team and to the 2001 All-Tidewater Second Team ... leading point scorer in school-history at Norfolk Academy with 103 goals and 63 assists ... earned the Norfolk Sports Club 2003 Outstanding Metropolitan Scholastic Men's Soccer Player Award ... named the 2003 Virginia Pilot Soccer Player of the Year and was the 2003 Virginia Pilot Athlete of the Year runner-up ... also played basketball and lacrosse where he was an All-State and All-Prep selection ... recipient of the 2002 VMI Leadership Award and the 2003 Royce E. Jones Award ... volunteered at the Paul Webb basketball camp, at the Lafayette Nursing Home and Operation Smile.
PERSONAL: Born on April 10, 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio ... son of Patricia Holder ... chose Virginia for its combination of academics and athletics ... also recruited by Brown, James Madison and Davidson ... has two brothers, Justin and Brandon.
Holder by the Numbers
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
Director of News Content
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.
Jeff White: Kessler Earning High Marks On and Off Field
M. Soccer | 4/12/2018
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M. Soccer | 2/14/2018
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Virginia Will Be Part of U.S. Soccer Spring Program
M. Soccer | 2/8/2018
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Caldwell, Opoku Selected in MLS SuperDraft
M. Soccer | 1/19/2018
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Aguilar, Sullivan Selected in Third Round of SuperDraft
M. Soccer | 1/21/2018
The Houston Dynamo took both Pablo Aguilar and Sheldon Sullivan in the third round of the MLS...
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M. Soccer | 2/1/2018
Goalkeeper Jeff Caldwell, honored for the third time in his career, was one of four Cavaliers...
Opoku Signs Generation Adidas Contract
M. Soccer | 01/11/2018
Virginia junior Edward Opoku signed a Generation adidas contract offer from Major League Soccer (...
Boss to Depart UVA, Named Oregon State Head Coach
M. Soccer | 12/28/2017
Associate Head Coach Terry Boss has been named the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at Oregon State ...
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