Cavaliers extend unbeaten streak to 11 matches
Virginia puts 10-game unbeaten streak on line
Madison scores pair of goals as Cavaliers extend unbeaten streak to 10 matches
Cavaliers rally after early own goal, tie game with 34 seconds remaining
Teams score six goals in first 27 minutes before defenses take control
Men's Soccer vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)
Started first 16 matches
Recorded 6 1/2 shutouts in 2013 and 13 1/2 career clean sheets
Played all but 38 minutes in goal prior to Boston College game (did not play full game against Pitt)
Picked up shutouts against St. John's, Providence, George Mason, Syracuse, Pitt (half), Duke and Notre Dame
Played two seasons at Creighton, redshirting his first season
Primary starting goalkeeper for 2012 Creighton team which advanced to NCAA College Cup
Played and started in 15 matches in 2012, allowing just 10 goals while posting 13-1-1 record, 57 saves and seven shutouts
Ranked eighth nationally in GAA (0.65) and fifth in save percentage (.851)
Made four saves at Connecticut in shutout in quarterfinals (12/2)
Made career-high eight saves, including a crucial stop on a PK in overtime, as Bluejays upended top-ranked Akron in NCAA round of 16 (11/25)
Named to College Soccer News National Team of Week on Nov. 25 following win at Akron
Member of U.S. U-18 National Team Pool, training with team in Phoenix, Ariz., and Portland, Ore., in 2011, before traveling with the team for the annual Lisbon International Tournament in Lisbon, Portugal
Played club soccer for Sockers FC
Played high school soccer as sophomore and junior, focusing on club soccer as freshman and senior
Club program won regional title and Dallas Cup during his tenure
Earned all-conference honors both of his prep seasons
Tabbed team MVP as a junior
Member of Illinois Olympic Development Program
Parents are Jeff and Violet Gal
Has two younger sisters, Melissa and Ashley
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.
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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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