IN 2004: Appeared in three games for the Cavaliers on the season ... made his first collegiate appearance in UVa's 3-0 victory over Marshall (9/3) in the Virginia Soccer Classic in the Cavaliers' season-opener ... appeared in his first ACC match in Virginia's 2-1 victory over #2 Wake Forest (9/17) ... appeared in UVa's 4-1 victory over #24 Old Dominion (10/27) ... lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times in soccer as a midfielder at Washington-Lee ... named a four-time All-Northern District selection and was named a First-Team All-Northern Region choice in 2004 ... twice served as the team captain and was named the team's Most Valuable Player in 2004 ... recorded 32 goals and 22 assists at Washington-Lee ... honored as a four-time Scholar Athlete ... also earned two letters in indoor track where he was a two-time All-District selection ... holds the school records in the 300m, 4x200m and the 4x400m events.
PERSONAL: Son of Richard and Deborah Short ... born January 7, 1987 in Arlington, Va. ... has two siblings, Cullen and Jeremy ... choice Virginia for its excellent academics and athletics ... also recruited by William & Mary, Georgetown and Columbia ... plans to attend law school following graduation from UVa ... volunteer for the Arlington Community Temporary Shelter and the Arlingtonians for a cleaner environment.
Short by the Numbers
'Hoos Find Winning Formula on RoadMen's Basketball1/14/17Led by senior London Perrantes and junior Marial Shayok, No. 19 Virginia defeated ACC rival Clemson 77-73 at Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday.Salt Carving Out Niche at UVAMen's Basketball1/13/17Jack Salt, a redshirt sophomore from New Zealand, starts at center for No. 19 Virginia, which plays Saturday at ACC rival Clemson.Fong Helping Lead Cavaliers' ResurgenceSwimming & Diving1/10/17The UVA men's swimming & diving team, which hosts Virginia Tech this weekend at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, is ranked No. 15 nationally.
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.
Opoku Named NSCAA Second-Team All-American
M. Soccer | 12/9/2016
Opoku finished second on the team with six goals in 2016, including five game-winning scores.
Opoku and Nus Earn NSCAA All-South Region Honors
M. Soccer | 12/6/2016
Opoku was a first-team selection at forward, while Nus earned a spot on the third team at defender.
Jeff White: Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017
M. Soccer | 12/2/2016
Virginia's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring ...
UVA's Season Ends in Double OT Loss at Stanford
M. Soccer | 11/27/2016
Seeded No. 12 in the tournament, the Cavaliers finish their season with an 11-4-5 record.
UVA Travels to Stanford Sunday for NCAA 3rd Round
M. Soccer | 11/25/2016
Jeff White: Caldwell and Cavaliers Focus on Present
M. Soccer | 11/25/2016
Second-team All-ACC goalkeeper Jeff Caldwell is team captain for Virginia, which plays Sunday...
Jeff White: Cavaliers Back in Familiar Territory
M. Soccer | 11/21/2016
No. 12 Virginia, which has reached the NCAA's Sweet Sixteen for the third time in four seasons,...
UVA Tops Vermont in NCAA 2nd Round in 2OT, 2-1
M. Soccer | 11/20/2016
Pablo Aguilar drove through traffic and scored the dramatic golden goal in the 103rd minute to...
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