• Has played in three matches, getting his first career start against Cornell (9/27)
• Played 35 minutes in Cavaliers’ midfield in NCAA 2nd Round against Vermont
• Played in pair of matches during freshman season
• Made UVA debut against Portland and scored game-winning goal with 50 seconds remaining in match
• Also came off bench and played season-high 32 minutes against American (10/13)
• Member of Everton FC Westchester and Beachside
• Was Everton FC Westchester's leading scorer his senior year with 11 goals and four assists
• Played for Beachside USSDA Academy in 2013-14
• Was leading scorer for Beachside SC in 2012 with 21 goals and three assists
• Also spent time on track and football teams; was football team's kicker his senior year (kicked a long of 42 yards in a game and 57 yards in practice)
• Was three-time All-American in track his senior year (4x200m indoors, 4x400m outdoors and 800 sprint medley relay outdoors) as well as a four-time all-state and all-conference honoree
• Holds eight school records in track, including 200, 300 and 400 meters and as part of five relays
• Was 2014 Connecticut state and New England region champion in 400 meters (outdoors)
• Parents are Stanley and Toyin Okoro
• Born in Houston, Texas
• Has two brothers, Cameron and Zane
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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