IN 2005: Third on the team in assists (5) ... started 17 of 19 games for the Cavaliers, playing 1,506 minutes ... recorded a career-best three assists in the 4-3 win at Boston College (9/24) ... had the game-winning assist in the 2-0 win over Charlotte (9/10) ... assisted on a goal in the 4-0 win over Longwood (9/14) ... took 10 shots, including three shots on goal in 19 games.
IN 2004: Made an immediate impact on the team as a first-year ... started two of the 21 games he appeared in ... finished the season with nine points resulting from three goals and three assists ... tied for fourth on the team with three assists ... 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 ... made his first collegiate start and his first ACC appearance in Virginia's 2-1 victory over #2 Wake Forest (9/17) ... scored his first collegiate goal in Virginia's 3-1 victory over UMBC (9/29) ... dished out his first collegiate assists when assisted on Matt Ayotte's goal in Virginia's 4-1 win over Manhattan (9/21) ... played in the ACC Championship game as Virginia defeated #2 Maryland 2-1 for the ACC title (11/14) ... played in all three of Virginia's matches in the NCAA Tournament against American (11/23), #1 New Mexico (11/27) and #17 Duke (12/4) ... scored the second goal of his career in UVa's 3-1 victory over Saint Francis (10/12) ... scored his third goal of the season off Paul Johnson's corner kick against Clemson, marking the fourth consecutive game he scored to contribute to a UVa victory (10/17) ... played in both matches of the Virginia Soccer Classic against Marshall (9/3) and Long Island (9/5) and played against Cincinnati in the Saint Louis Nike Classic (9/10).
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times in soccer as a midfielder at Noble and Greenough for coach Ben Snyder ... named a First Team All-Independent School League (ISL) choice in 2003 and 2004 ... served as the team co-captain in 2004 ...set the school's single-season record for most goals scored during the 2003 season ... also played club soccer for FC Greater Boston Bolts as a midfielder from 1996-2004 for coaches John Kerr and Bruce Murray ... helped guide FC Greater Boston to the Massachusetts State Championship five times and the team was the 2004 Region I Champions ... also lettered four times in skiing where he was an All-New England pick in 2003 and 2004 and was selected as a First-Team All-ISL selection from 2001-04.
PERSONAL: Son of Cathy and Sandy Tierney ... born January 9, 1986 in Boston, Mass. ... has a brother, Alexander, and a sister, Caitlin ... enjoys skiing ... chose Virginia for its combination of athletics and academics ... also recruited by Santa Clara, Connecticut, Brown and Dartmouth ... worked in an orphanage in Romania.
Tierney by the Numbers
Hall Continues to Elevate His GameMen's Basketball12/16/17On an afternoon when fellow guards Nigel Johnson and Kyle Guy also shined for No. 16 Virginia, Devon Hall scored a career-high 20 points and added five rebounds and five assists.Diakite's Impact Growing for CavaliersMen's Basketball12/15/17Redshirt sophomore Mamadi Diakite has been a positive presence around the basket for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts Davidson on Saturday afternoon at JPJ.Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.
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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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