Dec. 6, 2016
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia's Edward Opoku (So., Rye, N.Y.) and Sergi Nus (So., Barcelona, Spain) each were named to the 2016 NSCAA Men's All-South Region Team, announced Tuesday by the NSCAA. Opoku was a first-team selection at forward, while Nus earned a spot on the third team at defender.
Opoku finished second on the team with six goals, including five game-winning scores. He also added a pair of assists. Opoku ranks second in the ACC in game-winning goals and 13th overall in goals. The speedy forward played and started in 18 matches while taking a team-high 42 shots. Opoku claimed All-ACC laurels for the second straight season, taking second-team honors after earning third-team laurels in 2015.
Nus joined UVA this season as a transfer from Fresno Pacific and served as the center back in the Cavaliers' three-man back line. The third-team All-ACC selection started all 20 matches and played all but 10 minutes this year, recording the most minutes of any UVA field player. He helped spearhead UVA's defensive resurgence in the middle of the season, as the Cavaliers recorded nine clean sheets, including eight in the final 13 matches.
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.Thompson Era Begins for CavaliersWomen's Basketball4/18/18Tina Thompson will be introduced as UVA's head women's basketball coach Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena.
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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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