• Went 1-2 at 184 pounds during redshirt freshman season
• Earned 8-4 win over Davidson’s Brian Capps at Wolfpack Open (11/16)
• Redshirt season
• Went 5-3 at 184 pounds while wrestling unattached in pair of open tournaments
• Placed fifth at Hokie Open, scoring four wins (11/10)
• Three-time Ironman placewinner (eighth in 2011, fifth in 2012, fourth in 2013)
• Took second at Powerade, third at National Preps and fourth at Beast of the East during senior season
• Placed fourth at National Preps in 2012
• Took fourth at Cheesehead and National Preps during 2010-11 season
• Placed second at freshman nationals in 2010
• Four-year wrestling letterwinner; also lettered in football his freshman year
• Parents are David and Bethann Knepshield
• Has one brother, Ian, and two sisters, Claire and Grace
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Ellis Thrilled to Back in CoachingWrestling10/24/16The newest member of the Virginia wrestling team's coaching staff is assistant Mark Ellis, who won an NCAA title as a heavyweight at Missouri.North Carolina PostscriptFootball10/23/16Virginia, which trailed 14-7 at halftime, lost 35-14 to No. 22 North Carolina in an ACC game Saturday at Scott Stadium.Cavalier Football Notebook: UNC WeekFootball10/21/16At 3 p.m. Saturday, UVA (2-4, 1-1) hosts Coastal Division rival North Carolina (5-2, 3-1) in an ACC football game at Scott Stadium.
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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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