• Four-year letterwinner at Broad Run under head coaches James Totaro and Josh Costa
• Two-time state champion for class 5A
• Member of Prestige Worldwide Wrestling Team finished top 8 at National Duals
• Runner-Up finish at NHSCA’s
• 2017 All-Met selection by the Washington Post
• VAWA Hall of Fame Wrestler of the Year for Division 5A-6A
• Two-time team captain
• Three-time Most Valuable Wrestler selection
• Set Broad Run record for most points (1,578) and takedowns (583) in a career
• Also lettered one year in football
• Son of LeeAnn and Michael Battista
• Has a brother and sister, Brandon and Brittany
• Volunteered to coach youth basketball and worked wrestling camps
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.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.
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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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