High School: A four-year starter for Head Coach Cassandra McCurdy at Dallas Skyline High School?Played only half of her senior season due to torn ACL?Averaged 18 points, eight assists and four steals per game before injury sidelined her for the rest of the season?During her prep career, Skyline?s record was 117-33, and the team won four District championships, two Area Championships and was state runner-up one year?Named to eight All-Tournament teams during career?Named to All-Area and All-District teams three times? Earned All-Regional honors three times?Selected to All-State team twice?Tabbed an Honorable Mention All-American as a senior?Played AAU for Texas Freedom for Head Coach Debbie Harris?Also lettered one year in track?Named to the All-City Academic-Athletic Team four times.
Personal: Chelsea Whitaker?Born July 7, 1982 in Dallas, Texas?Daughter of Crest and Arlinda Whitaker?Has an older brother Creston, Jr. who played baseball at the University of Illinois and was drafted by the Minnesota Twins?Her father played basketball at the University of North Texas and was inducted into College Basketball Hall of Fame and was invited to become a Harlem Globetrotter?Father also played professional football for the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints.
Pts. 11 vs. Old Dominion (12-3-00) Reb. 5 vs. Wake Forest (1-28-01) 5 vs. Clemson (2-15-01) Ast. 7 vs. Cal State-Northridge (12-29-00) Bl. None Stl. 3 vs. Richmond (1-18-01) Min. 26 vs. N.C. State (2-1-00) 26 vs. Wake Forest (1-28-01)
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.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.
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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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