AT VIRGINIA: 2002--Named to All-Conference team, first goalie since Donna DeNoble in 1987 ... named to National Player of the Week Honor Roll by womensfieldhockey.com after leading Cavaliers to 1-0 upset victory over UNC, stopping 13 shots en route to the shutout ... two-time ACC Player of the Week ... ranked second in the nation in saves made and ninth nationally in save percentage. 2001--Started in 19 games, recording five shutouts ... featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" after stopping seven penalty strokes in a road win against #1 Maryland ... named ACC Player of the Week for Sept 23-30. 2000--Saw first collegiate action in Penn State game ... posted a shutout in first collegiate start (Ohio State) ... recipient of OBO award at the ACC-Big Ten Challenge as keeper with the lowest goals-against average in the tournament. 1999--Redshirted ... named an alternate to B Camp.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time team captain ... named All-State (1998), All-Metro (1998), and All-Central Maryland Conference (1998) ... all-County (1997-98) ... team MVP (1998) ... also ran track (high hurdles) and was a state finalist in 1999.
PERSONAL: Emily Hill White ... daughter of Martha and John White ... born September 30, 1981 in Washington County, Md. ... plans on becoming a recreational therapist for children with disabilities... helps coach the Ocelots, a field hockey youth club.
Thompson Starts Laying GroundworkWomen's Basketball6/20/18Summer practice started Wednesday morning for the Virginia women's basketball team, which has a new head coach, Tina Thompson.Huff Looking to Make Up for Lost TimeMen's Basketball6/19/18A 7-1 forward from Durham, N.C., Jay Huff hopes to carve out a role in Virginia's frontcourt as a redshirt sophomore in 2018-19.Nus Traveling Road to RecoveryMen's Soccer6/18/18Rising senior Sergi Nus, an All-ACC defender who's recovering from a torn ACL, expects to be ready for Virginia's opener in August.
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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.
Five Cavaliers Competing at YWNC
Field Hockey | 6/20/2018
Nikki Freeman, Erin Shanahan, Colleen Norair, Lauren Hausheer and Makayla Gallen will compete at ...
Carrera Lucas Completes Test Series in Chile
Field Hockey | 5/25/2018
Goalkeeper Carerra Lucas competed with the US Women's National Development Team in a four-game...
Ole Keusgen Named as USA Field Hockey U-19 Head Coach
Field Hockey | 5/14/2018
Ole Keusgen will serve as the head coach for the U19 Junior National Team in addition to his UVA ...
Vittese and Kiser Claim UVA Top Honors
Field Hockey | 5/2/2018
Tara Vittese (field hockey) and Micah Kiser (football) were honored as Virginia’s top male ...
Virginia Field Hockey Reloads with Nine New Players
Field Hockey | 5/1/2018
The incoming class includes members of the US Women’s National Indoor Team, US and Dutch...
Nine Cavaliers Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad
Field Hockey | 3/29/2018
Virginia field hockey had nine players named to the ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic...
Virginia Announces Spring Competition Dates
Field Hockey | 03/06/2018
The Cavaliers will play three home scrimmages in March, including hosting the US U21 squad (March...
Tara Vittese Added to USWNT Roster
Field Hockey | 03/02/2018
Virginia senior midfielder Tara Vittese has been named to the roster of the U.S. Women's National...
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