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.
Margin of Error Gone for CavaliersMen's Lacrosse4/29/16To become eligible for an NCAA men's lacrosse tournament bid, Virginia (7-7) must upset second-ranked Brown (13-1) on Saturday night.UVA Spring Football NotebookFootball4/27/16With spring practice over, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall and his assistants have turned their focus to recruiting.Cavaliers Push On With Heavy HeartsBaseball4/25/16No. 21 Virginia, coming off an emotionally draining weekend in Coral Gables, Fla., meets ODU at noon Tuesday in Norfolk at Harbor Park.
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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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