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Emily  White

RS Senior

Finksburg, Md.

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WORTH NOTING: Named to United States Under-23 team in summer, 2003 ... starting keeper for Tidewater Tempest, which finished second in the USFHA Summer League in 2003 ... United States Under-21 team in 2000 ... invited to A Camp in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... participated in Junior Olympics in 1996 ... played on the New England Eclipse (2001) and the Tidewater Tempest (2000, 2002) in the United Airlines Field Hockey League ... already ranks #11 all-time at Virginia in saves in a career ... named to NFHCA National Academic Squad for third consecutive year.

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 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.


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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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