WORTH NOTING: An All-American selection in 1998 ... named to the Under-23 National team in 1997 ... named the 1996 ACC Rookie of the Year named to the 1996 South Regional All-American Second Team ... member of the 1996 ACC All-Tournament team ... ranked sixth in the ACC in scoring (45) and fifth in goals scored (20) in her rookie season a member of the US Under-21 team that qualified for the Junior World Cup in 1997 ... selected to participate in the National Selection Camp ... ranks fifth in school history in scoring after only three seasons ... member of the 1998 USFHA Summer League ... member of the 1998 and 1999 National Runner-up lacrosse team ...
1998: Named a third-team All-American ... named to the All-Conference team ... started all 23 games ... ranked third in scoring on the team with 18 goals and 7 assists ... her 18 goals ties her for tenth on the goals-in-a-season list ... 43 points ranks 11th all-time for a single season and fourth all-time as a third-year ... also played on the 1999 National Runners-up lacrosse team ...
1997: Started in all 22 games ... ranked second on team with 14 goals ... recorded three game-winning goals, including the overtime winner against Duke in the ACC Semifinals ... became only the second person in school history to record double digit scoring totals in goals and assists in a single season ...
1996: Ranked second on the team in scoring started every game had six game-winning goals first collegiate goal was scored in second game of season vs. Radford ... her 45 points is second all-time as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter for Moorestown High School named to Under-21 squad in 1996 selected to A-camp in 1995 and 1996 selected to Under-18 team in 1995 and 1996 named to the All-State team first team three times named Burlington County Offensive Player of the Year leading scorer in the state set school record for career goals (83) member of 1995 state championship team three-year starter on lacrosse team two-time member of All-Sioux Conference team named twice to All-South Jersey First Team.
PERSONAL: Meredith Elwell born 2-15-78 in Camden, N.J. daughter of Marcy and Jim Elwell father ran track at Temple University brother Jared played football at University of Rhode Island and brother Peter played football at West Virginia University.
'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.Home-Court Advantage Proves Pivotal AgainMen's Basketball12/1/16No. 6 Virginia, which hosts No. 25 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, has won 24 straight games at John Paul Jones Arena.
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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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