Cavaliers finish in the top six for seventh consecutive year
Varsity Eight wins semifinal
Semifinals start at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday
Action takes place on Eagle Creek Park Lake May 31-June 2
O'Brien earns Coach's Award for Excellence
Member of the Second Varsity Eight that won the petite final and finished seventh overall at NCAAs
Bow seat of the ACC Champion 2V8
Part of the Varsity Four that placed fourth at the San Diego Crew Classic
Part of the Third Varsity Eight that won the Eastern Sprints
Competed at the UVa Invitational and Oak Ridge Invitational
Participated in the Coach for College" program in Summer 2011, which places college athletes in Vietnamese villages to work with local children
Named to the NCAA Championships roster
Rowed with the Open Four that won its grand final and heat at the Oak Ridge Invitational
Member of the Second Varsity Four that defeated Texas and Michigan State at Lake Monticello
Traveled to the NCAA Championships and competed in the spare pair race
Part of the Open Four `A' that finished second in the grand final at South/Central Regionals
Rowed with the Varsity Four that defeated Penn in the regular-season finale
Member of the Open Four that won its race at the ACC Championships
Defeated Michigan and Ohio State with the Varsity Four at Lake Monticello
Competed with the Second Varsity Eight `B' at the San Diego Crew Classic
Team captain of the Maritime Rowing Club in 2009
Competed in the 2008 and 2009 Junior World Championships in the four
Rowed in Berlin in 2007 with the United States High Performance Team
Also played basketball in high school
A founding member of the non-profit organization, The Get In Touch Foundation, a foundation dedicated to teaching young girls the importance of breast self exams
Parents are Gregory and Mary Ann Nilan
Has a brother, Eddy, and a sister, Mary
Sister Mary is a third-year on the UVa rowing team
Transfers Eager to Help Lift ProgramFootball5/26/16UVA's football team added three transfers this spring: quarterback Kurt Benkert, offensive guard Jared Cohen and defensive end Jack Powers.Cavaliers' Reign Atop NCAA ContinuesMen's Tennis5/25/16With a 4-1 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night, top-seeded Virginia captured its second straight NCAA men's title and third in four seasons.Mihaljevic's Star Continues to RiseTrack & Field, Cross Country5/24/16In junior Filip Mihaljevic, Virginia's track & field team has one of the nation's elite shot putters and discus throwers.
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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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