• Rowed for Mount Saint Joseph under head coach Michael McKenna from 2013-17
• Four-year letter winner in swimming at Mount Saint Joseph
• Captured 20 medals rowing for Mount Saint Joseph, including two golds in the Philadelphia City Championships (2016, 2017), two silvers in the USRowing Mid-Atlantic Youth Championships (2016, 2017), and a silver and two bronze in the Stotesbury Cup Regatta (2015, 2016, 2017)• Rowed in USRowing Youth National Championships in 2016 and 2017
• Rowed in Henley Women's Regatta in 2015
• Competed in the Head of the Charles Regatta three times
• Served as swimming team captain as a senior
• Medaled twice in conference championships and qualified for State District Championships three consecutive years for swimming
• Medaled six times at Country Club Association of Greater Philadelphia Championships, and was overall league champion in 50 yard breaststroke in 2016
• Finished in top three (19 & Under) three years in a row in the Stone Harbor Triathlon, including first in 2016
• Recipient of the 2017 Stephanie Arizin Christian Scholar Athlete Award, 2017 Pat McManus Memorial Leadership Award, and 2017 Scholastic Rowing Association of American Gold Scholarship
• Named to the National Honor Society and graduated with distinguished honors
• Daughter of David and Robin Comerford
• Born in Philadelphia, Pa
• Has an older sister, Julia, and two younger brothers, D.J. and Kevin
• Sister, Julia, rows for Fordham University
• Mother swam for Elizabethtown College from 1982-1986
• Served as a volunteer swim coach at North Hills Country Club from 2012-2015
• Served as a lector at Our Mother of Consolation Parish
• Served as a volunteer at Community Service Corps
• Enjoys going to the shore and baking
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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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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