AT VIRGINIA: Career--Enters the 2005 season with 12 career game winning goals, fifth most in school history ... enters the season two goals and eight points from breaking into the top ten in school history in those categories. 2004--Started all 22 games ... finished third on the team in scoring with 12 goals and four assists for 28 points ... was injured in a car crash in August, but returned to start the season opener against East Carolina later that month and scored a goal ... scored a goal against Miami, South Carolina, and Virginia Tech ... had two goals and an assist against James Madison and Virginia Tech in the ACC Tournament ... had the game winning goal in ACC Semifinal win over Clemson ... had UVa's first hat trick in three seasons in NCAA First Round win over James Madison ... 7 points (3G, 1A) against JMU tied the school record for a game and the NCAA Tournament single game record. 2003--Started all 21 games ... scored game-winning goal vs. William & Mary ... scored game-winning goals in both wins of the Virginia Soccer Classic, over Santa Clara and USC ... tied a career-high with two assists at Dartmouth ... had a career-high two goals and five points at NC State ... tied career-high with two goals vs. Florida State ... scored game-winning goal vs. Maryland ... tied career-highs with two goals and five points vs. Liberty ... lead team in points (30), goals (12) and game-winning goals (6). 2002--Appeared in all 22 games, starting 21 ... sixth on team in scoring with two goals and five assists for 9 points ... earned first career point with game winning assist vs Dartmouth ... scored first career goal vs. UAB ... had a career high two assists vs JMU ... led team with 64 shots and five assists.
PREP & PERSONAL: Played at St. Mary's High School in Annapolis, Md. ... 2001 NSCAA All-American ... 2001 U.S. Youth Soccer All-American and 2001 Parade All-American ... 2001 National Students Sports Magazine Player of the Year ... 2001 Washington Post Player of the Year, 2001 Baltimore Sun Player of the Year and 2001 Annapolis Capital Gazette Player of the Year ... named All-Region, All-Metro, All-State and All-County ... named team MVP as a senior at St. Mary's ... played on the Bethesda Fury club team of the U-18 Premier League along with Noelle Keselica ... helped the Fury to three Region I championships, eight state championships and one national championship ... winner of the Golden Boot Award (MVP) of the National Club Championship ... WAGS Tournament Champions in 1998 and 1999 ... a member of the Maryland Olympic Development Program (ODP) team for six years and was co-captain for three years ... attended Regional Camp six years in a row and was also a member of the Regional ODP team for two years ... member of the U-21 National Pool and member of the U-17 team in 2000 ... National Honor Society member ... also received the Supersaint Award, given to one student for excellence in academics and athletics ... full name is Kelly Marie Hammond ... born Aug. 7, 1984 ... daughter of Gabrielle and Mark Hammond.
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.Diakite Growing Into Larger RoleMen's Basketball11/29/16Redshirt freshman Mamadi Diakite is averaging 7.2 points and a team-high 2.6 blocks for No. 6 Virginia, which hosts Ohio State at JPJ on Wednesday night.
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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.
Shaffer Named NSCAA All-American
W. Soccer | 12/2/2016
Senior midfielder Alexis Shaffer earned first-team All-America honors from the National Soccer...
Jeff White: Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017
W. Soccer | 12/2/2016
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McNabb, Shaffer Named NSCAA All-Region Selections
W. Soccer | 11/30/2016
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Shaffer Named MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist
W. Soccer | 11/29/2016
Senior midfielder Alexis Shaffer has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the MAC Hermann...
No. 15 Virginia's Season Ends At No. 5 Georgetown
W. Soccer | 11/20/2016
The season came to an end in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday as No. 15 Virginia...
No. 15 Virginia Faces No. 5 Georgetown In Sweet 16 Sunday
W. Soccer | 11/19/2016
The No. 15 Virginia women's soccer team plays in the NCAA Sweet 16 for the 12th consecutive...
Virginia Advances With 3-0 Win Over Penn State
W. Soccer | 11/18/2016
Virginia got a first-minute goal and played aggressive soccer throughout on the way to a 3-0 win ...
Jeff White: Shaffer's Star Continues to Rise at UVA
W. Soccer | 11/17/2016
All-ACC midfielder Alexis Shaffer is the leading scorer for Virginia, which meets Penn State in...
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