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4 Britton Gore
Britton  Gore

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vienna, Va.

High School:
James Madison

Height:
5-5

Position:
Catcher

B/T:
R/R

A returning starter from last season ... has been a starting catcher for three seasons ... one of two catchers on the squad with collegiate experience ... very good defensive catcher with a strong arm ... possesses a .986 career fielding percentage ... stands third on UVa's all-time career puts list with 832.

2002:Started 34 games at catcher and appeared in 38 overall ... posted a .989 fielding percentage with just three errors in 270 total chances ... second on the team with 256 putouts ... threw out nine runners attempting to steal ... hit .154 (2-13) with three runs scored ... caught Kristen Dennis' no-hitters against Tennesee Tech (2/22) and Louisvile (2/23) ... had a team season-high 15 putouts against UNLV (3/14).

2001: Was the Cavaliers' workhorse behind the plate, catching 51 games ... threw out 10 runners attempting to steal and picked off four more ... led team with .987 fielding percentage (five errors in 499 total chances) and 363 putouts (third all-time on UVa's single season list) ... hit .146 (7-48) with four runs and four RBI ... went 3-6 with two runs and an RBI in a doubleheader vs. Bowling Green (3/24).

2000: Played in 41 games with 32 starts at catcher ... had 11 hits in 74 at-bats ... hit first career home run in second game of a doubleheader against Virginia Tech (4/11) ... hit .385 (10-26) when leading off an inning ... scored 11 runs ... posted a .979 fielding percentage (five errors in 237 chances).

High School: A four-time All-District performer at James Madison High School ... four-year starting catcher ... also played shortstop and third base ... All-Region and All-State selection in 1998 and 1999 ... an All-Met pick by The Washington Post in 1999 ... named to the 1999 All-Journal and All-Madison teams ... two-year team captain ... played for the 18-U Maryland Dynasty during the summer of 1999 ... in 1998 played for the 18-U Maryland Dynasty, who finished 13th at ASA Gold Nationals ...

Personal: Born 10/4/81 in Fairfax, Va. ... daughter of Maryanne and Mark Gore.

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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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