A three-year starter at first base ... a converted shortstop who learned to play first base during the 2000 fall season ... a 2004 team captain ... an excellent leader ... a good power hitter ... stands second all-time at UVa in putouts (987), 11th in walks (61), and 13th in RBI (72) and doubles (18) ... has recorded over 300 putouts in each of her first three seasons ... has hit .316 (18-57) in ACC games during her career.
2003: Started all 50 games she appeared in at first base ... posted a .269 batting average (36-134) ... scored 21 runs while driving in 20 ... hit .353 (6-17) with three doubles in six ACC contests ... led team with a .985 fielding percentage (5 errors on 336 total chances) ... recorded seven multiple-RBI games and six multiple-hit games ... named to the Tar Heel Invitational All-Tournament Team (3/29) after two-hit games vs. Hawaii and East Carolina ... was 3-4 with two RBI against Drake (2/21) ... scored three runs in second game of a doubleheader vs. Stony Brook (3/14) ... had a single, double and home run to go along with three RBI and three runs scored in a doubleheader against UNC-Greensboro (3/25) ... hit .375 (18-48) in RBI opportunities and hit .471 (16-34) when leading off an inning ... recipient of the UVa Athletic Department's 2003 Ernest H. Ern Award given in recognition of outstanding contributions to student life by an intercollegiate athlete.
2002:Started 62 games with 57 at first base ... also started five games as the designated player ... hit .243 (43-177) with a career-best nine extra-base hits ... drove in 20 runs ... tied for team lead with four sacrifice flies ... was issued 17 walks and scored nine runs ... topped the team with 353 putouts (fifth on UVa's single season list) and had a .974 fielding percentage (10 errors in 388 total chances) ... hit .375 (9-24) with runners on third base and less than two outs ... was 3-4 with three RBI and two runs scored against Morehead State (3/1).
2001: Had a productive freshman season ... played in 65 games with 63 starts, including 43 at first base ... hit .291 (48-165) with 32 RBI and 17 runs ... batted .400 (8-20) in ACC play ... had 25 walks and 11 sacrifice hits ... posted a .978 fielding percentage (eight errors in 358 total chances) ... second on team with 333 putouts (seventh at UVa) ... had 10 multiple-hit games, including a four-hit outing against Centenary (4/7) ... hit a grand slam vs. Coastal Carolina (3/12) ... fourth on team with nine multiple-RBI games ... named to the Lady Vol Spring Invitational All-Tournament Team.
High School: Four-time All-League selection ... played shortstop ... twice named All-Eastside (1999 and 2000) and Eastside Player of the Year in 2000 ... two-time recipient of team's Most Inspirational Award ... lettered four times in softball and basketball and three times in volleyball ... All-League selection and team captain in all three sports ... 2000 All-Eastside Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Scholar Athlete and National Honor Society member from 1997-00 ... served as a peer tutor.
Personal: Born 9/26/81 in Redmond, Wash. ... daughter of Amy and Stan Owings ... mother played golf at the University of Oregon ... a 2003-04 Student Athlete Mentor ... majoring in psychology.
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'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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.
Boston College Series Relocated, Schedule Adjusted
Softball | 3/21/2018
Inclement weather has forced the relocation of Virginia's series at Boston College and altered...
Wednesday Game at Towson Cancelled
Softball | 3/20/2018
Virginia's midweek trip to Towson has been cancelled due to inclement weather expected to impact ...
Cavaliers Fall in Extra Innings
Softball | 3/18/2018
Virginia lifts three home runs, but Syracuse takes the series with a 9-6, ninth-inning win.
Smith, Virginia Walk-Off Syracuse
Softball | 3/17/2018
Cavaliers rally from a pair of four-run deficits to earn first Atlantic Coast Conference win in...
Saturday Start Moved to 3:30 p.m.
Softball | 3/17/2018
Game two of the series between Virginia and Syracuse moved to 3:30 p.m. due to rain.
Errors Costly in Series-Opening Loss
Softball | 3/16/2018
Virginia commits six errors as Syracuse rides Alexa Romero's no-hitter to 12-0 win.
Virginia Hosts Syracuse in ACC Action
Softball | 03/15/2018
Cavaliers close home stand with three ACC games against Atlantic-leading Syracuse.
Wednesday Game Against Liberty Postponed
Softball | 03/12/2018
Virginia's Wednesday (March 14) game versus Liberty has been postponed due to cold temperatures...
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