Competing for a starting role in the outfield
A solid hitter with good power
Began career as a shortstop
An excellent student
Began season at shortstop, but moved to outfield (left field)
Started 50 games - 24 at shortstop, 22 in left and four at designated player
VaSID All-State Second Team selection
Second on the team with a .281 batting average (38-135)
Hit a career-high three home runs
Led team with 10 doubles and tied for team lead with 14 extra-base hits
Career high three RBI vs. George Mason (Mar. 28) and Liberty (Apr. 4)
Set career high with three hits vs. Florida State (Apr. 9)
Concluded season with a six-game hitting streak
Fourth on team with eight multiple-hit games, had four multiple-RBI games
Hit a pair of doubles vs. Evansville (Mar. 4)
Hit .512 (21-41) when leading off an inning
Named to the 2006 All-ACC Academic Softball Team
Selected to the 2005-06 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Started 35 games - 28 at shortstop, six at designated player and one at second
Hit safely in 10 straight games, the second-longest hitting streak on team
Hit .296 (29-98) with eight extra-base hits
Slammed first career home run vs. Sacred Heart (Apr. 29) and second came the next day vs. Virginia Tech (Apr. 30)
Had five multiple-hit games
Was 4-6 with a RBI and a run in a doubleheader vs. Virginia Tech (Apr. 30)
Named to the 2004-05 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Selected as a 2004-05 NFCA Scholar-Athlete
LA PLATA HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year softball letterwinner
Team captain as a junior and senior
A first-team Washington Post All-Met pick at shortstop in 2004
Team's Offensive Player of the Year in 2003 and 2004
2003 and 2004 first-team All-Conference and All-County pick
2003 and 2004 Washington Post All-Extra First Team as a shortstop
A three-year varsity letterwinner in basketball
2004 U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award
Maryland Distinguished Scholar finalist in 2003
Named to the National Honor Roll in October 2003
National Merit Commendation in September of 2003
Three-time Student of the Year in math and social studies/history
Two-time Student of the Year in English, once in Science
2003 Wendy's High School Heisman nominee
Played for Barry Holley as a member of the Bayside Blues
Played for Maryland's Big League Softball World Championship team in 2003 and 2004
Team won the 2003 18-Under Softball World Series Championship
Born March 14, 1986 in Clinton, Md.
Daughter of Mollie McCauley and Richard Preuss
Has a younger sister, Kristi (17)
An active volunteer in the La Plata community
Received Intermediate Honors at UVa (fall of 2006)
Majoring in finance and management
Preuss' Career Hitting Statistics
No. 1 Cavaliers Reach Another MilestoneMen's Basketball2/22/18Top-ranked Virginia clinched the No. 1 seed in the ACC tournament Tuesday night with a hard-earned victory over Georgia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena.New Era Begins for Davenport FieldBaseball2/21/18The expanded Davenport Field was unveiled Tuesday, and a crowd of 3,709, the largest ever for a UVA home opener, turned out for the game.Davenport Field Ready for UnveilingBaseball2/20/18No. 15 Virginia hosts VMI at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Davenport Field, which has been expanded and upgraded since the end of last season.
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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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