Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized
Cavaliers take second game, 4-2, after dropping first game, 3-2
Velk hits two home runs in final home game
Cavaliers conclude home ACC schedule
Cavaliers win first game, 3-2, but fall in second, 8-0
2015 (Senior Season)
• Played in 45 games with 30 starts
• Hit 253 with 21 hits
• Recorded three multi-hit games
• Hit two home runs and a career-high four RBI in her final home game against Longwood on April 15
• Launched a walk-off home run against Longwood
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
2014 (Junior Season)
• Started 50 games in the outfield
• Led the Cavaliers with 14 stolen bases
• Second on team with 35 hits and 20 runs scored
• Hit first career home run against Georgia Tech on March 12
• Recorded a team-high 10 multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games
• Drove in a career-high three RBI against Fordham and George Mason
• Had two four-game hitting streaks
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
2013 (Sophomore Season)
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team
• Started 47 games, 45 in the outfield and most in left field
• Led team with 12 stolen bases (12-for-13)
• Second on team with 25 runs scored
• Recorded eight multi-hit games
• Ended season on a four-game hit streak
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
2012 (Freshman Season)
• Started the first 28 games in right field before suffering a hand injury
• Returned to action as a pinch runner late in the season
VISTA MURRIETA HIGH SCHOOL
• Twice selected to the first team all-league
• First team all-valley selection in 2010
• Second team all-valley in 2011
• Second team All-CIF in 2011
• Selected to play in County All-Star game in 2011
• Received 2011 Vista Murrieta Hall of Fame Award
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Won the Class/MVP award in 2010
• Offensive Player of the Year in 2011
• Stole 82 bases during high school career
• Played for San Diego Power Surge, SoCal Athletics, OC Batbusters, TNL and Desperadoes
• Helped the Batbusters win the Independence Day, Best of the West, ASA Nationals and the Premier/ESPN Rise National Tournaments in 2010
• Offensive Player of the Beach Cities Classic Tournament
• Daughter of Dale and Lori Velk
• Has a younger brother, Trevor
• Dad, Dale, played baseball at Sonoma State
• Enjoys snowboarding, wake boarding, swimming, singing and going to the beach
• Majoring in leadership and public policy
'Hoos Head Into Finals on High NoteMen's Basketball12/7/16No. 14 Virginia, which defeated East Carolina on Tuesday night, doesn't play again until Dec. 17, when Robert Morris visits JPJ.'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.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.
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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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