June 19, 2000
LYNCHBURG, Va. - University of Virginia softball players Karen Breshears (Camarillo, Calif./Cornerstone Christian) and Ruby Rojas (Santa Ana, Calif./Mater Dei) have been selected to the 12-member 2000 VaSID All-State University Division softball team. The VaSID All-State softball team is picked by the state's Sports Information Directors. Breshears has been selected as the third baseman, while Rojas has been chosen as the designated player.
Breshears, a May graduate of Virginia, hit .291 with 48 base hits in 165 at-bats in 2000. She had 10 doubles and a team-high four home runs, including a grand slam against East Carolina. She also drove in 24 runs and scored 27 while playing in 62 games with 60 starts. Her 24 RBI tied for team-high honors and she was second on the club with 18 sacrifice hits. The team co-captain posted a .920 fielding percentage as well.
Rojas, a rising second-year, had a terrific freshman season for the Cavaliers. Rojas was selected as the 2000 ACC Rookie of the Year, marking the second consecutive year that a UVa player has earned the award. She was Virginia's third leading hitter in 2000 with a .294 batting average. Rojas appeared in 62 games and started 58 and was fourth on the team in RBI with 23, just one shy of the team high. Rojas was third on the team in hits and doubles with 53 and 11, respectively. She split time starting at shortstop and designated player for the Cavaliers. Rojas was also named to the ACC All-Tournament team after hitting .389 (7-for-18) in five games during the tourney. She was also selected to the Capital Classic All-Tournament team.
Virginia finished the 2000 season with a 27-38 overall record and tied for third in the ACC with a 3-5 mark. The 'Hoos advanced to the championship game of the ACC Tournament for the third consecutive year. UVa was also 5-5 in the Southern Atlantic Softball Alliance.
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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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