Daily account from student-athletes in preseason
Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized
Catch up with the Cavaliers throughout the spring
Cavaliers finish with a 17-14 overall record, 10-8 in conference play
Cavaliers have three hitters with double-digit kills
Volleyball vs. Notre Dame (by Matt Riley)
Volleyball vs. Louisville (by Kelsey Grant)
Volleyball vs. Appalachian State (by Matt Riley)
Volleyball vs. VCU (by Matt Riley)
Volleyball vs. UNC (by Matt Riley)
• Played in all 31 matches at libero
• Tallied 434 digs (3.74 per set)
• Third on the team with 30 service aces
• Started the season with double-figure digs in 15-straight matches
• Had 20 or more digs in six matches
• Matched career-high with 25 digs against American (9/19) and Clemson (11/13)
• Named to American Classic All-Tournament MVP
• Named to Cavalier Classic All-Tournament Team
• Played in all 31 matches
• Led Cavaliers with a career-high 375 digs (3.02 dps)
• Tallied 22 service aces
• Earned double-digit digs in 20 matches
• Notched a career-high 25 digs against Youngstown State on Sept. 12
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Played in all 32 matches, including 26 starts
• Recorded 242 digs, the fourth-most on the team
• Served up 33 aces, the second-most on the squad
• Tallied 10 or more digs in seven matches
• Recorded a season-high 21 digs against Miami on Nov. 9
• Served a season-high three aces against Ohio on Sept. 14
• Captain of St. Francis' Illinois 3A State Championship squad in 2012
• Aided St. Francis in reaching state semifinals in 2011
• A 2013 Illinois Scholar
• Named to the First Honor Roll all four years at St. Francis
• Winner of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award
• Played club for First Alliance VBC
• Daughter of Lora and Doug Riccolo
• Has an older brother, Nick, and a younger sister, Leah
• Uncle, Nick DiNapoli played football for the Air Force Academy
• Has won multiple awards for art work
Butts' Bond With Benkert GrowingFootball10/18/17A redshirt junior from the Philadelphia area, UVA tight end Evan Butts has become one of quarterback Kurt Benkert's most reliable targets.Salt Evolving Into Pivotal PresenceMen's Basketball10/17/17A redshirt junior from New Zealand, 6-11 center Jack Salt has grown into a team leader for UVA, which has made four straight NCAA tournament appearances.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball10/16/17The season starts Nov. 10 for the Cavaliers, whose third annual Pepsi Blue-White scrimmage is Sunday afternoon at JPJ.
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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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