2004--Started eight matches and appeared in 15 overall while playing in 41 games ... missed a portion of the season with an injury ... recorded seven or more kills and four or more blocks in five matches ... had a career-best 12 kills along with four blocks against Jacksonville State (9/4) ... hit .524 with just one hitting error in the same match ... had a career-best seven blocks vs. North Carolina (10/1).
High School--Led Evangel Christian School to three consecutive Old Dominion Association of Church Schools Virginia state championships ... named MVP of the ODACS tournament in 2002 and 2003 ... helped lead high school team to the 2003 Mid-East Region of Church Schools tournament championship ... 2003 team co-captain and four-year volleyball letterwinner ... 2004 Washington Post All-Met team ... also named to the 2002-2003 Washington Post - Prince William edition Winter All-Extra Volleyball Team ... 2001 and 2002 Potomac News All-Area Volleyball Team pick ... also earned four letters in basketball ... helped lead Evangel Christian to four ODACS state basketball championships ... three-time MVP of the ODACS All-Tournament Team ... also played soccer for two years and was a four-year varsity cheerleader ... Female Christian Athlete of the Year in 2003-2004 ... inducted into the American Christian Honor Society in May of 2003 ... served as senior and junior class president and sophomore and freshman class vice president ... editor of school newspaper in 2002-2003 ... played on the NOVA Galaxy 18s club team the past two years.
Personal--Daughter of Debrah and Greg Philpot ... born 5/17/86 in San Diego, Calif. ... enjoys scuba diving ... youngest of four children ... majoring in sociology.
Why Katie chose UVa--"For its prestigious reputation."
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New Coaches Welcomed Into Cavaliers' FoldWomen's Rowing8/18/17Virginia's rowing team heads into 2017-18 with two new coaches: associate head coach Emily Ford and assistant Erin Neppel.Nelson Making Name for Himself in SecondaryFootball8/16/17Redshirt freshman Brenton Nelson, who was put on scholarship this month, is competing for a starting job in Virginia's nickel defense.DeSorbo Hits Ground Running at UVASwimming & Diving8/16/17After six seasons as NC State's associate head coach, Todd DeSorbo now oversees men's and women's swimming & diving at Virginia.
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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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