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."
Oakes's Career Statistics
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.Home-Court Advantage Proves Pivotal AgainMen's Basketball12/1/16No. 6 Virginia, which hosts No. 25 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, has won 24 straight games at John Paul Jones Arena.Diakite Growing Into Larger RoleMen's Basketball11/29/16Redshirt freshman Mamadi Diakite is averaging 7.2 points and a team-high 2.6 blocks for No. 6 Virginia, which hosts Ohio State at JPJ on Wednesday night.
Director of News Content
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.
Jasmine Burton Earns All-ACC Honors
W. Volleyball | 11/28/2016
Senior Jasmine Burton was named to the All-ACC Second Team the league announced on Monday (Nov. 28).
Virginia Falls 3-1 to Pitt in Season Finale
W. Volleyball | 11/26/2016
The Virginia volleyball team fell to Pitt, 3-1 (25-17, 18-25, 25-17, 25-11) to close the 2016...
Virginia Edged by Virginia Tech, 3-2
W. Volleyball | 11/25/2016
The Virginia volleyball team fell short on Senior Night against Virginia Tech, 3-2, Friday...
Virginia Hosts Virginia Tech, Pitt to Close Regular Season
W. Volleyball | 11/23/2016
The Virginia volleyball team will close its regular season at home this weekend as it hosts...
Volleyball Match with Pitt Moved to 5 p.m. Start
W. Volleyball | 11/22/2016
The start time for the Saturday, Nov. 26, game between the Virginia volleyball team and Pitt has ...
Virginia’s Comeback Falls Short at NC State
W. Volleyball | 11/20/2016
The Virginia volleyball team fell short in a five set match at NC State, 3-2 (25-16, 25-23, 24-26...
Virginia Falls 3-0 at No. 6 North Carolina
W. Volleyball | 11/18/2016
The Virginia volleyball team fell 3-0 (28-26, 25-16, 25-18) at No. 6 North Carolina on Friday...
Virginia Closes Road Slate at No. 6 North Carolina, NC State
W. Volleyball | 11/17/2016
The Virginia volleyball team (7-21, 4-12 ACC) closes its play on the road at No. 6 North Carolina...
- Online Stores