All-Atlantic 10 Conference candidate … Rhodes Scholar and Academic All-America candidate … In addition to his placekicking duties, serves as the backup to David Sanger at punter … Has great leg strength … An exceptional athlete who is able to excel at both placekicking and punting … UMass’ all-time leader in career field goal percentage (84.0), while ranking fourth in field goals made (21) and sixth in extra points made (58) … Has played in 35 career games.
2001: Played in all 11 games as UMass’ top placekicker … Co-recipient of the team’s Highest Grade Point Average award … Led the team in scoring with 40 points … Earned Academic All-Atlantic 10 honors … Hit on seven of 11 field goal attempts and 19 of 23 extra points … His 63.6 field goal percentage ranked as the sixth-best single season mark in school history … Made a 30-yard field goal in the win over Rhode Island, while also connecting on all three of his extra point attempts and making a touchdown-saving tackle on kickoff coverage … Hit a career-long 41-yard field goal during the victory over Northeastern, in addition to making both of his extra point attempts … Had a 32-yard field goal and four extra points in the win over James Madison … Hit on a 27-yard field goal and all three of his extra point attempts against New Hampshire … Made a pair of field goals, from 33 and 35 yards, at Hofstra … Had a 35-yard field goal and made his only extra point in the season opener against William & Mary … Named to the Dean’s List and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.
2000: Earned honorable mention All-America honors from Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette … Received the team’s Highest Grade Point Average award … Named to the Academic All-Atlantic 10 team … Split time with Jason Cherry at placekicker … Made 10 of 11 field goal attempts and 16 of 17 extra points on the season … Set a school single season record for highest field goal percentage (.909), while his 10 field goals made tied for fourth on the school single season list … Ranked second on the team in scoring with 46 points … Hit a 30-yard field goal at Rhode Island … Made field goals of 30 and 40 yards against Delaware, while also making his only extra point attempt … Connected on a 36-yard field goal against Villanova, while also hitting both of his extra point attempts … Made a 30-yard field goal at New Hampshire, while also hitting his only extra point attempt … Hit field goals of 36 and 21 yards in the victory over Maine, in addition to making both of his extra point attempts … Also punted six times for 260 yards (43.3 average) against Maine … Made a 31-yard field goal and both of his extra point attempts against Hofstra … Hit on field goals of 31 and 35 yards against New Haven, while also connecting on both of his extra point attempts … Made both of his extra point attempts against both William & Mary and Richmond … Named to the UMass Dean’s List and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.
1999: Shared the placekicking duties with Jason Cherry … Made 23 of 24 extra point attempts and two of three field goals on the year … Ranked fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference in extra point percentage and eighth in field goal percentage … Made a 34-yard field goal and all four of his extra point attempts against Connecticut … Hit a 34-yard field goal on the final play of the first half at Delaware, while also making his only extra point attempt … Made all five of his extra point attempts against Northeastern … Made both of his extra point attempts against New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Richmond … Named to the UMass Dean’s List and the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.
Before UMass: Played for coach Mike Collins at Claremont High School … Connected on seven of nine field goal attempts during his senior season with a long of 47 yards, while also making 36 of 38 extra point attempts … Averaged 44 yards on punts and 61 yards on kickoffs, with 33 of his 55 kickoffs going for touchbacks … Earned All-America honors from Prep Star, while also being chosen to the All-Western Region Super 30 … Selected to the All-California Interscholastic Federation Division II team as both a kicker and a punter during his junior and senior years … Earned All-CIF honors at punter for all divisions … Named first team All-Inland Valley at both kicker and punter during his junior and senior seasons … Selected to the All-Baseline League academic team … Chosen as his team’s Special Teams Player of the Year as a senior … Also earned three letters in soccer and one in baseball … Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Douglas Stephen White … Son of Dan and Marla White … Born January 31, 1981, in Waukesha, Wis. … President of the UMass Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, in addition to serving on the Atlantic 10 Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee … President of the UMass Jewish Varsity Athletes … Student Representative and Vice Chair of the UMass Athletic Council … Volunteer with the Amherst Survival Center, the Claremont Meals-On-Wheels and Habitat for Humanity … Serves on the Undergraduate Leadership Council for the School of Management … Majoring in Management.
White’s Placekicking Statistics
White’s Punting Statistics
White’s Career Highs
Points 8 two times, last vs. Maine, 10/14/00 Field Goals Made 2 four times, last at Hofstra, 9/29/01 Field Goal Attempts 3 vs. Rhode Island, 11/17/01 Long Field Goal Made 41 vs. Northeastern, 11/3/01 Extra Points Made 5 vs. Northeastern, 10/9/99 Extra Point Attempts 5 vs. Northeastern, 10/9/99 Punts 6 vs. Maine, 10/14/00 Yards Punting 260 vs. Maine, 10/14/00 Punting Avg. (min. 3 att.) 43.3 vs. Maine, 10/14/00 Longest Punt 59 vs. Maine, 10/14/00