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39   Doug White
Doug White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Claremont, Calif.

High School:
Claremont H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
Placekicker / Punter


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

Year1-2930-3940 4950+FG ALgPATPts
19990-02-30-00-02-33423-2429
20001-18-81-20-010-114016-1746
20011-15-81-20-07-114119-2340
Totals2-215-192-40-019-254158-64115

White?s Punting Statistics

YearNoYdsAvgLongBlkdIn 20
2000626043.35900

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

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