White arrives in Newport coming off an injury-plagued sophomore season at Maryland that limited the speedy outfielder to just 17 games. White hit .203 (12-for-59) with 11 runs scored, one double, one triple and four RBI with five stolen bases.
White had an outstanding freshman year, playing in 51 games, starting 46 of them, and leading the Terrapins in batting average (.304), hits (52), runs scored (30) and doubles (11). White also drove in 14 runs and was 17-for-18 in stolen base attempts. White served as Maryland’s leadoff batter and boasted a team-leading .396 on-base percentage. White ended the season on a tear, recording hits in 18 of his final 20 games.
In high school, White was named Second Team All-State by the Chicago Times, Chicago Tribune and Illinois Prep Baseball Report. White led his team to a state championship by hitting .475 at the plate and stealing 34 bases as a senior.
His father, Brian, played college baseball at Illinois and went on to play professionally for the Chicago Cubs organization (1983). Brian also played for the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League and was a teammate of Newport Gulls owner Chris