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Elijah Gaines

DB
Position
6'2''
Height
195 lbs.
Weight
Redshirt Freshman
Class
Queens, N.Y.
Hometown
Episcopal (Va.)
High School

Elijah Gaines Audio Pronunciation

AT VIRGINIA
2020 – Appeared in four of UVA’s 10 games … one of 12 UVA true freshmen to appear in a game … made collegiate debut at No. 11 Miami … made four stops at Virginia Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played safety and wide receiver at Episcopal High School for head coach Mark Moroz … named first-team All-IAC at the athlete position after notching four interceptions, 20 tackles, 179 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns … earned Episcopal’s 2019 Coaches Award … as a junior was named second-team all-state and first-team All-IAC at the athlete position after recording four interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns … added 300+ receiving yards, two receiving touchdowns and 14 tackles in 2018 …  a three-star recruit by ESPN.com Rivals.com and 247sports.com … major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.