Welcome to the family, Dawson Alters!
— Virginia Cavaliers (@VirginiaSports) February 2, 2022
2022 – Did not appear in any games … named to 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll.
Three-star recruit according to 247Sports, Rivals.com and ESPN … ranked the 14th best center in the country by ESPN.com … named an UnderArmour All-American and invited to play in the 2022 UnderArmour All-American Game in Orlando … played his senior season at St. Thomas Aquinas for head coach Roger Harriott … Helped STA to the 2021 7A State Championship after going 14-1 … recipient of the Henry O. Langston 7A Scholar-Athlete Award presented to the student-athlete with the highest GPA on each of the qualifying teams at the annual FHSAA State Football Championships … played junior season (2020) for TRU Prep Academy after football season at University School was canceled … played alongside fellow UVA commit Blake Steen at STA.
Born in Miami, Fla. … son of Jeremy and Rachel Alters … has two brothers, Logan and Axel, along with a sister Cameron … his father Jeremy played water polo for Pepperdine and UMass-Amherst … brother Logan plays basketball at Cal Berkeley … Grandfather played soccer at Southern Illinois … major is undecided in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.