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UVA Lax Player Dismissed from Team after Assault Conviction - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

UVA Lax Player Dismissed from Team after Assault Conviction

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) -

A University of Virginia lacrosse player is off the team after pleading guilty to assaulting a police officer.

Carl Walrath, 21, was initially suspended after the incident last November, but was dismissed from the team Tuesday.

Charlottesville police say two officers broke up a fight along the 1400 block of University Avenue back on November 24, but Walrath resisted, punched an officer in the face, and ran. He was arrested a couple of blocks away.

On January 24 Walrath pleaded guilty to assault and obstruction of justice.  He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 50 hours of community service.

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