April 10, 1997
Men's and Women's Swim Teams Both Ranked in Final Coaches Polls
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The University of Virginia men's and women's swimming teams are both ranked in the final Speedo America's Top 25 CSCAA Coaches Polls, which were released today. The Cavaliers men are ranked No. 21, while the UVa women finished in a tie for No. 24.
The men's team finished the 1996-97 season with an overall record of 5-6. The Cavaliers scored 55 points to place 20th at the NCAA Championship, where they had six individuals completing. Virginia was also fourth in the ACC Championship with a total of 504 points.
The women concluded the 1996-97 year with an overall mark of 8-2. They totaled 14 points for a 28th place finish at the NCAA Championship, where a total of seven swimmers competed. The Cavaliers also finished in third place at the ACC Championship with 658.5 points.
The Speedo America's Top 25 Swimming Teams CSCAA Coaches Polls follow:
MEN'S RANKINGS WOMEN'S RANKINGS Rank School Pts Rank School Pts 1. Auburn 200 1. USC 248 2. Stanford 192 2. Stanford 240 3. Georgia 184 3. Southern Methodist 228 4. Texas 176 4. Arizona 218 5. Tennessee 166 5. Georgia 211 6. USC 161 6. Michigan 198 7. Michigan 153 7. Auburn 189 8. Miami (Fla.) 134 8. Nebraska 181 Florida State 134 9. California 151 10. So. Methodist 130 10. Tennessee 149 11. Arizona State 115 11. Texas 147 12. Minnesota 114 12. Northwestern 141 13. Nebraska 109 Minnesota 141 14. Louisiana State 97 14. UCLA 125 California 97 15. Louisiana State 98 16. Arizona 79 16. North Carolina 95 17. Florida 77 17. Florida 85 18. Harvard 72 18. Miami (Fla.) 80 19. Purdue 56 19. Ohio State 54 20. Indiana 48 20. Nevada 53 21. Virginia 42 21. Wisconsin 46 22. North Carolina 37 22. Alabama 46 23. Texas A&M 21 23. Kentucky 24 24. Alabama 16 24. Cincinnati 15 25. Ohio State 8 Virginia 15 Others receiving votes: Fla. Atlantic, Others receiving votes: Kansas, Clemson, Kansas, Iowa State, NC State. Notre Dame, Texas A&M, Illinois, Arizona State, Miami (Ohio), Penn State, Florida Atlantic
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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