Jan. 21, 1998
Men's Swimming Ranked 23rd in the Nation
Cavs are Undefeated with an Overall Record of 5-0
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The University of Virginia men's swimming and diving team is ranked 23rd in the nation in this week's College Swimming Coaches Association of America Top 25 Poll. The Cavaliers are one of three teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference to be ranked in the poll, along with No. 11 Florida State and No. 18 North Carolina.
The Cavaliers are undefeated this season with an overall record of 5-0 and a 2-0 mark in the ACC. Virginia is led by sophomore Austin Ramirez (Brookfield, Wis.), who has the ACC's best times this season in both the 1,000 yard freestyle (9:20.85) and the 1,650 yard freestyle (15:30.88). Other Cavaliers who currently ranks first in the ACC in their respective events are senior Jason Webb (Philadelphia, Pa.) in the 200 yard backstroke (1:46.27), and junior D.J. Gallagher (Manhasset, N.Y.) in the 200 yard breaststroke (2:02.98).
Virginia will put is perfect record on the line this Saturday, Jan. 24, when it travels to North Carolina for a 12:00 p.m. meet.
CSCAA MEN'S TOP 25 POLL Rank School 1. Stanford 2. Auburn 3. Texas 4. Georgia 5. Southern California 6. Tennessee 7. Michigan 8. Florida 9. Arizona 10. Southern Methodist 11. Florida State 12. Arizona State 13. Minnesota 14. California 15. Miami (Fla.) 16. Nebraska 17. Harvard 18. North Carolina 19. Louisiana State 20. Texas A&M 21. Kansas 22. Purdue 23. VIRGINIA 24. Iowa State 25. Princeton
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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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