Jan. 29, 1998
Men's Swimming and Diving Ranked 23rd
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 have an overall record of 5-1 and a 2-1 mark in the ACC this season, with the lone loss coming at North Carolina last weekend. 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 (9:18.00) and the 1,650 yard freestyle (15:30.88). Other Cavaliers who currently rank 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 be back in action this Saturday, Jan. 31, when it plays host to Villanova at 1:00 p.m. at the UVa Aquatic and Fitness Center.
The CSCAA Top 25 Poll follows:
Rank School Points Last Week
1. Stanford 320 1
2. Auburn 312 2
3. Texas 296 3
4. Georgia 284 4
5. Southern California 272 5
6. Tennessee 263 6
7. Michigan 231 7
8. Florida 224 8
9. Southern Methodist 203 10
10. Arizona 198 9
11. Florida State 190 11
12. California 174 14
13. Minnesota 171 13
Arizona State 171 12
15. Miami (Fla.) 133 15
16. Nebraska 123 16
17. Harvard 122 17
18. North Carolina 114 18
19. Louisiana State 96 19
20. Texas A&M 69 20
21. Purdue 62 22
22. Kansas 55 21
23. Virginia 42 23
24. Iowa State 29 24
25. Indiana 14 -
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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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