Mar. 22, 1997
UVa Women Finish 28th At NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The University of Virginia finished 28th in the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships which concluded Saturday (March 22). The University of Southern California won the NCAA Championship.
In competition on Saturday, the Virginia 400 freestyle relay team of Rebecca Cronk (Charlottesville, Va.), Emily Trakas (Herndon, Va.), Emily Carrig (Richmond, Va.) and Meg McCubbins (Richmond, Va.) finished 15th in a time of 3:23.87. Carrig and Sharon Riedlinger (Laurel, Md.) were the top finishers for Virginia in individual events on Friday. Carrig finished 22nd in the 200 butterfly (2:02.31) and Riedlinger was 24th in the 1650 freestyle (16:50.35).
Three UVa swimmers competed in the 100 freestyle. Cronk was 39th (50.98 seconds), McCubbins was 50th (51.30 seconds) and Trakas was 56th (51.48 seconds). Seven Virginia swimmers competed in the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, all of them freshmen.
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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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