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Brendan Casey
Brendan  Casey

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Santa Monica, Calif.

High School:
Santa Monica

Event:
Distance Free/Back


05/04/2018

Casey Qualifies for USA Open Water National Team

Casey finished fourth at the USA Open Water National Championships to qualify for the national team

01/24/2017

Casey, Smith Named ACC Swimmers of the Week

Cavalier duo led UVA to wins at Duke and North Carolina

08/12/2015

Cavaliers Conclude Action at Phillips 66 National Championships

UVa swimmers hit 21 Olympic Trials standards

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

02/28/2015

Virginia Places Eighth at ACC Championships

Casey places fifth in 1,650 free

Earned silver at the 2017 FINA World Championships with the 5k open water mixed team relay 
Finished ninth in the 10k at the 2017 FINA World Championships 
Finished second at 2017 U.S. Open Water National Championships in 10k 

Virginia Career Bests
500 Free:
4:21.19
1000 Free: 9:15.92
1650 Free: 15:05.09
100 Back: 48.92 
200 Back:
 1:44.86 
400 IM: 3:47.50

2016-17
• Finished 19th in the 200-yard backstroke, 21st in the 400-yard individual medley and 29th in the 500-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships 
• Placed second in the 400-yard indivudal medley and fifth in the 100-yard backstroke against NC State 
• Recognized on CSCAA Scholar All-America Team 
• ACC Academic Honor Roll 


2015-16
• Did not compete

2014-15

• Placed fifth in the 1,650 free at ACCs in a season-best time of 15:05.09
• Also finished 11th in the 500 free and 20th in the 400 IM at the conference meet
• Set a season-best time in the 500 free (4:22.39) at ACCs
• Posted season bests in the 200 back (1:45.79) and 400 IM (3:52.42) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Won the 400 IM against Virginia Tech and the 200 back against Navy
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
Captured gold in the 10k open water event at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Maui, Hawaii
Placed ninth in the 800m free, 10th in the 1,500m free and 11th in the 200m back at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacs
Member of the U.S. Junior National Open Water Team
• Placed sixth in the individual 5k event at the 2012 World Junior Open Water Championships
• Finished third as part of Team USA in the 3k event at the same meet

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