ACC Champion: 2005: 100 Back, 200 Back; 2004: 100 Back, 200 Back; 2003: 100 Back, 200 MR
UVa Career Bests: 50 Free: 23.65; 100 Back: *53.12; 200 Back: *1:56.54
*school and ACC record
One of the top backstrokers in the nation ... made an impact on the national level in 2003-2004 and continued to shine in 2004-05 ... has the ability to challenge for an NCAA title in the 100 backstroke ... holds the school and ACC records in the 100 and 200 backstroke with times of 53.12 and 1:56.54, respectively ... a five-time All-American, including two first-team honors ... a six-time ACC champion ... a member of the third fastest 200 medley relay and fourth-fastest 400 medley relay in UVa history ... a 2008 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100 backstroke.
2004-2005- Named the ACC Women's Swimmer of the Year ... earned first-team All-America honors in the 100 backstroke after finishing fourth at the NCAA Championships ... finished 12th in the 200 backstroke at NCAAs to earn honorable mention All-America honors ... her time of 1:56.54 in the 200 back broke the school and ACC records in the event ... won a third consecutive title in the 100 backstroke at the ACC Championships ... won a second consecutive 200 backstroke title at ACCs ... swam in the consolation finals of the 50 free at ACCs, finishing 13th ... swam on the second-place 200 medley relay and third-place 400 medley relay at ACCs ... placed seventh in the 100-meter backstroke at the 2005 World Championship Trials.
2003-2004- Earned first-team All-America honors for her third-place finish in the 100-meter back (59.80) at the NCAA Championships ... finished 10th in the 200-meter back at NCAAs to garner honorable mention All-America honors ... broke her own school and ACC record in the 200 back with a time of 1:56.54 (converted) at NCAAs ... swam on Virginia's 200 and 400 medley relays at NCAAs ... won a second consecutive ACC title in the 100 back with an Aquatic and Fitness Center pool, school, ACC meet, and ACC record time of 53.63 ... shattered these records as the lead-off leg of Virginia's 400 medley relay, setting a new mark of 53.12 ... won the ACC title in the 200 backstroke, setting the pool, school, ACC meet, and conference records in the event (1:57.13) ... swam in the consolation finals of the 50 free and on Virginia's second place 200 free and 400 medley relays at ACCs ... a 2004 Olympic Trials qualifier.
2002-03--Honorable-mention All-American with a 12th-place finish in the 100 back at the NCAA Championships ... also swam the 200 back and the 400 medley relay at NCAAs ... won the ACC title in the 100 backstroke and set the school record in the preliminaries ... swam the backstroke leg on the first-place 200 medley relay at ACCs ... a member of the second place 400 medley relay.
Prep & Personal- Placed 11th in the 100 backstroke at the 2002 Summer Nationals ... 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials semifinalist in the 100 back ... three-time Pennsylvania Eastern Scholastic champion in the 100 backstroke (1999, 2001, 2002) ... daughter of J. Marvin and Mary White ... born July 2, 1983 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... has three older sisters- Bianca, 28, Brigitte, 26, and Brandyn, 24 ... a member of UVa's 2005-06 Student Athlete Advisory Committee ... majoring in American Politics and history.
Diakite's Impact Growing for CavaliersMen's Basketball12/15/17Redshirt sophomore Mamadi Diakite has been a positive presence around the basket for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts Davidson on Saturday afternoon at JPJ.Welsh Connection Adds to Bowl StorylinesFootball12/14/17Virginia (6-6) meets Navy (6-6) in the Military Bowl, Dec. 28 in Annapolis, Md. George Welsh is a former head coach of each team.Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.
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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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