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Caitlin Cooper
Caitlin  Cooper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Woodward Academy

Event:
Sprint Free/Back/Fly


03/02/2016

Virginia Women Qualify 12 Swimmers for NCAA Championships

National meet to be held in Atlanta March 16-19

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

03/21/2015

Virginia Finishes Fifth at NCAA Championships, Smith Wins 1,650 Free Title

Cavaliers post highest team finish in program history

03/19/2015

Leah Smith Captures 500 Freestyle NCAA Title

400 medley relay finishes second, the highest UVa relay finish ever

All-American (7)
2017: 200 Free Relay (HM), 
2016: 200 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay (HM)
2015: 200 Free Relay (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM)

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
22.08 (2nd all-time at UVA)
100 Free: 48.94 (9th all-time at UVA)
100 Back: 53.48

2016-17
• Qualified for NCAA Championships in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle 
• Finished 29th in the 50-yard freestyle, 17th in the 200-yard medley relay and 49th in the 100-yard freestyle the at the NCAA Championships 
• Earned All-America honors with the 13th place 200-yard freestyle relay team 
• Fnished sixth in the 50-yard freestyle, 16th in the 100-yard backstroke, third in the 200-yard freestyle relay, fourth in the 400-yard freestyle relay and 13th in the 100-yard freestyle

•  Swam a career best in the 50-yard freestyle (22.08) at the ACC Championships for the second-best in UVA history 
• Recognized on the All-ACC Academic team and ACC Honor Roll 


2015-16
• Qualified for NCAAs in the 50-yard freestyle 
• Earned All-America honors with fourth-place 200-yard medley relay and sixth-place 200-yard freestyle relay at NCAA Championships
• Swam on prelims of 400-yard medley relay that earned All-America honors at NCAAs
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with 10th-place 400 free relay at NCAAs
• Finished 17th in 50-yard freestyle in career-best 22.16 at NCAAs
• Placed tied for seventh in 50-yard freestyle and 15th in 100-yard freestyle at ACC Championships
• Recorded career-best marks in 100-yard freestyle (49.04) and 100-yard backstroke (54.55) at UGA Fall Invitational
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15

• Qualified for NCAAs in the 50-yard freestyle 
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:28.89
• Swam in the prelims of the 400-yard freestyle relay that placed 14th to earn honorable mention AA honors
• Placed second with the 400-yard freestyle relay and third with the 200-yard freestyle relay at ACCs
• Finished 10th in the 100-yard freestyle, 16th in the 50-yard freestyle and 22nd in the 100-yard backstroke at ACCs
• Set a season-best time in the 100-yard freestyle (49.34) at the conference meet
• Notched season-best marks in the 50-yard freestyle (22.37) and 100 back (54.82) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Nine-time Georgia state champion (3x 50 freestyle, 2x 100 freestyle, 3x 200 freestyle relay, 1x400 freestyle relay)
• USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• NISCA/Speedo High School All-American
• 2014 Georgia High School Swimmer of the Year
• Led Woodward Academy to first state championship in 2014
• A-Finalist in 50m freestyle at 2013 Speedo Junior National Championships
• Earned the 2011 Citizenship Award at Woodward Academy
• Four-time honor roll member

Personal
• Daughter of Debbie and Parke Cooper
• Has a twin brother, Taylor
• Mother, Debbie, swam for Penn

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