Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized
Both men’s and women’s programs honored
Casey places fifth in 1,650 free
Cavaliers win 10 events
Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized
Swimming vs. Wisconsin/Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)
Virginia Career Bests
100 Back: 49.22
200 Back: 1:46.37
100 Breast: 1:00.75
200 IM: 1:49.57
400 IM: 3:57.01
• Placed 23rd in the 200 back at the ACC Championships
• Set career-best times in the 100 back (49.22) and 200 IM (1:49.57) at ACCs
• Posted a career-best time in the 200 back (1:46.37) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Won the 200 back at the Cavalier Invite in a career-best time 1:46.79
• Also placed second in the 400 IM and 100 back at the Cavalier Invite
• Set career-best mark in the 100 back (50.02) at the Cavalier Invite and 400 IM (3:58.02) at the Ohio State Invite
• Placed 17th in the 400 IM, 18th in the 200 back and 22nd in the 100 back and 200 IM at the OSU Invite
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Won the 200-yard backstroke and the 400-yard individual medley at the Cavalier Invite
• Set career-best times in the 100 back (50.66), 200 back (1:47.63) and the 400 IM (3:55.32) at the Cavalier Invite
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Competed in the three meets, against NC State, Pitt and against Penn State and Indiana
• Swam the 200 back in all three meets, including a fifth-place finish against Pitt
• Five-time All-American
• Won the Virginia state championship in the 100 backstroke
• Also second in the 200 IM at the state meet as a senior
• 2011 First Team All-Met
• Served as team captain
• Named McLean High School's Most Valuable Swimmer all four years
• Senior National Qualifier
• Three-time Potomac Valley Outstanding Athlete
• Placed fifth in the 200 backstroke at the 2009 Junior National Championships
• Finished eighth in the 100 backstroke at the 2011 Junior National Championships
• Member of National Honor Society, Math Honor Society and Science Honor Society
• Potomac Valley Scholar Athlete
• Son of Doug and Sue Putnam
• Has an older sister, Taylor
• Intends to major in civil and environmental engineering
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