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Charlotte Clarke
Charlotte  Clarke


Adelaide, Australia

High School:
The Pembroke School




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Swimming and Diving Video Q&A with Charlotte Clarke

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Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

NCAA All-American (1)

100 Back (HM)

ACC Champion
100 Back, 200 Medley Relay

UVA Career Bests

100 Back: 52.64
 (4th all-time at UVa)
200 Back: 1:55.04 
(8th all-time at UVa)
200 IM:
100 Fly:

• Finished sixth in the 100 back, eighth in the 200 back and 15th in the 200 IM at the ACC Championships
• Placed fourth in the 100 back, 12th in the 200 back and 25th in the 200 IM at the Ohio State Invite
• Swam season-bestsin the 100 back (53.27), 200 back (1:55.40) and a career-best 2:00.70 in the 200 IM at ACCs

• Placed sixth in the 100-yard backstroke and eighth in the 200 back at ACCs
• Also finished 21st in the 200-yard individual medley
• Touched first in a season-best time 1:56.20 in the 200 back at the Cavalier Invite
• Picked up a dual-meet win in the 100 back against Duke
• Led off the 200 medley relay that posted the fastest UVa time of the season and fifth-fastest in program history (1:38.70)

• Made her NCAA Championships debut in the 100 and 200 backstroke events
• Collected honorable mention All-America honors in the 100 backstroke with a 14th-place finish in 52.96
• Her preliminary time of 52.64 in the 100 backstroke was a career-best mark
• Placed 33rd overall in the 200 backstroke (1:56.99) at the national meet
• Also swam as a member of the 200 medley relay that finished 18th overall (1:39.46) at the NCAA Championships
• Won her first career ACC individual title in the 100 backstroke, clocking a winning time of 53.33
• Placed fifth overall in the 200 backstroke with a mark of 1:55.84; her prelim time of 1:55.04 was a personal best
• Placed 14th in the 200 individual medley (2:02.02) at ACCs with another personal best time of 2:00.97 set during the morning preliminaries
• Member of Virginia's ACC championship 200 medley relay team that won in 1:39.03
• Selected to All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to ACC Honor Roll

• An ACC finalist in both the 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke events at her first ACC Championships

• Finished fourth in the 200 backstroke (1:56.16), just missing all-conference honors

• Placed seventh in the 100 backstroke (54.59) but went faster in the preliminaries (53.88)

• Also clocked a time of 55.75 in the 100 butterfly at the conference meet

High School
• Set Women's Open 50-meter backstroke short course Australian All-Corners Record in 2009

• Totaled of 51 individual South Australian State Age and Open Records

• Placed second in the 50-meter backstroke at the Australian Open Short Course Championships 

• Finished third in the women's 100-meter backstroke at the 2007 Youth Olympic Festival

• Participated in 2007 and 2009 World Championships Trials as well as 2008 Olympic Trials

• Ranks second in the 50-meter and fifth in the 100-meter backstroke in Australia

• Four-time honours award winner 

• Member of the Staff Student Executive

• Served as a two-time team captain of her senior school

• Also competed in water polo and netball 


• Daughter of Rob and Anne-Marie Clarke

• Has two brothers, Andrew and Nick, and a sister, Brigette

• Likes to read, cook and Skype with her friends and family back home in Australia

• Intends to major in psychology


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