Courtney Bartholomew
Courtney Bartholomew

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Holland, Mich.

High School:
Holland

Height:
6-0

Event:
Back/IM



07/14/2014

Twelve Cavaliers Named Scholar All-Americans

Both men's and women's programs honored

04/09/2014

Virginia Leads Conference with 18 All-ACC Academic Selections

Cavaliers have 12 women and six men recognized

03/22/2014

Virginia Women Finish 11th at NCAA Championships

Smith, Bartholomew post third-place individual finishes

03/21/2014

Virginia Concludes Second Day of NCAAs

Bartholomew finishes fifth in 100 back, as does 800 free relay

03/20/2014

Virginia Breaks Three School Records on First Day of NCAAs

Smith breaks school and ACC record in 500 free

2013 ACC Freshman of the Year

All-American (5)
2014:100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Medley Relay
2013:
100 Back (HM), 200 Back (HM)

ACC Champion (6)
2014:
100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2013:
100 Back, 200 Back

All-ACC (6)
2014:
100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2013:
100 Back, 200 Back

Virginia Career Bests
100 Back:
50.73 (1st all-time at UVa)
200 Back: 1:50.55 (1st all-time at UVa)
200 IM: 1:57.41 (5th all-time at UVa)

2013-14
• Earned All-America honors in the 200 back, finishing third (1:50.84) at the NCAA Championships
• Also earned AA honors in the 100 back, placing fifth (51.12), and in the 200 medley relay, finishing seventh (1:37.21)
• ACC Champion in 100 back and 200 back for second consecutive season
• Led off 200 and 400 medley relays that won ACC titles and broke UVa and ACC records in 1:36.16 and 3:29.42, respectively.
• Placed 20th in the 200 IM in a career-best 1:57.41at NCAAs
• Broke the UVa and ACC record in the 100 back (50.73) at Ohio State Invite, ranking sixth all-time in the history of the event (fourth all-time on American list)
• Set a new UVa and ACC record in the 200 back (1:50.55) at the OSU Invite, placing 11th all-time in the history of the event (sixth all-time on American list)
• Picked up 11 dual-meet wins (6x 200 back, 5x 100 back)
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team

2012-13
• Won the consolation final in the 100-yard backstroke (51.63) at the NCAA Championships
• Placed 10th in the 200 back (1:52.72) at NCAAs
• Both times were season-best marks
• Also competed in 200 IM at national meet (37th)
• Named 2013 ACC Freshman of the Year
• ACC Champion in both 100 back and 200 back
• Placed sixth in the 200 IM at ACCs
• Part of the 400-yard medley relay that posted the fourth-fastest time in school history at ACCs (3:35.58)
• Finished second in 200 back and fourth in 100 back at George Fall Invitational
• Picked up 10 dual-meet wins (6x 100 back, 4x 200 back)
• Named team's MVP at year-end banquet
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• A six-time U.S. Junior National Champion (3x - 100m back, 3x - 200m back)
• Three-time Michgian Division 2 Swimmer of the Year
• Member of the Junior National World Team in 2010
• Competed at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100m and 200m backstroke
• Helped lead Holland High School to a state championship in 2011
• Served as team captain for Holland her junior and senior years
• Member of the National Honor Society
• A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Member of the honor roll all four years at high school

Personal
• Daughter of Anne and Charles Bartholomew
• Has a brother, Kyle
• Coached by Donald Kimble at Holland High School and Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics