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Courtney Bartholomew
Courtney  Bartholomew

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holland, Mich.

High School:
Holland

Height:
6-0

Event:
Back/IM

06/22/2016

Twelve Cavaliers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Women’s Program honored as Scholar All-America Team

04/25/2016

13 Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Four student-athletes named for third time

03/19/2016

Smith Wins 1,650 Free UVA Women Finishes Fifth at NCAAs

Cavalier junior repeats as national champion

03/02/2016

Virginia Women Qualify 12 Swimmers for NCAA Championships

National meet to be held in Atlanta March 16-19

01/12/2016

Virginia Picks Up Two ACC Weekly Awards

Buergler, Bartholomew honored for performance in final home meet

2014 U.S. National Team Member
2013 ACC Freshman of the Year

All-American (19)
2016: 100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 200 IM (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM)
2015:
100 Back, 200 Back, 200 IM, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM)
2014: 100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Medley Relay
2013:
100 Back (HM), 200 Back (HM)

ACC Champion (14)
2016: 100 Back, 200 Back, 200 IM, 400 Medley Relay
2015:
100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2014: 100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2013:
100 Back, 200 Back

All-ACC (15)
2016:
100 Back, 200 Back, 200 IM, 400 Medley Relay
2015:
100 Back, 200 Back, 200 IM, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2014: 100 Back, 200 Back, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2013:
100 Back, 200 Back

Virginia Career Bests
100 Back:
50.01 (UVA and ACC record)
200 Back: 1:49.35 (UVA and ACC record)
200 IM: 1:55.23 (2nd on UVA's all-time list)

2015-16
• NCAA runner-up in both 100- and 200-yard backstroke
• Finished third with 400 medley relay, fourth with 200 medley relay and sixth with 200 free relay at NCAA Championships, earning All-America honors
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with 10th-place finish in 200 IM
• Swam prelims of 400 free relay that earned honorable mention All-America honors
• Finished career holding two individual (100 and 200 back) and four relay (200 free, 400 free, 200 medley and 400 medley) school records
• ACC Champion in 100 and 200 back for fourth-consecutive year
• ACC Champion in 200 IM and as part of 400 medley relay
• Undefeated in regular season in 200 back
• Helped set world record in short-course 4x100m medley relay with U.S. at Duel in the Pool
• Set American record in 100-meter backstroke at Duel in the Pool in 55.92
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team

2014-15

• NCAA runner-up in both 100 back (50.51) and 200 back (1:49.35 - UVa and ACC record)
• Part of the 400 medley relay that finished second at NCAAs by 0.01
• Also earned All-America honors in the 200 IM, placing fifth in 1:55.71
• Led off 200 medley relay that placed fourth at NCAAs in 1:36.84
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors in 400 free relay that finished 14th in 3:16.13
• Swam in the prelims of the 200 free relay that 14th to earn honorable mention All-America honors
• ACC Champion in 100 back (51.36), 200 back (1:49.87) for third-consecutive season
• Part of ACC Champion 200 medley relay (1:35.88) and 400 medley relay 3:28.79
• Earned All-ACC honors in the 200 IM, placing third in 1:56.53
• Became the second-fasted competitor in the 100 back ever with a 50.01 at the Georgia Fall Invitational, breaking the ACC and UVa record
• Broke the Virginia record in the 200 IM in 1:55.23 at the Georgia Fall Invite
• Undefeated in the 100 back and 200 back during dual-meet season
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

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
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Honored as a CSCAA Scholar All-American
• Named to the U.S. National Team
• Qualified for the A final in the 50m back and 200m back at the Phillips 66 U.S. National Championships
• Placed sixth in the 50m back and eighth in the 200m back at national meet

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 Georgia 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

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