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Rodney Fentress
Rodney  Fentress

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Atlee

Height:
6-3

Event:
Free


02/28/2015

Virginia Places Eighth at ACC Championships

Casey places fifth in 1,650 free

12/07/2014

Virginia Concludes Action at Georgia Fall Invitational

Cavaliers break three school records Sunday

12/06/2014

UVa Records Continue to Fall on Second Day of Georgia Fall Invitational

Three school records Saturday brings total to eight through two days

11/08/2014

Virginia Women Defeats No. 6 Michigan, Falls to No. 18 Penn State

Cavalier men fall to top-ranked Wolverines, No. 18 Nittany Lions

10/24/2014

Virginia Men Open Season with 183-117 Win over Navy

Cavaliers win 10 events

Virginia Career Best Times
200 Free:
1:41.07
500 Free:
4:26.65
1,000 Free: 9:13.26
1,650 Free: 15:21.54
200 Fly: 1:51.81

2015-16
• Recorded season-best times in 200-yard freestyle (1:42.75), 500 free (4:30.80) and 1,650 free (16:04.30) at UGA Fall Invitational

2014-15

• Placed 19th in the 1,650 free in a career-best time of 15:21.54 at ACCs
• Posted a season-best time in the 500 free (4:28.31) at ACCs
• Earned a career-best time in the 200 free (1:41.07) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Won the 1,000 free against Navy

2013-14
• Placed 15th in the 1,650 free at the ACC Championships
• Also finished 25th in the 500 free and 32nd in the 200 fly at ACCs
• Set a career-best time in the 200 fly (1:51.81) at ACCs
• Finished 10th in the mile, 16th in the 500 free, 20th in the 200 fly and 26th in the 200 free at the Ohio State Invite
• Posted career-best times in the 200 free (1:41.54) and 1,650 free (15:26.50) at the OSU Invite

2012-13
• Won the 1,650-yard freestyle in a career-best time 15:28.35 at the Cavalier Invite
• Picked up a win in the 1,000 free against Duke in a season-best time of 9:18.04
• Set season-best times in the 500 free (4:26.65) and 200-yard butterfly (1:53.61) at the Georgia Fall Invitational

Background
• A U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier
• Named Maryland State Swimmer of the Year for age 16 and 17
• Holds the Virginia state record in the open group for the 800, 1,000 and 1,650 free
• A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American

Personal
• Son of Vanessa Fentress
• Coached by Craig Clift at Burkwood Aquatic Club

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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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