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Eric Holden
Eric  Holden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orange, Conn.

High School:
Amity Regional

Height:
6-0

Event:
Breast

06/22/2016

Twelve Cavaliers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Women’s Program honored as Scholar All-America Team

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

07/01/2015

Thirteen Cavaliers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Both men’s and women’s programs honored

02/28/2015

Virginia Places Eighth at ACC Championships

Casey places fifth in 1,650 free

01/17/2015

Virginia Splits with Virginia Tech

Cavalier women, Hokie men post victories

Virginia Career Bests
100 Breast:
54.98
200 Breast: 1:57.66 (10th all-time at UVa)
200 IM: 1:54.33

2015-16
• Finished 16th in the 200-yard breaststroke at ACC Championships
• Recorded season-best 200 breast (1:58.89) at ACCs
• Set season-best marks in 100 breast (55.66) and 200 IM (1:56.75) at UGA Fall Invitational

2014-15
• Placed 21st in the 200 breast at ACCs
• Earned career-best times in the 100 breast (54.98), 200 breast (1:57.66) and 200 IM (1:54.33) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Recognized with the team's Coaches Award for Excellence
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013-14
• Placed second in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast at the Cavalier Invite
• Posted a career-best mark in the 100 breast (55.34) at the Cavalier Invite
• Finished ninth in the 200 breast and 13th in the 100 breast at the Ohio State Invite
• Swam a career-best 200 breat (2:00.22) at the OSU Invite

2012-13
• Placed second in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200 breast at the Cavalier Invite
• Posted season-best times in the 100 breast (56.16) and 200 breast (2:01.35) in the finals at the Cavalier Invite

Background
• Three-time Connecticut State Open Champion in 100y breaststroke
• Earned All-State honors all four years at Amity Regional High School
• Two-time New Haven RegisterMVP
• Named Amity Regional's Male Athlete of the Year his senior year
• A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Named a Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athlete four times
• Served as team captain of Amity Regional his junior and senior years
• Named team's MVP his junior and senior seasons
• Member of the National Honor Society
• A Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) Scholar

Personal
• Son of Maryellen and Raymond Holden
• Has two sisters, Rachel and Katherine
• Eric and his sisters are triplets that were born at UVa Hospital
• Swam for Todd Rainey at Amity Regional High School
• Coached by Matt Hurst at SoNoCo Swim 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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