Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized
Cavaliers have 12 women and six men recognized
Three Cavaliers earn honorable mention All-America honors
Junior became first diver in school history to advance to championship final at national meet
Kolod places 23rd in 1-meter diving
Swimming vs. Wisconsin/Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)
2014: 100 Back
2013: 100 Back
Virginia Career Bests
50 Free: 20.78
100 Free: 47.50
100 Back: 46.30 (2nd all-time at UVa)
200 Back: 1:44.31
Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive season
Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 100 back at the ACC Championships
Part of the 200 medley relay (1:24.98) that broke the school record and the 400 medley relay (3:08.64) that ranks second all-time in school history at ACCs
Also placed 16th in the 200 back at ACCs
Swam career-best marks in the 50 free (20.78) and 100 back (46.30) at ACCs
Finished 37th in the 100 back and 41st in the 200 back at NCAAs
Set a season-best time in the 200 back (1:44.86) at NCAAs
Placed third in the 100 back, 15th in the 200 back and 18th in the 50 free at the Ohio State Invite
Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
Finished 19th in the 100-yard backstroke and 41st in the 200 back at NCAAs
Earned all-conference honors with a school-record third-place finish in the 100 back (46.69) at ACCs
Placed 17th in the 200 back in a career-best time of 1:44.31 at ACCs
Also set a career-best time in the 50-yard freestyle (21.00) at the conference meet
Placed sixth in the 100 back and 15th in the 200 back at the Georgia Fall Invitational
Swept the backstroke events against Duke
Named to the ACC All-Academic squad
Honored with the team's Academic Award and Lifter of the Year Award at the year-end banquet
Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
Set season-best marks in the 50 free (21.56), 100 back (48.71) and 200 back (1:49.68) at the Georgia Fall Invite
Best individual dual meet finish was second in the 100 back against Duke and North Carolina
Earned all-conference accolades in the 100 backstroke with a second-place finish (47.52) at the ACC Championships
Placed 12th in the 200 backstroke (1:47.29) at the conference meet
Went a season-best 1:47.28 in the 200 backstroke during the preliminaries
Also finished 41st in the 50 freestyle (21.07) at ACCs
Member of Virginia's 200 medley relay team that placed third; contributed a 100 backstroke split of 22.01
Three-time All-American in the 100 backstroke
Member of the 2010 state championship 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay teams
Also placed second in the 100 backstroke and ninth in the 50 free at the state championships
Served as team captain
Won the Leadership Award in 2009 and 2010
Named to Headmaster's List four times
Son of John and Allison Murfee
Has a younger brother, Penn
Father, John, swam at Vanderbilt
Volunteers through Boy Scouts
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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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