Virginia posts seven women and three men to team
The Cavaliers finished with the fifth fastest time in 800 free relay
National meet to be held in Atlanta March 16-19
UVa swimmers hit 21 Olympic Trials standards
Duo helped Cavaliers win eighth-consecutive conference title
2017: 200 Butterfly, 800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay (HM)
2016:800 Free Relay, 200 Back (HM), 200 IM (HM)
2015: 200 Back (HM), 400 Medley Relay
2017: 800 Free Relay
2017: 800 Free Relay, 200 IM, 1650 Free
2016: 200 Fly
Virginia Career Bests
200 Free:1:45.11 (5th all-time at UVA)
100 Back: 52.95 (8th all-time at UVA)
200 Back: 1:52.41 (4th all-time at UVA)
100 Fly: 52.48 (4th all-time at UVA)
200 Fly: 1:53.15 (2nd all-time at UVA)
200 IM: 1:55.90 (2nd all-time at UVA)
400 IM: 4:09.94 (6th all-time at UVA)
• Finished third at the NCAA Championships in the 200-yard
• Placed fifth
• All-America honoree in the 200-yard butterfly and the 800-yard freestyle relay
• All-America honorable mentions honoree in the 400-yard medley relay
• Three-time All-ACC honoree with a first place finish in the 800-yard freestyle relay and a third place finishes in the 200-yard individual medley and 200-yard butterfly
• Recorded the second fastest time in UVA history in the 200-yard butterfly and the 200-yard individual medley at the UGA Fall Invite and NCAA Championships, respectively
• Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team and the ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Earned All-America honors after anchoring 800-yard freestyle relay to fifth place at NCAA Championships
• Took home honorable mention All-America honors with 14th-place finish in 200 backstroke and 16th-place finish in 200 IM at NCAAs
• Also placed 22nd in 400 IM at NCAAs
• Earned All-ACC honors with third-place finish at ACC Championships
• Also placed fifth in 200 IM and ninth in 400 IM at ACCs
• Set career-best marks in 200 back (1:52.41) and 200 IM (1:56.48) at NCAAs
• Posted career-best marks in 200 fly (1:55.87) and 400 IM (4:09.94) at ACCs
• Notched career-best marks in 200 free (1:45.85) and 100 fly (52.66) at UGA Fall Invitational
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 back, placing 16th at the NCAA Championships
• Also earned All-America honors swimming in the prelims of the 400 medley relay at NCAAs
• Finished 24th in the 200 fly and 30th in the 100 fly at NCAAs
• Qualified for three A finals in the 100 fly, 200 back and 200 fly at the ACCs
• Posted season-best times in the 100 fly (52.76), 200 back (1:53.28) and 200
• Massachusetts state champion in 100 free, 100 back and 200 IM
• NISCA/Speedo High School All-American
• Two-time Boston Globe and Boston Herald Swimmer of the Year
• Three-time Lowell Sun Swimmer of the Year
• USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Three-time Dual County League All-Star
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Three-time member of Westford Academy Academic Honor Roll
• Daughter of Margaret and Paul Marrkand
• Sister, Megan, swam for Holy Cross
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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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.
Jeff White: Cooper Thriving Under New Staff
Swimming & Diving | 12/12/2017
A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record...
Fong Named ACC Swimmer of the Week
Swimming & Diving | 12/5/2017
Junior Zach Fong (Moorestown, N.J.) was named ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week as announced by...
Virginia Concludes UGA Fall Invite with Two School Records
Swimming & Diving | 12/3/2017
The Virginia men’s and women’s swim teams concluded the final day of the Georgia Fall...
Virginia Concludes Second Day at Georgia Fall Invite
Swimming & Diving | 12/2/2017
The women’s team concluded the day in fourth place (389.5 points), while the men’s...
Cooper Records UVA Record on Day One of UGA Fall Invite
Swimming & Diving | 12/1/2017
The Virginia men’s and women’s swim teams completed day one of the Georgia Fall...
Virginia Competes at Georgia Fall Invitational
Swimming & Diving | 11/30/2017
The Virginia will compete at the Georgia Fall Invitational this weekend (Dec. 1-3) in Athens, Ga....
Virginia Diving Concludes Frank Elm Invitational
Swimming & Diving | 11/19/2017
Junior Kylie Towbin finished first in the platform with a score of 270.05, setting a UVA record...
Virginia Diving Finishes Second Day of Frank Elm Invite
Swimming & Diving | 11/18/2017
The Virginia men’s and women’s diving teams concluded the second day of competition...
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