ACC Champion: 2003: 400 FR, 800 FR, 400 MR; 2002: 100 Back, 200 Back, 400 FR, 800 FR; 2001: 200 Back, 800 FR, 200 MR
UVa Career Bests: 200 Free: 1:37.39; 100 Back: *48.08; 200 Back: *#1:42.67; 200 I.M: 1:48.49
*school record/#ACC record
One of the most talented and versatile swimmers in the nation ... a Rhodes Scholar candidate ... UVa record holder in the 100 backstroke (48.08) and 200 back (1:42.67) ... ACC record holder in the 200 back ... set the UVa Aquatic and Fitness Center pool record in the 200 back (1:44.25) ... a member of the school record-setting 800 free relay team (6:28.73) ... also holds the school mark in the 400 free relay (2:55.41) ... seventh all-time at UVa in the 200 free and ninth in the 200 I.M. ... is a men's program record 13-time All-American ... a silver medalist in the 200-meter backstroke at the 2003 Pan American Games ... 2004 Olympic Trials qualifier.
2002-2003- A four-time All-American ... earned an honorable mention All-America award for a 10th-place finish in the 200 backstroke at the NCAA Championships ... earned two more honorable mention All-America certificates for swimming on the 11th-place 400 medley and 12th-place 800 free relays ... both relays recorded the third fastest time in UVa history for their respective events ... swam on the victorious 400 and 800 freestyle and 400 medley relays at the ACC Championships ... finished second in the 100 backstroke and third in the 200 backstroke at ACCs ... also swam in the finals of the 200 I.M. at ACCs ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... a first-team CSCAA Academic All-American ... recipient of the team's Academic Award and the Bernardino Endowed Scholarship ... Gray-Carrington Scholarship winner - a peer nominated award that is one of the most prestigious awards a UVa undergraduate can receive.
2001-2002- A five-time All-American, including first-team honors in the 800 free relay (eighth) ... an honorable mention All-American in the 200 backstroke (10th), 400 medley relay (ninth), 200 free relay (11th), and 400 free relay (11th) ... competed in the 100 back at NCAAs ... ACC champion in the 200 backstroke for the second straight year and won ACC titles in the 100 back, 400 and 800 free relays ... seventh in the 200 I.M. at ACCs ... a first-team CSCAA All-Academic pick ... recipient of team's Coaches and Ramirez Family Leadership Awards ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2000-2001- Earned first-team All-America honors with a fifth-place finish in the 200 backstroke at NCAAs ... earned honorable mention All-America accolades in the 800 free relay (12th), 200 medley relay (16th) and 400 medley relay (12th) ... ACC champion in the 200 back, as well as the 800 free relay and 200 medley relay ... runner-up in the 100 back at ACCs and seventh in the 200 I.M. ... ACC and UVa Rookie of the Year ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... ninth in the semifinals of the 200 back at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials ... also swam the 100 back at the Trials ... competed for the USA in the 2001 Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia ... won a team bronze medal ... placed third in the 200 backstroke and eighth in the 100 back at the 2001 Summer Nationals.
Prep & Personal- 1999-00 National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association Colorado Swimmer of the Year ... four-time Prep All-American ... team captain ... four-year state champion ... Colorado state record holder in 100 fly and 100 back ... Senior Nationals scorer ... Junior National champion ... two-time Scholastic All-American ... son of Mary and Stan Wagner ... born October 9, 1981 in Fort Collins, Colo. ... majoring in Political & Social Thought ... Past President of UVa Amnesty International Chapter ... a member of UVa's 2003-04 Student Athlete Advisory Committee ... Raven Society ... Omicron Delta Kappa ... resides on UVa's West Lawn.
Lucas Playing Key Role in TurnaroundField Hockey10/20/16Carrera Lucas' play at goalkeeper has helped No.9 Virginia, which hosts No. 7 Louisville on Friday night, win seven of its past eight games.Media Day NotebookMen's Basketball10/18/16Virginia, which advanced to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight in 2015-16, opens the season Nov. 11 against UNC Greensboro at the Greensboro Coliseum.Reuter Ready To Take On Larger RoleMen's Basketball10/17/16A 6-7, 243-pound sophomore from Marion, Mass., Jarred Reuter is competing for a starting spot in the Cavaliers' frontcourt.
Director of News Content
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.
Virginia Opens 2016-17 Season Against Pitt Friday
Swimming & Diving | 10/20/2016
The Virginia swimming and diving teams are set to open the 2016-17 season against Pitt in a dual ...
Virginia Swimming and Diving Announces 2016-17 Schedule
Swimming & Diving | 9/13/2016
Virginia swimming and diving head coach Augie Busch announced the Cavaliers’ 2016-17...
Trio of Cavaliers Named Preseason All-Americans
Swimming & Diving | 9/12/2016
A trio of Virginia swimming seniors, Kaitlyn Jones, Laura Simon and Leah Smith, have been named...
Leah Smith Finishes Sixth in 800m Freestyle Final
Swimming & Diving | 8/12/2016
Virginia swimming rising senior Leah Smith finished sixth in the 800m freestyle final on Friday...
After 20 Years, Thomas has Gained a Golden Perspective
Swimming & Diving | 8/12/2016
Melanie (Valerio) Thomas became UVA swimming and diving's first Olympic gold medalist at the 1996...
Smith Wins Olympic Gold with U.S. 4x200m Freestyle Relay
Swimming & Diving | 8/10/2016
Virginia swimming rising senior Leah Smith won Olympic gold with the United States 4x200-meter...
Kaeser Finishes 20th in 200m Breaststroke in Rio
Swimming & Diving | 08/09/2016
Virginia swimming class of 2016 graduate Yannick Kaeser placed 20th in the men's 200-meter...
Leah Smith Earns Bronze in 400m Freestyle at Rio Olympics
Swimming & Diving | 08/07/2016
Virginia rising senior swimmer Leah Smith captured the bronze medal in the women's 400-meter...
- Online Stores