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.
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