Casey places fifth in 1,650 free
Virginia sits in fourth place
Three school records Saturday brings total to eight through two days
Virginia Career Bests
50 Free: 21.93
100 Free: 46.64
200 Free: 1:38.12
500 Free: 4:24.60
1,000 Free: 9:18.95
1,650 Free: 15:26.25
• Won the 500-yard freestyle at the ECAC Championships
• Finished second in the 1650-yard freestyle and fourth in the 200-yard freestyle, at the ECAC Championships
• Placed 11th in the 500-yard freestyle, 14th in the 1650-yard freestyle and 21st in the 200-yard freestyle at the UGA Fall Invite
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Placed 19th in 500-yard freestyle and 21st in 1,650 free at ACC Championships
• Set career-best marks in the 500 free (4:24.73) and 1,650 free (15:26.62) at ACCs
• Posted a career-best 200 free (1:38.12) at UGA Fall Invitational
• Placed 24th in the 1,650 free in a season-best time (15:32.00) at the ACC Championships
• Also set a season-best mark in the 200 free (1:38.51) at ACCs
• Posted season-best times in the 100 free (47.19) and 500 free (4:26.64) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Six-time member of the Turkish National Team
• Represented Turkey at the 2013 European Junior Open Water Championships
• Placed fourth in the 1,500m free and fifth in the 400m free at the 2014 Turkish National Championships
• Team captain for both ENKA High School and ENKA Sports Club
• Earned academic honors at ENKA
• Son of Sinan and Nazli Tara
• Has two older siblings, Esra and Mehmet
Green Adjusting to New SurroundingsWrestling10/20/17A transfer from Boise State, which dropped its wrestling program last spring, Fred Green is a candidate to start at 157 pounds for Virginia.Butts' Bond With Benkert GrowingFootball10/18/17A redshirt junior from the Philadelphia area, UVA tight end Evan Butts has become one of quarterback Kurt Benkert's most reliable targets.Salt Evolving Into Pivotal PresenceMen's Basketball10/17/17A redshirt junior from New Zealand, 6-11 center Jack Salt has grown into a team leader for UVA, which has made four straight NCAA tournament appearances.
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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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