Charlie Rommel
Charlie Rommel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Amherst, N.Y.

High School:
Clarence

Last College:
Maryland

Height:
6-0

Event:
Free/Back



Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
19.98 (6th all-time at UVa)
100 Free: 44.36 (T-10th all-time at UVa)
100 Fly: 49.39

2013-14
• Was a relay alternate for the NCAA Championships
• Placed 19th in the 50 free at the ACC Championships in a season-best time of 20.00
• Also set season-best times in the 100 free (44.83) and 100 fly (49.39)
• Anchored the 200 medley relay at ACCs that broke the school record in 1:24.98
• Part of the 200 free relay at ACCs that ranks fourth all-time in school history in 1:18.39
• Placed seventh in the 50 free and 19th in the 100 free at the Ohio State Invite
• Won the 50 free against Pitt and Navy

2012-13
• Placed 13th in the 100-yard freestyle and 16th in the 50 free at ACCs
• Set a career-best in the 50 free (19.98) in a lead off split at ACCs
• Notched a career-best in the 100 free (44.36) at the conference meet
• Placed fifth in the 50 free and 13th in the 100 free at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Finished second four times during the dual meet season (3x - 50 free, 1x - 100 free)

2011-12 (at Maryland)
• Posted second-best time on team in the 50 free (20.48) and 100 free (44.86)
• Finished 18th in the 100 free (44.96) at the 2012 ACC Championships
• Helped the 200 free relay team finish ninth (1:20.20) and the 200 medley relay take fifth (3:15.16) at the same meet

Background

• New York state champion and record holder in 200 medley relay
• Finished eighth in 50 free at 2011 Summer Junior Nationals
• Two-year captain at Clarence
• Named a Scholar Athlete his sophomore, junior and senior years
• Listed on the honor roll three years
• A New York State volunteer fighfighter

Personal
• Son of Time and Rand Rommel
• Has a sister, Dina
• Coached by Eric McClearen at Clarence