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Charlie Rommel
Charlie  Rommel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Amherst, N.Y.

High School:
Clarence

Last College:
Maryland

Height:
6-0

Event:
Free/Back

02/26/2015

Virginia Finishes Second Day of ACC Championships

Cavaliers sit in fourth place

02/25/2015

Cavaliers Conclude First Day of ACC Championships

Virginia sits in fourth place

01/17/2015

Virginia Splits with Virginia Tech

Cavalier women, Hokie men post victories

01/16/2015

Virginia Wins 12 Events on First Day Against Virginia Tech

Corbett breaks school record in women's 3-meter diving

03/27/2014

Virginia Men Finish First Day of NCAAs

Kolod places 23rd in 1-meter diving

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
19.92 (5th all-time at UVa)
100 Free: 44.36
100 Fly: 49.39

2014-15
• Finished 14th in the 50 free at the ACC Championships
• Posted a career-best time in the 50 free (19.92) at ACCs
• Set season-best marks in the 100 free (45.28) and 100 fly (50.53) at ACCs

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

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