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Vivian Tafuto
Vivian  Tafuto

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hummelstown, Pa.

High School:
Hershey

Event:
Breast/IM/Sprint Free


03/16/2018

Moroney Leads Cavaliers on Third Day of NCAAs

Virginia ranks 10th in the team standings

04/19/2017

Swimming and Diving Names 10 student-athletes to All-ACC Academic Team

Virginia posts seven women and three men to team

06/22/2016

Twelve Cavaliers Named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans

Women’s Program honored as Scholar All-America Team

04/25/2016

13 Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Four student-athletes named for third time

03/02/2016

Virginia Women Qualify 12 Swimmers for NCAA Championships

National meet to be held in Atlanta March 16-19

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
22.90
100 Breast:
59.79 (2nd on UVA's all-time list)
200 Breast:
2:11.45 (3rd on UVA's all-time list)
200 IM:
1:58.80

2016-17
• Competed at the NCAA Championships in the 200-yard individual medley, 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard breaststroke
• Finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke, eighth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 11th in the 200-yard individual medley at the ACC Championships 
• Placed fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke, seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke, 12th in the 200-yard individual medley and 21st in the 200-yard freestyle at the UGA Fall Invite 
• Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team and the All-ACC Academic Team 
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll 


2015-16
• Qualified for NCAA Championships in the 100-yard breaststroke
• Finished sixth in 100 breast at ACC Championships
• Placed 17th in 200 breast and 19th in 200 IM at ACCs
• Set season-best time in 200 IM (1:59.84) at NCAA Championships
• Notched season-best mark in 200 breast (2:13.07) at ACCs
• Posted season-best times in 50 free (22.90) and 100 breast (1:00.24) at UGA Fall Invitational
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
 
• NISCA/Speedo High School All-American
• Pennsylvania state champion in 100 breast
• Made A finals in both breaststroke events at 2013 Winter Junior Nationals

Personal
• Daughter of Julie and William Tafuto
• Older brother, Vinny, swims at Michigan
• Has two younger sisters, Sally and Tori
• Mother, Julie, swam at Drexel from 1984-88
• Father, William, was a cycler at Bucknell from 1984-88

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