Feb. 27, 2017
ATLANTA - The No. 14 Virginia men's swimming and diving team got a season-best performance in the 800-yard freestyle relay on Monday as the Cavaliers opened the ACC Championships at Georgia Tech.
The Cavalier quartet of freshman Joe Clark (Worcester Park, Great Britain), senior Austin Quinn (Chagrin Falls, Ohio), freshman John Whiteside (Fairfield, Conn.) and junior Luke Georgiadis (Jacksonville, Fla.) turned in a time of 6:20.98 to finish fifth.
The finish trimmed almost three seconds off the previous season-best for a Virginia 800-freestyle relay team set at the UGA Fall Invite hosted by Georgia.
Virginia is in 10th place after the first day of competition with 94 points. The first-day totals include the scores from the two relays and the three-meter diving. Diving events were held two weeks ago at Georgia Tech's McAuley Aquatic Center.
After three events in the men's competition, Virginia Tech leads with 163 points, followed by Duke with 147, Florida State with 146, Notre Dame with 138 and NC State with 130 points to round out the top five.
The Cavaliers opened the 2017 ACC Championships on Monday with the 200-yard medley relay. The unit of Clark, sophomore Alex Albracht (Mission Hills, Kan.), sophomore Bryce Keblish (Fairfield, Conn.) and senior Matt Lockman (Charlottesville, Va.) finishing eighth with a time of 1:25.94.
Virginia will return to action with day two of the ACC Men's Swimming and Diving Championships on Tuesday (Feb. 28) at 10 a.m., swimming in the prelims of the 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard IM and 50-yard freestyle. The finals for all three events, in addition to the 200 freestyle relay, will begin at 6 p.m.
Cook Ready To Make Up For Lost TimeFootball3/27/17After missing last season with a heart condition, UVA outside linebacker Malcolm Cook has been cleared to play again.Offensive Line Looking to Raise Its GameFootball3/24/17Guard Jack McDonald and tackle Jack English are the returning starters on the offensive line for Virginia, which starts spring practice Tuesday.Weber Hitting Right Notes on DiamondBaseball3/23/17Sophomore Andy Weber starts at second base for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts ACC rival Duke this weekend at Davenport Field.
Director of News Content
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.
UVA Concludes NCAA Championships
Swimming & Diving | 3/25/2017
The Virginia men’s swim team concluded competition at the NCAA Swimming and Diving...
Schubert Lands on UVA Top-Times List
Swimming & Diving | 3/24/2017
Day three of the NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships concluded on Friday (March 24...
UVA Concludes Day Two of NCAA Championships
Swimming & Diving | 3/23/2017
Virginia completed day two of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday (March 23)...
Cavaliers Begin NCAA Championships Competition
Swimming & Diving | 3/22/2017
Virginia opened the 2017 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships by competing in the...
Men Prepare for NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
Swimming & Diving | 3/21/2017
The No. 14th-ranked Virginia men’s swim team begin their competition at the NCAA Division I...
Virginia Adds Two Medals to Meet
Swimming & Diving | 3/18/2017
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Virginia finish the last night of the NCAA Division I Swimming and...
Simon Earns Bronze with New School Record
Swimming & Diving | 03/17/2017
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— Virginia added another top swim to the NCAA Division I Swimming and...
Smith Secures Silver in 500-Yard Freestyle
Swimming & Diving | 03/16/2017
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.— The University of Virginia finished day two of the NCAA Division I...
- Online Stores