Jan. 9, 2018
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- Senior swimmer Caitlin Cooper (Atlanta, Ga.) and junior diver Kylie Towbin (New Canaan, Conn.) earned weekly ACC honors, as announced by the league office on Tuesday (Jan. 9).
Cooper led the No. 11 Virginia women’s team to a dual meet win over No. 7 Tennessee, 177- 123, with four first-place finishes. Individually, she placed first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.35, before capturing the top swim in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 49.40.
In the relays, Cooper anchored the 200-yard medley relay, edging Tennessee by one one-hundredth of a second with a time of 1:40.47. She swam the second leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay with a
Towbin placed in the top 10 twice at the Tennessee Diving Invitational. She finished fourth in the platform with a score of 242.6, in addition to advancing to the finals of the 1-meter dive, finishing ninth in the event with a score of 269.85. Towbin placed 21st in the 3-meter dive with 262.6 points.
Diving scores from the 1-meter and 3-meter dives at the Tennessee Diving Invitational were added to the team scores for the Cavaliers dual meet against Tennessee. Towbin recorded the top performance against Tennessee in the 1-meter
Virginia returns to action on Friday (Jan. 12) against Virginia Tech in Christiansburg, Va. The meet will begin at 5 p.m.
Nus Traveling Road to RecoveryMen's Soccer6/18/18Rising senior Sergi Nus, an All-ACC defender who's recovering from a torn ACL, expects to be ready for Virginia's opener in August.Hall Working to Raise NBA StockMen's Basketball6/12/18By the time the NBA draft arrives on June 21, former UVA guard Devon Hall will have worked out for nearly two-thirds of the league's 30 teams.Mueller Sets Sights on World TitleWrestling6/11/18Early this month, Jack Mueller, a rising junior at UVA, clinched a spot on the U.S. team that will compete at the U23 freestyle world championships in Romania.
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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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