Feb. 26, 2017
|2017 Men's ACC Championships|
|Date||Monday - Thursday (Feb. 27 - March 2)|
|Location||Atlanta, Ga. | Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center|
|Coverage||Championship Central (includes live results and ACC Network Extra links)|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The No. 14 Virginia men's swimming and diving team competes at the ACC Championships Monday through Thursday (Feb. 27 -- March 2) at the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center in Atlanta, Ga.
The ACC Network Extra will broadcast the finals on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Links and live results will be available through VirginiaSports.com. Competition begins with the 200-medly relay at 4 p.m. and the 800 freestyle relay at 5 p.m.
Diving action took place two weeks ago during the ACC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships. In men's diving, freshman Bryce Shelton (Vienna, Va.) finished sixth in the platform with a score of 325.85, 11th on the one-meter with a score of 289.80 and 30th on the three-meter with a score of 258.85.
Fellow freshman Samson Miller (Fairfax, Va.) placed 26th in the one-meter with a score of 254.80. He finished 27th on the three-meter with a score of 270.35 and 27th on the platform with a score of 191.95.
The Cavaliers went 5-2 in dual meets this season, including a 4-1 mark in ACC competition with wins over Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech, Duke and North Carolina.
Virginia finished sixth at the 2016 ACC Championships. Sophomore Sam Magnan (Bethlehem, Pa.) finished third in the 1,650-yard freestyle a year ago, while sophomore Zach Fong (Moorestown, N.J.) finished fourth in the 200-yard fly. Virginia also finished third in the 800-yard freestyle relay last season.
The meet will also signify the men's swimming and diving matchup between Virginia and Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Clash, sponsored by Virginia529, the official college savings plan of University of Virginia Athletics. There is one point at stake in the Virginia529 Commonwealth Clash, the point rivalry series between UVA and Virginia Tech. The school that finishes higher in the meet will receive a point in the competition. Learn more about Virginia529 and this competition at thecommonwealthclash.com.
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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