Nov. 30, 2017
|Georgia Fall Invitational|
|Date||Fri.- Sun., Dec. 1- 3, 2017|
|Time||Friday: Prelims: 9:30 a.m.|Diving: 11 a.m.| Finals: 5 p.m.
Saturday: Prelims: 9:30 a.m.|Diving: 11 a.m.| Finals: 5 p.m.
Sunday: Prelims: 9:30 a.m.|Finals: 3 p.m.
|Location||Athens, Ga.. | Gabrielsen Natatorium|
|Live Video- SEC Network Plus||Friday (11 a.m.) | Friday (5 p.m.) | Saturday (5 p.m.) | Sunday (3 p.m.)|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will compete at the Georgia Fall Invitational this weekend (Dec. 1-3) in Athens, Ga., at the Gabrielsen Natatorium.
Preliminary races will begin every day at 9:30 a.m. Finals will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Diving events will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday and
The finals on all three days and the diving events on Friday will be broadcast on the SEC Network Plus. A link to the stream and live results can be accessed on VirginiaSports.com.
The No. 16 Cavalier women will compete against No. 4 Michigan, No. 5 Georgia and No. 6 California, while the No. 23 Virginia men will face No. 2 California, No. 4 Michigan, No. 10 Auburn and No. 12 Georgia. Harvard and UCLA will compete in the diving competitions, but will not compete in swimming.
Heading into the weekend, senior Caitlin Cooper (Atlanta, Ga.) holds the nation’s eighth fastest 50-yard freestyle time (22.22), while senior Jennifer Marrkand (Westford, Mass.) ranks 15th in the 200-yard butterfly (1:56.63). On the men’s side, junior Sam Magnan (Bethlehem, Pa.) ranks 24th in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:10.59) and 16th in the 1650-yard freestyle (15:10.90).
Last time out at the Frank Elm Invitational, junior Kylie Towbin (New Canaan, Conn.) set a UVA record in the platform (270.05).
'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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