Dec. 5, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- Junior Zach Fong (Moorestown, N.J.) was named ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week as announced by the league office on Tuesday (Dec. 5).
Over the weekend, Fong set a UVA record in the 200-yard butterfly at the Georgia Fall Invitational. His time of 1:42.67 placed him fourth in the meet, in addition to qualifying for an NCAA “B” standard.
In a meet that included No. 2 California, No. 4 Michigan, No. 10 Auburn and No. 12 Georgia, Fong advanced to the B finals in three individual events. He finished 12th in the 100-yard butterfly (46.98), 13th in the 400-yard individual medley (3:50.02) and 14th in the 200-yard individual medley (1:46.65). All three performances qualified for NCAA “B” standards.
Additionally, Fong placed fifth with the 200-yard medley relay (1:26.38), sixth with the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:19.13) and 11th with the 400-yard medley relay (3:14.00).
Fong and the Cavaliers will return to action on January 5 against Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn.
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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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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