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General Information Location ...........................................Wilmington, N.C. Founded ..............................................................1947 Enrollment ...........................................................12,500 Colors .........................................Teal, Navy & Gold Nickname ..................................................... Seahawks Conference........................Colonial Athletic Association Chancellor .......................................Rosemary DePaolo Athletics Director....................................Kelly Mehrtens Coaching Staff Head Coach..................................................Dave Allen Records Overall (seasons)..................... 422-300 (39) at UNCW.................................. 374-267 (32) Assistant Coaches...................................Todd DeSorbo .................................................Suzanne Yee ..................................Marc Ellington (Diving) 2009 Preview Letterwinners Returning (M/W).............................23/26 Newcomers (M/W)...................................................5/10 2008 Review Overall Records M/W......................................... 7-4/4-8 Colonial Finishes....................... Men: 1st | Women: 3rd Sports Information Asst. SID (SWD Contact).......................... Tom Riordan phone......................................910.962.4099 email..............................riordant@uncw.edu Web Site ......................................... UNCWsports.com Assoc. AD/SID..........................................Joe Browning Asst. SID ..............................................Jarrett Abelson

The Seahawk men captured four event championships en route to their eighth consecutive title in 2008-09.

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UNC Wilmington The University of North Carolina Wilmington boasts of undergraduate learning opportunities second to none and professors whose commitment to knowledge is surpassed only by their dedication to students. It offers effective learning environments that integrate teaching and mentoring with research and service at a level that rivals exclusive research institutions of similar size. Students consistently praise the quality of their interactions with faculty and express a high degree of satisfaction with their overall educational experience. The faculty culture emphasizes teaching and mentoring, incorporating research as an important component of the undergraduate learning experience and an opportunity to have an impact on the state’s most pressing issues. International experiences are encouraged through study abroad programs and language and culture studies on campus. Recognized in recent years by several national publications as a top public undergraduate institution, UNCW continues its pursuit to soar to even greater heights. “The UNCW of today is a fantastic university,” said Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo. “The momentum that propels us to soar higher derives from our students’ achievements, faculty and staff accomplishments and strong support from alumni, friends, trustees, volunteer board members and other donors.” For 12 consecutive years UNCW has ranked in the top 10 of the best public regional universities in the South by U.S.News & World Report. For the sixth consecutive year, UNCW received the “Best in the Southeast” and “Best Value” designations by The Princeton Review. It is one of only four North Carolina public universities included in Peterson’s Competitive Colleges 2008: Top Colleges for Top Students. This year, UNCW joined the ranks of an exclusive group of higher education institutions included in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Established as Wilmington College in 1947, the university is made up of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Cameron School of Business, the School of Nursing, the Watson School of Education and the Graduate School. UNC Wilmington offers bachelor’s degrees in 52 majors, 35 master’s degrees, a Ph.D. in marine biology and an Ed.D. in educational leadership and administration. Degree programs in the School of Nursing, Watson School of Education and Cameron School of Business are designed specifically to serve professional workforce needs in the region. The College of Arts and Sciences stresses applied learning experiences across the liberal arts disciplines to prepare its students to bridge the gap between the classroom and the complex problems of 21st century communities. UNCW’s strength in the natural sciences, especially biological sciences, chemistry, geological sciences and other disciplines that form the core of its internationally respected niche in marine science, is the result of decades of intentional focus and investment. In the arts and literature, UNCW’s high profile programs are film studies and creative writing. The Department of Film Studies takes advantage of the location of UNCW in Wilmington, N.C., the home of Screen Gems Studios, the largest full-service motion picture facility in the United States east of California. The Master of Fine Arts in creative writing is one of the most respected on the East Coast, cited as one of “Five Top Innovative/ Unique Programs in Creative Writing” in 2007 by Atlantic Monthly. The university has taken a leadership role in the long-term economic, environmental, educational, social and cultural health of the region. It has a strong commitment to adult learners and offers short, non-credit university courses, seminars, lectures, travel excursions and other educational opportunities. Overall, the university has an annual $500 million economic impact on the eight-county region. This represents 10 percent of total economic activity in the seven-county region.

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UNCW Administration Rosemary DePaolo, Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo became chancellor and chief executive officer of the University of North Carolina Wilmington in July 2003. During her tenure, the university has attained national prominence as a model for teaching, research, and service. Chancellor DePaolo has led the university to greatness by developing strategies and processes to recruit and retain the highest quality of diverse faculty and staff, attract the highest quality of students, reduce faculty-to-student ratios, improve retention and graduation rates, provide the buildings necessary to support a world class campus environment, and encourage more private philanthropic support than ever. She has overseen the construction and renovation of $250 million in public and private supported projects resulting in 15 new or renovated buildings. A $30.1 million state-of-the art nursing building is under construction, and the third phase of new campus housing, as well as the first parking deck on campus, opened in August 2009. The additional housing brought UNCW to its goal of 40 percent of its undergraduate students living on campus. Private support has increased dramatically under her leadership. Generous supporters have allowed UNCW to set fundraising records for four years in a row. During this period, donors gave the university more than $30 million to support scholarships, professorships, academics, faculty research, athletics, student life experiences, and more, resulting in an increase in the university’s endowment by more than

50 percent. Under her guidance, UNCW achieved Millennial Campus designation of several sites to be used for public/private research ventures capitalizing on the university’s strengths in marine biotechnology, among others. She has encouraged the university community to work closely with government, health, education, non-profit and business leaders in the region through a number of formal and informal collaborations, including a recently established partnership with the Wilmington Housing Authority to provide educational services at one of their community centers. Chancellor DePaolo is actively involved in a wide range of civic activities, including service on a number of boards. These include serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the North Carolina Chamber, the state’s largest and most influential business group, Ex-officio member of the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Southeastern Advisory Committee for Biotechnology of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and Executive Board of the North Carolina Campus Compact. A nationally recognized champion for higher education, Chancellor DePaolo served on a Higher Education Cabinet established by the New York Times and the Chronicle of Higher Education. She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Association of American Colleges and Universities, and is also a current member of the Colonial Athletic Association’s Council of Presidents. UNCW has been praised by various publications for quality, affordability, and innovation. U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked the university as one of the top 10 public master’s universities in the South, and Forbes placed UNCW second among best public universities in North Carolina. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance listed UNCW as one of the top 25 “Best Values” among public universities in the nation and one of the top three in North Carolina. Before arriving in Wilmington, Chancellor DePaolo was president of Georgia College & State University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Queens College of the City University of New York and a master of arts and a doctorate in 18th century English literature from Rutgers University. A native of Long Island, N.Y, she is married to Fred Wharton, a retired professor of English.

Kelly Mehrtens, Director of Athletics Kelly Mehrtens begins her third year as UNC Wilmington’s Director of Athletics with a track record of outstanding leadership and success in collegiate athletic administration. Under Mehrtens’ watch, UNCW’s student-athletes have continued to achieve academic and athletic excellence, while also demonstrating a dedicated commitment to community service through the school’s active Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Academically, all of UNCW’s 19 intercollegiate teams finished above the multi-year score of 925 in the NCAA’s most recent APR report, and several were honored by the respective governing bodies for their work in the classroom in 2008-09. On top of that, the Seahawks have won six Colonial Athletic Association championships over the last two years, including the school’s first men’s tennis title in the spring of 2009. In the spring of 2010, UNCW will serve as the host institution for the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships at the Country Club of Landfall. Prior to her appointment at UNCW on July 2, 2007, Mehrtens compiled an impressive administrative resume at four institutions after record-setting days as an All-American student-athlete at the University of Alabama. A native of Panama City, Fla., Mehrtens previously spent almost four years as Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Women’s Administrator at the University of Kansas. As a key member of KU’s senior administrative team, she oversaw 15 men’s and women’s sports with operating budgets totaling more than $15 million, serving as a highly-efficient manager of high profile revenue and non-revenue sports programs. In addition to handling numerous senior administrative duties in Lawrence, the 46-year-old Mehrtens also established a successful track record in the fund-raising realm. She played a key role on KU’s fundraising team that has racked up $19 million in facility improvements in three years. In addition, she helped the Jayhawks increase their annual giving in athletics from $5 million in 2003 to $12 million. Mehrtens has truly been an advocate of the student-athlete. She developed KU’s Student-Athlete Development/Leadership Program and worked with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to raise $1 million to help fund women’s sports facilities. Prior to joining the staff at Kansas, Mehrtens worked in a similar capacity at the University of Illinois. She oversaw all operations for men’s basketball, women’s basketball, volleyball, men’s track and field, women’s track and field, men’s golf, women’s golf, women’s swimming and softball for the Illini. She also administered game contracts and scheduling for men’s basketball, coordinated post-season travel for men’s and women’s basketball and performed numerous other senior management-level duties, including the creation of a softball program and overseeing construction of a $1.7 million softball facility in Champaign. From 1989-92, Mehrtens worked as Assistant Athletic Director for Business and Senior Women’s Administrator at the University of Miami. She managed the program’s $20 million budget and was responsible for financial planning and budgets for all of the Hurricane programs. Prior to her stint in Coral Gables, Mehrtens served as Special Assistant to the Director at Northeastern’s University Center for the Study of Sport In Society and as Assistant Athletic Director for Business in NU’s women’s athletics department. Mehrtens also spent two years as Executive Director of S.M.A.R.T. Sports, Inc., a community-based partnership program to provide mentoring for youth in Miami, Fla., between the Miami and Illinois appointments. As a student-athlete, Mehrtens enjoyed a successful collegiate career at Alabama. She threw the discus on the women’s track team, collecting All-American honors in 1985 and making the World University Games and Pan American Teams in 1987. She finished fourth in the 1992 U.S. Olympic Trials. Mehrtens earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce and Business Administration from Alabama in 1986 and completed her Master’s Degree in Education from Illinois in 2001. Mehrtens was very active on the Big 12 Conference and NCAA fronts. She served on the prestigious NCAA Division I Management Council and on the Big 12 Strategic Plan Review Committee and Championships and Awards Committee. She was the Big 12 Administrator’s Council Co-Chair in 2006-07.

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Head Coach Dave Allen the women to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) crown in 1998. The women’s team captured the 1998-99 conference title in one of the most dominating performances in the history of the meet. The Lady Seahawks set four conference records, established 11 school records and won 11 of the 20 events in building an impressive 161-point win over James Madison. A native of Rochester, N.Y., Allen started the swimming and diving program in the fall of 1977, amassing 411 dual meet victories at three different institutions. Allen’s ledger at UNCW stands at 363 UNC Wilmington head coach Dave Allen continues to build on 255 (.587), bringing his total collegiate record in 38 years to 411-288 a legacy of athletic and academic success at UNCW as he led the (.588). Seahawks to their eighth straight Colonial Athletic Association men’s Overall, Allen has been named CAA Women’s Coach-of-theswimming title in 2008-09. Year five times (1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2002-03, 2005-06) and Since originating the program in 1977-78, Allen has coached CAA Men’s Coach-of-the-Year five times (1994-95, 2001-02, 2003the Seahawks to 11 CAA championships (eight men’s and three 04, 2005-06, 2007-08 and 2008-09). women’s) and two Eastern titles. Along the way, he has been named Allen swam collegiately at Springfield (Mass.) College and beCAA Coach-of-the-Year 11 times and mentored numerous student- gan his coaching career at Allegheny College in 1970-71. He spent athletes who have collected academic and athletic honors. one year at Allegheny before moving on to Potsdam State (N.Y.), The men’s team has established a dynasty in the CAA waters, where he compiled a solid 44-26 record with the Bears. winning eight consecutive conference titles. As in 2007-08, the Sea- At Potsdam, Allen’s squad captured the state championship in hawks used a balanced lineup and rode their depth to another con- 1977 and was ranked No. 15 in the NCAA Division III poll. In his final ference title in 2009. two seasons in New York, Allen coached five All-Americans and was Forty Seahawks swimmers earned All-CAA honors in 2009. voted Coach-of-the-Year. He was inducted into Potsdam’s Athletic In the final 2008-09 Collegeswimming.com mid-major poll, the Hall of Fame in 1997. Seahawks finished eighth overall on the men’s side, while the wom- The Seahawk program took off in 1977-78 with Allen at the en placed 14th. helm. In 30 seasons at UNCW, Allen has coached 15 All-Americans, The Seahawk women finished third at the CAA Championship 90 conference champions and 19 Eastern titlelists. and featured Caitlin Kirsteier, who won the 100 Butterfly for the sec- Allen was honored in 1987 when he was selected to represent ond straight year. the United States government in a five-week tour of the Mideast. He Caitlin Kirsteier, who earned CAA Champion honors in two presented clinics and seminars in Turkey through the U.S. Informaevents, earned the Thomas V. Moseley Award, the university’s high- tion Service’s Sports America program. est athletic award. One of the highlights of Allen’s career occurred in March of Both of Allen’s teams in 2006-07 finished in CollegeSwimming. 1982 when butterfly specialist Sam O’Leary became the school’s com’s Top 25 poll after maintaining UNC Wilmington’s dominance in first NCAA Division I All-American. O’Leary still holds two records at the pool. Moreover, senior Melissa Milstead was named the CAA’s UNC Wilmington. Another Allen pupil, Burak Erdem, is one of only Women’s Swimming Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year for the second two swimmers in CAA history to repeat as conference champion four straight year and received the school’s Chancellor’s Cup Award for straight years in the 200 Backstroke. Academic Excellence. Sprinter Dan Gallagher finished fourth at the 2002 NCAA In 2005-06, Allen was tabbed CAA Men’s and Women’s Coach- Swimming & Diving Championships in Athens, Ga., for his second of-the-Year after guiding the Seahawks to a sweep of the league’s All-American performer and Berman made it a trifecta in 2005-06 hardware. The men’s team, powered by 35 All-CAA performances, with his run in Atlanta. cruised to a 277-point victory over George Mason. The women, Allen’s student-athletes have also enjoyed great success in meanwhile, topped the Patriots by 155.50 points behind 21 All-CAA the classroom. Seven swimmers - Steve Hewins (1990-91), Laura swimmers. Doepp (1991-92), Deb Kresho (1993-94), Brendan Curl (1999-00), Individually, senior diver Dean Berman was named CAA Diver- Tiago Barreira (2002-03), Michael Krayer (2005-06) and Melissa Milof-the-Meet and Diver-of-the-Year, and became the first Seahawk to stead (2006-07) - have captured the Chancellor’s Cup, the school’s earn All-America honors at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Cham- highest academic honor for athletes. Hewins also became the first pionships in Atlanta. Senior Michael Krayer was named the CAA’s UNC Wilmington athlete to earn a CAA Post-Graduate Scholarship, Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year in swimming for the second consecutive while Doepp was named to the GTE-CoSIDA District III Academic season and was honored as the top male scholar-athlete in the con- All-America team. ference. Krayer closed out his career as one of the most decorated On the women’s side, Milstead was selected the CAA’s Scholar swimmers in the program’s history. In addition to helping the SeaAthlete-of-the-Year after the team won its first championship since hawks secure four CAA titles, he was named the CAA Male Scholar 1999. Overall, Allen has guided the Lady Seahawks to three titles, Athlete-of-the-Year in 2004-05 and 2005-06. including back-to-back honors in 1998 and 1999. He also directed

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Head Coach Dave Allen The Allen Record Year Institution 1970-71 Allegheny College 1 Year Allegheny College 1971-72 1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 6 Years

Women - -

Men 4-7 4-7

Total 4-7 4-7

- - - - - - -

4-7 6-8 8-6 8-2 9-1 9-2 44-26

4-7 6-8 8-6 8-2 9-1 9-2 44-26

- - 3-4 2-6 2-6 1-7 2-5 3-6 3-7 2-8 2-9 5-6 4-7 5-5 9-2 5-4 7-4 7-2 9-1 9-0 8-2 8-2 8-1 5-4 6-5 8-4 4-7 7-6 10-3 8-6 8-8 4-8 164-145

3-8 9-2 6-3 7-5 7-4 9-4 5-5 9-3 7-5 6-4 4-7 4-7 5-4 5-4 8-3 8-1 8-3 8-1 7-3 7-2 6-5 7-4 4-4 4-4 6-3 9-2 6-3 9-3 7-2 7-4 6-6 7-4 210-122

3-8 9-2 9-7 9-11 9-10 10-11 7-10 12-9 10-12 8-12 6-16 9-13 9-11 10-9 17-5 13-5 15-7 15-3 16-4 16-2 14-7 15-6 12-5 9-8 12-8 17-6 10-10 16-9 17-5 15-10 14-14 11-12 374-267

Potsdam State College Potsdam State College Potsdam State College Potsdam State College Potsdam State College Potsdam State College Potsdam State College

1977-78 UNC Wilmington 1978-79 UNC Wilmington 1979-80 UNC Wilmington 1980-81 UNC Wilmington 1981-82 UNC Wilmington 1982-83 UNC Wilmington 1983-84 UNC Wilmington 1984-85 UNC Wilmington 1985-86 UNC Wilmington 1986-87 UNC Wilmington 1987-88 UNC Wilmington 1988-89 UNC Wilmington 1989-90 UNC Wilmington 1990-91 UNC Wilmington 1991-92 UNC Wilmington 1992-93 UNC Wilmington 1993-94 UNC Wilmington 1994-95 UNC Wilmington 1995-96 UNC Wilmington 1996-97 UNC Wilmington 1997-98 UNC Wilmington 1998-99 UNC Wilmington 1999-00 UNC Wilmington 2000-01 UNC Wilmington 2001-02 UNC Wilmington 2002-03 UNC Wilmington 2003-04 UNC Wilmington 2004-05 UNC Wilmington 2005-06 UNC Wilmington 2006-07 UNC Wilmington 2007-08 UNC Wilmington 2008-09 UNC Wilmington 31 Years UNC Wilmington

Total Men’s Collegiate Record ...............................................258-155 Total Women’s Collegiate Record . ........................................164-145 Collegiate Record Breakdown (38 Years) Allegheny College ...........................................................................4-7 Potsdam State College ...............................................................44-26 UNC Wilmington ......................................................................374-267 Total Collegiate Record ..........................................................422-300

1970-71 ▪ Allen begins his collegiate coaching career as head coach at Allegheny College. 1971-72 ▪ Allen starts six-year run as head coach at Potsdam State College in Potsdam, N.Y., where he compiles a 44-26 record.

2001-02 ▪ Allen coaches the men’s team to the first of seven consecutive CAA championships. ▪ Sprinter Dan Gallagher finishes fourth in the 50 Freestyle to collect NCAA Division I All-American honors. ▪ Gallagher is named CAA Swimmer-ofthe-Year.

1977-78 ▪ Allen establishes UNC Wilmington’s men’s swimming program.

2004-05 ▪ Junior freestyler Michael Krayer is named CAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year.

1979-80 ▪ Allen launches women’s swimming program. 1981-82 ▪ Sam O’Leary becomes the school’s first NCAA Division I All-American when he finishes 11th in the 100-yard butterfly at the NCAA Championships. 1986-87 ▪ Allen presents clinics and seminars in Turkey as part of the U.S. Information Service’s Sports America program. 1990-91 ▪ Senior Steve Hewins becomes the first UNCW student-athlete to earn a CAA postgraduate scholarship. 1991-92 ▪ Laura Doepp is named to the GTE-CoSIDA District III Academic All-American team. 1994-95 ▪ Burak Erdem becomes a four-time champion in the 200 Backstroke at the CAA Championships. ▪ Allen is selected CAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Coach-of-the-Year. 1996-97 ▪ Allen is named the CAA’s Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach-of-the-Year for the first of four occasions. ▪ Allen is inducted into the Potsdam State Athletic Hall of Fame, paying tribute to his outstanding success as the school’s coach from 1972-77. 1997-98 ▪ All-time greats Sam O’Leary and Janet Johnson become charter members of the UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame. ▪ Allen directs women’s team to its first Colonial Athletic Association championship.

2005-06 ▪ The Seahawks capture both the men’s and women’s championships in the CAA for the first time on Feb. 25, 2006. It marks the fifth straight title for the men and the third overall for the women. ▪ Allen is named CAA Men’s and Women’s Coach-of-the-Year. ▪ Diver Dean Berman earns All-America honors on both the 1-meter and 3-meter boards at the NCAA Championships. ▪ Senior Michael Krayer and junior Melissa Milstead are named the CAA’s Male and Female Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year. Krayer also wins the honor for all CAA male student-athlete. 2006-07 ▪ The men’s team captures its sixth consecutive CAA title. ▪ Senior Melissa Milstead is named CAA Women’s Swimming Scholar Athlete-ofthe-Year and is named recipient of the Chancellor’s Cup Award for Academic Excellence. 2007-08 ▪ The Seahawk men continue their streak of CAA championships, winning their seventh straight title. ▪ Allen is tabbed CAA Coach-of-the-Year for the 10th time. 2008-09 ▪ The Seahawk men continue their streak of CAA championships, winning their eighth straight title. ▪ Allen is tabbed CAA Coach-of-the-Year for the 11th time.

1998-99 ▪ In one of the most dominating performances in CAA history, the women’s team sets four conference records, establishes 11 school records and wins 11 of the 20 events en route to a decisive 161 point win over James Madison.

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Coaching Staff Marc Ellington ►Assistant Coach/Diving Coach (28th season)

Nationally-recognized diving instructor Marc Ellington begins his 28th season as Dave Allen’s top assistant coach. The Wilbraham, Mass., native joined the UNC Wilmington program in 1982-83 after a successful stint at Williams College. He served as assistant swimming and diving coach at Williams for three seasons before arriving in the Port City. At Williams, Ellington coached three NCAA Division III qualifiers and two Division III All-America selections. He became UNC Wilmington’s first diving coach when he was hired before the ‘82-83 season. In his long association with the UNCW program, Ellington has coached numerous CAA diving champions, including five-time titlist and two-time Eastern Champion (3-meter) Jessica Bader, three-time titlist Beau Bunn and two-time CAA Diver-of-the-Year Dean Berman. He has also coached eight NCAA Division I Zone qualifiers. In 2004-05, Ellington was named CAA Diving Coach-of-the-Year after Dean Berman became the school’s first qualifier for the NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships in Minneapolis, Minn. Ellington collected the honor once again in 2005-06 after Berman won both boards at the CAA Championships, advanced to the Zone Regionals and picked up All-America honors at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Atlanta. In 2007-08, Ellington again placed a diver in the NCAA Diving Regionals when freshman Kobi Salinas participated in the Zone “B” Regionals in Auburn, Ala. For his efforts, Ellington was tabbed as the CAA Diving Coach-of-the-Year. Ellington earned his B.S. and M.Ed. in physical education from Springfield College, the same alma mater as head coach Dave Allen.

Todd DeSorbo ►Assistant Coach (4th season)

Former swimming great Todd DeSorbo begins his fourth season as an assistant coach at his alma mater. DeSorbo, 32, transferred from Kentucky and swam for the Seahawks in 1998-99, earning several honors in a record-setting season. He assists Allen with all facets of the program, including recruiting, practice and developing student-athletes for the seven-time defending CAA champions. DeSorbo began his collegiate swimming career at Kentucky before transferring to UNC Wilmington, where he won an impressive three CAA titles in 1999. He was named the CAA’s Swimmer-of-the-Meet in 1999 after capturing the 200 Individual Medley, 400 Individual Medley and 200 Backstroke. DeSorbo still holds UNC Wilmington’s school records in the 200 IM (1:51.05) and 400 IM (3:55.18), setting both marks at the 1999 CAA Championships. In addition, DeSorbo made the All-ECAC team in 1999 when he captured the 400 IM at the Eastern Championships with a time of 3:57.66. DeSorbo, who also served as a graduate assistant coach at UNCW in 1999-00, received the Sam O’Leary Outstanding Swimmer Award in 1998-99 following his spectacular senior campaign. The Salisbury, N.C., native is married to former Seahawk diver Lauren Suggs. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1999 and completed his master’s degree in accounting from UNC Wilmington in 2000.

Suzanne Yee ►Assistant Coach (1st season)

Yee, who enters her first season with the Seahawks, comes to the program after serving as an assistant coach on the staffs at Washington State and California. Yee spent eight seasons as an assistant at Washington State where she was instrumental in the success of the program. The Cougars produced six NCAA participants and saw 13 individual and 13 relay record fall during her tenure. WSU posted its highest finish at the NCAA championships in 2007 with a 34th-place finish in 2007. Her first stop on the collegiate coaching trail was at her alma mater California. Yee swam for the Bears one season before shoulder injuries curtailed her career in 1995. While in Berkley, she helped assist Cal to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA championships in 199900. While with the program, she assisted in many aspects of running the program from on-deck coaching to day-to-day operations. In June of 2004, Yee was one of 24 graduates of the NCAA Women Coaches Academy in Wilmington, N.C. and in July of 2005, she graduated from the first-ever NCAA Women’s Coaches Academy Dimension 2 program in Denver, Colo. The program gives female coaches the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of coaching, management issues, principles of marketing, networking, media skills and other issues involved in women’s athletics such as Title IX and the legal issues of coaching. A 1997 graduate of California in history, Yee went on to earn her master’s degree from California in education in 2000 and wrote her thesis on the subject of collegiate recruiting.

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Season Outlooks The Seahawk men enter the 2009-10 season with one goal and one goal only, and that is to win their ninth consecutive Colonial Athletic Association title. With 23 returning letterwinners from last year’s championship squad, head coach Dave Allen will again look to senior leadership to make its mark. “We are fortunate in that last year’s juniors were able to step up and contribute and it was a definite boost for us at the CAA Championships’” said Allen. “We’re very balanced again this year and that’s important when championships come around.” Sprints/Freestyle Senior Rob Anderson enters his final season with the Seahawks looking to conclude what has been a solid career with the Seahawks. While Anderson heads a solid freestyle corps, he’ll be aided by juniors Bobby Guntoro, who is in his first season of full eligibility, Tucker Waldron and sophomore Alex Aguilar. “Alex had a very good spring and summer and has come back a different swimmer. His hard work will help us strengthen our sprints. Freshmen Michael Williams and Robbie Munch are expected to help provide depth early in the season and improve in both the 50 and 100 Free as the season progresses. Middle & Distance/Freestyle “We’re very fortunate to return a group that did a lot for us last year.” Returning for the Seahawks are juniors Luke Murphy, Scott Royal, Justin Eldridge and sophomore Gavin Spake. All four scored valuable points at the Championships, including Murphy who set a trio of school records in the 500, 1000 and 1650 Freestyle. UNCW added a solid transfer in the form of sophomore Mike Smiechowski, who set a pair of Niagara school records in the 1000 and 1650 Freestyles. “Mike already has proven that he can compete on this level and we look for him to contribute immediately.” Butterfly Sophomore Brandon Hicks leads an impressive list of returners for the Seahawks in the Fly events. As a freshman, Hick broke a school record in the 200 Fly that stood since 1982. Waldron, Guntoro, Spake and senior Pete Humphries will give UNCW solid efforts in both the 100 and 200 Fly again this season. Backstroke Going into the 2008-09 season the Seahawks knew they were deep in the Backstroke, but weren’t sure if it would be an event that they could score enough points. Well those fears were put aside as seniors Andrew Rogers (CAA 100 Backstroke champion) and Pete Humphries and sophomores David Thayer, Aidan Akkari (200 Backstroke Champion) and Guntoro were able to step up and score valuable points. Rogers set a school record in the 100 while Akkari did the same in the 200. Adding to the quality depth that UNCW has built is freshman Daniel Crow, who can help immediately. Breaststroke Breaststroke was another area of concern for the Seahawks last season, but senior Bennett Rainey moved over from another event and gave the Seahawks a spark by setting a school record in the 200. Junior Tim Mann and sophomore Bo Fethe also came on strong in the later parts of the season, showing they would be able to plug any holes this season. Also moving over and bolstering the Breaststroke was Anderson, who set a school record in the 100. With the arrival of Ray McGorry, the event has become a strength for UNCW. IM “This may be our deepest and most talented event we have. We have a multitude of swimmers who are more than capable to swim either the 200 or 400 or both if needed.” Rainey, Eldridge, Murphy, Hicks, Thayer, Spake, Chris Clark and Guntoro and newcomer Ray McGorry also will have an opportunity to get their swims in the IMs.

The Seahawk women are eager to continue where they left off last year at the CAA Championships as they rose up the standings to rally for a third place finish behind strong efforts from a deep junior class that is excited to bring a championship back to UNCW. “We’ve addressed several areas where depth hurt us last year and will be stronger and more balanced this year. We have numbers both in depth and quality. This year’s seniors are as strong as we’ve had recently.” Sprints/Freestyle There is no secret in the CAA who will key that senior group as senior Caitlin Kirsteier, who owns UNCW’s records in the 50 and 100, returns. Joining Kirsteier are sophomores Anna Munger and Mattie Riley, who both made an impact last season. “Both Munger and Riley were nice surprises as they quickly adapted to the collegiate level.” Looking to make a similar move will be freshmen Carly Tanner and Nicole Miller, who will grow with experience. Middle & Distance/Freestyle The loss of school record holder Danielle Mortenson will hurt, but Allen is excited with what he’s seen from freshman Rachel Wilson. “Rachel has been tremendous in preseason workouts and we feel she will be able to step in quickly.” Also looking to ease the loss of Mortensen will be the combination of junior Sabina Sinksa, senior Meredith Banks and Anna Tommerdahl and sophomores Kasey Richardson, Libby Mayock and Alden Dyer. Butterfly Perhaps UNCW’s strongest event is the Butterfly. Kirsteier is the reigning three-time CAA Champion in the 100 Fly. Sinksa also will contribute in both the 100 and 200 as will sophomore Caroline Little. “We were able to add quality depth in freshmen Marissa McJunkin and Ellen Velte. Both are very capable to make an immediate impact on our team.” Backstroke The Backstroke also will be a source of strength for the Seahawks with the return of seniors Michelle Baric and Laura Chinni, both of whom posted good results at the CAA Championships. Senior Chantal Woodard and sophomores Hilary Fritz, Dyer, Caroline Little and Stephanie Florenza are joined by freshmen Kathryn Yarbrough and Nicole Miller in making UNCW even tougher in the Backstroke events. Breaststroke Sophomores Caroline Huber and Kasey Richards were able to help in the Breaststroke events. Freshman Carly Tanner has shown that she too will be able to make splash as a rookie for the Seahawks and has looked good in early season workouts. IM The women should be able to draw strength and show versatility in the IM events. Chinni, Huber, Baric, Dyer and Woodard gave strong swims last year and with the addition of McJunkin, UNCW will continue to post solid outings in both the 200 and 400. Diving UNCW returns all three letterwinners from last year in junior Julia Newbold and sophomores Kristin Harris and Meg Gildea. “Diving will be an improved area for us this season. All of our returners gain invaluable experience last year and we were able to add some talented newcomers to the lineup this year.” Joining Seahawk Diving are freshmen Amanda MacCreery and Alexa McCarthy.

Diving Junior Kobi Salinas looks to return to his freshman form after a disappointing sophomore season. As a freshman, he was the CAA Diver-of-the-Year. Senior Matt Arb posted a pair of top-10 finishes in the 1-and 3-meter boards at the CAA Championships. Rounding out the Seahawks on the board is sophomore Robbie McNeill, who sat out last season following back surgery, and freshman Peter Waters.

Senior Caitlin Kirsteier is the reigning three-time CAA Champion in the 100 Butterfly.

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Rosters  Women

 Men Name Alex Aguilar Aiden Akkari Rob Anderson Matt Arb Chris Clark Daniel Crow Justin Eldridge Bo Fethe Bobby Guntoro Brandon Hicks Pete Humphries Tim Mann Brian Matsushima Ray McGorry Robbie McNeill Robert Munch Luke Murphy Bennett Rainey Andrew Rogers Scott Royal Kobi Salinas Mike Smiechowski Gavin Spake David Thayer Tucker Waldron Peter Waters Michael Williams

Event Free Back Sprints Diving IM Free/Back IM Breast/IM Free/Fly/IM Fly/IM Back/Fly Breast/IM Breast Breast/IM Diving Free Free/IM IM Back/Free Free/Fly Diving Free/Fly Free/I.M. Back Free/Fly Diving Free

Cl. So. So. Sr. Sr. So. Fr. Jr. So. Jr. So. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. So. Fr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Fr. So. So. Jr. Fr. Fr.

Hometown/High School High Point, N.C./Central Durham, N.C./C.E. Jordan Durham, N.C./Riverside Anchorage, Alaska/Robert Service (UNLV) Leesburg, Va./Woodberry Forest Charlotte, N.C./Independence Wilson, N.C./Fike Knoxville, Tenn./Bearden Jakarta, Indonesia/Bolles School Sunrise, Fla./Coral Springs Charter Laurel, Md./DeMatha Greensboro, N.C./Southwest Guilford Durham, N.C./C.E. Jordan Charlton, Mass./Shepherd Hill Falls Church, Va. Clifton, Va./Robinson San Diego, Calif./Mira Mesa Charlotte, N.C./North Mecklenburg Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor Suwanee, Ga./Peachtree Ridge Grapevine, Texas/Grapevine Apex, N.C./Apex (Niagara) Lexington, N.C./West Davidson Beaver Falls, Pa./Blackhawk Farmingdale, N.J./Howell Darien, Conn./Darien Fuquay-Varina, N.C./Middle Creek

 Swimming & Diving Staff Head Coach: Dave Allen (33rd season) Assistant Coach/Diving Coach: Marc Ellington Assistant Coaches: Todd DeSorbo & Suzanne Yee Team Manager: Kenny Mannon

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Name Meredith Banks Michelle Baric Samantha Bonenclark Katie Carroll Laura Chinni Charlotte Dean Alden Dyer Stephanie Forlenza Hilary Fritz Kristin George Meg Gildea Katie Godown Kristin Harris Kelly Henderson Caroline Huber Caitlin Kirsteier Caroline Little Amanda MacCreery Libby Mayock Alexa McCarthy Marissa McJunkin Nicole Miller Anna Munger Julia Newbold Katie Olson Kasey Richardson Mattie Riley Michelle Schisa Sabina Sinska Carly Tanner Anna Tommerdahl Ellen Velte Rachel Wilson Chantal Woodard Kathryn Yarbrough

Event Cl. Free/I.M. Sr. IM/Free Sr. Free Fr. Free/Back Sr. Back/IM Sr. Diving Jr. Free/IM So. Back/Free So. Back So. Free So. Diving So. Free So. Diving So. Free Sr. Breast/IM Jr. Free/Fly Sr. Fly/I.M. So. Diving Fr. Back/ Free So. Diving Fr. Fly Fr. Free Fr. Free So. Diving Jr. Breast/Back Fr. Breast/ Free So. Free So. Fly Jr. Fly/Free Jr. Breast Fr. Free Sr. Fly Fr. Free Fr. Back Sr. Back Fr.

Hometown/High School Lilburn, Ga./Parkview Mebane, N.C./Eastern Alamance Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic Waynesboro, Pa../ Ellicott City, Md./Centennial Raleigh, N.C./Sanderson Carrboro, N.C./Chapel Hill Brookeville, Md./Sherwood McLean, Va./Bishop O’Connell Morganville, N.J./Marine Academy Darien, Conn./Darien Raleigh, N.C./Leesville Road Acworth, Ga./ North Cobb Fairfax, Va./Robinson Secondary North Kingstown, R.I./North Kingstown Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East Richmond, Va./Mills E. Godwin Cary, N.C./Green Hope Chapel Hill, N.C./East Chapel Hill Centreville, Va./Paul IV Charlotte, N.C./Audrey Kell Cary, N.C./Cary Devon, Pa./Conestoga Purcellville, Va./Loudoun Valley Cary, N.C./Athens Drive Silver Spring, Md./James Hubert Blake Pasadena, Md./Mount de Sales Williamsburg, Va./Lafayette Bratislava, Slovakia/Pine Crest Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill Mooresville, N.C./Mooresville Pfafftown, N.C./Reagan Charlotte, N.C./South Mecklenburg Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park


Meet The Seahawks Rob Anderson Breaststroke • Freestyle Senior • Durham, N.C.

School record holder in 100 Breast, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Freestyle Relay and 400 Freestyle Relay ... 2008-09: Finished third in 50 Freestyle at CAA Championships, finished second in 100 Breaststroke and fifth in 100 Freestyle ... Named All-CAA in 50 Free, 100 Breast, 200 Free Relay and Medley Relay and 400 Medley Relay ... Received Sam O’Leary Outstanding Swimmer Award ... 2007-08: Finished in top eight in 50 Free and 100 Breaststroke at CAA Championships … Also swam in 100 Freestyle Consolation championship ... Swam on CAA championship 200 and 400 Medley Relays … 2006-07: Named UNCW and CAA Rookie-of-the-Year ... Set freshman record in 100 Breaststroke ... Placed in top eight at CAA meet in three individual events (50 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly and 100 Breaststroke) ... Also swam on CAA champion 200 Freestyle Relay and 200 Medley Relay teams ... Swam on 400 Freestyle Relay team ... Personal: Full Name: Richard Robert Anderson … Born Feb. 1, 1988, in Durham, N.C. … Son of Kathleen and Richard Anderson ... Majoring in exercise science. Best Times: 100 Breast (54.55); 50 Free (20.16) and 100 Free (45.42)

Matt Arb Diving Senior • Anchorage, Alaska

Enters senior season looking to carry momentum from end of junior season ... 2008-09: Finished seventh in 3-meter and ninth in 1-meter boards at CAA Championships ... Personal: Full name: Matthew Scott Arb ... Born April 8, 1988, in Seabrook, Texas ... Son of Edward Arb and Carolyn Zimmer.

Peter Humphries Butterfly • Backstroke Senior • Laurel, Md.

Team Captain ... Enters season ranked fifth in 200 Breaststroke, seventh in 200 Butterfly and ninth in 100 Backstroke ... 2008-09: Finished fourth in 200 Fly at CAA Championships ... Also finished eighth in 200 Backstroke and 10th in 100 Backstroke … 2007-08: Consolation finalist in three events at CAA Championships … 2006-07: Scored in three events at CAA meet ... Consolation finalist in both Backstroke events and championship finalist in 200 Butterfly ... Personal: Full Name: Peter Justin Humphries … Born June 12, 1988, in Laurel, Md. … Son of Mary Jane and Ray Humphries … Majoring in business management. Best Times: 200 Backstroke (1:49.83); 200 Butterfly (1:51.41) and 100 Backstroke (51.09)

Brian Matsushima Breaststroke Senior • Durham, N.C.

Team Captain ... 2008-09: Finished 15th in 100 Breaststroke at CAA Championships … 2007-08: Consolation finalist in both breaststrokes ... 2006-07: Scored at CAA Championships in 400 IM as well as 100 & 200 Breaststrokes ... Personal: Full Name: Brian Tohoru Matsushima … Born Aug. 31, 1988, in Pamona, Calif. … Son of Debbie and Glenn Matsushima … Majoring in business. Best Times: 100 Breaststroke (58.50) and 200 Breaststroke (2:09.53)

Bennett Rainey IM • Breaststroke Senior • Charlotte, N.C.

Team Captain ... School record holder in 200 Breaststroke and 800 Freestyle Relay ... 2008-09: Finished fourth in 200 IM and eighth in the 400 IM and 200 Breaststroke at CAA Championships ... Enters season ranked first in 200 Breaststroke, third in 200 IM, fourth in 400 IM and ninth in 200 Freestyle ... Received Team Seahawk Award … 2007-08: Championship finalist in 200 IM … Also reached consolation finals in 400 IM and 200 Fly at CAA Championships … Member of school-record setting 800 Free Relay 2006-07: Scoring in top eight in 200 and 400 IM at CAA Championships ... Also consolation finalist in 200 Butterfly ... Tied freshman record in 400 IM ... Personal: Full Name: Bennett Davidson Rainey … Born Oct. 2, 1988, in Charlotte, N.C. … Son of Emily and David Rainey … Majoring in history. Best Times: 200 Breast (2:03.90); 200 IM (1:51.53), 400 IM (4:00.27) and 200 Free (1:41.94)

Andrew Rogers Backstroke Senior • Winston-Salem, N.C.

Team Captain … School record holder in 100 Backstroke and 400 Medley Relay ... 2008-09: Finished first in 100 Backstoke at CAA Championships ... Also finished second in 200 backstroke and 12th in 500 Freestyle ... Currently ranked first in 100 Backstroke, second in 200 Backstroke and sixth in 500 Freestyle ... Earned All-CAA honors in 100 Backstroke and 400 Medley Relay ... Received Dan Gallagher Most Improved Swimmer Award … 2007-08: Member of CAA Championship 200 and 400 Medley Relays … Posted top-8 finishes in 100 and 200 Backstroke … Recorded second-place finish in 100 Backstroke ... 2006-07: Scored in three individual events at CAA Championships ... Made championship final in 100 Backstroke ... Also swam in consolation finals of 500 Freestyle and 200 Backstroke ... Swam leg on CAA champion 200 Medley Relay team and runner-up 400 Medley Relay squad ... Personal: Full Name: Andrew Phillip Rogers ... Born Oct. 22, 1987, in WinstonSalem, N.C. …Son of Lindy and Keith Rogers … Majoring in exercise science.

Best Times: 100 Back (49.04); 200 Back (1:47.68) and 500 Free (4:35.15)

Justin Eldridge IM • Freestyle Junior • Wilson, N.C.

Enters season ranked fourth in 200 IM, ninth in 400 IM, seventh in 1650 Freestyle and ninth in 1000 freestyle ... 2008-09: Finished ninth in 200 IM, 12th in 400 IM and 11th in 1650 Freestyle at CAA Championships … 2007-08: Scored in three individual events at CAA Championships … Made Championship final in 400 IM … Finished top-8 in the 1650 Freestyle … Swam in consolation final in 200 IM … Personal: Full name: Justin Mark Eldridge ... Born May 1, 1989, in Hamden, Conn. ... Son of Linda and Mark Eldridge ... Majoring in chemistry. Best Times: 200 IM (1:51.83); 400 IM (4:04.91), 1650 Free (16:07.32) and 1000 Free (9:43.63)

Tim Mann Breaststroke Junior • Greensboro, N.C.

Breast (2:08.42)

2008-09: Showed good improvement as season progressed … 2007-08: Versatile swimmer competing in wide variety of events in freshman year … Personal: Full name: Timothy Paul Mann ... Born July 27, 1989, in Greensboro, N.C. ... Son of Sandy and Tim Mann ... Majoring in accounting. Best Times: 100 Breast (58.61); 200

Luke Murphy Freestyle • IM Junior • San Diego, Calif.

School record holder in 500 Freestyle, 1000 Freestyle and 1650 Freestyle ... 2008-09: Finished second in 500 Free, 400 IM and 1650 Free at CAA Championships and earning All-CAA honors in each event ... Led UNCW with 51 points scored at finals ... Enters season ranked first in 500, 1000 and 1650 Free ... Also ranked second in 400 IM, third in 200 Free … 2007-08: Set varsity and freshman records in 500 Freestyle ... Also set freshman record in 400IM … Top-three finisher in two individual events at CAA Championships (500 & 1650 Freestyle) … Championship Finalist in 400 IM … Lead-off swimmer on school-record setting 800 Freestyle Relay at CAA Championships … Personal: Full name: Luke Francis Murphy ... Born on Oct. 25, 1989, in San Diego, Calif. ... Son of Donna and John Murphy ... Majoring in communications. Best Times: 500 Free (4:26.55); 1650 Free (15:34.62), 1000 Free (9:21.04); 200 Free (1:41.09) and 400 IM (3:55.97)

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Meet The Seahawks Scott Royal Freestyle Junior • Suwanee, Ga.

School record holder in 800 Freestyle Relay ... Ranks among UNCW’s alltime leaders in 1650 Free (second); 1000 Freestyle (third), 500 Freestyle (seventh) and 200 Free (10th) ... 200809: All-CAA honoree in 1650 Free … 2007-08: Top-three finisher in two individual events at CAA Championships (500 & 1650 Freestyle) … Consolation Finalist in the 200 Freestyle at CAA … Anchor on schoolrecord setting 800 Freestyle Relay at CAA Championships … Personal: Full name: Scott Richardson Royal ... Born on May 9, 1989, in Houston, Texas ... Son of Kay and Thomas Royal ... Majoring in biology. Best Times: 200 Free (1:41.21); 500 Free (4:31.68); 1000 Free (9:29.88) and 1650 Free (15:39.24)

Kobi Salinas Diver Junior • Grapevine, Texas

2008-09: Finished sxith in 1-meter and third in 3-meter at CAA Championships ... 2007-08: CAA Diver-of-the-Year ... Also CAA Diver-of-the-Meet Conference champion in 1 and 3-meter boards ... UNCW Diver-of-the-Year ... CAA Scholar-Athlete ... Qualified for NCAA Zone B Regional meet ... Personal: Full name: Kobi Zune Salinas ... Born on May 25, 1989, in Lubbock, Texas ... Son of Jerry and Mickey Salinas.

Tucker Waldron Butterfly • Freestyle Junior • Farmingdale, N.J.

School record holder in 200 and 400 Medley Relays ... Ranks among UNCW’s all-time leaders in 100 Butterfly … 2008-09: Finished third and earned All-CAA honors at CAA Championships in 100 Butterfly, 14th in 100 Freestyle, first in 200 and 400 Medley Relays ... 2007-08: Championship Finalist in 100 Butterfly at CAA Championships … Personal: Full name: Tucker Thomas Waldron ... Born May 22, 1989, in Point Pleasant, N.J. ... Son of Susan and Thomas Waldron ... Majoring in environmental science. Best Times: 100 Fly (48.94), 100 Free (46.16) and 50 Free (21.14)

Alex Aguilar Freestyle Soph. • High Point, N.C.

School record holder in 200 Medley Relay ... 2008-09: Named to All-CAA team as member of championship 200 Medley Relay ... Hard worker with a lot of potential ... Personal: Full name: David Alex Aguilar ... Born Jan. 10, 1990, in High Point, N.C. ... Son of Joe Aguilar and Pati Hutchinson. Best Times: 50 Free (21.16), 100 Free (46.20)

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Aidan Akkari Backstroke Soph. • Durham, N.C.

Holds school record in 200 Backstroke ... Also ranks second on UNCW’s list in 100 Backstroke ... 2008-09: Won conference title in 200 Backstroke ... Finished second in 100 Backstroke and 16th in 100 Freestyle ... Named All-CAA in 100 and 200 Backstroke ... Personal: Full name: Aidan Akkari ... Born Sept. 9, 1990, in Durham, N.C. ... Son of Khalid and Mariama Akkari. Best Times: 200 Back (1:46.13); 100 Back (49.29) and 100 Free (46.15).

Chris Clark IM Soph. • Leesburg, Va.

2008-09: Strong 200 IM swimmer who is versatile and can help in many areas ... Personal: Full name: Christopher Denison Clark ... Born April 30, 1990, in Fullerton, Calif. ... Son of Richard Clark and Christine McKee-Clark. Best Times: 200 IM (1:53.14); 100 Free (47.15)

Bo Fethe Breaststroke Soph. • Knoxville, Tenn.

2008-09: Talented swimmer who had solid start to collegiate career ... Should be big help to Seahawks ... Personal: Full name: Bo Jarrett Fethe ... Born June 6, 1990, in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Son of Allen and Judy Fethe. Best Times: 100 Breast (58.20); 200 Breast (2:05.94)

Bobby Guntoro Butterfly • Backstroke Junior • Jakarta, Indonesia

Holds school records in 200 Medley Relay, 800 Freestyle Relay and 200 Freestyle Relay ... Ranks on UNCW’s top-10 lists in 200 IM (second); 100 Butterfly (fourth) and 100 Backstroke (fourth) ... 2008-09: Finished fifth in 200 IM at CAA Championships ... Added sixth-place finish in 100 Butterfly, fifth in 100 Backstroke, first in 200 Medley and Freestyle Relays ... Also fifth in 800 Freestyle Relay and fourth in 400 Freestyle Relay ... Earned All-CAA honors in 200 Free and 200 Medley Relay ... Personal: Full name: Bobby Guntoro ... Born March 9, 1987, in Jakarta, Indonesia ... Son of Iwan and Eng Guntoro. Best Times: 200 IM (1:51.41); 200 Fly (49.14) and 100 Back (49.99)

Brandon Hicks Butterfly • IM Soph. • Sunrise, Fla.

Holds school record in 200 Butterfly ... 2008-09: Finished second in 200 Butterfly at CAA Championships ... Added 15th-place finish in 100 Butterfly and 16th in 400 IM .. Named All-CAA in 200 Butterfly ... Personal: Full name: Brandon Hicks ... Born Dec. 24, 1989, in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Son of Steve and

Denis Hicks. Best Times: 200 Fly (1:49.53); 100 Fly (50.76) and 400 IM (4:06.91)

Gavin Spake Freestyle • Butterfly Soph. • Lexington, N.C.

Ranks among UNCW’s all-time leaders in 500 Freestyle (third), 200 Butterfly (fourth), 1650 Free (fifth) and 1000 Free (fifth) ... 2008-09: Finished fourth in 500 Freestyle, sixth in 1650 Freestyle and fifth in 200 Butterfly ... Personal: Full name: Benjamin Gavin Spake ... Born Nov. 28, 1989, in Winston-Salem, N.C. ... Son of Carl and

Mary Spake. Best Times: 200 Fly (1:50.26); 500 Free (4:30.46); 1650 Free (15:53.62) and 1000 Free (9:33.99)

David Thayer Backstroke • IM Soph. • Charlotte, N.C.

2008-09: Had strong start to collegiate career with solid improvements through out season ... Personal: Full name: David George Thayer ... Born Nov. 12, 1989, in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Son of Richard and Chris Thayer. Best Times: 100 Back (51.63); 200 Back (1:53.93)

Meredith Banks Freestyle Senior • Lilburn, Ga.

Ranks second among UNCW’s alltime leaders in 500, 1000 and 1650 Freestyles ... 2008-09: Capped season with solid outing at CAA Championships ... Placed sixth in 1650 Freestyle and 12th in 500 Freestyle ... Personal: Full name: Meredith Rebekah Banks ... Born May 15, 1988, in Lilburn, Ga. ... Daughter of Alan and Glynn Banks. Best Times: 500 Free (4:57.27); 1000 Free (10:05.49) and 1650 Free (16:41.38)


Meet The Seahawks Michelle Baric IM • Backstroke Senior • Mebane, N.C.

Team Captain ... Ranks among UNCW’s all-time leaders in 200 backstroke (third); 200 IM (sixth) ... 2008-09: Consolation finalist in 200 Backstroke at CAA Championships ... 2007-08: Championship finalist in 400 IM and consolation in 200 Backstroke at CAA Championships ... Member of 800 Freestyle Relay ... 2006-07: Finalist in 200 IM and consolation finalist in 400 IM at CAA meet ... Set UNCW freshman record in 200 IM ... Personal: Full Name: Michelle Beverly Baric ... Born June 28, 1988, in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... Graduate of Eastern Alamance High School. Best Times: 200 IM (2:07.18); 400 IM (4:31.68) and 200 Back (2:02.86)

Laura Chinni IM • Backstroke Senior • Ellicott City, Md.

Team captain School record holder in 200 and 400 IM ... Also holds 200 Backstroke mark ... 2008-09: Tied for sixth overall in points scored at CAA Championships ... Earned All-CAA honors with second-place finishes in 200 Backstroke and 400 IM ... Also was AllCAA in 200 IM with third-place finish ... Very dedicated swimmer who has a lot of versatility ... Won UNCW Most Improved Award ... 2007-08: CAA Championship finalist in 400 IM and 200 Backstroke ... Consolation finalist in 200 IM ... member of 800 Freestyle relay team .. 2006-07: Consistent and strong swimmer during dual meet season ... CAA championship finalist in 200 Backstroke ... Consolation finalist in 200 IM ... Personal: Full Name: Laura Jean Chinni ... Born May 10, 1988, in Pompton Planes, N.J. ... Graduate of Centennial High School ... Majoring in communication studies. Best Times: 200 IM (2:03.71), 400 IM (4:20.51) and 200 Back (2:00.72)

Caitlin Kirsteier Butterfly • Freestyle Senior • Doylestown, Pa.

School record holder in seven events including 100 Butterfly, 50 and 100 Freestyle, 200 and 400 Free Relays and 200 and 400 Medley Relay ... Also holds CAA record in 100 Butterfly ... 2008-09: Earned NCAA consideration in 100 Butterfly ... Earned All-CAA honors with top-three finishes in 100 Butterfly (first), 100 Freestyle (second) and 50 Freestyle (third) ... Named Most Outstanding Swimmer ... 2007-08: CAA Champion in 100 Butterfly ... Broke CAA Championship meet record and conference record in 100 Fly ... Broke school record in 50 Free and swam on school record-setting 400 Medley Relay squad ... Made NCAA “B” cut in 100 Butterfly ... Top eight finalist in three events at CAA Championships ... Finished first in 100 Fly, third in 500 Freestyle and fifth in 100 Free ... Member of CAA Championship 200 Medley Relay ... 2006-07: Won CAA crown in 100 Butterfly ... Set freshman

and varsity records in 100 Fly ... Championship finalist in 100 Freestyle ... Consolation finalist in 50 Freestyle ... Swam leg on school record-setting 200 Medley Relay unit at CAA meet ... Also a member of the 400 Medley Relay and 400 Freestyle Relay teams ... Voted team’s Rookie-of-the-Year ... Personal: Full Name: Caitlin Michelle Kirsteier ... Born Oct. 31, 1987, in Doylestown, Pa....Graduate of Central Bucks East High School ... Majoring in elementary education. Best Times: 100 Fly (53.28), 50 Free (23.00) and 100 Free (49.85)

Anna Tommerdahl Freestyle Senior • Chapel Hill, N.C.

2008-09: Overcame early season injury and illness to finish strong ... 2006-07: Performed very well during dual meet portion of schedule ... Possesses strong long distance ability ... Personal: Full Name: Anna Patterson Tommerdahl ... Born Oct. 28, 1987, in Chapel Hill, N.C. ... Graduate of Chapel Hill High School ... Majoring in marine biology and environmental studies. Best Times: 500 Free (5:17.54); 1000 Free (10:44.21) and 1650 Free (17:51.42)

Chantal Woodard Backstroke • IM Senior • Charlotte, N.C.

Team Captain ... Ranks on UNCW’s

best times lists in 100 Backstroke (sixth), 200 Backstroke (sixth) and 400 IM (fifth) ... 2008-09: Finished great junior season scoring in multiple events at CAA Championships ... Finished eighth in 100 Backstroke ... Also finished 11th in 400 IM and 13th in 200 Backstroke ... 2007-08: CAA Champion in 200 Backstroke ... Top eight finisher in 100 Backstroke ... Consolation finalist in 400 IM ... 2006-07: CAA championship finalist in 200 Backstroke ... Also consolation finalist in 400 IM ... Personal: Full Name: Chantal Marie Woodard ... Born Mar. 26, 1988, in Torrance, Calif. ... Graduate of South Mecklenburg High School ... Majoring in spanish. Best Times: 100 Back (57.65); 200 back (2:03.29) and 400 IM (4:28.00)

Kelly Henderson Freestyle Senior • Fairfax, Va.

2008-09: Continued to progress in second season with Seahawks … 2007-08: Made big improvements during her first season with program … Personal: Full Name: Kelly Britannia Henderson … Born June 18, 1988, in Fairfax, Va. … Daughter of Barbara and Tim Henderson … Majoring in environmental studies. Best Times: 100 Free (54.96) and 200 Free (2:00.59)

Caroline Huber IM Junior • North Kingstown, R.I.

School record holder in 200 Medley Relay ... Ranks among UNCW’s all-time best time in 200 IM (third), 100 Backstroke (eighth) and 100 Breaststroke (10th) ... 2008-09: Had strong sophomore season ... Placed 12th in 100 Back at CAA Championships ... Also finished 13th in 200 IM … 200708: Consolation Finalist in 200 IM and 100 and 200 Breaststroke at CAA Championships … Set UNCW freshman record in 200 IM … Swam anchor leg on school record-setting 200 & 400 Medley Relays … Voted Team’s Rookie-of-the-Year … Personal: Full Name: Caroline Meaghan Huber … Born November 4, 1989, in Providence, R.I. … Daughter of Alison Peservich and Robert Huber … Majoring in elementary education. Best Times: 200 IM (2:05.84); 100 Back (57.93) and 100 Breast (1:07.16)

Julia Newbold Diving Junior • Purcellville, Va.

Team Captain ... Showed improvement through out sophomore season ... 200809: Finished 12th overall in 1-meter dive at CAA Championships ... Personal: Full name: Julia Ann Marie Newbold ... Born June 28, 1988, in Harrisburg, Pa. ... Daughter of Mark and Debra Newbold.

Michelle Schisa Butterfly Junior • Williamsburg, Va.

2008-09: Gave the Seahawks needed depth in Butterfly events … 2007-08: Consolation Finalist in 200 Butterfly at CAA Championships … Personal: Full Name: Michelle Brooks Schisa … Born January 14, 1989, in Williamsburg, Va. … Daughter of Maria and John Schisa … Majoring in marine biology. Best Times: 100 Fly (58.63); 20 Fly (2:10.07)

Sabina Sinska Butterfly • Freestyle Junior • Brataslavia, Slovakia

School record holder in 200 Freestyle Relay and 800 Freestyle Relay ... Ranks on UNCW all-time best times lists in 100 and 200 Butterfly (third in both) and 100 Freestyle (ninth) ... 2008-09: Placed 11th in 100 Butterfly and 12th in 200 Butterfly at CAA Championships ... Swam on pair of school record-setting relays ... 2007-08: Consolation finalist in 100 Butterfly, 200 Butterfly and 100 Freestyle at CAA Championships ... Also member of 400 and 800 Freestyle Relay teams ... Personal: Full name: Sabina Sinska ... Born April 26, 1988, in Bratislava, Slovakia ... Daughter of Jozeff and Martina Sinska. Best Times: 100 Fly (56.02); 200 Fly (2:04.47) and 100 Free (52.37)

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Meet The Seahawks Alden Dyer IM • Freestyle Soph. • Carrboro, N.C.

School record holder in 400 and 800 Freestyle Relays ... Ranks on UNCW’s all-time top times in 200 IM (second); 400 IM (third) and 200 Freestyle (eighth) ... 2008-09: Made immediate impact on Seahawk swimming in both dual meets and conference championship ... Placed 10th in both 200 and 400 IM events at CAA Championships ... Also swam legs of school-record setting 400 and 800 Freestyle Relays ... Named Seahawk Rookie-of-the-Year ... Personal: Full name: Elizabeth Alden Dyer ... Born Sept. 5, 1989, in Siler City, N.C. ... Daughter of David and Doris Dyer. Best Times: 200 IM (2:05.37); 400 IM (4:25.87) and 200 Free (1:54.52)

Stephanie Forlenza Backstroke Soph. • Brookville, Md.

Ranks 10th on UNCW’s all-time 100 Backstroke list ... 2008-09: Contributer in Backstroke events ... Finished 14th overall in 100 Backstroke at CAA Championships ... Personal: Full name: Stephanie Ann Forlenza ... Born Feb. 7, 1990, in Brookville, Md. ... Daughter of Jim Forlenza and Jan Hines. Best Times: 100 Back (58.13); 200 Back (2:05.10)

Hilary Fritz Backstroke • Butterfly Soph. • McLean, Va.

School record holder in 100 Backstroke and 400 Medley Relay ... Ranks second on UNCW’s all-time 200 Backstroke list ... 2008-09: Made immediate impact as freshman ... Earned All-CAA honors with third-place finish in 200 Backstroke at CAA Championships ... Finished fifth in 100 Backstroke and swam opening leg of school-record setting 400 Medley Relay team ... Personal: Full name: Hilary Anne Fritz ... Born Aug. 1, 1990, in Atlanta, Ga. ... Daughter of Gerry and Karen Fritz. Best Times: 100 Back (56.41); 200 Back (2:01.22) and 100 Butterfly (58.79)

Kristin George Freestyle Soph. • Morganville, N.J.

2008-09: Settled into team with hard work ethic and drive to compete and improve ... Personal: Full name: Kristin Rita George ... Born Oct. 2, 1990, in Red Bank, N.J. Best Times: 100 Free (55.29); 200 Free (1:58.70)

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Meg Gildea Diving Soph. • Darien, Conn.

Wynnewood, Pa. ... Daughter of Stephen and Christine Mayock. Best Times: 200 Free (1:51.72); 500 Free (5:01.03) and 200 Back (2:02.88)

Katie Godown Freestyle Soph. • Raleigh, N.C.

School record holder in 200 and 400 Freestyle Relays ... Ranks second in 50 and 100 Freestyle and ninth in 100 Butterfly on UNCW’s all-time top times lists ... 2008-09: Became one of UNCW’s fastest sprinters ... Tied for sixth in 50 Freestyle and won consolation final of 100 Freestyle at CAA Championships ... Swam opening leg of both 200 and 400 Freestyle Relays ... Personal: Full name: Full name: Anna Rebecca Munger ... Born May 24, 1990, in Paoli, Pa. Best Times: 50 Free (23.34), 100 Free (50.91) and 100 Fly (57.57)

Will add depth to UNCW diving corps after solid freshman season ... 200809: Finished 16th in 1-meter board at CAA Championships ... Personal: Full name: Meg Gildea ... Born Jan. 9, 1990, in New York, N.Y. ... Daughter of Gene and Joan Gildea.

2008-09: Part of strong freshmen class that added depth in sprint freestyle events ... Personal: Katherine Godown ... Born Aug. 3, 1989, in Johnson City, N.Y. ... Daughter of Jerry and Suzanne Godown. Best Times: 50 Free (24.49), 100 Free (53.24)

Kristin Harris Diving Soph. • Acworth, Ga.

Will add depth in both diving events ... 2008-09: Finished 15th in 3-meter board at CAA Championships ... Personal: Full name: Kristin Michelle Harris ... Born Sept. 28, 1989, in Acworth, Ga. ... Daughter of Tom and Shari Harris.

Caroline Little Butterfly • Backstroke Soph. • Richmond, Va.

Ranks among UNCW’s all-time top times in 200 Butterfly (second), 100 Butterfly (sixth) and 100 Backstroke (seventh) ... 2008-09: Finished freshman season strong with 11th-place finish in 200 Butterfly ... Added 16th-place finish in 100 Backstroke at CAA Championships ... Personal: Caroline Little ... Born Nov. 11, 1989, in Fairfax, Va. ...Daughter of J.P. and Valerie Little. Best Times: 100 Fly (57.28); 200 Fly (2:04.45) and 100 Back (57.76)

Libby Mayock Freestyle • Backstroke Soph. • Chapel Hill, N.C.

School record holder in 800 Freestyle Relay ... On UNCW’s all-time top times list in 200 Freestyle (third), 500 Freestyle (fifth) and 200 Backstroke (fourth) ... 2008-09: Started career on high note , placing 11th in 200 Freestyle and 200 Backstroke at CAA Championships ... Also swam leg of school-record setting 800 Freestyle Relay ... Personal: Elizabeth Edwards Mayock ... Born Feb. 7, 1990, in

Anna Munger Freestyle • Butterfly Soph. • Devon, Pa.

Kasey Richardson Freestyle • Breaststroke Soph. • Silver Spring, Md.

School record holder in 400 Medley Relay ... Ranked ninth all-time at UNCW in 500 Freestyle, fourth in 1650 Freestyle and seventh in 200 Breaststroke ... 200809: Swam key leg on school record setting 400 Medley Relay ... Also placed 14th in 1650 Freetyle at CAA Championships ... Personal: Full name: Kasey Cristine Richardson ... Born April 28, 1990, in Silver Spring, Md. ... Daughter of Rob and Geenie Richardson. Best Times: 500 Free (5:04.59), 1650 Free (17:14.80) and 200 Breast (2:23.00)

Mattie Riley Freestyle • Backstroke Soph. • Pasadena, Md.

School record holder in 200 and 400 Freestyle Relays as well as 200 and 400 Medley Relays ... Ranked fourth in 50 and 100 Freestyle and second in 100 Backstroke on UNCW’s all-time lists ... 2008-09: Scored in all three of her events at CAA Championships ... Finished third and earned All-CAA honors in 100 Backstroke; eighth in 50 Freestyle and 11th in 100 Freestyle ... Personal: Full name: Madeline Riley ... Born June 9, 1990, in Annapolis, Md. ... Daughter of Marc and Elisa Riley. Best Times: 100 Back (56.42); 50 Free (23.53) and 100 Free (51.45)


Seahawk Newcomers Freshman Records

Front row (L-R): Rachel Wilson, Ellen Velte, Amanda MacCreery, Katie Olsen. Second row: Samantha Bonenclark, Marissa McJunkin, Alexa McCarthy. Third row: Nicole Miller, Cary Tanner. Back row: Kathryn Yarbrough.

Men Event 50 Free 100 Free 200 Free 500 Free 1000 Free 1650 Free 200 IM 400 IM 100 Fly 200 Fly 100 Back 200 Back 100 Breast 200 Breast 400 Free Relay 400 Medley Relay 1 Meter (6 dives) 1 Meter (11 dives) 3 Meter (6 dives) 3 Meter (11 dives)

Name Michael Krayer Michael Krayer Seth Liston Luke Murphy Warren Lockie Matt Allen Marc Moore Luke Murphy Stephen Conrad Brandon Hicks Aidan Akkari Aidan Akkari Rob Anderson Bo Fethe Burak Erdem, J. Lundsen Jamie Elk, Robert Dermer S. Thompson, M. Malone, P. Gratale, S. O’Leary Dean Berman Josh Shuten Josh Shuten Josh Shuten

Date 02-21-03 02-22-03 02-29-08 02-28-08 02-21-02 02-18-95 02-22-96 02-29-08 02-27-09 02-28-09 02-27-09 02-28-09 02-16-07 01-17-09

Time 20.64 45.83 1:40.67 4:28.26 9:30.61 15:48.82 1:52.34 4:03.66 49.14 1:49.53 49.04 1:46.13 57.30 2:10.83

02-01-92

3:14.51

03-01-79 01-11-03 12-11-82 01-21-83 02-19-83

3:37.45 307.65 468.35 328.85 522.05

Women Event 50 Free 100 Free 200 Free 500 Free 1000 Free 1650 Free 100 Fly 200 Fly 200 IM 400 IM 100 Back 200 Back 100 Breast 200 Breast 400 Free Relay 1 Meter (6 dives) 1 Meter (10 dives) 3 Meter (6 dives) 3 Meter (11 dives)

Name Anna Munger Anna Munger Libby Mayock Amy Sands Danielle Mortensen Danielle Mortensen Caitlin Kirsteier Caroline Little Alden Dyer Alden Dyer Hilary Fritz Hilary Fritz Adrienne Sutton Adrienne Sutton Ryan, Sheffield, Sease, Sullivan Kelli Sutton Kelli Sutton Kelli Sutton Jessica Bader

Date 02-26-09 02-28-09 02-27-09 02-18-99 11-11-05 02-25-06 02-16-07 02-28-09 02-26-09 02-27-09 02-27-09 02-28-09 02-21-97 03-01-97

Time 23.34 50.91 1:51.72 4:58.02 10:20.19 17:17.43 55.79 2:04.45 2:05.37 4:25.87 56.41 2:01.22 1:04.20 2:19.03

01-24-98 02-01-92 11-08-91 12-07-91 02-21-96

3:58.73 268.35 381.00 260.50 412.92

Front row (L-R): Michael Williams, Peter Waters, Ray McGorry. Second row: Robbie Munch, Mike Smiechowski. Back Row: Daniel Crow.

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Team Records 50 Freestyle UNCW 19.59 Pool 20.56 100 Freestyle UNCW 44.30 Pool 45.64

Men's Records Dan Gallagher David Sokolofsky

03-28-02 11-08-02

NCAA Championships Vs. George Mason

Adam Brenneman Dan Gallagher

02-25-06 01-25-02

CAA Championships Vs. ODU/W&M

200 Freestyle UNCW 1:40.07 Pool 1:40.32

Tiago Barreira Fred Hvidd (AU)

02-21-03 02-19-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

500 Freestyle UNCW 4:28.26 Pool 4:27.96

Luke Murphy Sergio Lopez (AU)

02-28-08 02-07-91

CAA Championships CAA Championships

1,000 Freestyle UNCW 9:30.61 Pool 9:24.13

Warren Lockie O. Agh (FAU)

11-03-01 11-11-94

Vs. Duke Dual Meet

1,650 Freestyle UNCW 15:44.46 Pool 15:34.05

Matt Allen Fred Hvidd (AU)

03-01-97 02-20-93

ECAC Championships CAA Championships

100 Backstroke UNCW 49.87 Pool 49.64

Adam Brenneman Gian Pozzolini (JMU)

02-20-04 02-19-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

200 Backstroke UNCW 1:48.41 Pool 1:48.41

Burak Erdem Burak Erdem

02-18-93 02-18-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

100 Breaststroke UNCW 55.96 Pool 55.81

Matt Layne Mark Metz (FURMAN)

02-28-08 02-22-85

CAA Championships Seahawk Invitational

200 Breaststroke UNCW 2:05.12 Pool 1:59.94

Matt Layne Sergio Lopez (AU)

02-25-06 02-10-90

CAA Championships CAA Championships

100 Butterfly UNCW 48.59 Pool 48.44

Sam O’Leary Mark Gabriele (JMU)

03-05-82 02-17-95

Easterns CAA Championships

200 Butterfly UNCW 1:49.74 Pool 1:49.35

Sam O’Leary Roger Font (AU)

03-06-82 02-18-95

Easterns CAA Championships

200 Individual Medley UNCW 1:51.05 Todd DeSorbo Pool 1:50.35 Mark Gabriele (JMU)

02-18-99 02-16-95

CAA Championships CAA Championships

400 Individual Medley UNCW 3:55.18 Todd DeSorbo Pool 3:56.90 Chris Hauth (AU)

02-19-99 02-19-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

200 Freestyle Relay UNCW 1:20.80 Gallagher, Walker 02-22-02 Sokolofsky, Barreira Pool 1:22.89 UNC Wilmington 11-08-02 Sokolofsky, Krayer, Barreira, Bradford 400 Freestyle Relay UNCW 3:00.56 Krayer, Barreira, 02-22-03 Brenneman, Sokolofsky Pool 3:03.06 James Madison 02-20-93 800 Freestyle Relay UNCW 6:43.65 Murphy, Liston, Rainey, Royal

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02-27-08

Distance freestyler Matt Allen owns the school record in both the 500 Freestyle (4:29.86) and 1,650 Freestyle (15:44.46). Pool

6:46.23

James Madison

02-17-95

CAA Championships

200 Medley Relay UNCW 1:30.83 Pool 1:32.41

Rogers, Layne, Anderson, Sturmer James Madison

02-27-08

CAA Championships

02-17-95

CAA Championships

400 Medley Relay UNCW 3:20.80 Pool 3:20.73

Rogers, Layne, Anderson, Sturmer James Madison

02-28-08

CAA Championships

02-16-95

CAA Championships

One Meter Diving UNCW 357.65 (6) 563.85(11) Pool 350.55 (6) 632.25(11)

Dean Berman Dean Berman Dean Berman Shawn McLane (W&M)

02-24-05 01-21-06 01-21-05 02-23-85

CAA Championships Vs. William & Mary Vs. Old Dominion Seahawk Invitational

Three Meter Diving UNCW 409.35 (6) 595.40 (11) Pool 359.63 (6) 662.00(11)

Dean Berman Dean Berman Dean Berman Shawn McLane (W&M)

02-23-06 02-26-05 02-04-06 02-21-85

CAA Championships CAA Championships Vs. East Carolina Seahawk Invitational

Women's Records

50 Freestyle UNCW 23.34 Pool 23.62

Caitlin Kirsteier Cindy Walker (JMU)

02-28-08 02-18-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

100 Freestyle UNCW 51.16 Pool 51.46

Kate Milling Cindy Walker (JMU)

02-26-00 02-20-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

200 Freestyle UNCW 1:51.53 Pool 1:53.25

Amy Sands Nicole Fiori (AU)

02-25-00 02-09-90

CAA Championships CAA Championships

500 Freestyle UNCW 4:53.87 Pool 4:58.03

Danielle Mortensen Gabriella Csepe (AU)

02-28-08 02-18-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

GMU Invitational

1,000 Freestyle UNCW 10:04.15 Pool 10:15.73

Danielle Mortensen Danielle Mortensen

03-01-08 01-20-07

CAA Championships Vs. W&M/Davidson

CAA Championships

1,650 Freestyle UNCW 16:39.39 Pool 17:08.07

Danielle Mortensen Danielle Mortensen

03-01-08 01-13-08

CAA Championships Col. of Charleston

100 Backstroke UNCW 56.49 Pool 57.96

Rebekah Teague Jen MacKay (UR)

02-24-06 02-17-95

CAA Championships CAA Championships

CAA Championships

CAA Championships CAA Championships


Team Records 200 Backstroke UNCW 2:03.03 Pool 2:04.80

Sara Beth Schooley Wendy Bryant (JMU)

02-25-06 02-18-95

CAA Championships CAA Championships

100 Breaststroke UNCW 1:03.83 Pool 1:03.37

Adrienne Sutton M.Bridgers (ECU)

02-19-99 02-09-90

CAA Championships CAA Championships

200 Breaststroke UNCW 2:17.10 Pool 2:16:93

Adrienne Sutton Gabriella Csepe (AU)

02-28-98 02-20-93

ECAC Championships CAA Championships

100 Butterfly UNCW 53.90 Pool 56.94

Caitlin Kirsteier Cindy Walker (JMU)

02-28-08 02-19-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

200 Butterfly UNCW 2:03.93 Pool 2:05.66

Christina Baric C. Schuster (NCSU)

03-01-08 12-04-98

CAA Championships Vs. N.C. State

200 Individual Medley UNCW 2:06.01 Leigh Andersen Pool 2:05.69 Gabriella Csepe (AU)

02-19-98 02-16-95

CAA Championships CAA Championships

400 Individual Medley UNCW 4:24.94 Adrienne Sutton Pool 4:28.90 Jeannie Sirey (AU)

02-19-99 02-19-93

CAA Championships CAA Championships

02-16-07

CAA Championships

02-18-93

CAA Championships

02-23-06

CAA Championships

02-20-93

CAA Championships

02-25-00

CAA Championships

02-19-93

CAA Championships

200 Freestyle Relay UNCW 1:34.37 Kerstetter, Milstead, Kirsteier, Schooley Pool 1:35.61 James Madison 400 Freestyle Relay UNCW 3:27.28 Teague, Schooley, Milstead, Kerstetter Pool 3:31.53 James Madison 800 Freestyle Relay UNCW 7:36.47 Milling, Pollenz Stringer, Sands Pool 7:39.68 James Madison 200 Medley Relay UNCW 1:44.24 Pool 1:47.26

Schooley, Eades, Kirsteier, Kerstetter James Madison

02-14-07

CAA Championships

02-19-93

CAA Championships

400 Medley Relay UNCW 3:49.79 Pool 3:52.48

Striplin, Eades, Kirsteier, Huber James Madison

02-28-08

CAA Championships

02-18-93

CAA Championships

One Meter Diving UNCW 274.05 383.20 (10) Pool 276.975(6) 408.50(10)

Kelli Sutton Jessica Bader S. Cavaliere (NCSU) Stacia Johnson (Navy)

01-29-94 12-05-97 12-04-98 02-08-90

Vs. East Carolina Emory Invite Vs. N.C. State CAA Championships

Three Meter Diving UNCW 295.13(6) 468.30(11) Pool 296.55(6) 468.30(11)

Jessica Bader Mary Beth Mills S.Cavaliere (NCSU) Mary Beth Mills

01-30-99 01-16-88 12-04-98 01-16-88

Vs. East Carolina Vs. East Carolina Vs. N.C. State Vs. East Carolina

Dan Gallagher became the school’s second NCAA Division I AllAmerican when he finished fourth in the 50 Freestyle at the 2002 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships in Athens, Ga.

Records Set Using Technical Suits ▪ Women 50 Free 100 Free 500 Free 1000 Free 1650 Free 100 Back 200 Back 100 Fly 200 IM 400 IM

23.00 49.85 4:51.73 9:56.75 16:26.79 56.41 2:00.72 53.28 2:03.71 4:20.51

Caitlin Kirsteier Caitlin Kirsteier Danielle Mortenson Danielle Mortenson Danielle Mortenson Hillary Fritz Laura Chinni Caitlin Kirsteier Laura Chinni Laura Chinni

2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/28/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09

▪ Men 500 Free 1000 Free 1650 Free 100 Back 200 Back 100 Breast 200 Breast 200 Fly

4:26.55 9:21.04 15:34.62 49.04 1:46.13 54.55 2:03.90 1:49.53

Luke Murphy Luke Murphy Luke Murphy Andrew Rogers Aidan Akkari Rob Anderson Bennett Rainey Brandon Hicks

2/25/09 2/28/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09 2/25/09

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Men’s Career Records Key: Bold is active in 2009-10 * record set using technical suit 50 FREESTYLE 1. Dan Gallagher (3/28/02) 2. Rob Anderson (2/26/09) 3. Adam Brenneman (2/18/04) 4. Dave Sokolofsky (2/20/03) 5. Doug Shanks (2/22/96) 6. Mike Krayer (2/23/06) 7. Brett Walker (2/22/01) 8. Burak Erdem (3/21/95) 9. Eric Boyer (2/15/07) 10. Ben Clark (2/25/09)

19.59 20.16* 20.40 20.47 20.51 20.53 20.56 20.61 20.63 20.80*

100 FREESTYLE 1. Adam Brenneman (2/25/06) 2. Dan Gallagher (3/30/02) 3. Eric Boyer (2/17/07) 4. Rob Anderson (2/28/09) 5. Mike Krayer (2/22/03) 6. Dave Sokolofsky (2/22/03) 7. Burak Erdem (3/04/95) 8. Seth Liston (2/25/09) 9. Blaine Syfert (2/18/95) 10. Doug Shanks (2/24/96)

44.30 44.35 44.93 45.42* 45.44 45.48 45.63 45.77* 46.05 46.08

200 FREESTYLE 1. Tiago Barreira (2/21/03) 2. Seth Liston (2/25/09) 3. Luke Murphy (2/27/08) 4. Scott Royal (2/27/09) 5. Mike Krayer (2/25/06) 6. Tim Lane (2/25/06) 6. Matt Allen (2/20/98) 8. Robert Dermer (3/05/93) 9. Bennett Rainey (2/25/09) 10. Marc Moore (2/19/99)

1:40.07 1:40.59* 1:41.09 1:41.21* 1:41.44 1:41.58 1:41.58 1:41.73 1:41.94* 1:42.01

500 FREESTYLE 1. Luke Murphy (2/25/09) 2. Matt Allen (2/16/95) 3. Gavin Spake (2/25/09) 4. Scott Royal (2/25/09) 5. Warren Lockie (2/21/02) 6. Andrew Rogers (2/25/09) 7. Kevin Norman (2/23/05) 8. Scott Stokes (3/03/88) 9. Tim Lane (2/15/07) 10. Tom Burket (2/11/88)

4:26.55* 4:29.86 4:30.46* 4:31.68* 4:32.05 4:35.15* 4:36.26 4:37.18 4:37.21 4:38.27

1,000 FREESTYLE 1. Luke Murphy (2/28/09) 2. Scott Royal (2/28/09) 3. Warren Lockie (11/03/01) 4. Matt Allen (3/01/97) 5. Gavin Spake (2/28/09) 6. Kevin Norman (2/23/05) 7. David Wilkins (11/05/03) 8. Scott Stokes (3/08/86) 9. Justin Eldridge (2/28/09) 10. Todd DeSorbo (11/14/98)

9:21.04* 9:29.88* 9:30.61 9:31.27 9:33.99* 9:34.81 9:40.08 9:41.89 9:43.63* 9:43.67

1,650 FREESTYLE 1. Luke Murphy (2/28/09) 2. Scott Royal (2/28/09) 3. Matt Allen (3/01/97) 4. Warren Lockie (2/21/02) 5. Gavin Spake (2/28/09) 6. Kevin Norman (2/23/05) 7. Justin Eldridge (2/28/09) 8. Scott Strokes (3/05/88) 9. Mike Orton (2/20/04) 10. Matthew Shelby (2/18/95)

15:34.62* 15:39.24* 15:44.46 15:50.08 15:53.62* 15:54.56 16:07.32* 16:08.78 16:16.90 16:17.40

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Sam O’Leary 100 BACKSTROKE 1. Andrew Rogers (2/27/09) 2. Aidan Akkari (2/27/09) 3. Adam Brenneman (2/19/04) 4. Bobby Guntoro (2/27/09) 5. Burak Erdem (2/19/93) 6. Ben Clark (2/27/09) 7. Drew Whorley (2/23/96) 8. Mike Ratigan (2/25/00) 9. Pete Humphries (2/27/09) 10. Shaun Hill (2/25/00) 200 BACKSTROKE 1. Aidan Akkari (2/28/09) 2. Andrew Rogers (2/28/09) 3. Burak Erdem (2/20/93) 4. Todd DeSorbo (2/20/99) 5. Pete Humphries (2/28/09) 6. Robert Dermer (2/20/93) 7. Ben Pulskamp (2/20/04) 8. Marc Moore (2/25/96) 9. Patrick McCarthy (2/25/06) 10. Mike Ratigan (2/28/98) 100 BREASTSTROKE 1. Rob Anderson (2/27/09) 2. Matt Layne (2/29/08) 3. Corey Sturmer (2/29/08) 4. Eric Boyer (2/24/06) 5. Tim Walker (2/26/99) 6. Brendan Curl (2/28/98) 7. Brett Walker (2/21/02) 8. Chad Zuleger (2/20/98) 9. Scott Burrell (2/21/03) 10. Wil Trotter (2/23/05) 200 BREASTSTROKE 1. Bennett Rainey (2/28/09) 2. Matt Layne (2/25/06) 3. Jeff Dockins (2/25/06) 4. Chad Zuleger (2/22/97) 5. Brendan Curl (2/21/98) 6. David Greene (2/21/04) 7. Danny Pyle (2/24/01) 8. Andrew Coen (2/21/04) 9. Wil Trotter (2/21/04) 10. Dylan Rist (2/25/00) 100 BUTTERFLY 1. Sam O’Leary (3/5/82) 2. Tucker Waldron (2/27/09) 3. Stephen Conrad (2/27/09) 3. Bobby Guntoro (2/27/09) 5. Marc Moore (2/19/99) 6. Drew Whorley (3/03/95) 7. Burak Edrem (3/04/94) 8. Nick Revelas (3/08/91) 9. Ethan Bridges (2/21/02) 10. Doug Shanks (2/23/96)

Burak Erdem

Todd DeSorbo

49.04* 49.29* 49.63 49.99* 50.01 50.07* 50.68 51.00 51.09* 51.19

200 BUTTERFLY 1. Brandon Hicks (2/28/09) 2. Sam O’Leary (3/06/82) 3. Gavin Spake (2/28/09) 4. Ben Pulskamp (2/20/04) 5. Todd DeSorbo (2/27/99) 6. Grey Liston (2/17/07) 7. Pete Humphries (2/28/09) 8. Burak Erdem (3/05/94) 9. Stephen Conrad (2/28/09) 10. Drew Whorley (3/05/94)

1:49.53* 1:49.74 1:50.26* 1:50.99 1:51.29 1:51.34 1:51.41* 1:51.54 1:51.92 1:52.01

1:46.13* 1:47.68* 1:48.41 1:49.74 1:49.83* 1:50.43 1:50.91 1:51.23 1:52.20 1:52.35

200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 1. Todd DeSorbo (2/18/99) 2. Bobby Guntoro (2/26/09) 3. Bennett Rainey (2/26/09) 4. Justin Eldridge (2/26/09) 5. Burak Erdem (3/04/93) 6. Marc Moore (2/20/97) 7. Robert Dermer (2/27/92) 8. Chris Clark (1/31/09) 9. Patrick McCarthy (2/24/06) 10. Tuyle Denman (2/20/03)

1:51.05 1:51.41* 1:51.53* 1:51.76* 1:51.83 1:52.12 1:52.93 1:53.14* 1:53.58 1:54.43

54.55* 55.96 56.89 57.04 57.08 57.35 57.58 57.69 57.71 57.78

400 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 1. Todd DeSorbo (2/19/99) 2. Luke Murphy (2/27/09) 3. Matt Allen (2/20/98) 4. Bennett Rainey (2/27/09) 5. Dylan Rist (2/24/00) 6. Andrew Coen (2/21/02) 7. Clifton Perkins (2/18/94) 8. Andres Buitrago (2/24/06) 9. Justin Eldridge (2/27/09) 10. Robert Dermer (2/28/92)

3:55.18 3:55.97* 3:59.20 4:00.27* 4:03.70 4:04.20 4:04.40 4:04.42 4:04.91* 4:05.67

Beau Bunn

1 METER BOARD - 6 DIVES 1. Dean Berman (2/25/06) 2. Kobi Salinas (2/27/08) 3. Beau Bunn (1/30/99) 4. Will Humphries (1/12/02) 5. Steve Burke (1/30/93) 6. Nathan Clawson (12/04/92) 7. Eric Pundock (11/22/85) 8. Jack Shuten (11/22/83) 9. Matt Arb (2/25/09) 10. Kurt Candler (11/09/85)

375.15 313.70 313.65 312.37 292.57 289.65 286.30 285.90 284.70 277.30

3 METER BOARD - 6 DIVES 1. Dean Berman (2/25/06) 2. Kobi Salinas (2/27/08) 3. Will Humphries (12/01/01) 4. Beau Bunn (1/29/99) 5. Jack Shuten (1/21/83) 6. Kurt Candler (11/08/86) 7. Matt Arb (10/25/08) 8. Steve Burke (12/07/91) 9. Eric Pundock (11/24/85) 10. Nathan Clawson (12/04/92)

400.35 349.73 345.50 340.08 328.45 313.50 301.80 297.10 286.30 271.42

3 METER BOARD - 11 DIVES 1. Dean Berman (2/26/05) 2. Jack Shuten (2/19/83) 3. Kurt Candler (1/18/86) 4. Beau Bunn (2/20/99) 5. Will Humpries (2/23/01) 6. Eric Pundock (2/02/85) 7. Nathan Clawson (2/20/93) 8. Steve Burke (2/20/93) 9. Chris Goodman (2/22/97) 10. Crisp McDonald (2/22/03)

595.40 522.05 487.70 480.80 464.65 446.40 431.45 395.60 385.25 351.10

2:03.90* 2:05.12 2:05.76 2:05.84 2:06.68 2:06.79 2:07.55 2:07.59 2:07.68 2:07.75 48.59 48.94* 49.14 49.14* 49.52 49.60 49.78 49.96 50.16 50.17

Tiago Barreira shared the Sam O’Leary Award in 2002-03 after setting a school record in the 200 Freestyle and leading the Seahawks to their second CAA championship.


Women’s Career Records Key: Bold is active in 2009-10 * record set using technical suit 50 FREESTYLE 1. Caitlin Kirsteier (2/26/09) 2. Anna Munger (2/26/09) 3. Rebekah Teague (2/24/06) 4. Mattie Riley (2/26/09) 5. Kate Milling (2/24/00) 6. April Kerstetter (2/15/07) 7. Julie Busfield (2/21/02) 8. Sara Beth Schooley (2/15/07) 9. Charlee Eades (2/15/07) 10. Jamie Hamill (2/21/02)

23.00* 23.34* 23.36 23.53* 23.55 23.62 23.86 23.96 24.38 24.43

100 FREESTYLE 1. Caitlin Kirsteier (2/28/09) 2. Anna Munger (2/28/09) 3. Kate Milling (2/26/00) 4. Mattie Riley (2/28/09) 5. Rebekah Teague (2/25/06) 6. Julie Busfield (2/22/03) 7. April Kerstetter (2/23/05) 8. Sara Beth Schooley (2/27/07) 9. Sabina Sinska (2/28/09) 10. Amy Sands (2/26/00)

49.85* 50.91* 51.16 51.45* 51.72 51.78 51.79 52.17 52.37* 52.57

200 FREESTYLE 1. Amy Sands (2/25/00) 2. Kate Milling (2/25/00) 3. Libby Mayock (2/27/09) 4. Julie Busfield (2/21/03) 5. Danielle Mortensen (2/25/09) 6. April Kerstetter (2/23/05) 7. Melissa Milstead (2/19/04) 8. Alden Dyer (1/31/09) 9. Sara Beth Schooley (2/22/06) 10. Crystal Smith (11/17/94)

1:51.53 1:51.66 1:51.72* 1:51.93 1:52.09* 1:53.70 1:54.49 1:54.52 1:54.57 1:54.87

500 FREESTYLE 1. Danielle Mortensen (2/26/09) 2. Meredith Banks (2/26/09) 3. Amy Sands (2/18/99) 4. Karla Zick (2/16/95) 5. Libby Mayock (2/26/09) 6. Cameron King (3/03/94) 7. Ashley Wilus (2/20/03) 8. Katie McClure (2/23/05) 9. Kasey Richardson (2/26/09) 10. Leigh Tysinger (2/18/99)

200 BACKSTROKE 1. Laura Chinni (2/28/09) 2. Hilary Fritz (2/28/09) 3. Michelle Baric (2/28/09) 4. Libby Mayock (2/28/09) 5. Sara Beth Schooley (2/25/06) 6. Chantal Woodard (2/28/09) 7. Baker Stocks (2/26/00) 8. Leigh Anderson (2/21/98) 9. Jocelyn Pahutski (2/25/06) 10. Lucy Carrig (2/25/06)

4:51.73* 4:57.27* 4:58.02 5:00.77 5:01.03* 5:03.41 5:03.67 5:04.06 5:04.59* 5:04.84

1,000 FREESTYLE 1. Danielle Mortensen (2/28/09) 2. Meredith Banks (2/28/09) 3. Kasey Richardson (1/31/09) 4. Cameron King (2/19/94) 5. Katie McClure (1/29/05) 6. Elaine Stringer (2/26/00) 7. Leigh Tysinger (11/02/97) 8. Sara Mobley (2/24/01) 9. Jaime Pyle (11/08/97) 10. K.J. Silver (11/14/98)

100 BREASTSTROKE 1. Adrienne Sutton (2/19/99) 2. Kim Jenko (2/23/05) 3. Katie Snead (2/21/97) 4. Katie McNulty (2/23/01) 5. Anna Hubbard (2/24/06) 6. Charlee Eades (2/16/07) 7. Ryan Young (2/16/07) 8. Katie Hughes (2/23/05) 9. Melissa Milstead (11/17/06) 10. Caroline Huber (2/29/08)

1,650 FREESTYLE 1. Danielle Mortensen (2/28/09) 2. Meredith Banks (2/28/09) 3. Cameron King (3/05/94) 4. Kasey Richardson (2/28/09) 5. Sara Mobley (2/24/01) 6. Elaine Stringer (2/26/00) 7. Katie McClure (2/23/05) 8. Jaime Pyle (2/28/98) 9. Emily Stevenson (2/25/06) 10. Leigh Tysinger (2/20/99)

Kate Milling 100 BACKSTROKE 1. Hilary Fritz (2/27/09) 2. Mattie Riley (2/27/09) 3. Rebekah Teague (2/26/06) 4. Stacie Striplin (2/29/08) 5. Sara Beth Schooley (2/24/06) 6. Chantal Woodard (2/27/09) 7. Caroline Little (2/27/09) 8. Caroline Huber (2/27/09) 9. Elizabeth Doyle (2/20/03) 10. Stephanie Forlenza (2/27/09)

Adrienne Sutton 56.41* 56.42* 56.49 56.70 57.10 57.65* 57.76* 57.93* 58.01 58.13*

Cameron King

200 BREASTSTROKE 1. Adrienne Sutton (2/28/98) 2. Kim Jenko (2/20/04) 3. Anna Hubbard (1/20/06) 4. Katie Snead (2/24/97) 5. Ryan Young (2/17/07) 6. Melissa Milstead (2/17/07) 7. Kasey Richardson (2/28/09) 8. Katie McNulty (2/21/02) 9. Karla Zick (2/19/94) 10. Mary Tarter (2/10/88)

2:17.10 2:19.70 2:20.92 2:22.51 2:22.65 2:22.91 2:23.00* 2:23.23 2:23.59 2:24.35

Jessica Bader

200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 1. Laura Chinni (2/26/09) 2. Alden Dyer (2/26/09) 3. Caroline Huber (2/26/09) 4. Leigh Anderson (2/19/98) 5. Melissa Milstead (2/15/07) 6. Michelle Baric (2/26/09) 7. Jamie Pollenz (2/21/03) 8. Lucy Carrig (2/23/06) 9. Adrienne Sutton (10/31/98) 10. Brei Buzek (2/15/07)

2:03.71* 2:05.37* 2:05.84* 2:06.01 2:06.42 2:07.18* 2:08.09 2:08.71 2:08.98 2:09.09

2:00.72* 2:01.22* 2:02.86* 2:02.88* 2:03.03 2:03.29* 2:04.00 2:04.17 2:04.98 2:05.06

100 BUTTERFLY 1. Caitlin Kirsteier (2/27/09) 2. Kate Milling (2/25/00) 3. Sabina Sinska (2/27/09) 4. Rebekah Teague (2/19/04) 5. Stacie Striplin (2/29/08) 6. Caroline Little (2/27/09) 7. Christina Baric (2/29/08) 8. Rebecca Compton (3/08/91) 9. Anna Munger (2/27/09) 10. Jamie Hamill (2/19/04)

53.28* 55.84 56.02* 56.29 56.75 57.28* 57.44 57.47 57.57* 57.80

400 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 1. Laura Chinni (2/27/09) 2. Adrienne Sutton (2/19/99) 3. Alden Dyer (2/27/09) 4. Jamie Pollenz (2/21/03) 5. Chantal Woodard (2/27/09) 6. Melissa Milstead (2/24/06) 7. Katie McClure (2/23/05) 8. Brei Buzek (2/24/06) 9. Allie Lewis (2/23/05) 10. Danielle Mortensen (2/29/08)

4:20.51* 4:24.94 4:25.87* 4:27.61 4:28.00* 4:29.16 4:29.33 4:29.35 4:29.95 4:31.36

1:03.83 1:04.92 1:05.27 1:05.66 1:05.96 1:06.33 1:06.48 1:06.77 1:07.07 1:07.16

200 BUTTERFLY 1. Christina Baric (3/01/08) 2. Caroline Little (2/28/09) 3. Sabina Sinska (2/28/09) 4. Stephanie Ramsey (2/20/04) 5. Amy Sands (2/26/00) 6. Melissa Orr (10/28/00) 7. Allie Lewis (2/23/05) 8. Cameron Post (1/27/96) 9. Ashley Wilus (2/22/03) 10. Maggie McKaig (2/23/05)

2:03.93 2:04.45* 2:04.47* 2:05.12 2:05.77 2:06.48 2:06.56 2:07.66 2:08.31 2:08.50

1 METER BOARD - 6 DIVES 1. Kelli Sutton (1/29/94) 2. Mary Beth Mills (1/13/90) 3. Hayden Maxwell (1/30/99) 4. Jessica Bader (1/24/98) 5. Katie Shaw (11/11/05) 6. Lauren Suggs (1/24/98) 7. Annalisa Nieuwsma (10/29/05) 8. Michelle McLeroy (2/03/01) 9. Phyllis Wesesku (11/17/84) 10. Kristin Harris (1/17/09)

274.05 272.90 272.33 260.85 258.75 248.55 247.50 241.87 240.15 237.90

9:56.75* 10:05.49* 10:23.14 10:23.27 10:25.16 10:32.49 10:32.65 10:33.59 10:36.02 10:36.76

3 METER BOARD - 6 DIVES 1. Jessica Bader (1/30/99) 2. Hayden Maxwell (1/16/99) 3. Mary Beth Mills (1/13/90) 4. Annalisa Nieuwsma (2/14/07) 5. Kelli Sutton (12/04/92) 6. Phyllis Wesesku (1/19/85) 7. Lauren Suggs (1/08/00) 8. Denise Hamilton (1/22/83) 9. Kirsten Carlson (1/30/88) 10. Kristin Harris (10/28/08)

295.13 283.35 272.70 267.83 266.62 256.55 255.45 252.20 251.10 241.50

16:26.79* 16:41.38* 17:11.46 17:14.80* 17:24.85 17:25.29 17:29.44 17:29.61 17:30.39 17:32.66

3 METER BOARD - 11 DIVES 1. Mary Beth Mills (1/16/88) 2. Jessica Bader (2/17/99) 3. Hayden Maxwell (2/20/97) 4. Kelli Sutton (3/02/94) 5. Phyllis Wesesku (11/18/84) 6. Tricia Patterson (1/14/95) 7. Lauren Suggs (2/17/99) 8. Denise Hamilton (12/11/82) 9. Gina Caltabiano (2/23/01) 10. Nino Pino-Marina (3/07/91)

468.30 442.60 420.60 408.10 402.30 385.50 382.70 379.80 363.80 363.80

Kate Milling was a two-time MVP and paced the Seahawks to the CAA title in 1999-00, earning CAA Swimmer-of-the-Meet and CAA Swimmer-of-the-Year honors.

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Honors & Awards NCAA All-American

Sam O’Leary (NCAA Division I) 100-Yard Butterfly, 1982 Janet Johnson (National Collegiate Women’s Swim Coaches Association) 50-Yard Breaststroke, AIAW, 1980 Janet Johnson (National Collegiate Women’s Swim Coaches Association) 100-Yard Breaststroke, AIAW, 1980 Janet Johnson (National Collegiate Women’s Swim Coaches Association) 200-Yard Breaststroke, AIAW, 1980 Janet Johnson (National Collegiate Women’s Swim Coaches Association) 200-Yard Medley Relay, AIAW, 1980 Janet Johnson (National Collegiate Women’s Swim Coaches Association) 50-Yard Breaststroke, AIAW, 1981 Janet Johnson (National Collegiate Women’s Swim Coaches Association) 50-Yard Breaststroke, AIAW, 1982 Janet Johnson (National Collegiate Women’s Swim Coaches Association) 200-Yard Breaststroke, AIAW, 1982 Dan Gallagher (NCAA Division I) 50-Yard Freestyle, 2002 Dean Berman (NCAA Division I) 1-Meter Diving, 2006, Honorable Mention 3-Meter Diving, 2006, Honroable Mention

NAIA All-American

Patricia Baker, 1984 800 Free Relay Chrissy Cecil, 1984 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay LaLonnie Driscol, 1984 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 500 Freestyle Denise Hamilton, 1984 One Meter Diving, Three Meter Diving Eve Johnson, 1984 200 Breaststroke, 400 Individual Medley Janet Johnson, 1984 50 Breaststroke, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 100 Breaststroke, 200 Breaststroke Colleen Lawrence, 1984 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay Nicki Stephanelli, 1984 1-Meter Diving, 3-Meter Diving

CAA Men’s Rookie Diver-of-the-Year Beau Bunn, 1995-96 Kobi Salinas, 2007-08

CAA Men’s Diver-of-the-Meet

CAA Men’s Swimmer-of-the-Year Dan Gallagher, 2001-02

CAA Men’s Rookie Swimmer-of-the-Year Warren Lockie, 2001-02 Rob Anderson, 2006-07

CAA Women’s Rookie Diver-of-the-Year Jessica Bader, 1995-96

CAA Women’s Diver-of-the-Year Jessica Bader, 1996-97 Jesscia Bader, 1998-99

CAA Women’s Swimmer-of-the-Meet Kate Milling, 1999-00

CAA Women’s Swimmer-of-the-Year Adrienne Sutton, 1997-98, Co-Winner Kate Milling, 1999-00

CAA Women’s Rookie Swimmer-of-the-Year Laura Doepp, 1991-92 Deb Kresho, 1993-94 Adrienne Sutton, 1996-97 Kate Milling, 1997-98 Allie Lewis, 2004-05

CAA Men’s Swimming Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year Michael Krayer, 2004-05 Michael Krayer, 2005-06

CAA Women’s Swimming Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year Melissa Milstead, 2005-06 Melissa Milstead, 2006-07

CAA Post-Graduate Scholarship Steve Hewins, 1990-91

Chancellor’s Cup Award Steve Hewins, 1990-91 Michael Krayer, 2005-06 Melissa Milstead, 2006-07

Thomas V. Moseley Award

Dean Berman, 2004-05 Dean Berman, 2005-06 Kobi Salinas, 2007-08

Burak Erdem, 1995-96 Jessica Bader, 1998-99 Kate Milling, 1999-00 Caitlin Kirsteir, 2007-08

CAA Men’s Diver-of-the-Year

GTE-CoSIDA District III Academic All-America

Beau Bunn, 1996-97 Beau Bunn, 1997-98 Will Humphries, 2000-01 Dean Berman, 2004-05 Dean Berman, 2005-06 Kobi Salinas, 2007-08

CAA Men’s Swimmer-of-the-Meet Todd DeSorbo, 1998-99 Dan Gallagher, 2001-02

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Laura Doepp, 1991-92

All-ECAC Team

1995-96 Matt Allen 1996-97 Doug Shanks Adrienne Sutton Jessica Bader 1997-98 Matt Allen Leigh Andersen Jessica Bader 1998-99 Todd DeSorbo Tim Walker

Beth Papineau Leigh Anderson Matt Allen Adrienne Sutton Brendan Curl Brian Mullen Kate Milling Jessica Bader


Honors & Awards

Amy Sands Beau Bunn

Hayden Maxwell Adrienne Sutton

Men’s Conference Champions (CAA) 1986 1987 1989 1990 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006

Don Hosier, 500 Freestyle, 4:38.79 Don Hosier, 200 Butterfly, 1:52.62 Scott Stokes, 1650 Freestyle, 16:09.91 Eric Pundock, 1M Diving, 430.05 Kurt Candler, 3M Diving, 472.65 Scott Stokes, 1650 Freestyle, 16:10.60 Don Hosier, 200 Butterfly, 1:52.39 Nick Revelas, 100 Butterfly, 51.19 200 Free Relay Team (Kinkema, Revelas, Lerner, White), 1:25.14 Burak Erdem, 100 Backstroke, 51.47 Burak Erdem, 200 Backstroke, 1:49.56 Burak Erdem, 200 Backstroke, 1:48.41* Burak Erdem, 200 Backstroke, 1:49.39 200 Free Relay (Whorley, Dermer, B. Erdem, Elk), 1:23.34 Blaine Syfert, 50 Freestyle, 20.96 Burak Erdem, 200 Backstroke, 1:50.44 200 Free Relay (Syfert, Whorley, B. Erdem, Dermer), 1:23.28 Doug Shanks, 50 Freestyle, 20.51 Drew Whorley, 100 Backstroke, 50.68 Marc Moore, 200 Backstroke, 1:51.23 200 Free Relay (Shanks, Tolhurst, Whorley, Moore), 1:22.98 200 Medley Relay (Whorley, Zuleger, Moore, Shanks), 1:33.09 400 Medley Relay (Whorley, Zuleger, Moore, Shanks), 3:25.26 Mike Ratigan, 100 Backstroke, 51.28 Chris Goodman, 1M Diving, 402.15 Beau Bunn, 3M Diving, 446.25 200 Medley Relay (Ratigan, Zuleger, Moore, Shanks), 1:33.47 Mike Ratigan, 100 Backstroke, 51.71 Beau Bunn, 1M Diving, 469.50 Beau Bunn, 3M Diving, 480.05 Todd DeSorbo, 200 Individual Medley, 1:51.05 Todd DeSorbo, 400 Individual Medley, 3:55.18 Todd DeSorbo, 200 Backstroke, 1:49.74 Marc Moore, 100 Butterfly, 49.52 Dan Gallagher, 100 Freestyle, 45.11 Will Humphries, 1 Meter Diving, 254.30 Will Humphries, 3 Meter Diving, 437.15 200 Free Relay (Gallagher, Walker, Sokolofsky, Barreira), 1:21.50 Dan Gallagher, 50 Freestyle, 19.71 Dan Gallagher, 100 Freestyle, 45.04 200 Free Relay (Gallagher, Bradford, Sokolofsky, Walker), 1:20.80. 400 Free Relay (Barreira, Bradford, Walker, Gallagher), 3:02.67 Adam Brenneman, 50 Freestyle, 20.40 200 Free Relay (Bradford, Krayer, Boyer, Brenneman) 1:22.33 Michael Krayer, 50 Freestyle, 20.61 Adam Brenneman, 100 Freestyle, 45.41 Dean Berman, 1-Meter Diving (CAA Record) Dean Berman, 3-Meter Diving 200 Freestyle Relay (Brenneman, Boyer, Chessey, Krayer), 1:23.07 400 Free Relay (Brenneman, Boyer, Humphrey, Krayer), 3:02.28 200 Medley Relay (Brenneman, Trotter, Chessey, Krayer), 1:32.53 400 Medley Relay (Brenneman, Trotter, Chessey, Krayer), 3:24.05 Adam Brenneman, 50 Freestyle, 20.51 Adam Brenneman, 100 Freestyle, 45.41 Adam Brenneman, 100 Backstroke, 49.84 Nate Chessey, 100 Butterfly, 50.23 Matt Layne, 100 Breaststroke, 56.31 Dean Berman, 1-Meter Diving, 354.15 Dean Berman, 3-Meter Diving, 409.35 200 Medley Relay (Brenneman, Layne, Chessey, Boyer), 1:32.64 400 Medley Relay (Brenneman, Layne, Chessey, Krayer), 3:22.31 200 Freestyle Relay (Brenneman, Sturmer, Boyer, Krayer), 1:21.91

2007 2008 2009

400 Freestyle Relay (Brenneman, Sturmer, Boyer, Krayer), 3:01.31 Eric Boyer, 100 Freestyle, 44.96 200 Medley Relay (Rogers, Layne, Anderson, Boyer), 1:32.23 200 Freestyle Relay (Anderson, Lane, Sturmer, Boyer), 1:22.30 Kobi Salinas, 1-Meter Diving, 313.70 Kobi Salinas, 3-Meter Diving, 340.10 200 Medley Relay (Rogers, Layne, Anderson, Sturmer) 400 Medley Relay (Rogers, Layne, Anderson, Sturmer) Andrew Rogers, 100 Backstroke, 49.17 Aidan Akkari, 200 Backstroke, 1:46.13 200 Freestyle (Anderson, Clark, Liston, Guntoro), 1:20.48 200 Medley Relay (Guntoro, Anderson, Waldron, Aguilar), 1:29.73 400 Medley Relay (Rogers, Anderson, Waldron, Liston), 3:16.60

Women’s Conference Champions (CAA) 1988 1991 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004 2006

Mary Tarter, 400 Individual Medley, 4:39.08 Rebecca Compton, 100 Butterfly, 57.51 Cameron King, 1,650 Freestyle, 17:12.85 Karla Zick, 200 Breaststroke, 2:23.59 Karla Zick, 500 Freestyle, 5:00.77 Katie Snead, 200 Breaststroke, 2:23.08 Adrienne Sutton, 100 Breaststroke, 1:04.20 Adrienne Sutton, 200 Breaststroke, 2:19.42 Adrienne Sutton, 400 Individual Medley, 4:28.17 Jessica Bader, 1M Diving, 360.80 Jessica Bader, 3M Diving, 423.40 Adrienne Sutton, 100 Breaststroke, 1:04.47 Adrienne Sutton, 200 Breaststroke, 2:17.41 Adrienne Sutton, 400 Individual Medley, 4:26.89 Kate Milling, 100 Freestyle, 51.66 Jessica Bader, 1M Diving, 362.60 400 Medley Relay (Andersen, Sutton, Milling, Newberry), 3:53.14 Kate Milling, 50 Freestyle, 23.66 Jessica Bader, 3M Diving, 442.60 400 Medley Relay, (Papineau, Sutton, Milling, Sands), 3:51.65 200 Medley Relay, (Papineau, Sutton, Milling, Hewitt), 1:46.22 Adrienne Sutton, 400 Individual Medley, 4:24.94 Adrienne Sutton, 100 Breaststroke, 1:03.83 800 Freestyle Relay, (Milling, Tysinger, Post, Sands), 7:38.23 Jessica Bader, 1M Diving, 370.50 Adrienne Sutton, 200 Breaststroke, 2:17.84 400 Freestyle Relay, (Snead, Sands, Sutton, Milling), 3:32.09 Kate Milling, 100 Freestyle, 51.16 (CAA Record) Kate Milling, 100 Butterfly, 55.84 400 Freestyle Relay, (Sands, Pollenze, Stocks, Milling), 3:31.20 800 Freestyle Relay, (Milling, Stringer, Pollenz, Sands), 7:36.47 Kate Milling, 50 Freestyle, 23.55 Kate Milling, 100 Freestyle, 51.16 Kate Milling, 200 Freestyle, 1:51.53 Amy Sands, 200 Freestyle, 1:51.53 400 Medley Relay, (Stocks, Sutton, Sands, Milling), 3:51.59 800 Free Relay, (Milling, Stringer, Pollenz, Sands), 7:36.47 Julie Busfield, 100 Freestyle, 51.85 Julie Busfield, 200 Freestyle, 1:53.29 400 Freestyle Relay (Hamill, Sands, Greer, Busfield), 3:30.52. Julie Busfield, 100 Freestyle, 51.28 Julie Busfield, 200 Freestyle, 1:51.93 200 Free Relay (Hamill, Teague, Cleveland, Busfield), 1:35.72 400 Free Relay (Hamill, Teague, Cleveland, Busfield), 3:29.98 Stephanie Ramsey, 200 Butterfly, 2:05.12 Rebekah Teague, 100 Backstroke, 57.10 200 Free Relay (Schooley, Milstead, Hamil, Teague), 1:35.17 Rebekah Teague, 100 Backstroke, 56.49 Sarah Beth Schooley, 200 Backstroke, 2:03.03 200 Medley Relay (Schooley, Hubbard, Striplin, Teague), 1:46.32 200 Freestyle Relay (Kerstetter, Schooley, Milstead, Teague), 1:34.49

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Honors & Awards 2007 2008 2009

400 Freestyle Relay (Teague, Schooley, Milstead, Kerstetter), 327.28 Caitlin Kirsteier, 100 Freestyle, 55.79 Danielle Mortensen, 1,650 Freestyle, 16:49.05 Caitlin Kirsteir, 100 Butterfly, 53.90 Stacie Striplin, 100 Backstroke, 57.00 Chantal Woodard, 200 Backstroke, 2:04.22 200 Medley Relay (Striplin, Eades, Kirsteier, Huber), 1:44.28 Caitlin Kirsteier, 100 Butterfly, 53.28

Conference Coach-of-the-Year (CAA) Dave Allen, 1995 (Men’s) Dave Allen, 1997 (Women’s) Dave Allen, 1998 (Women’s) Dave Allen, 1999 (Women’s) Dave Allen, 2002 (Men’s) Dave Allen, 2003 (Women’s/Co) Dave Allen, 2004 (Men’s) Dave Allen, 2006 (Men’s) Dave Allen, 2006 (Women’s) Dave Allen, 2008 (Men’s/Co) Dave Allen, 2009 (Men’s)

Diving Coach-of-the-Year Marc Ellington, 2004-05 Marc Ellington, 2005-06 Marc Ellington, 2007-08

Eastern Champions 1980 1982 1990 1993 1995 1997 1998 1999

Sam O’Leary, 100-Yard Butterfly Sam O’Leary, 100-Yard Butterfly, 200-Yard Butterfly Amy Lewis, 200-Yard Freestyle Burak Erdem, 200 Individual Medley Burak Erdem, 100 Backstroke Burak Erdem, 200 Backstroke Doug Shanks, 50 Free, 20.79 Adrienne Sutton, 200 Breaststroke, 2:19.03 Beth Papineau, 100 Backstroke, 58.29 Jessica Bader, 3M Diving, 423.40 pts. Matt Allen, 1,650 Freestyle, 15:44.62 Leigh Andersen, 200 Individual Medley, 2:06.93 Leigh Andersen, 100 Backstroke, 58.45 Leigh Andersen, 200 Backstroke, 2:05.96 Jessica Bader, 3-M Diving, 431.55 Adrienne Sutton, 200 Breaststroke Todd DeSorbo, 400 Individual Medley, 3:57.66 Tim Walker, 100 Breaststroke, 57.36 Amy Sands, 500 Freestyle, 5:01.26

Colonial Athletic Association Team Champions Men 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 Women 1997-98 1998-99 2005-06

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Eastern Team Champions Women 1996-97, 1997-98

Sam O’Leary Outstanding Swimmer Sam O’Leary Sam O’Leary Sam O’Leary Sam O’Leary Jeff Siggins Jeff Siggins Don Hosier Don Hosier Don Hosier Scott Stokes Brad Kinkema Nick Revelas Clifton Perkins Brad Kinkema Robert Dermer Burak Erdem Burak Erdem Drew Whorley Marc Moore Doug Shanks Matt Allen Todd DeSorbo Tiago Barreira Dan Gallagher Dan Gallagher Tiago Barreira Warren Lockie Ben Pulskamp Adam Brenneman Adam Brenneman Eric Boyer Corey Sturmer Rob Anderson

Seahawk Award Art Hall Mike Bitzenhofer Art Hall Keith Hawley Phillipe Roth Nick Revelas Brad Kinkema Steve Hewins Tim White Chris Martin Drew Whorley Matt Allen Matt Allen Matt Allen Matt Allen Dave Myers Shaun Hill Will Thompson Tuyle Denman Tuyle Denman Patrick McCarthy Kevin Norman Michael Krayer Patrick McCarthy Pete Humphries Bennett Rainey

1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 (Co) 1995-96 (Co) 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 (Co) 2002-03 (Co) 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09


Honors & Awards Dan Gallagher Most Improved Swimmer Glynn Boze Tom Burket Bill Foster Steve Hewins Mark Alford Tyson Philyaw Jamie Elk Mark Probeck Doug Shanks Doug Shanks Brendan Curl Eric Danielson Brian Mullen Shaun Hill Jackie Nethercutt Tuyle Denman Patrick Bradford Billy Rinehart Mike Orton Eric Boyer Matt Layne Grey Liston Corey Sturmer Andrew Rogers

1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 (Co) 1996-97 (Co) 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Outstanding Men’s Diver Steve Burke Steve Burke Peter Flores Rich Hanser Beau Bunn Beau Bunn Beau Bunn Beau Bunn Will Humphries Will Humphries Will Humphries Dean Berman Dean Berman Dean Berman Dean Berman Sean Corbet Kobi Salinas Kobi Salinas

Rookie-of-the-Year Ethan Bridges Tiago Barreira Chris Hider Warren Lockie Adam Brenneman Eric Boyer Andres Buitrago Tim Lane Rob Anderson Kobi Salinas Aidan Akkari

1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Women’s Outstanding Swimmer Marti Mucci Mary Tarter Mary Tarter Amy Lewis Amy Lewis

1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91

Amy Lewis Deb Kresho Karla Zick Cameron Post Adrienne Sutton Adrienne Sutton Kate Milling Kate Milling Amy Sands Amy Sands Julie Busfield Rebekah Teague Rebekah Teague Rebekha Teague Melissa Milstead Caitlin Kirsteier Caitlin Kirsteier

Seahawk Award Mary Beth Mills Mary Beth Mills Mary Beth Mills Amy Lewis Rebecca Compton Amy Lewis Deb Kresho Karla Zick Christy Wunderlich Darcia Daggett Bryan Stocks Jessica Bader Jessica Bader Leigh Tysinger Amy Sands Missy Orr Julie Busfield Elizabeth Doyle Melissa Milstead Kim Jenko Sarah Beth Schooley Sarah Beth Schooley Danielle Mortensen Danielle Mortensen

1991-92 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 (Co) 1995-96 (Co) 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Jocelyn Pathutski Danielle Mortensen Stacie Striplin Laura Chinni

2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Outstanding Women’s Diver Kelli Sutton Kelli Sutton Kelli Sutton Kelli Sutton Jessica Bader Jessica Bader Jessica Bader Jessica Bader Lauren Suggs Michelle McLeroy Amy Van de Motter Gina Caltibiano Molly Longan Annalisa Nieuwsma Annalisa Nieuwsma Annalisa Nieuwsma Annalisa Nieuwsma Kristin Harris

1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Rookie-of-the-Year Award Amy Sands Baker Stocks Jamie Hamill Kim Jenko Rebekah Teague Sara Beth Schooley Allie Lewis Anna Hubbard Caitlin Kirsteier Caroline Huber Alden Dyer

1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09

Most Improved Swimmer Marti Mucci Mary Tarter Debra Fastuca Laura Doepp Becky Gurshaw Cameron King Shannon McBride Karla Zick Fathom Houtz Leigh Andersen Katie Snead Jamie Pyle Leigh Anderson Lauren Suggs Elaine Stringer Sara Mobley Elizabeth Doyle Jamie Pollenz Rebecca Wagner Kim Jenko Maggie McKaig

1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 (Co) 1997-98 (Co) 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 (Co) 2003-04 (Co) 2004-05

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Seahawk Natatorium The home of the Seahawks is the spacious Seahawk Natatorium, site of the Colonial Athletic Association Swimming and Diving Championships six times. Opened in the fall of 1977, the facility is one of the finest in the collegiate ranks, featuring eight lanes that span the 25x20 yard pool where the Seahawks stage all of their intercollegiate meets. The main pool holds 185,000 gallons of water. A separate diving well, containing 250,000 gallons, descends 17 feet, giving the team an all-around facility. The diving area measures 45 x 60 feet and includes two three-meter and a pair of one-meter boards. Divers benefit from two cheese boards and two maxi-flex boards. The facility has been utilized extensively for prominent aquatic events. Several regional United States Swimming (USS) meets have been staged at the natatorium, making it the center for swimming events in southeastern North Carolina. Balcony seating for more than 400 fans provides an excellent view of the action. The facility is a favorite of the CAA. The conference meet was staged in the Seahawk Natatorium in 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993 and 1995. Recent upgrades have kept the facility among the nation’s best. A new air-conditioning system has been installed, accoustical tiles have been added and an eight-lane printout Colorado scoreboard now displays times.

Men 1977-78 2-3 1978-79 6-1 1979-80 2-1 1980-81 3-2 1981-82 5-1 1982-83 4-2 1983-84 1-2 1984-85 6-1 1985-86 3-2 1986-87 3-2 1987-88 2-4 1988-89 2-2 1989-90 3-2 1990-91 3-2 1991-92 5-1 1992-93 3-1 1993-94 4-0 1994-95 4-1 1995-96 4-1 1996-97 4-1 1997-98 3-3 1998-99 4-1 1999-00 3-1 2000-01 1-1 2001-02 4-1 2002-03 3-0 2003-04 3-1 2004-05 4-1 2005-06 3-1 2006-07 4-1 2007-08 2-4 2008-09 2-1 Total 105-47 (.691)

Women 2-3 1-1 2-1 1-3 0-2 0-5 1-2 2-5 1-4 1-4 1-5 2-2 2-4 2-3 5-1 2-2 3-1 4-1 5-0 5-0 4-1 4-1 4-0 2-1 3-2 2-1 2-3 4-1 4-2 4-2 5-2 1-1 81-66 (.551)

Aquahawks Continue To Boost Program With Support

The mission of the Aquahawk Club is to provide supplemental financial support for the men’s and women’s swimming & diving program through scholarship support, endowed scholarships and other operational expenditures not normally funded by the Department of Athletics. This support is under the guidance of the UNCW Student Aid Association and in compliance with all rules and regulations related to this support by the university, the Colonial Athletic Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. By providing financial support, the primary goal of the Aquahawks Club is to develop the competitive nature of UNC Wilmington swimming and diving, both in the CAA and also on the national level. “The Aquahawks began as a group of alumni who wanted to continue to contribute to the program,” said veteran coach Dave Allen. “While they do help us financially, their main contribution has been the unification of our past and present swimmers. We consider them to be active members of our program and allow our swimmers to have ties to our past successes. “Thanks to the Aquahawks, we have a beautiful record board on display in the Natatorium and a sound system for our home events. Aquahawk funds will be used to strengthen our scholarship budget.” 22 • 2009-10 Media Guide


UNCW Athletics Hall of Fame Four former swimming and diving standouts - Sam O’Leary, Janet Johnson, Burak Erdem and Amy Lewis Holland - have been enshrined into the UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame, the school’s highest honor for former student-athletes, administrators and contributors.

Sam O’Leary - Inducted 1998

As UNC Wilmington’s first NCAA Division I All-America in swimming, Sam O’Leary’s legacy is a strong one. The Williamsville, N.Y., native became the school’s first NCAA Division I AllAmerican in 1982 when he finished 11th nationally in the 100-yard Butterfly. He was also a three-time Easterns champion in the Butterfly in 1980 and 1982. O’Leary still owns the school records in the 100 and 200-yard Butterfly, testimony to his dominance in the pool. He received a fellow award from the National Recreation and Parks Association in 1992, and has been very active with UNCW’s Onslow County Alumni Association since his graduation in 1983. O’Leary currently serves as director of the community services branch of the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Janet Johnson - Inducted 1998

Janet Johnson, who achieved All-American status 13 times during her four-year career with the Seahawks, was one of the pioneers of women’s swimming at UNC Wilmington. The breaststroke specialist from Fayetteville, N.C., served notice immediately that she would be a key contributor to the program in 1980 when she earned AllAmerica designation in the 50-yard Breaststroke, 100-yard Breaststroke, 200-yard Breaststroke and 200-yard Medley Relay at the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) Championships. She was an AIAW All-American again as a sophomore and junior before picking up National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-America honors in six events in 1984. Johnson, or “J.J.” as she is affectionately known, was an early member of the school’s ROTC program. She served as Cadet Commander of the ROTC Corps of Cadets and won the George Catlett Marshall ROTC Award in 1983. She was named to the 1983 edition of both Who’s Who Among Colleges and Universities and Outstanding Young Women of America. Today, Johnson serves with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Florida, working on a white collar crime squad that concentrates on health care fraud.

Former Seahawk swimming standouts Janet Johnson, left, and Sam O’Leary, second from left, were among the six individuals inducted into the inaugural class of the UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998.

Burak Erdem - Inducted 2002

One of the all-time greats in the swimming program’s history, Burak Erdem left an indelible mark following a remarkable career from 1992-95. A native of Ankara, Turkey, Erdem was a four-time conference champion in the 200 Backstroke and left as the school record holder in nine events. He still holds the record in the 100 Backstroke, 200 Backstroke, 400 Freestyle Relay and 400 Medley Relay. Erdem earned the Sam O’Leary Outstanding Swimmer Award during his junior and senior years as the top performer in the men’s program. He also was singled out as the school’s top student-athlete for the 1995-96 school year as recipient of the Thomas V. Moseley Award following his senior year. Erdem also ranks as the school’s only three-time Easterns champion, winning the 200 Individual Medley in 1993, the 100 Backstroke in 1995 and the 200 Backstroke in 1995. Moreover, Erdem was an NCAA “B” qualifier in the 200 Backstroke during the 1994 season. A resident of Irving, Texas, Erdem works for Sovana, Inc., a marketing firm, as international sales coordinator.

Burak Erdem, middle, is joined by his family and Coach Dave Allen following the 2002 UNCW Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Amy Lewis Holland - Inducted 2006

Amy Lewis helped establish a strong foundation for the women’s swimming & diving program during a remarkable four-year run in the early 1990’s. From 1990-93, Lewis set seven school records and captured the Eastern Championship in the 200 Freestyle in 1990. She was selected UNCW’s Outstanding Swimmer Award four straight years, a distinction no one else holds. Lewis, who also set six freshman marks in her first season in 1990, completed a degree in education in 1993. She was honored with the “Sallie Mae Teacher-ofthe-Year Award” from the Mecklenburg County school system in 1995 and was a Harris-Teeter “Teacher-of-the-Year” nominee the following year. Amy Lewis Holland, left, along with fellow 2006 Hal of Fame inductees, Bill Mayew, Mel Gibson and Eddie Booth.

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Academic/CHAMPS Life Skills The Athletic Academic Support Program provides a variety of services for all the university’s student-athletes. The program offers academic counseling and support to help student-athletes successfully balance the demands of their athletic and academic schedules. Progress reports monitoring class Sandy Williford Rodney Young Jessica Long attendance and test results and accessing tutorial needs are completed two times each semester by professors of classes in which UNCW student-athletes are enrolled. The University College is designed to assist students during their academic careers, with special emphasis on the first and second years of study when they are expected to work toward fulfilling the basic studies requirements as outlined in the university catalog. The assistant athletic director for academics meets with student-athletes on a regular basis to assist in their academic success and monitor their progress toward a degree. Each freshman is assigned to an advisor for personal assistance in selecting courses, maintaining required scholastic records and planning a complete University College educational program. The program’s primary objective is to assist students toward completing basic studies. Several other programs are provided for academic support at UNCW, including the Writing/Reading Place, the Learning Center, the Math Lab, tutorial services, Learning Disability Services, personal and career counseling, study hall and a laptop program. The Writing/Reading Place offers one-on-one tutoring for any academic writing assignment. Tutors help students get started with a paper, offer aid in the development and organization of the project and provide strategies that help at each stage of the composing process. Computers for word processing are available in Randall Library. The Learning Center helps all students develop skills necessary to become successful, independent learners through tutorial assistance, supplemental instruction, study skills workshops and individual consultations. Students desiring help with any level of math can find it at the Math Lab. Staffed by faculty and students, the center in Bear Hall takes students on a walk-in basis. Any tutorial assistance from the Writing/Reading Place, the Learning Center and the Math Lab is free and available to all studentathletes.

CHAMPS/Life Skills Meets Student-Athlete Needs

To prepare student-athletes for the challenges of life beyond the playing field, UNCW and the NCAA team up in the popular CHAMPS/Life Skills Program. UNCW is currently one of 664 institutions involved in the popular program. The CHAMPS/Life Skills Program is designed to provide student-athletes with the education and the experiences to assist them in bridging the gap between college life and professional life in the work world and to make meaningful contributions to their communities. The CHAMPS/Life Skills Program focuses on five commitment areas viewed as critical to personal growth: (1) Academic Excellence - to support the academic progress of the studentathlete toward intellectual development and graduation. (2) Athletic Excellence - to build philosophical foundations for the development of athletic programs that are broad-based, equitable and dedicated to the well-being of the student-athlete. (3) Personal Development - to support the development of a wellbalanced lifestyle for the student-athlete, encouraging emotional well-being, personal growth and decision-making skills. (4) Career Development - to encourage each student-athlete to develop and pursue their career and life goals. (5) Service - to engage the student-athlete in service to his or her campus and surrounding communities. The NCAA has worked with its member institutions and educational consultants to create instructional materials and program models to address the needs of today’s student-athletes. Topics such as diversity education, developing sexual responsibility, nutrition, eating disorder prevention and awareness, time management, community service and career development are just some of the areas covered within the curriculum. A freshman seminar course is designed to assist student-athletes in making the transition to college, this seminar focuses on college-level study skills, time management, awareness of available university services, etc. It is open only to entering freshmen and generates two hours of elective credit toward graduation.

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2008-09 Academic Highlights • For the sixth consecutive year, the women’s cross country team was designated as a United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Academic All-American Team. • Junior Darion Jeralds was named recipient of the prestigious Dean Ehlers Leadership Award in men’s basketball, becoming the sixth Seahawk to earn the award in its 15year existence. • Darion Jeralds and Daniel Mercer were named to the CAA’s All-Academic Team in men’s basketball. • The men’s basketball team received a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA’s Academic Performance Program by placing among the top 10 percent among teams nationally for its academic work. It was the second straight season the team has garnered the award. • Junior Darion Jeralds was named the CAA’s Men’s Basketball Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year. • The men’s cross country team was designated as a United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Academic All-American Team. • The women’s soccer team received the NSCAA’s Ethics and Sportsmanship Award and the College Team Academic Award for the fifth consecutive season. • A total of 28 student-athletes, 14 each semester, achieved a perfect 4.00 grade point during the 2008-09 year. • More than 90 student-athletes recorded a 3.50 or higher GPA during each semester of 2008-09. • All of UNCW’s 19 intercollegiate teams finished above the multi-year score of 925 in the NCAA’s annual APR report. • Ashley Tait, Christie Appleton and Sofia Hagsund were named to the National Golf Coaches Association All-Scholar Team. • Junior Ashley Tait was named CAA Scholar Athlete-ofthe-Year in women’s golf, marking the fifth consecutive year that a UNCW player has won the award. • Track and field standouts Aisha Jones and Brian Blumenstein were named Academic All-Americans by the National Track and Field Coaches Association. • The women’s tennis team was recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association as an Academic All-American Team for the third straight year and the ninth time overall. • The women’s track and field team earned the National Track and Field Coaches Association’s designation as an All-Academic Team.

 Women’s Soccer NSCAA Ethics and Sportsmanship Award College Team Academic Award


Sports Medicine

UNCW Athletic Training Staff (L-R)

Head Athletic Trainer Scott Hill, Stephanie Leimbach, Stacy Downar, Head Women's Athletic Trainer Julie Francis, Head Men's Athletic Trainer Aldo Plata and Margery Ellis. The Almkuist-Nixon Sports Medicine Complex and George Diab Sports Medicine Center provide outstanding care for UNC Wilmington’s 350 student-athletes. The two facilities are designed to keep the Seahawks in top physical condition. Included in the impressive AlmkuistNixon complex is an athletic training room, examination room, technology-equipped classroom, coaching offices, and locker rooms for men’s soccer, women’s soccer and softball. The 2,600-square foot training room is equipped with the latest electrical modalities and equipment. The hydrotherapy room has two plunge pools (hot and cold) as well a therapy pool with a treadmill built into the bottom (Hydroworx 500 series pool). Also available is a full line of Life Fitness cardio equipment, including a stair master, lifecycle, treadmill and elliptical machine, a Life Fitness Dual Adjustable Pulley machine and Magnum Fitness Combo Leg Extension/Curl and Multi-Hip machines. UNC Wilmington’s student-athletes also benefit from the 1,732-square foot George Diab Sports Medicine Center, a training facility that was opened in 1993 and named for longtime benefactors, George and Kitty Diab. Student-athletes receive care from a staff of six certified licensed athletic trainers and approximately 19 athletic training students.

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Colonial Athletic Association With more than two decades of success athletically and academically, the Colonial Athletic Association has established a reputation as one of the nation’s top collegiate conferences. The CAA encompasses five of the nation’s nine largest metropolitan areas with a geographic footprint that stretches from Boston to Atlanta. The conference has produced 16 national team champions in five different sports, 33 individual national champions, 12 national players of the year, 11 national coaches of the year and 12 Honda Award winners. Even more impressive, however, are the honors accumulated away from competition, which include five Rhodes Scholars and 20 NCAA post-graduate scholars. In 2007-08, the CAA had five ESPN the Magazine Academic All-Americans and more than 1,700 of our 4,000 student-athletes received the Commissioner’s Academic Award after posting at least a 3.2 grade point average while lettering in a varsity sport. The landscape of the conference stretches along the majority of the East Coast and includes six of the nation’s top 25 media markets – New York (1), Philadelphia (4), Boston (7), Washington, D.C. (8), Atlanta (9) and Baltimore (24). The number of television homes in the CAA market exceeds 19.7 million. The CAA currently sponsors 22 sports with the addition of a 12-team football league in 2007. Male athletes compete for championships in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field and wrestling. Female athletes battle for conference titles in basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field and volleyball. In 2007-08, 26 teams earned NCAA Tournament berths and 46 studentathletes received All-America honors. The conference has made its presence known nationally in men’s basketball with at least three teams advancing to post-season play for the past five years. Last season, conference champion George Mason earned its third NCAA Tournament trip since 2001, VCU received its fourth post-season berth in five seasons with a spot in the NIT and Old Dominion reached the quarterfinals of the inaugural CBI for its fourth consecutive postseason appearance. The conference also excels in many other sports. CAA squads have combined to win 10 field hockey national titles since the championship began in 1981. Delaware and Towson have each reached the Final Four of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship. For the first time, three women’s soccer teams reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2007 and at least one men’s soccer  The CAA Landscape team has advanced to the final 16 of the NCAA Championship in five of the last six years. In baseball, the CAA had 23 Institution Enrollment Location players chosen in the 2008 Major League draft, which was the Delaware “Blue Hens” 16,000 Newark, Dela. second-highest total in league history. UNC Wilmington won Drexel “Dragons” 18,500 Philadelphia, Pa. its fifth regular season title and earned its second at-large bid George Mason “Patriots” 29,728 Fairfax, Va. to the NCAA Tournament where the Seahawks reached the Georgia State “Panthers” 28,000 Atlanta, Ga. regional finals for the third time in four tournament appearances. James Madison, meanwhile, captured its first tournaHofstra “Pride” 13,000 Hempstead, N.Y. ment title and returned to the NCAA Tournament for the first James Madison “Dukes” 16,900 Harrisonburg, Va. time since 2002. Northeastern “Huskies” 14,482 Boston, Mass. CAA member institutions are committed to excellence in UNC Wilmington “Seahawks” 12,000 Wilmington, N.C. the classroom. The Colonial Academic Alliance was created in Old Dominion “Monarchs” 21,200 Norfolk, Va. 2002 by the league’s presidents with a goal of expanding their Towson “Tigers” 18,011 Towson, Md. partnership to all aspects of university life outside of intercolVCU “Rams” 29,225 Richmond, Va. legiate athletics. Among the programs already established William & Mary “Tribe” 5,700 Williamsburg, Va. are an undergraduate research conference, coordination of study abroad programs and granting visiting academic status to student-athletes traveling to an away contest so that they have access to libraries, academic resource centers and computer labs. Commissioner Thomas E. Yeager has guided the CAA since its inception. The conference traces its roots back to 1983 when three of its current members- George Mason University, James Madison University and the College of William and Mary - were aligned with East Carolina University, the United States Naval Academy and the University of Richmond as a basketball league (ECAC South). During the next two years, the league added 11 sports, acquired two new members (the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and American University) and decided to form a new association. The transformation from ECAC South to CAA took place on June 6, 1985. Charter members George Mason, James Madison, UNC Wilmington and William and Mary were joined by Old Dominion University in 1991 and by Virginia Commonwealth University in 1995. The conference added the University of Delaware, Drexel University, Hofstra University and Towson University in 2001. Georgia State University and Northeastern University became members of the conference on July 1, 2005.

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Wilmington, N.C.

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Historic Wilmington affords visitors the unique opportunity to enjoy a bustling seaport rich in shopping, dining, culture and the arts, while being only minutes away from barrier islands, broad beaches and the intracoastal waterway. The 200-block Historic District highlighting the downtown area opens into a scenic riverfront park that overlooks the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial. A beautifully restored battleship, the USS North Carolina was considered the greatest sea weapon in the world when commissioned in 1941. During World War II, “The Showboat” earned 15 battlestars and participated in every major naval offensive in the Pacific from Guadalcanal to Okinawa. A memorial since 1961, the battleship is dedicated to the men and women of all U.S. military services who defended our country during WWII. One of Wilmington’s most unique features is the city’s status as the leading entertainment production center in the Southeast. The city’s evolution into “Hollywood East” began when Dino DeLaurentis shot Stephen King’s Firestarter in 1984. One year later, Dino DeLaurentis constructed a studio facility in the Port City and the complex, now owned by EUE/Screen Gems, is the largest production studio east of Hollywood, offering nine sound stages on a 32-acre site near the Wilmington International Airport. Numerous movies, television series and commericals have been filmed in Wilmington. The popular show, “Dawson’s Creek,” was produced in Wilmington and shot frequently on the UNCW campus as well as Warner Bros. hit “One Tree Hill.” A film-friendly community, Wilmington residents have embraced the industry, often appearing as “extras” in movies. It’s not uncommon for celebrities the likes of Sandra Bullock, Nick Nolte, Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise and Dennis Hopper to be seen dining at a restaurant, shopping at the mall or just simply walking along the shore. Wrightsville Beach, just minutes away from Wilmington’s downtown area, is a year-round island resort. Wide, uncrowded beaches, full service marinas and a variety of accommodations are complemented by excellent seafood restaurants, specialty shops and exciting nightlife.

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2009-10 UNC Wilmington Swimming & Diving Media Guide  

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