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TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS

2.................................................................. In the Spotlight 3...........................................................BIG EAST Conference 4.................................................Strength And Conditioning 6............................................................ Community Service 7................................................................. Athletic Training 8............................................................................. Facilities 10..................................................Student-Athlete Support 14......................................................................Campus Life 18................................................... Mountaineer Excellence

COACHING STAFF

22........................................................Head Coach Vic Riggs 24........................................................ Coaching Philosophy 25..........................................Diving Coach Michael Grapner 26........................................Assistant Coach Damion Dennis 27................................................ Assistant Coach Kyle Gallo 28....................................................................Support Staff

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

30.....................................................................Men’s Roster 31................................................................Women’s Roster 32-44...................................................................Men’s bios 45-56............................................................. Women’s bios

2011-12 SEASON

58...................................................... Men’s Season Preview 59.................................................................Men’s Schedule 59................................................. Women’s Season Preview 60........................................................... Women’s Schedule

2010-11 REVIEW

62................................................................. Season Review 63..............................................................................Results

RECORD BOOK

66.......................................................... Men’s All-American 68...................................................................Men’s Records 69...................................................... Men’s NCAA Qualifiers 70............................................... Men’s Year-by-Year Results 71......................................................Men’s All-Time Results 74..................................................... Women’s All-American 75..............................................................Women’s Records 76................................................. Women’s NCAA Qualifiers 77..........................................Women’s Year-by-Year Results 78................................................ Women’s All-Time Results ............................................................................................

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

82.............................................President James P. Clements 83........................................Director of Athletics Oliver Luck 84................................................................... Head Coaches 85.......................................................................Senior Staff 86.............................................................. Athletic Facilities 87................................................... Sports Communications 88........................................................... Media Information Use your smartphone or mobile device reader, scan the QR Code and it will re-direct you to the WVU swimming & diving homepage.

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT Choosing to become a Mountaineer is special. Without a professional sports team in the state, folks across the state and throughout the region love West Virginia University athletics. No school helps its student-athletes more than the people at WVU. Mountaineers have the unique opportunity to represent themselves, their teammates and their university to news media, alumni, friends, family and the general public. Your interaction with these groups is also part of your educational process. If you take advantage of these opportunities, it can have a positive effect, not only on your career as a student-athlete at West Virginia, but also on your life after you have donned the Old Gold and Blue.


THE BIG EAST CONFERENCE The 2011-12 academic year is the 33rd in the history of The BIG EAST Conference as the unique consortium marches on competing at the highest level with integrity and sportsmanship. The BIG EAST has gone through membership changes since its birth, but the 2011-12 year marks the conference’s seventh straight with the same 16-member group, making for the nation’s largest Division I-A conference. The BIG EAST Conference’s goals have always been the same. The outstanding performances of the student-athletes at BIG EAST schools are evidence of the league’s proud tradition of success. The league has always been able to boast that many of its best students are also its best athletes. The BIG EAST became the nation’s largest Division I-A conference in 2005-06 when five new members began competing – the University of Cincinnati, DePaul University, the University of Louisville, Marquette University and the University of South Florida. BIG EAST institutions reside in nine of the nation’s top 35 largest media markets, including New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Tampa, Pittsburgh, Hartford, Cincinnati and Milwaukee. With its newest members, BIG EAST markets contain almost one-fourth of all television households in the U.S. Since opening its doors in 1979, the league has won 31 national championships in six different sports and 133 student-athletes have won individual national titles. While the membership has both increased and changed, the focus of the BIG EAST has not wavered. The conference reflects a tradition of broad based programs, led by administrators and coaches who place a constant emphasis on academic integrity. Its student athletes own significantly high graduation rates and their record of scholastic achievement notably show a balance between intercollegiate athletics and academics. John Marinatto, who had served as senior associate commissioner, moved into the Commissioner’s chair in 2009 and has continued to steer the conference on its path of success. The league has long been considered a leader in innovative concepts in promotion and publicity, particularly regarding television. Those efforts have resulted in unparalleled visibility for BIG EAST student athletes. The conference has enjoyed longstanding relationships with CBS, ESPN, Inc. and ABC. The BIG EAST has its headquarters in Providence where the conference administers to more than 5,500 student-athletes. The 2011-12 BIG EAST Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships will be held at Trees Pool in Pittsburgh. Diving championships will take place on Feb. 10-12, while swimming competition is slated for Feb. 15-18.

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STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING Athletic excellence and strength and conditioning go hand-in-hand at West Virginia University. WVU’s strength and conditioning staff ensures all student-athletes are on year-long programs designed to continue improving the fitness capabilities needed in their sports. “Strength and conditioning has continuously been an integral part in our success with both the swimming and diving teams,” coach Vic Riggs says. “We are thankful to have some of the top facilities in the nation to train our athletes in.” To keep athletes in peak physical condition, West Virginia offers a variety of training areas and an array of strength programs designed to increase performance. All student-athletes will also have their own program individually calculated and updated throughout the year. “The strength and conditioning staff has been able to develop a sport-specific workout for swimming and diving and we have seen very positive results in all of the athletes,” Riggs adds. Equipped with excellent amenities and staffed by some of the finest strength coaches in the nation, athletes who come to West Virginia know that they are in good hands when it comes to their athletic capacity.


Strength And Conditioning Mission Statement To provide athletes with the knowledge, character, extrinsic motivation, discipline and training to reach their potential both personally and athletically. Student-athletes are offered the opportunity to train in some of the nation’s best facilities and with one of the nation’s best staffs. Physical development and dominance have been and continue to be traits that are equated with WVU. The athlete’s self-confidence and unwavering dedication have driven him/her into the nation’s spotlight. This is made possible through the give-and-take relationships between the athletes and staff. The WVU strength and conditioning staff is committed to enabling athletes to achieve their dreams.

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COMMUNITY SERVICE Winning and working hard are important to the West Virginia University swimming and diving teams. But becoming successful and positive role models in and out of the pool is just as significant to the squads. Each year, the Mountaineers work to give back to Morgantown and surrounding communities every chance they find. “We are honored and blessed to work with the great community of Morgantown,” coach Vic Riggs said. “We hope to show people that anything is possible and I look forward to helping these young men and women grow up to be strong, well rounded individuals. The WVU men’s team has been partnering with Habitat for Humanity throughout the fall to help rebuild a house, while they are hoping to renew the partnership in the spring to build a home from scratch. The team also regularly donates its time and knowledge by hosting and teaching local youth swim clubs, including West Virginia Aquatics, to learn the fundamentals of the sport. Along with strengthening the youngsters’ skills, they also teach the participants the importance of good sportsmanship, courage, determination and hard work. “West Virginia Aquatics is run by our staff and student-athletes, and has helped develop swimmers in and around Monongalia County,” Riggs added. “We have even developed a few of the athletes to be on our collegiate team. The club has been very beneficial to all parties involved.” Mountaineer coaches and swimmers also take part in Relay for Life of Monongalia County, the American Cancer Society’s signature activity. It offers everyone in a community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Teams of people camp out at WVU’s outdoor track and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event. Relays are an overnight event, up to 24 hours in length.


TRAINING The West Virginia athletic training program looks to get its student-athletes back on the field in a timely manner while providing quality health care for its student-athletes and coaches. The scope of the athletic training services encompass various domains which includes injury recognition, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, education and counseling that will enable the athlete to maintain an optimal quality of life beyond the span of athletic competition. Multiple athletic training rooms are available for student-athletes, furnished with the latest in technology and equipment. The athletic training staff will work in conjunction with the team physicians and athletic administration to assure the student-athletes receive quality care throughout their career at WVU.

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FACILITIES The WVU Natatorium is one of the premier facilities in the BIG EAST. The building has been home to both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams since 1975. It was built to provide the Mountaineer swimmers and divers with the perfect place to practice and condition. The WVU Natatorium has hosted numerous meets, including dual meets against nationallyranked opponents. The facility also has been home to 20 All-Americans and the home of the 2007 BIG EAST Championship men’s team. In addition to being the home of Mountaineer swimming and diving, the building also serves as the home of West Virginia Aquatics. It is the yearly host of the West Virginia high school state championships and also hosts the West Virginia Short Course Championships every other year. The facility covers 119,000-square feet, with the pool area itself covering 12,730 square feet. The pool is eight lanes and features a complete Colorado Timing System, along with a large pool deck. The divers use a 13-1/2 foot diving well equipped with two 3-meter and two 1-meter boards, as well as a trampoline. The center is equipped with seating for approximately 500 spectators and also houses its own weight room and cardio facility. The bottom floor has two men’s and women’s locker rooms. One locker room of each gender is used for recreational use, while the other belongs to Mountaineer swimmers and divers. The top floor also is the home to the WVU swimming and diving coaches’ offices. Recently, there have been a number of renovations to the pool itself, including underwater filming and review and TiVo taping for the diving program. Renovations to the team locker rooms were completed last season and there will be a redesign of the lighting and trophy case area in the upstairs foyer. A common area between the head coach and assistant coaches’ offices has been completed as well with chairs, ottomans and a flat-screen television.


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STUDENT-ATHLETE SUPPORT West Virginia University offers a variety of services and programs to help student-athletes maximize their academic potential. Department staff members work with coaches, on campus student service providers and faculty to help student-athletes meet the unique demands of the classroom, the sporting arena and the personal-social challenges they face as developing adults. While many of the headlines center on the Mountaineers’ accomplishments on the playing field, West Virginia athletes have also made some noteworthy strides in the classroom. Some of those strides include a string of eight consecutive years where the department has had at least one first team Academic All-American. To help its student athletes achieve academic success, one of the nation’s finest facilities resides in the WVU Coliseum – The Athletic Academic Performance Center. Coliseum Academic Performance Center – WVU Coliseum • 8,000-square foot facility providing individual and group study areas • State-of-the-art computer labs • Provides a quiet atmosphere and is open six days a week • The latest in fingerprint technology used when signing in • Center can be utilized around the student-athlete’s schedule • Center cost $1.3 million and opened in October of 2007 • Facility gift was provided by former Mountaineer great Jerry West and his wife, Karen, and the Robbins family. WVU’s Academic Support Services Provides • Team educational counselors • Tutoring services • Priority registration for student-athletes • Post-eligibility assistance Tutoring Service Facts • Over 75 tutors provide student-athletes with assistance in their classes • Upperclassmen, graduate students and community members serve as tutors in their area of specialty • Tutoring services are provided for all student-athletes regardless of scholarship status NCAA Certification West Virginia University received unconditional recertification in April 2010 from the NCAA Division I Committee on Athletics Certification, recognizing that the University’s athletic program is in “substantial conformity with operating principles” adopted by Division I schools. The purpose of athletics certification is to ensure integrity in the institution’s athletics program and to assist institutions in improving their athletics departments, the NCAA said.


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STUDENT-ATHLETE SUPPORT Graduation Rates West Virginia University’s graduation rate for student-athletes has been impressive, to say the least, over the past seven years. The ratio of student-athletes graduating to the general student body has increased almost every year. The graduation rate for student-athletes is based upon the number of students who entered the University receiving athletic scholarship aid in a given academic year, and their progress over six years. The most recent figures are based upon the progress of student-athletes who entered WVU during 2002-03. APR The West Virginia University women’s soccer team, men’s basketball team and women’s cross country team received public recognition in the spring of 2010 by the NCAA for their latest multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. These teams posted multiyear APRs in the top 10 percent of all squads in each sport. Each year, the NCAA honors selected Division I sports teams by publicly recognizing their latest multiyear APR. The APR provides a real-time look at a team’s academic success each semester by tracking the academic progress of each student-athlete on scholarship. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation and provides a measure of each team’s academic performance. Student-Athlete Advisory Committee The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) provides a forum for the “voice of the student-athlete” on WVU’s campus. SAAC membership provides feedback to administration about how to better WVU athletic programs. They offer input on the rules, regulations and policies that affect student-athletes’ lives on NCAA member institution campuses. CHAMPS/Life Skills The many challenges that today’s college student-athletes face, both on and off the playing field, are unmatched in the history of higher education. Unfortunately, many students are not well prepared to face these challenges or encounter life issues that undermine health and success in college. To prepare student-athletes for the demands of college life and beyond, the NCAA developed the CHAMPS (Challenging Athletes Minds for Personal Success)/Life Skills program. In the spring of 1995, the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics initiated its own CHAMPS/Life Skills program. WVU was one of only 170 schools selected by the NCAA to participate in their national pilot program. Five programming “commitment” areas viewed as critical to personal growth are part of WVU’s model. They are: 1) academic excellence, 2) personal development, 3) career development, 4) athletic excellence and 5) community service.


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CAMPUS LIFE Virginia University is a leading 21st century land-grant institution that is improving people’s lives through teaching, ð West discovery and outreach. WVU colleges and schools offer 193 degree programs from the bachelor’s through the doctoral and first-professional ð 13levels.

ð WVU students receive $317 million annually in grants, loans, work study, fee waivers and scholarships. campus offers one of the nation’s safest college environments — Reader’s Digest ranked it 18th among 135 U.S. ð WVU’s colleges and universities and gave WVU an ‘A’ for its strong commitment to safety. American institute for Economic Research named Morgantown one of America’s “Best College Towns.” Kiplinger’s ð The Personal Finance magazine listed the city 29th among “50 Smart Places to Live.” and job opportunities were among the factors Men’s Journal magazine cited in naming Morgantown the ð Recreational nation’s third-best small city. Sporting News named Morgantown one of its “Best Sports Cities.” Careerbuilder.com ranked the city as one of the “25 Best Cities to Find a Job.” main Morgantown location includes three distinct campuses—Downtown, Evansdale and the Health Sciences ð WVU’s campus. The Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system — named top people-mover in the nation - has shuttled people among the campuses since the U.S. Department of Transportation built it 30 years ago. Student Recreation Center offers a six-lane lap pool and a leisure pool; a 20-person whirlpool; seven courts for ð The basketball, volleyball, and badminton; fitness machines and free weights covering 17,000 square feet; and a 50-foot climbing wall.

ð WVU has produced 25 Rhodes Scholars, more than any other school in the BIG EAST Conference. FBI chose WVU as its national leader for biometrics research. WVU is the academic arm of the FBI’s Biometric Center of ð The Excellence. WVU School of Medicine’s Rural Medicine Program is ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s top ð The 10 graduate programs in the field. More than two dozen WVU graduate programs are ranked by the publication as among the nation’s best.


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CAMPUS LIFE WVU: A Brief Profile WVU is one of only 11 schools in the country that are land-grant, doctoral research universities with a comprehensive medical school. Students: WVU’s main campus fall 2011 enrollment was 29,617. Alumni: The new Erickson Alumni Center is a gathering place for WVU’s more than 175,000 alumni worldwide. Degree Programs: WVU offers 193 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs. Division Campuses: Potomac State College of WVU; WVU Institute of Technology Health Sciences Center Divisions: Charleston Division, Health Sciences Center, Charleston, W.Va.; Eastern Division, Health Sciences Center, Martinsburg, W.Va. Major Academic Divisions: Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Creative Arts, School of Dentistry, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, Honors College, College of Human Resources and Education, Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism, College of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, Potomac State College of WVU, WVU Institute of Technology Visitors Resource Center: Located on the Morgantown Waterfront, the Visitors Resource Center features unique, cutting-edge displays and traditional West Virginia hospitality. Operating hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. (closed Sundays and most University holidays). Guided tours with friendly knowledgeable student guides M-F at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Sat. at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., except home football Saturdays. Phone: 304-293-3489. Visit: http://visit.wvu.edu Admission Information: Information is available from the Office of Admissions and Records, PO Box 6090, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6090; or call 304-293-2121 or visit WVU on the web: http://www.wvu.edu; E-mail: go2wvu@mail. wvu.edu Mountaineer Parents Club Helpline: Receive information or share comments by calling 1-800-WVU-0096. Someone will respond within one business day if possible.


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WVU ATHLETICS 2010-11 BY THE NUMBERS Team Record Baseball: 28-27 Cross Country: 5th place at BIG EAST Championships & 5th place at NCAA Regionals Men’s Basketball: 21-12, 11-7 BIG EAST (NCAA 3rd Round) Women’s Basketball: 24-10, 8-8 BIG EAST (NCAA 2nd Round) Football: 9-3, 5-2 BIG EAST (Share of regular-season conference title) (Champs Sports Bowl Game) Gymnastics: 13-10, 10-4 EAGL (6th place at NCAA Regionals) Rowing: 7th BIG EAST Men’s Soccer: 11-8-2, 5-4-0 BIG EAST (NCAA 2nd Round) Women’s Soccer: 18-5-1, 9-1-1 BIG EAST (BIG EAST Champions) (NCAA Sweet 16) Men’s Swimming and Diving: 4-2, 4th BIG EAST (3 NCAA qualifiers) Women’s Swimming and Diving: 2-7, 3rd BIG EAST (1 NCAA qualifier) Women’s Tennis: 8-14 Rifle: 11-2, 5-1 GARC (2nd NCAA); GARC Postseason Champions (NCAA Air Rifle Champions) Ranked No. 1 all season; Nicco Campriani was the NCAA Air Rifle Champion Women’s Track: Indoor: 5th BIG EAST, 18th NCAA; Outdoor: 2nd BIG EAST, 20th NCAA Volleyball: 15-15, 5-9 BIG EAST Wrestling: 9-6, 4-2 EWL, 5 NCAA qualifiers NCAA Individual Champions Nicco Campriani, NCAA Air Rifle First Team All-Americans Keri Bland, Indoor Track, NCAA Nicco Campriani, Rifle, National Rifle Association (NRA) (smallbore and air rifle) Chelsea Carrier, Indoor Track, NCAA Chelsea Carrier, Outdoor Track, NCAA John Flowers, 2011 Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team Kaitlyn Gillespie, Cross Country, UATFCCCA Kate Harrison, Outdoor Track, NCAA Robert Sands, Football, Sporting News Rachel Viglianco, Rowing, National Strength and Conditioning Association Petra Zublasing, Rifle, National Rifle Association (NRA) (air rifle)


Team Champions Women’s Soccer, BIG EAST Rifle, GARC BIG EAST Champions Rachael Burnett, Women’s Swimming (500 Free, 400 IM) Taylor Camp, Men’s Swimming (100 Fly) Chelsea Carrier, Women’s Indoor Track (pentathlon, 60m hurdles), Women’s Outdoor Track (long jump, 100m, 400m hurdles) Kate Harrison, Women’s Outdoor Track (10,000-meter run) Mandie Nugent, Women’s Swimming (200 Fly) Jessica O’Connell, Women’s Indoor Track (3,000m) April Rotilio, Women’s Outdoor Track (400-meter dash) EAGL Champions Amy Bieski, Gymnastics (uneven bars) GARC Champions Nicco Campriani, Rifle (air rifle, smallbore, & combined score) BIG EAST Individual Awards Racheal Burnett, Women’s Swimming, 2011 co-BIG EAST Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmer Kerri Butler, Women’s Soccer, 2010 BIG EAST Championship Most Outstanding Defensive Player Kerri Butler, Women’s Soccer, 2010 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament team Chelsea Carrier, Women’s Track, 2011 BIG EAST Indoor Most Outstanding Field Athlete Chelsea Carrier, Women’s Track, 2011 BIG EAST Outdoor Most Outstanding Track Performer of the Meet Meghan Lewis, Women’s Soccer, 2010 BIG EAST Championship Most Outstanding Offensive Player Meghan Lewis, Women’s Soccer, 2010 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament team Bry McCarthy, Women’s Soccer, 2010 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team Blake Miller, Women’s Soccer, 2010 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team Megan Mischler, Women’s Soccer, 2010 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team Mandie Nugent, Women’s Swimming, 2011 co-BIG EAST Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmer Liz Repella, Women’s Basketball, 2010-11 BIG EAST ScholarAthlete Sport Excellence Award Frances Silva, Women’s Soccer, BIG EAST all-Rookie Team Rachel Viglianco, Rowing, 2010-11 BIG EAST ScholarAthlete Sport Excellence Award BIG EAST Women’s Staff of the Year, Women’s Outdoor Track

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WVU ATHLETICS 2010-11 BY THE NUMBERS Major Awards Amy Bieski, Gymnastics, EAGL Gymnast of the Year Amy Bieski, Gymnastics, EAGL Outstanding Senior of the Year Nicco Campriani, Rifle, GARC Shooter of the Year Nicco Campriani, Rifle, GARC Senior of the Year Nicco Campriani, Rifle, GARC Scholar-Athlete Liz Repella, Women’s Basketball, Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Finalist Red Brown Cup Award Nicco Campriani, Rifle Liz Repella, Women’s Basketball Fred Schaus Captain’s Award Keri Bland, Track and Field Chris Neild, Football


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Vic Riggs

[ head coach • fifth season • cal-berkeley, ‘86 ]

2010-11 Both squads continued success in the 201011 season with the women finishing third at the BIG EAST Championships, while the men finished in fourth place. A total of six school records were broken throughout the season, one being a BIG EAST record. For the men, Jared Goldthorpe broke the 200 back school record with a 10th-place finish in the NCAA Championships to earn honorable mention All-America status. The women’s squad saw Rachael Burnett and Mandie Nugent named the co-BIG EAST Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmers at the BIG EAST Championships. Burnett took wins in both the 500 free and 400 IM at the championships, while finishing sixth in the 200 fly. Nugent won the 200 fly on the final day of competition after setting a new BIG EAST and school record time of 1:56.64 in the preliminary session. Nugent also finished second in the 100 fly and fourth in the 500 free.

In 2008-09, there were 11 school records broken for the women’s team and five for the men. The women also sent three athletes to the NCAA Championships, with Michael Walker representing the men, finishing the 400 IM with honorable mention All-America honors. Andrews, Callaway, Lindsey Largo and Walker were all BIG EAST champions, with Callaway being named women’s BIG EAST Most Outstanding Swimmer at the meet. The 2008-09 recruiting class also was a best for Riggs and his staff, as the men’s class was ranked 17th nationally and the women 24th. In 2007-08, Riggs’ first season, the West Virginia women’s team broke 12 team, three pool and one BIG EAST record. They also had three individual qualifiers for the NCAA Championships. On the men’s side, the squad broke four pool, three team and three BIG EAST records, while Kevin Donohue became West Virginia’s first men’s All-American. Donohue placed fifth in the 100 breast at the NCAA Championships and helped the Mountaineers to a 33rd place overall finish. Riggs guided the team to third- and fourthplace finishes at the BIG EAST Championships as well. The Mountaineers had nine individual champions and two relay champions. Throughout his coaching career, Riggs has coached numerous U.S. National and NCAA Qualifiers, along with 12 Olympic medalists.

2007-10 Riggs had an astonishing season in 2009-10, with the women breaking three BIG EAST records, 12 school records and three pools records, while the men broke four school records and two pool records. At the NCAA Championships, Burnett, Kayla Andrews, Morgan Callaway and Shaunna Purtell earned honorable mention All-America honors with their 15th-place finish in the 400 free relay. Andrews, Burnett, Callaway, Goldthorpe, Nugent and George Farquhar were all individual BIG EAST champions as well.

Academic Success The women’s squad has earned Collegiate Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) All-Academic Team honors on multiple occasions with Andrews and Callaway being named CSCAA Scholar All-Americans in 2009 and 2010, while Largo and Ashley Malik earned the honor in 2009 and 2010, respectively. The men’s team was named an All-Academic Team for the spring 2010 term with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Individually, Brandon Robinson was named a CSCAA Scholar All-American in 2010, while Marmolejo earned the honor in 2009.

Entering his fifth season at West Virginia, Vic Riggs has helped the WVU swimming and diving teams climb to the top of the BIG EAST, and with an academic support system designed around the swimming and diving program, Riggs is looking to build a team that is also recognized nationally for academic success.

RIGGS FILE COACHING EXPERIENCE WEST VIRGINIA, 2007-PRESENT • Fifth season as Head Coach • Coached four honorable mention All- Americans in 2010 and one in 2011 • Helped develop Kevin Donohue into WVU’s first ever individual All American • Led Michael Walker and Jared Goldthorpe to honorable mention All America status • No. 17-ranked men’s recruiting class in 2009 • No. 24-ranked women’s recruiting class in 2009 GEORGIA, 2006-07 • Assistant Coach • Seventh-place finish for the women at NCAAs SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 2003-06 • Assistant Coach • Recruiting coordinator • Guided numerous sprinters and breaststrokers to All-America recognition • Helped 10 athletes represent their respective countries in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens SWIMMING EXPERIENCE CALIFORNIA, 1982-86 • Member of Cal’s second place NCAA team • Ranked seventh in the world in the 1500m free in 1985 • Ranked ninth in the world in the 400m free in 1985

Since coming to WVU in 2007, Vic Riggs has coached 29 BIG EAST Champions

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Vic Riggs

[ head coach • fifth season • cal-berkeley, ‘86 ] The teams have also been one of the top in the BIG EAST for academics, having a total of 28 women and 25 men being named BIG EAST Academic All-Stars in Riggs’ four seasons. During the 2008 season, Nick Delic earned third-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American honors, as well as being named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 2 first team.

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Success as an Assistant Riggs came to West Virginia from Georgia, where he served as an assistant coach for the Bulldogs in 2006-07. There, Riggs assisted the head coach in daily workouts and designed and implemented the sprint program, while also assisting with the meet line-ups. Prior to his stint at Georgia, Riggs coached at USC under Mark Schubert, guiding numerous Trojan sprinters and breaststrokers to All-America recognition. In his first year at USC, he worked closely with the distance and mid-distance freestyle and 400 IM athletes. Riggs helped guide Erik Vendt, Kaitlin Sandeno, Lindsay Benko and Kalyn Keller to Olympic berths for their respective 2004 Olympic teams. He also was the recruiting coordinator at USC. The Club Years Riggs previously served two years as head coach and owner of the Gator Swim Club in Gainesville, Fla. Also, he served as head coach for the U.S. National Distance Camp in 2000 and 2002. From 1995-2001, Riggs and his wife, Renee, directed the Nellie Gail Saddleback Valley Gators, coaching novice to Olympic level swimmers. Among the athletes Riggs coached during that time was the USC All-American Sandeno, who was a part of the 800m free relay that won a gold medal and broke a world record at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Riggs also served as the age group head coach at Saddleback Valley Aquatics in Lake Forest, Calif., from 1991-95. He was an assistant coach at Cal State San Bernardino from 1990-91 and also served as head age group coach for Riverside Aquatics in that time. He began his coaching career as the senior assistant at Fullerton Area Sports Team (FAST) in 1989. Prior to Coaching Riggs competed at California-Berkley, earning All-America honors in 1986 and swam on Cal’s second-place NCAA team. He was ranked seventh in the world in the 1500m free and ninth in the 400m free in 1985 and was in the Top 25 in the world in both events in 1984. A 1985 World University Games participant for the U.S., he was an Olympic Trials qualifier in 1984 and 1988. He was a 28time qualifier for the U.S. Senior Nationals from 1983-89 and won a junior national title in 1982. Personal Riggs and his wife, Renee, have four daughters: Abigail, Kathryn and twins Caroline and Irene.

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Coaching Philosophy

[ competing for championships ] Riggs displays the competitive spirit he looks for in his student-athletes, wanting to win daily in the pool, in the classroom and in the community. Hard work and a sincere commitment to winning is the foundation of West Virginia swimming and diving.

Mountaineer swimming and diving has a family-type atmosphere that provides a strong support system to its student-athletes, coaches and fans. Caring and supporting one other will help accomplish individual and team goals.

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Michael Grapner

[ diving coach • second season • miami (ohio), ‘08 ]

GRAPNER FILE COACHING EXPERIENCE WEST VIRGINIA, 2010-PRESENT • Coached Matt O’Neill and Richard Pokorny to qualification for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships • Saw the 1 meter school record broken by Matt O’Neill • Both Matt O’Neill and Richard Pokorny scored points at the BIG EAST Championships under Grapner’s watch DIVING EXPERIENCE UNC WILMINGTON, 2003-05 • Two-year diver • Won two team conference championships • Finalist at conference championships EDUCATION OHIO, 2010 • Master’s degree (sport science and coaching education) MIAMI (OHIO), 2008 • Bachelor’s degree (health sports studies)

Michael Grapner is in his second season as the diving coach for the Mountaineer Swimming and Diving program after joining the team in December 2010. In his first season at the helm, Matt O’Neill and Richard Pokorny each qualified for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships, while both divers also earned points at the BIG EAST Championships. O’Neill also set the school record on the 1-meter board with a score of 358.42 points against Maryland. Prior to joining WVU, Grapner served as the head coach of Redhawk Elite Diving (Aug. 2010-Dec. 2010) and Talawanda High School (Jan. 2007-Dec. 2010). He also served as head coach at U.S. Elite Diving Academy in the Oxford, Ohio satellite (Aug. 2006-July 2010), Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy (Oct. 2007-March 2009) and was the interim coach at Miami (Ohio) for the 2006 fall semester. While Grapner was coaching for U.S. Elite Diving, the team won the 2010 USA Speedo Junior National Team Championships and the 2010 U.S. Diving East National Team Championship. He has also coached at the USA Diving Junior National and International Championships for five seasons. Grapner’s high school athletes have seen much success as well. Grapner has coached finalists in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. He specifically coached the Kentucky men’s state champion, Kentucky’s two-time women’s runner-up and Ohio’s women’s runner-up. Grapner was the meet director for the 2010 USA Diving East Junior National Championship, the 2009 USA Diving Region 4 Championship and the 2006 Miami University Diving Invitational. He also served as a three-year coach at the Indiana University and Miami University Diving Camps.

At the collegiate level, Grapner was a two-year member of the UNC Wilmington diving squad from 2003-05. While at UNC Wilmington, the squad won two conference championships and Grapner was a finalist at the championships. He also represented the squad on the Student Athlete Athletic Council in 2004. Grapner graduated from Miami (Ohio) University with a bachelor’s degree in health sports studies in 2008, while earning his master’s from Ohio University in sport science and coaching education in 2010.

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Damion Dennis

[ assistant coach • fifth season • western illinois, ‘00 ]

DENNIS FILE COACHING EXPERIENCE WEST VIRGINIA, 2007-PRESENT • Has coaches a total of five honorable mention All-Americans • 43 school records, 15 pool record and nine BIG EAST records have been broken • No. 17 ranked men’s recruiting class in 2009 • No. 24 ranked women’s recruiting class in 2009 UC-SAN DIEGO, 2004-2007 • Assistant coach • Recruiting coordinator PRINCETON, 2002-2004 • Assistant coach • Recruiting coordinator • Revitalized strength program • Increased recruiting class sizes SWIMMING EXPERIENCE WESTERN ILLINOIS, 1996-2000 • Four-year swimmer • Swam multiple events and also dove for two seasons EDUCATION MICHIGAN, 2002 • Master’s degree (exercise science and kinesiology) WESTERN ILLINOIS, 2000 • Bachelor’s degree (exercise science and kinesiology)

Damion Dennis enters his fifth season as the assistant coach for the Mountaineer swimming and diving program. Dennis also serves as the sprint specialist and has helped to develop West Virginia’s sprint freestyle program into one of the top in the BIG EAST. Dennis helped lead the sprinters into the BIG EAST Championships in 2011 and saw a secondplace swim from Tim Squires in the 50 free, while Brad Eichenseer took fourth in the 50 free and fifth in the 100 free. Taylor Camp also scored points in the 50 free with an eighth-place finish, while Squires swam the 100 free and finished in 11th. The 200 free relay and 400 free relay teams also saw much improvement at the championships with the squads finishing second in both events. The previous season, Dennis helped coach the 400 free relay team that finished in 15th place at the 2010 NCAA Championships and earned honorable mention All-America status. Kayla Andrews also ended her career as a three-time BIG EAST champion in the 50 free, as well as a top finisher in the 100 free. The 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 50 free school records were all broken during the 200910 season, with the 400 free relay team finishing as BIG EAST champions and setting a conference record. Dennis has brought a wealth of knowledge from his experience working with top-10 Division I and Division II teams, Olympic Trials qualifiers, Senior/Junior National qualifiers and NCAA and high school state champions. At West Virginia he has brought energy and charisma while working closely with the swimmers. Dennis also is responsible for the 2008-09 recruiting classes that found the men ranked at 17th and the women at 24th. As a coach at the collegiate level, Dennis has developed more than 90 percent of lifetime swims for the teams themselves and has devised seasonal plans that have developed more than 200 personal records, 67 team records and 35 All-Americans. Before coming to West Virginia, Dennis had a two-year stint at California-San Diego, where he served as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. Prior to his stay at UC-San Diego, Dennis spent three years at Princeton, where he was an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. It was there that Dennis revitalized the Princeton strength and conditioning program while maintaining undefeated seasons from 2002-04 and increasing the recruiting class size.

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From 2000-02, Dennis worked as a graduate assistant at Michigan while working towards his Master’s. He worked under world-renowned collegiate and national level coaches Jim Richardson and Jon Urbancheck. Dennis put together a stellar career at Western Illinois where he was part of a six-time conference champion program. He swam the 100 back, 200 back, 100 fly, 1000 free, 400 IM and also dove two seasons. A native of Peoria, Ill., Dennis has stayed in touch with his roots as he runs the Peoria Swim Lab each summer. The week-long camp is aimed at helping middle school to high school athletes who are looking to further their swimming abilities. Dennis graduated from Western Illinois in 2000 with a degree in exercise science and kinesiology. He later went on to receive his Master’s in 2002 from Michigan in exercise science and kinesiology. Dennis earned his Level 4 coaching certificate from the American Swimming Coaches Association in 2005. Dennis and his wife, Hillary, reside in Morgantown.


Kyle Gallo

[ assistant coach • fifth season • west virginia, ‘06 ]

GALLO FILE COACHING EXPERIENCE WEST VIRGINIA, 2007-PRESENT • Has coaches a total of five honorable mention All-Americans • 23 swimmers and divers named BIG EAST Academic All-Stars in 2011 • 43 school records, 15 pool record and nine BIG EAST records have been broken • No. 17 ranked men’s recruiting class in 2009 • No. 24 ranked women’s recruiting class in 2009 SWIMMING EXPERIENCE WEST VIRGINIA, 2001-05 • Four-year swimmer • Swam sprint freestyle events • Multi-year BIG EAST Championships qualifier • 2005 team captain EDUCATION WEST VIRGINIA, 2009 • Master’s degree (physical education) WEST VIRGINIA, 2006 • Bachelor’s degree (physical education and health education teaching)

Kyle Gallo is in his fifth season with the Mountaineers and fourth as an assistant coach. Gallo assists coach Vic Riggs with the mid-distance, distance and stroke swimming, while also overseeing day-to-day operations, recruiting and academics. In 2011, Gallo helped coach Jared Goldthorpe to a 10th-place finish at the NCAA Championships in the 200 back in a time of 1:42.17. Under Gallo’s watch Rachael Burnett and Mandie Nugent were named co-BIG EAST Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmers at the BIG EAST Championships. Burnett started the meet individually with a win in the 500 free. Burnett also took first in the 400 IM with a school record time of 4:14.41. Nugent won the 200 fly on the final day of competition with a time of 1:57.00 after setting a new BIG EAST and school record time of 1:56.64 in the preliminary session. Nugent also finished second in the 100 fly with a time of 53.15, only .05 behind the first-place finisher. Gallo has seen 43 WVU records, 15 pool records and nine BIG EAST Championships records broken, as well as Kayla Andrews, Rachael Burnett, Morgan Callaway and Shaunna Purtell earning honorable mention All-American status with their 15th-place finish in the 400 free relay at the 2010 NCAA Championships. During the 2008-09 season, Gallo saw multiple improvements, including Michael Walker’s 400 IM first-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships and Callaway being named the 2009 BIG EAST Most Outstanding Swimmer. Walker also went on to later earn honorable mention All-America status in the 400 IM at the NCAA Championships. In 2007-08, he helped coach four NCAA participants and five individual and two relay BIG EAST champions. That season, Kevin Donohue became the swimming program’s first-ever individual All-American with his fifth-place finish in the 100 breast at the NCAA Championships. Gallo has most notably helped the team in the classroom, as both the men’s and women’s teams were named to the Collegiate Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) All-Academic Team for the spring 2010 term with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. In 2011, 23 swimmers and divers were honored by the BIG EAST as part of their BIG EAST Academic All-Stars.

The Sterling, Va., native has been coaching all ability levels and age groups for 12 years. He is a former coach for Mountaineer Aquatic Club and is now currently the co-head coach for West Virginia Aquatics. Gallo also spent one year as an assistant coach at University High in Morgantown after graduating from WVU in 2006 with a degree in physical education and health education teaching with a minor in athletic coaching. In the summer of 2009, Gallo received his Master’s in physical education. Gallo was a four-year swimmer and 2005 captain of the WVU swim team, where he competed in the sprint free events. He also is a multiple BIG EAST Championships qualifier.

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Support Staff

[ the team behind the team]

Brittany Arnold

Pat Deachilla

Beth Byron

Athletic Trainer

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

Strength Coach

Paul Downey

Bubba Schmidt

Scott Herdzik

Director, Student-Athlete Academic Services

Equipment Manager

Assistant Equipment Manager

Sue Davis

Dr. Matt Lively

Grant Dovey

Program Assistant

Medical Director

Graduate Assistant Sports Communications

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2011-12 Men’s Rosters

[ alphabetical • pronunciation guide ] Alphabetical Roster Name Class Event Ht. Joseph AbuRahma So. Fly/IM 6-0 Joe Bailey Sr. Fly/Free 6-0 Kyle Bandy Jr. Free/Fly 5-11 Bryce Bohman Jr. Back/Free 6-1 Bryan Brown So. Back/Fly 5-10 Taylor Camp Sr. Free/Fly 6-5 Brandon Carr Sr. Fly/IM 6-3 Daeton Davenport Fr. Distance 6-1 Eric Dillemuth Fr. Back 5-10 Brad Eichenseer Sr. Sprint/Fly 6-1 Scott Fetsko Fr. Sprint 6-3 Jared Goldthorpe Jr. Free/Back 6-2 Jack Greenhalgh Sr. Breast 6-0 Eric Johnson Sr. Back/Free 6-2 Jake Kudrna Sr. Free 6-2 Liam McLaughlin Fr. Diving 5-7 Miles Molinaro Fr. IM/Free 6-3 Peter Murto So. Breast 5-9 Tim O’Malley Jr. Distance/IM 5-11 Matt O’Neill Sr. Diving 5-7 David Palley Fr. Back 6-4 Richard Pokorny So. Diving 5-8 Jake Querciagrossa Jr. IM/Free 6-1 Ethan Robinson Jr. Diving 6-0 Hugh Simmonds Jr. Free 6-1 Tyler Sizemore So. Free/Breast 5-10 Tim Squires So. Sprint 6-2 Ian Stavros Sr. Distance/Fly 6-1 Martin Vanis Sr. Fly/IM 6-1 Head Coach: Vic Riggs Assistant Coach: Damion Dennis Assistant Coach: Kyle Gallo Assistant Coach: Michael Grapner

By State/Country West Virginia: Delaware: Florida: Illinois: Tennessee: Virginia: Texas: Kentucky: North Carolina: Ohio: Pennsylvania: California: New York: New Jersey: Nevada: Australia:

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5 2 1 2 1 1 3 1 1 3 1 3 1 1 1 1

Hometown High School/Previous School Charleston, W.Va./Charleston Catholic Dover, Del./Salesianum Coral Springs, Fla./Stoneman Douglas Moline, Ill./Lincoln College Dover, Del/Dover Brentwood, Tenn./ Brentwood Mechanicsville, Va./Atlee Austin, Texas/Vista Ridge Spring, Texas/Klein Oak Trophy Club, Texas/ Northwest Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown New South Wales, Australia Lexington, Ky./Lexington Catholic Concord, N.C./Concord Lyndhurst, Ohio/ Brush Medina, Ohio/Medina Senior Murrysville, Pa./Franklin Regional Morgantown, W.Va./Morgantown Fullerton, Calif./ Martin Luther King Jr. Lyndhurst, Ohio/ Brush Walnut Creek, Calif./Acalanes East Concord, N.Y./ Springville-Griffith Institute Peoria, Ill./Peoria Notre Dame Sicklerville, N.J./Timber Creek Queensland, Australia/Anglican Church Beckley, W.Va./Woodrow Wilson Buckhannon, W.Va./Buckhannon-Upshur Poway, Calif./Poway Henderson, Nev./ Coronado

By Class Freshmen: Sophomore: Juniors: Seniors:

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2011-12 Women’s Rosters [ alphabetical • pronunciation guide ] Alphabetical Roster Name Class Event Eva Burlingham So. Fly/Free Rachael Burnett Jr. Free/IM Tierra Butkus Fr. Back/Free Austen Carrington Jr. Back/IM Sara Conner r-Jr. Back Jessica Fiant Fr. Fly Kata Fodor Jr. Distance Rachael Gorrie So. Back Mandi Kennedy Fr. Fly/Back/Free Hayley Kidd So. Free Kaitie Layne So. Fly/Free Breanna McCann Jr. Breast/IM Katie Morgan Fr. Free Mandie Nugent Jr. Fly/Free Julie Ogden Fr. Fly Kelsey Palis So. Diving Danielle Redman So. Back Jennifer Rey Fr. Diving Meredith Rogers Fr. Free/Breast Melissa Schreiber So. Breast Heidi Shultz Sr. Free Danielle Smith Jr. Back/Free Sloan Storie Jr. Distance Jaryn Studer Sr. Breast/IM Hailey VandePoel Fr. Diving Nikki Vetterlein Jr. Back/Fly Jenelle Zee Fr. Breast Head Coach: Vic Riggs Assistant Coach: Damion Dennis Assistant Coach: Kyle Gallo Assistant Coach: Michael Grapner

By State/Country West Virginia: Florida: Illinois: Indiana: Virginia: Texas: Ohio: Pennsylvania: New Jersey: Nevada: Australia: Georgia: Oregon: Iowa: England: Maryland: Washington:

1 3 1 1 3 1 2 2 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 1

Ht. 6-0 5-10 5-7 5-5 5-10 5-7 5-8 5-10 5-5 5-2 6-2 5-7 5-6 5-7 5-8 5-2 5-11 5-6 5-6 5-9 5-5 5-8 5-3 5-8 5-4 5-6 5-7

Hometown High School/Previous School Stafford, Va./ Colonial Forge Springfield, Va./ Annandale Queensland, Australia/Anglican Girl’s School Alpharetta, Ga./ Alpharetta Sarasota, Fla./Sarasota Christian Mohnton, Pa./Governor Mifflin Sarasota, Fla./ Booker Queensland, Australia/St. Stephen’s College Columbia, Md./Hammond Mechanicsburg, Pa./ Cumberland Valley Sugar Land, Texas/ Lamar Consolidated Medina, Ohio/ Firestone Zanesville, Ohio/John Glenn Greater Manchester, England/Eccles Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence North Stockton, N.J./ Hunterdon Regional Queensland, Australia/ John Paul College Des Plaines, Ill./Maine West Virginia Beach, Va./Bishop Sullivan Catholic Alpharetta, Ga./ Alpharetta Morgantown, W.Va./University Delray Beach, Fla./Boca Raton Corvallis, Ore./Corvallis Ankeny, Iowa/ Ankeny Holland, Mich./West Ottawa Seattle, Wash./John F. Kennedy Long Valley, N.J./West Morris Central

By Class Freshmen: Sophomore: Juniors: Seniors:

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Joe Bailey

Taylor Camp

[ 6-0 • senior • fly/free • dover, del. ]

[ 6-5 • senior • free/fly • brentwood, tenn. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished third in the 50 free (21.98) at Cincinnati At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished the 100 fly (50.05) in 15th at the BIG EAST Championships • Took fourth place in the 50 free (21.85) at Maryland and second in the 100 free (47.22) • Placed second at Villanova in the 50 free (22.17) and 100 free (47.79) • Posted a third-place finish in the 100 free (48.65) at Penn State At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Finished the 200 fly (2:00.40) in fourth place at Cincinnati • Placed sixth in the 200 free (1:48.87) at Louisville • Posted a fifth-place finish against Virginia Tech and NC State in the 100 fly (53.19) • Finished the 200 free (1:45.04) in fifth place against Penn State In High School: • Captained Salesianum’s 25th state championship team • First-team all-state junior and senior years, while being named second team as a sophomore • Delaware Wendy’s High School Heisman winner • Four-year state finalist • State champion in the 400 medley relay, 200 free relay and 100 fly • 200 free and 100 fly All-American • Swam for Brandywine YMCA and Kent swim teams • YMCA All-American and a YMCA Nationals qualifier from 2006-08 Personal: • Son of Peter and Lori Bailey • Has four brothers • Birthday is Dec. 2 • Majoring in sport and exercise psychology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Member of the second place 200 medley relay (1:27.99), 400 medley relay (3:13.63) and 400 free relay (2:57.77) teams at the BIG EAST Championships, as well as the third place 800 free relay (6:32.22) team • BIG EAST champion in the 100 fly (47.47), also finishing in eighth place in the 50 free (20.50) and ninth in the 200 fly (1:46.26) at the championships • Took first place in the 200 fly (1:50.16) and 100 fly (49.51) against Maryland • Member of the first place 200 medley relay (1:32.04), second place 400 free relay (3:06.48) at Pitt, while finishing first in the 200 fly (1:49.95) and 100 fly (49.38) • Individually took 14th in the 50 free (20.97) at the Nike Cup Invitational, first in the 100 fly (48.64) and ninth in the 200 fly (1:48.18) • Earned first place in the 200 medley relay (1:33.89), 200 fly (1:51.32), 100 fly (59.97) and the 800 free relay at Cincinnati • Placed first in 100 fly (49.35) and the 400 free relay (3:03.95) at Louisville • Opened season with first-place finishes in the 400 medley relay (3:21.56), 200 fly (2:01.16) and the 400 free relay (3:03.68) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Member of the third-place 800 free relay (6:33.35), third place in the 200 medley relay (1:28.77) and second place in the 400 medley relay (3:14.88) at the BIG EAST Championships • Individually, placed second in the 200 fly (1:46.35) and sixth in the 100 fly (48.75) • Placed second in the 200 free (1:41.59) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Took first in the 200 fly (1:51.05) at Maryland and second in the 200 free (1:41.92) • Finished the 200 fly (1:50.83) in first place against Pitt, while taking second in the 100 fly (50.77) • Took fifth in the 200 fly (1:48.82) at the Ohio State Invitational • Placed first in the 200 free (1:43.78) and 200 fly (1:53.86) at Villanova • Opened the season with a second-place finish in the 200 fly (1:52.07) at Penn State At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Finished eighth in the 200 free (1:38.53), 14th in the 200 back (1:50.07), fourth in the 800 free relay (6:36.64), fifth in the 200 free relay (1:22.04) and fifth in the 400 free relay teams (2:59.95) at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished the 200 free (1:43.12) in second at Cincinnati, while also finishing second in the 100 free (47.90) and third in the 500 free (4:49.56) • Posted a third-place finish in the 200 free (1:43.99) at Louisville • Opened the season with second place finishes in the 200 free (1:44.07) and 200 back (1:55.11) against East Carolina and Xavier In High School: • Won two state championships at Brentwood High – the first public school to win state championships • Six-time All-American • Finished sixth in the nation in the 400 free relay • Swam for Nashville Aquatic Club • Member of Southeastern Zone all-star team

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Personal: • Son of Bruce and Mignon Camp • One of four children • Birthday is Feb. 3 • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star


Brandon Carr

Brad Eichenseer

[ 6-3 • senior • fly/im • mechanicsville, va. ]

[ 6-1 • senior • free/fly • trophy club, texas ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Took 15th in the 200 IM (1:53.51) and 11th in both the 100 fly (49.56) and 100 back (50.04) at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished third in the 100 back at Maryland • Member of the first place 200 medley relay (1:32.04) and placed third in 100 back (52.57), second in 100 fly ( 51.33) and second in the 200 IM (1:56.99) at Pitt • Member of the second place 200 medley relay (1:37.35) at UC Santa Barbara • Placed fifth as a member of the 200 medley relay (1:31.66) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Took third in the 200 fly (1:57.51) and first in the 200 IM (1:57.01) at Cincinnati • Finished third in the 100 fly (50.95) at Louisville At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Took 10th in the 100 fly (49.47) at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished third in the 200 IM (1:57.31) at Maryland • Took fourth in the 100 fly (52.42) against Pitt • Finished fourth in the 200 fly (1:59.31) against Louisville At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Placed 16th in the 200 IM (1:52.60) at the BIG EAST Championships • Posted a first-place finish in the 100 back (52.55) and 100 fly (52.55) at Arizona • Placed third in the 100 fly (53.16) at Cincinnati • Finished the 200 fly (1:58.35) in fifth place at Louisville • Began career with fourth-place finish in the 200 IM (1:58.04) against East Carolina and Xavier In High School: • Captain at Atlee High his junior and senior years • School MVP senior year • Four-year state qualifier Personal: • Son of Thomas and Melinda Moyer • One of three children • Birthday is July 11 • Majoring in economics • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2010-11: coaches • Member of the second place swimmers 200 medley relay (1:27.99), 200 preview free relay (1:20.12) and the 400 free relay (2:57.77) teams, while review individually finishing fourth in records the 50 free (20.34) and fifth in wvu both the 100 fly (49.01) and the media 100 free (44.49) at the BIG EAST Championships • Placed second in 50 free (21.23) and 100 free (46.90), while also finishing first with the 200 free relay (1:23.63) against Maryland • Member of the second place 400 free relay (3:06.48) at Pitt • Member of the second place 200 medley relay (1:37.35) at UC Santa Barbara • Individually placed 11th in the 50 free (20.83) at the Nike Cup Invitational, while also finishing third in the 200 free relay (1:22.58) • Placed second in 50 free (20.55), first in 100 free (47.45) and first in the 200 medley relay (1:33.89) at Cincinnati • Finished third in the 50 free (21.37) and first in the 400 free relay (3:03.95) at Louisville • Opened the season with a second-place finish in 50 free (21.42), a third place finish in 100 free (47.26) and a first-place finish in the 400 free relay (3:03.68) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished the 50 free (20.17) and 100 free (44.20) in fourth and fifth place, respectively, at the BIG EAST Championships, while finishing 11th in the 100 fly (49.56) • Member of the second-place 400 medley relay (3:14.88) and third-place 200 medley relay (1:28.77) • Took first in the 50 free (21.01) and second in the 100 free (46.47) against Virginia Tech and Maryland • Finished the 50 free (20.87) and 100 free (45.91) in first place at Maryland • Took first in the 50 free (21.39) against Pitt • Took first place in the 50 free (21.58) and 100 free (46.89) at Villanova • Opened the season with a second-place finish in the 50 free (21.61) at Penn State At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Placed ninth in the 100 fly (48.39) and 12th in the 50 free (20.50) at the BIG EAST Championships • Member of the fifth place 200 free relay (1:22.04) and 400 free relay (2:59.95) teams • Finished the 100 free (47.07) in second, 100 fly (47.07) in second and third in the 50 free (21.48) at Pitt • Posted three fourth-place finishes in the 50 free (21.91), 100 free (48.88) and 100 fly (48.88) at Arizona • Finished the 50 free (21.70) in second place at Cincinnati • Posted a third-place finish in the 50 free (21.78) and fourth in the 100 free (48.28) at Louisville • Opened the season with a fourth-place finish in the 50 free (21.72) against East Carolina and Xavier In High School: • 100 fly All-American in 2008 • Finished sixth in 100 fly during the Texas 5A state championship • 2008 5A first team all-state for 100 fly • 2008 5A honorable mention all-state for 200 free relay • 5A Region 3 champion in the 100 fly • High school team captain • 2007 and 2008 team MVP Personal: • Son of Gene and Melissa Eichenseer • Has two brothers and one sister • Birthday is July 27 • Majoring in journalism • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

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Jack Greenhalgh

Eric Johnson

[ 6-0 • senior • breast • lexington, ky. ]

[ 6-2 • senior • back/fly • concord, n.c. ]

200 breast (2:11.73) at Cincinnati

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Took 11th in the 100 breast (56.36) and the 200 breast (2:02.20) at the BIG EAST Championships • Placed second in the 100 breast (58.98) and the 200 breast (2:10.33) against Maryland • Finished third in 100 breast (58.83) and 200 breast (2:09.08) at Pitt • Took third in both the 100 breast (1:01.60) and 200 breast (2:16.23) at UC Santa Barbara • Member of the first place 200 medley relay (1:33.89), while also finishing first in the 100 breast (59.55) and second in the

At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Took 10th in the 100 breast (56.68) and the 200 breast (2:04.03) at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished the 200 breast (2:08.71) in third at Maryland • Took second against Pitt in the 200 breast (2:10.76) and third in the 100 breast (1:00.09) • Took second in the 200 breast (2:10.66) at Villanova At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Finished the 100 breast (57.10) in 12th place and the 200 breast (2:04.05) in 14th at the BIG EAST Championships • Had a pair of fourth-place finishes at Pitt in the 100 breast (1:00.33) and the 200 breast (2:12.09) • Finished in third place at Cincinnati in the 100 breast (1:00.50) and the 200 breast (2:12.30) • Had two third-place finishes at Louisville in the 100 breast (1:00.38) and the 200 breast (2:12.28) • Finished the 200 breast (2:12.96) in third place against Penn State In High School: • Three-time MVP at Lexington Catholic High • Four-year sectional qualifier • Two-time member of all-region team • Received 2008 National Guard Senior Leadership Award Personal: • Son of Tom and Mary Greenhalgh • Has one brother • Birthday is July 18 • Majoring in marketing • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

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At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished 13th in the 200 back (1:49.48) at the BIG EAST Championships • Placed third in the 200 back ( 1:53.47) at Pitt • Member of the second place 200 medley relay (1:37.35), while also placing second in the 200 back (1:57.97) at UC Santa Barbara • Finished sixth in the 200 back (1:51.40) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Took third in both the 100 back (53.10) and the 200 back (1:53.80) at Louisville At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished 15th in the 200 back (1:52.36) at the BIG EAST Championships • Took sixth in the 200 back (1:55.56) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Placed fifth in the 200 back (1:55.86) against Pitt • Finished third in the 200 back (1:58.11) at Villanova At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Posted a fourth-place finish in the 500 free (5:07.06) at Arizona • Recorded a trio of fifth-place finishes in the 500 free (4:56.26), 1650 free (17:02.15) and 200 back (2:00.83) at Cincinnati • Finished the 500 free (4:56.40) in fifth place at Virginia Tech with NC State In High School: • Four year all-conference swimmer • 2008 conference swimmer of the year • 2008 200 free relay state champion • Member of NCHSAA Dream Team • USA Swimming Scholastic All-America • National Honor Society member Personal: • Son of Ken and Shelly Johnson • Has one brother, Daniel, who swims for Virginia • Birthday is Sept. 3 • Majoring in mechanical engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star


Jake Kudrna

Matt O’Neill

[ 6-2 • senior • free • lyndhurst, ohio ]

[ 5-7 • senior • diving • lyndhurst, ohio ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Placed fourth in the 50 free (21.62) against Maryland • Member of the second place 400 free relay (3:14.56) at UC Santa Barbara • Finished fifth in the 50 free (22.08) at Cincinnati • Placed seventh in the 100 free (49.64) at Louisville • Finished seventh in the 50 free (22.41) and sixth in the 100 free (49.20) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Took eighth in the 50 free (22.06) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Finished the 100 free (49.04) in sixth place at Maryland • Took fifth in the 100 free (49.93) at Villanova • Placed fifth in the 50 free (22.27) against Louisville At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Finished the 100 free (22.33) in seventh place at Pitt • Finished sixth in the 50 free (22.28) at Louisville • Opened the home season with a seventh-place finish in the 50 free (22.44) against Penn State In High School: • Three-year Brush High captain • Two-time team MVP • Conference champion in multiple events Personal: • Son of Paul and Jan Kudrna • Has two brothers • Birthday is July 21 • Majoring in wildlife and fisheries resources • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Took seventh on the 1-meter (289.65) and the 3-meter (315.70) at the BIG EAST Championships • Placed first on the 1-meter (358.42) and the 3-meter (354.30) against Maryland • Finished second on the 3-meter (303.75) at Pitt

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• Took first on the 1-meter (288.08) and the 3-meter (269.70) at Cincinnati • Finished third on the 1-meter (279.00) at Louisville • Placed first on the 1-meter (331.12) and the 3-meter (331.20) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished 12th on the 1-meter (246.75) and 3-meter (252.10) at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished second on the 1-meter (315.22) and 3-meter (343.65) at Maryland • Placed first on the 1-meter (284.55) at Villanova • Took first place in the 1-meter (281.10) against Louisville • Placed first on the 3-meter (313.20) against Cincinnati At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Broke the 3-meter (329.78) school record at Arizona with a second-place finish and also placed third in the 1-meter (294.38) • Scored first place at Cincinnati in the 1-meter (278.78) • Placed third in the 1-meter (234.15) and 3-meter (232.50) against Penn State • Posted a first-place finish in the 3-meter (234.60) against East Carolina and Xavier In High School: • Three-time All-American at Brush High • Team MVP as a freshman • Conference MVP junior and senior years • First team all-conference as a freshman and sophomore • Three-time conference champion • Rotary club award for best engineering and design student Personal: • Son of Thomas and Mary Jo O’Neill • Has two sisters • Birthday is February 13 • Majoring in athletic coaching education

Matt O’Neill

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Ian Stavros

Martin Vanis

[ 6-1 • senior • distance/fly • poway, calif. ]

[ 6-1 • senior • fly/im • henderson, nev. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Placed fifth in the 1000 free (10:08.81) and the 200 fly (1:56.94) against Maryland • Finished fourth in the 200 fly (1:56.66) at Pitt • Took sixth in the 200 IM (2:04.08) at Cincinnati • Placed fourth in the 400 IM (4:21.94) at Louisville • Finished fourth in the 200 fly (1:57.69) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished 14th in the 1650 free (16:05.02) at the BIG EAST Championships • Took sixth in the 1000 free (9:55.23) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Finished the 1000 free (9:52.95) in second place against Pitt • Took third in the 1000 free (9:53.91) at Villanova • Finished fifth in the 1650 free (16:37.00) against Louisville At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Finished the 1650 free (15:44.90) in fifth place at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished the 500 free (4:57.84) in third place at Arizona • Posted a fourth-place finish in the 1650 free (16:55.80) at Cincinnati • Finished fourth in the 500 free (4:49.82) at Louisville In High School: • Attended Poway High • Short Course Nationals qualifier • Junior Nationals qualifier • High school and club record holder • Swam for Team Pacific Swim • Member of Union Tribune all-academic team Personal: • Son of Nick and Fiona Stavros • Has one sister • Birthday is Oct. 31 • Majoring in biology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

Ian Starvos

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At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished fifth in the 200 IM (1:59.13) at Pitt • Took second in 100 fly (52.13) at Cincinnati At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished the 200 IM (1:50.51) in 10th place at the BIG EAST Championships, while also finishing ninth in the 200 fly (1:48.77) and 13th in the 100 fly (49.69) • Took fourth in the 400 IM (1:57.81) against Maryland • Finished the 200 fly (1:53.40) in third against Pitt, and also took second in the 200 IM (1:57.61) • Took fourth in the 200 fly (1:52.97) against Louisville • Finish with a first-place finish in the 200 fly (1:52.92) against Cincinnati • Took third in the 200 fly (1:55.69) at Penn State At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Posted a fifth-place finish in the 200 IM (1:48.46) at 2009 BIG EAST Championships, while also finishing 10th in the 200 fly (1:47.32) and 11th in the 100 fly (49.06) • Finished the 200 fly (1:54.61) in third at Pitt • Had first career win in the 200 fly (1:53.88) at Cincinnati • Finished the 200 fly (1:52.40) in third place at Louisville • Had a second-place finish in the 100 fly (52.23) at Virginia Tech with NC State, and also finished fourth in the 200 fly (1:53.36) • Opened season with a third-place finish in the 200 fly (1:56.74) against East Carolina and Xavier In High School: • Captain at Coronado High • Regional and state champion in 100 and 200 free in 2007 • Regional and state champion in 50 free and 100 fly in 2008 • Named All-American All-Star Athlete of the Year in 2007 and 2008 • Captain of Boulder City Henderson Swim Team • Won multiple events over 11-year period • Invited to North American Challenge Cup two years in a row Personal: • Son of Beata Lorenc-Vanis • Only child • Birthday is June 26 • Majoring in intelligence and national security • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member


Kyle Bandy

Jared Goldthorpe

[ 5-11 • junior • free/fly • coral springs, fla. ]

[ 6-2 • junior • free/back • new south wales, aust. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished 14th in the 100 fly (50.66) and 15th in the 200 fly (1:51.71) at the BIG EAST Championships • Took third in both the 100 fly (51.44) and 200 fly (1:53.17) at Pitt • Finished third in the 100 fly (53.48) and the 200 fly (2:01.82) at UC Santa Barbara • Placed third in the 100 fly (52.48) and second in the 200 fly (1:57.14) at Cincinnati At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Took third place in the 50 free (22.59) at Villanova • Finished the 50 free (22.27) in fifth against Louisville • Took third in the 50 free (22.14) and 200 fly (1:57.60) against Cincinnati In High School: • Captain at Stoneman Douglas High • Six-time All-American and three-year state qualifier • Three-time all-county • Finished third in the 100 fly and first in the 400 free relay at state in 2009 • Placed first in the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay in 2007 at state, while placing fifth in the 100 fly • Member of Coral Springs Swim Club Personal: • Son of Jerry and Kay Bandy • Twin brother, Kevin, is a swimmer at Louisville • Also has a sister • Birthday is March 21 • Majoring in industrial engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

At West Virginia in 2010-11: coaches • Member of the third place swimmers 800 free relay (6:32.22) and the preview second place 400 medley relay review (3:13.63), while also finishing records ninth in the 500 free (4:23.42), fifth in the 200 free (1:39.00) and wvu second in 200 back (1:44.31) at media the BIG EAST Championships • Finished first in both 100 back (52.04) and 200 back (1:51.19) against Maryland • Member of the second place 400 medley relay (3:06.48), while individually placing second in the 200 free (1:41.70) and first in both 200 back (1:52.25) and 500 free (4:40.14) at Pitt • Placed third in 200 free (1:46.56) and second in 500 free (4:50.77) at UC Santa Barbara • Finished second in 100 back (50.01), first in 200 back (1:45.86) and fourth in the 800 free relay (6:44.58) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Took first in the 100 back (51.70), 200 back (1:52.09) and the 800 free relay (6:57.26) at Cincinnati • Placed second in the 200 back (1:50.90) at Louisville • Member of the first place 400 medley relay (3:21.56) and 400 free relay (3:03.16), while also finishing first in the 200 back (1:49.65) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • BIG EAST champion in the 500 free (4:24.25), while taking second in the 200 back (1:45.33), 12th in the 200 free (1:39.71), second place in the 400 medley relay (3:14.88), third place in the 800 free relay (6:33.35) and finished third in the 200 medley relay (1:28.77) • Took first in the 200 back (1:51.00) and 500 free (4:33.46) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Took first in the 200 back (1:48.24) at Maryland • Took first in the 200 back (1:51.28) and 500 free (4:41.05) against Pitt • Finished first in the 200 back (1:44.03) at the Ohio State Invitational and second in the 500 free (4:22.13), 200 free (1:37.38) and 100 back (48.58) • Took first in the 200 back (1:54.57) at Villanova • Finished first in the 200 free (1:41.93) and 200 back (1:49.93) against Cincinnati. In High School: • Holds four records in Australian School National Championships • Set records in 200 free in both 2006 and 2007 and 200 back in 2006 and 2007 • Placed second in the 400 medley relay and fifth in the 200 back at 2009 Junior Pan Pacific Games in Guam • Selected to represent Australia at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in India, bringing home the Gold in the 100 back, 200 back, 400 free relay, 800 free relay and 400 medley relay • All races ended in Commonwealth Youth Games record book • Youngest competitor at Beijing Olympics Trials and finished eighth in the 200 back • Finished first in the 100 free, 200 free, 400 free and 200 back at 2008 New South Wales State Age Championships

Jared Goldthorpe

Personal: • Son of Gregory Jon Christie and Michele Kay Goldthorpe • Has older twin sisters • Birthday is April 4 • Majoring in physical education • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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Tim O’Malley

Jake Querciagrossa

[ 5-11 • junior • distance • fullerton, calif. ]

[ 6-1 • junior • im/free • peoria, ill. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Placed 17th in the 1650 free (16:12.79) at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished first in the 1000 free ( 9:47.25) and second in the 500 free (4:44.89) against Maryland • Took second in the 1000 free (9:49.38) at Pitt • At UC Santa Barbara, took second in the 1000 free (10:01.29) and third in the 500 free (4:52.11) • Placed third in the 1650 free (16:29.79) at Cincinnati • Opened the season with a third-place finish in the 1000 free (9:47.69) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Took 10th in the 1650 free (15:53.02) at the BIG EAST Championships • Took seventh in the 400 IM (4:32.03) and 1000 free (10:06.51) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Finished in first place in the 1000 free (9:48.57) against Pitt • Finished second in the 1000 free (9:49.22) at Villanova

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Member of the third place 800 free relay (6:32.22), while also finishing 11th in the 500 free (4:27.65), eighth in the 400 IM (3:56.35) and 10th in 200 back (1:48.70) at the BIG EAST Championships • Placed third in the 200 free (1:44.05) and the 200 back (1:55.07), while also taking first in the 400 IM (4:06.09) against Maryland • Finished third in the 1000 free (9:51.96) at Pitt • Took third in the 400 IM (4:12.64) at UC Santa Barbara • Member of the fourth place 800 free relay (6:44.58) at the Nike Cup Invitational, while also finishing 15th in the 200 back (1:54.60) and 14th in the 400 IM (4:03.89) • Placed second in the 200 back (1:57.67) and first in the 800 free relay (6:57.26) at Cincinnati • Finished first in the 400 IM (4:09.55) at Louisville

In High School: • Four-year All-American at Martin Luther King Jr. High • Undefeated for four seasons in the 500 free in league swimming meets • Fullerton Area Swim Team member • Eight-time Junior National Qualifier

At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished the 400 IM (3:57.82) in 10th place at the BIG EAST Championships • Took fourth in the 400 IM (4:15.59) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Placed fourth in the 200 free (1:45.08) against Pitt • Finished the 500 free (4:49.76) in third at Villanova • Opened his career with a third-place finish in the 500 free (4:45.88) at Penn State

Personal: • Son of Thomas and Kathy O’Malley • Has one sister • Birthday is Sept. 10 • Enrolled in marketing • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

In High School: • Three-time all-state swimmer at Peoria Notre Dame • 12-time all-conference and a two-time USA Swimming Academic All-American • 2007 Journal Star Swimmer of the year • Four-year state qualifier • Also member of Area Water Wizards Personal: • Son of A.J. and Kristen Querciagrossa • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is June 17 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

Tim O’Malley

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Ethan Robinson

Hugh Simmonds

[ 6-0 • junior • diving • sicklerville, n.j. ]

[ 6-1 • junior • free • queensland, australia ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Spent the season studying abroad in China At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Took 14th on the 1-meter (234.25) at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished fourth on the 3-meter (270.07) at Maryland • Finished third at Villanova on the 1-meter (207.30)

In High School: • Top diver at Timber Creek High • Broke school record in the 11-dive program • Holds the pole vault record for high school track team Personal: • Son of Andy and Kathy Robinson • Brother, Brandon, was a diver at West Virginia • Birthday is June 12 • Majoring in art

At West Virginia in 2010-11: coaches • Member of the third-place swimmers 800 free relay (6:32.22) and preview the second-place 400 free relay review (2:57.77), while also finishing records 12th in 500 free (4:29.05) and wvu ninth in the 200 free (1:38.78) at media the BIG EAST Championships • Took first in 200 free (1:42.30) and the 500 free (4:42.72) against Maryland • Finished first in 200 free (1:41.20) at Pitt • Placed third in 100 free (48.33) at UC-Santa Barbara • Member of the fourth-place 800 free relay (6:44.58), while also finishing 11th in 200 free (1:40.56) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Member of the first-place 800 free relay (6:57.26), while also finishing first in the 200 free (1:41.16) and second in the 500 free (4:38.69) at Cincinnati • Individually finished second in 200 free (1:41.03), while also finishing first in the 200 free (1:41.25) at Louisville • Member of first-place 400 medley relay (3:21.56), while also placing second in both 200 free (1:41.03) and 500 free (4:36.86) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Member of the third-place 800 free relay (6:33.35) at BIG EAST Championships, while also finishing sixth in the 500 free (4:29.28) and 11th in the 200 free (1:39.86) • Took second in the 500 free (4:36.73) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Finished the 200 free (1:42.34) in first place against Pitt, and also took second in the 500 free (4:46.20) • Finished 11th in the 200 free (1:40.41) at the Ohio State Invitational • Finished the 1000 free (9:48.87) in first place at Villanova ,while also finishing first in the 500 free (4:36.84) • Had first-place finishes in the 200 free (1:41.39) and 500 free (4:39.98) against Louisville • Took first place in the 500 free (4:39.59) against Cincinnati • Began his career with a first-place finish in the 500 free (4:37.21) against Penn State In High School: • Five-time high school age champion at Anglican Church • Holds school records for the 200 free and 400 free • Five-time national qualifier at East Brisbane swim club • National finalist, short course state medalist and state finalist • Holds club records in the 100 free, 200 free and 400 free • At 2009 Australian Nationals, finished 18th in the 100 free, 9th in the 200 free and 17th in the 400 free Personal: • Son of Noel Simmonds and Wilma Walsh • Has one sister • Birthday is Sept. 8 • Majoring in sport management • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

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Joseph AbuRahma

Bryan Brown

[ 6-0 • sophomore • fly/free/im • charleston, w.va. ] [ 5-11 • sophomore • back/fly • dover, del. ] At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Took second in the 100 fly (53.35) against UC-Santa Barbara • Placed fourth in 100 fly (52.84) and fifth in 200 fly (2:00.33) at Cincinnati In High School: • Attended Charleston Catholic • Took first in the 200 free and 100 fly at 2010 West Virginia state championships, while placing second in the 200 medley relay • Took second in the 200 IM and third in the 100 fly in 2009 at state • Two-time all-state • Swam club for HYCAT • NISCA High School Academic All-American • Three-time finalist at 2010 YMCA National Long Course Swimming Championships Personal: • Son of Ali and Marion AbuRahma • Has one brother and one sister • Brother, Zach, swam at Cornell • Birthday is Dec. 14 • Majoring in biology • Aspires to be a surgeon • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

Joseph AbuRahma

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At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished fourth in 100 back (52.94) against Maryland • Placed fifth in 100 back (56.80) at UC Santa Barbara • Took fourth in 100 back (55.82) at Cincinnati In High School: • Swam for Molly Phillips at Dover High • Three-time MVP and team captain • Seven-time Henlopen Conference champion and four-time all-conference • Holds five school and three conference records • Awarded Vince Morris Award for most outstanding swimmer in the conference • Two-time all-state selection • NISCA High School All-American in the 100 back • Also swam at Central Delaware YMCA • Five-time YMCA National qualifier Personal: • Son of Elvin and Merlin Brown • Birthday is June 2 • Majoring in sport and exercise psychology


Peter Murto

Richard Pokorny

[ 5-9 • sophomore • breast • morgantown, w.va. ] [ 5-8 • sophomore • diving • east concord, n.y. ] At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Placed sixth in 100 breast (1:02.89) against Maryland • Finished seventh in both the 100 breast (58.83) and the 200 breast (2:20.86) at Pitt • Placed fourth in the 200 breast (2:23.68) at UC Santa Barbara • Placed fifth in both the 100 breast (1:04.48) and the 200 breast (2:24.16) at Cincinnati In High School: • Swam for Karl Bramer at Morgantown High • Also swam for West Virginia Aquatics • Two-time state champion in the 100 breast • Member of the all-region, all-tournament and all-NCAC teams in 2010 • Served as team captain junior and senior seasons • Holds school records in the 100 breast and 100 fly Personal: • Son of Pete and Cheryl Murto • Has one sister • Birthday is March 2 • Majoring in petroleum and natural gas engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Took 14th on the 3-meter (238.15) at the BIG EAST Championships • Placed second in the 1-meter (339.90) and the 3-meter (326.40) against Maryland • Took second in the 1-meter (262.43) and the 3-meter (266.93) at Cincinnati • Finished second in the 1-meter (283.72) at Louisville

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In High School: • Two-time NISCA High School All-American at Springville-Griffith Institute • Four-time team MVP • Finished the 2010 NYSPHAA championships in fourth place on the 1-meter board • Finished with a score of 497.95 for first place on the 3-meter board at the Buffalo 2010 Empire Summer Games Personal: • Son of Rich and Sharon Pokorny • Has one brother • Birthday is May 19 • Majoring in biology • Aspires to be a dentist

Peter Murto

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Tim Squires

Bryce Bohman

[ 6-2 • sophomore • free • buckhannon, w.va. ] [ 6-2 • junior • back/free • moline, ill. ] At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Member of the second place 200 medley relay (1:27.99), 200 free relay (1:20.12), 400 medley relay (3:13.63) and 400 free relay (2:57.77) at the BIG EAST Championships, while also finishing second in the 50 free (20.05) and 11th in the 100 free (44.92) • Member of the first place 200 medley relay (1:32.06) and the 200 free relay (1:23.63), while also placing first in the 50 free (20.72) and the 100 free (46.35) against Maryland • Individually, finished third in the 100 free (46.78), while also finishing first in the 200 medley relay (1:32.04) and second in the 400 free relay (3:06.48) at Pitt • Finished third in the 50 free (21.93) at UC Santa Barbara • Member of the third place 200 free relay (1:22.38) and fifth place 200 medley relay (1:31.66) at the Nike Cup Invitational, while also finishing 12th in the 50 free (20.84) and the 100 free (46.38) • Individually, took first in 50 free (21.27) and second in 100 free (47.55), while also finishing first in the 200 medley relay (1:33.89) at Cincinnati • Took first in the 50 free (20.75) at Louisville • Began his career with a first-place finish in the 50 free (21.09) and second place in the 100 free (47.07) against Penn State, while also placing first in the 400 free relay (3:03.68) In High School: • Top swimmer in the state at Buckhannon-Upshur High • Member of the all-region team in each of his four years • Holds school records in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 100 fly, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay • Conference swimmer of the year in 2010 • Three-time all-state • NISCA High School All-American • Holds the state record in the 50 free and 100 free • Three-time state champion in the 100 free • Two-time state champion in the 50 free • Finished first in the 50 free and 100 free at the 2010 YMCA National Long Course Swimming Championships • Set a new national record with a time of 23.15 in the 50 free Personal: • Son of Duwane and Tappan Squires • Has two brothers and one sister • Brother Will swims at West Virginia Wesleyan • Birthday is Jan. 10 • Majoring in business • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At Lincoln College: • Set the NJCAA national record in 100 back • Holds the school record in the 200 back, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay • At the 2011 NJCAA National Championships, finished first in the 100 back and 200 back, and finished second in the 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay • Also finished third in the 50 free and 400 medley relay at the NJCAA National Championships • NJCAA Swimmer of the Year Personal: • Son of Mark and Debbie Bohman • Has one brother • Birthday is June 23 • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

Daeton Davenport [ 6-3 • freshman • free • austin, texas ] In High School: • Swam for Vista Ridge High • Holds the school record in the 200 free, 500 free, 200 free relay, 400 free relay • Finished third in the 500 free and 200 free relay, and also fifth in the 200 free at the 2011 Texas 4A state championships • In 2010, finished 13th, respectively, in the 500 free at state • At the 2011 Region 7 4A championships, finished second in the 200 and 500 free • Finished first in the 200 free and second in the 500 free at the 2011 District 25 4A championships • Qualified for the Region 7 5A championships in 2009 and 2010 Personal: • Son of Donna Davenport • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is March 26 • Enrolled in general studies

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Eric Dillemuth

Liam McLaughlin

[ 5-10 • freshman • breast/im • spring, texas. ] [ 5-7 • freshman • diving • medina, ohio ] In High School: • Captain for Klein Oak High • Finished 12th in the 200 IM, 13th in 100 breast and 15th in the 200 free relay, respectively, at the 2011 Texas Region IV 5A Championships • Finished 18th in the 200 free relay at 2010 state meet • Swam for PACK under coach Mike McCauley

Personal: • Son of Gerard and Jacqueline Dillemuth • Has two brothers • Birthday is Nov. 23 • Enrolled in general engineering

In High School: coaches • Dove for Medina High swimmers • Was team captain for two years preview • Four-year letterwinner review • 2010 all-state member records • Three-time all-county and allwvu conference honoree media • Three-time all-Medina Gazette and three-time all-Medina Post • Named Medina MVP in 2010 • Holds the school records in the 6-dive and 11-dive • Took second on the 1-meter in the 2010 OHSAA state championships • Also dove for Berea Diving Club Personal: • Son of Tim and Karen McLaughlin • Has one sister • Birthday is Nov. 1 • Majoring in business

Scott Fetsko

Miles Molinaro

[ 6-3 • freshman • free • morgantown, w.va. ]

[ 6-3 • freshman • im/free • murrysville, pa. ]

In High School: • Swam for Morgantown High • First team all-state 2011 • 2011 state champion in 50 free and 100 free • Three-time all-region and all-conference honoree • Named 2010 and 2011 NCAC Conference Swimmer of the Year • Holds school records in 50 free, 100 free, 200 free and 100 back • Finished second in the 50 free and 100 free at state in 2010 • Second team all-state in 2010 • 100 yard free short course state champion in 2010 • Was the 50 meter free long course state champion in 2009 • Swam for West Virginia Aquatics under WVU assistant coach Kyle Gallo Personal: • Son of Thomas and Wendy Fetsko • Has one brother • Father is a former track athlete at WVU • Birthday is Sept. 4 • Enrolled in pre-business and economics

In High School: • Swam for Franklin Regional High • Four-year letterwinner • Placed 10th in the 200 free relay, 11th in the 200 IM and 14th in the 400 free relay, respectively, at the 2011 Pennsylvania state championships • Four-time National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association All-American • Also swam for the Jewish Community Center Sailfish Personal: • Son of Brian and Kathleen Molinaro • Has one brother and two sisters • Birthday is April 22 • Enrolled in general studies

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David Palley

Tyler Sizemore

[ 6-4 • freshman • back • walnut creek, calif. ]

[ 5-10 • freshman • free/breast •beckley, w.va. ]

In High School: • Swam for Acalanes High • Four-time NCIS Scholar-Athlete • Three-time DFAL all-league swimmer • Four-year qualifier in the North Coast Section finals • Took second in the 200 medley relay, third in the 200 IM, third in the 100 back and fourth in the 400 free relay at the 2011 DFAL finals • Also swam for the Terrapins Swim Team

Personal: • Son of Jonathan and Carol Palley • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is Aug. 11 • Enrolled in general engineering

David Palley

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In High School: • Swam for Beckley-Raleigh County YMCA • MSAC academic all-conference • Two-time state championships qualifier • Top 10 finishes in the 200 free and 500 free at state championships

Personal: • Son of Lana Sizemore and Michael Duncan • Has one brother • Birthday is Jan. 22 • Majoring in biology


Heidi Shultz

Jaryn Studer

[ 5-5 • senior • free • morgantown, w.va. ]

[ 5-8 • senior • breast/im • ankeny, iowa ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Member of second-place 400 medley relay (4:04.26) and secondplace 200 free relay (1:41.96) against Rutgers; also placed sixth in 50 free (26.67) • Finished seventh in 50 free (26.45) at Cincinnati • Took sixth in both 50 free (26.34) and 100 free (57.32) at Louisville At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished the 50 free (26.64) in seventh against Cincinnati • Placed seventh in the 50 free (27.38) and 100 free (59.05) at Villanova • Took seventh place in the 50 free (27.38) at Rutgers At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Helped the 200 medley relay team finish fourth (1:55.99) against Maryland • Was a member of the fifth-place 400 medley relay (3:48.50) at Pitt • Contributed with a fifth-place finish in the 50 free (26.60) against Cincinnati • Helped 400 free relay (3:44.49) secure second at Louisville • Finished sixth in the 50 free (26.68) in season opener at Marshall In High School: • Team captain at University High • State finalist from 2004-08 • Two time all-conference • Four-year honor roll student Personal: • Daughter of Lester and Kelly Shultz • One of five children • Birthday is February 8 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2010-11: coaches • Member of third place 400 swimmers medley relay (3:42.57) and the preview fifth place 200 medley relay (1:43.22) at the BIG EAST Chamreview pionships; also placed 11th in records 100 breast (1:03.23) and 14th in wvu 200 breast (2:17.72) • Finished first in the 100 media (1:06.13) and 200 breast (2:23.20) against Ohio • Took second in 100 breast (1:07.46) and third in 200 breast (2:24.66) against Maryland • Member of second place 200 medley relay (1:47.45) at Pitt • Finished second in the 200 medley relay (1:48.94), the 100 breast (1:07.53) and 200 breast (2:09.13) at UC-Santa Barbara • Placed tenth in 100 breast (1:03.75), 15th in 200 breast (2:21.06) and 16th in the 200 IM (2:08.50) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Member of the second-place 400 medley relay (4:04.26) against Rutgers • Took first with the 400 medley relay (3:57.34) and also finished first in the 100 breast (1:08.91) and second in 200 breast (2:27.64) at Marshall At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished 12th in the 200 breast (2:19.27) and 14th in the 100 breast (1:04.47) at BIG EAST Championships • Finished the 200 breast (2:20.03) in 13th, 100 breast (1:04.92) in 18th and 200 IM (2:08.13) in 23rd place at the Ohio State Invitational • Took third in the 200 breast (2:27.92) at Rutgers; also finished fifth in the 100 breast (1:09.48) • Captured fourth place in the 400 IM (4:43.45) and 200 breast (2:27.91) at Villanova At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Earned all-conference honors with third-place finish in the 400 medley relay (3:40.59) at the BIG EAST Championships; also placed 10th in the 200 breast (2:17.43) • Came in third place in the 200 breast (2:28.23) at Ohio State • Helped the 200 medley relay (1:46.85) to a second-place finish at Pitt and took fourth in the 100 breast (1:08.74) • Captured first place in the 400 IM (4:33.40) at Cincinnati and also finished second in the 200 breast (1:08.26) • Placed second in the 200 IM (2:11.53) at Louisville In High School: • Senior captain at Ankeny High • Three-time team MVP • Two-time 100 breast state champ • Two-time 200 medley relay state champ • 200 IM state champ • Three-time All-American • Nine-time conference and regional champion • Five-time first team all-state in 200 IM and 100 breast • Second fastest Iowa state high school 100 breast time • Three-time high school record holder in 200 IM and 100 breast • 2005 regional swimmer of the year • Holds numerous USA swimming records • Three-time scholastic All-American • National Honors Society member Personal: • Daughter of Jon and Mary Studer • Has one brother • Mother swam at Iowa • Birthday is July 10 • Majoring in industrial engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

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Rachael Burnett [ 5-10 • junior • free/im • springfield, va. ] At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Named co-BIG EAST Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmer at the BIG EAST Championships • BIG EAST champion in both 500 free (4:43.04) and 400 IM (4:14.41), while also finishing sixth in 200 fly (2:03.22). • Was a member of second-place 800 free relay (7:11.32), fifth-place 200 medley relay (1:43.22), third-place 400 medley relay (3:42.57) and sixth-place 400 free relay (3:25.31) at the BIG EAST Championships • Member of the second place 200 free relay (1:39.54), while also placing second in 200 fly (2:05.59) and first in the 400 IM (4:24.26) against Maryland • Took first in the 1000 free (9:58.35) and second in 500 free (4:55.01), while also finishing second in the 400 free relay (3:34.91) at Pitt • Finished third in 500 free (4:48.08), 10th in 200 fly (2:03.99) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:18.54) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Took first in 200 free (1:51.77), 100 free (53.19) and the 400 IM (4:25.76) against Rutgers • Finished first in 200 free (1:54.12) and 500 free (5:01.66), third in 100 free (53.94), and also placed first in the 800 free relay (7:38.14) at Cincinnati • Took third in 200 fly (2:05.64), while also finishing first in 500 free (4:56.93) and the 400 IM (4:29.76) at Louisville • Placed second in the 400 IM (4:22.13) and first in 500 free (4:57.87) against Penn State At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Broke two individual school and pool records • Qualified for the NCAA Championships and earned honorable mention All-America status as part of the 15th-place 400 free relay (3:20.59) team, while also finishing 40th in the 400 IM (4:18.78) and 55th in the 500 free (4:49.25)

• Member of the 800 free relay (7:10.03) that finished in first place at the BIG EAST Championships, and also was a conference champion in the 500 free (4:41.65), took second in the 400 IM (4:14.91), fourth in the 200 fly (2:00.26) and first in the 400 free relay (3:17.72) • Took first in the 400 IM (4:22.72) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Finished first in the 200 free (1:50.53) and 500 free (4:51.69) at Maryland • Took first in the 200 free (1:50.63), 200 fly (2:03.82) and 500 free (4:58.47) at Pitt, and also member of first-place 400 free relay (3:27.14) • Took fourth in the 500 free (4:46.64) at the Ohio State Invitational, and also finished second in the 400 IM (4:17.72) and 11th in the 200 free (1:50.72) • Took first place at Rutgers in the 500 free (5:02.62) • Finished the 500 free (4:56.10) in first place at Villanova • Took first place in the 400 IM (4:25.68) at Cincinnati • Finished in first against Penn State and Colgate in the 200 free (1:52.19) and 500 free (4:56.88) • Started career with a first-place finish in the 200 free (1:52.38) against Marshall In High School: • Four-year Virginia state qualifier at Annandale High • Set a state record in the 500 free during the 2009 state championships, and also placed second in the 200 free • As a junior, finished third in the 500 free and fourth in the 200 free • Finished in first place in the 500 free and third in the 200 free during sophomore year • Four-time Washington Post all-Met selection • Earned first-team honors in 2008-09, second-team accolades from 2006-08 and honorable mention in 2005-06 • Member of the Potomac Marlins • U.S. Open qualifier • Junior National qualifier Personal: • Daughter of Bill and Jaelyn Burnett • Has one sister • Birthday is January 10 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

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Austen Carrington

Sara Conner

[ 5-5 • junior • back/im • alpharetta, ga. ]

[ 5-10 • r-junior • back • sarasota, fla. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished fourth in 200 back (2:08.42) against Ohio • Placed fourth in the 400 IM (4:35.67) against Maryland • Took fourth in the 200 back (2:09.13) at UC-Santa Barbara • Finished 15th in the 400 IM (4:33.40) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Member of the second-place 400 medley relay (4:04.26) against Rutgers • Placed third in 200 back (2:07.52) at Cincinnati • Took second in the 400 IM (4:34.16)

at Louisville • Finished second in 200 back (2:08.08) at Marshall

At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Took 13th in the 400 IM (4:26.54) at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished the 200 back (2:08.20) in fifth against Pitt • Took third place in the 200 back (2:06.48) at Rutgers, while also finishing fourth in the 200 fly (2:08.12) • Took first at Villanova in the 200 back (2:06.40) • Finished second in the 400 IM (4:29.78) at Cincinnati, and also finished third in the 200 back (2:07.18) • Opened career against Marshall with a second-place finish in the 200 fly (2:14.21) In High School: • Member of the prestigious Swim Atlanta club team • State finalist in the 200 IM and 100 fly at Alpharetta High from 2006-08 • 2005 long course state champion in the 200 fly • Perennial Georgia all-star swimmer • 2007 Southern Zone Team member • 2005 Zone Select Camp member Personal: • Daughter of Frank and Pam Carrington • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is August 25 • Enrolled in pre-business and economics • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished second in 200 back (2:08.55) and first in the 200 free relay (1:39.94) against Rutgers • Placed fourth in 200 back (2:08.52) at Cincinnati • Took sixth in 200 back (2:11.43) at Louisville • Finished second in 200

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free (1:58.58) and third in 200 back (2:09.71) at Marshall

At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Swam to ninth- and 10th-place finishes in the 200 back (1:59.40) and 100 back (56.72), respectively, at the BIG EAST Championships • Finished third against Virginia Tech and Duquesne in the 200 back (2:05.90) • Took 19th in the 100 back (57.74) at the Ohio State Invitational, while also finishing 12th in the 200 back (2:03.97) • Member of the fifth-place 400 free relay (3:30.04) squad that took first at Rutgers • Started the season with a second-place finish in the 200 back (2:10.54) against Marshall. At West Virginia in 2008-09: • Received a medical redshirt In High School: • Senior captain at Sarasota Christian High • Was an all-area swimmer from 2005-08 • Two-time All-American • Member of the 2005-08 YMCA national teams • Finished fourth in the 500 free and sixth in the 200 free at the Class 1A FHSAA finals • Helped the Sarasota YMCA Sharks to a short course championship Personal: • Daughter of Pete and Amy Conner • One of three children • Grandfather, Bill Cox, was an All-America football player at Duke • Birthday is August 10 • Majoring in economics • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

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Kata Fodor

Hayley Kidd

[ 5-8 • junior • distance • sarasota, fla. ]

[ 5-2 • junior • free • mechanicsburg, pa. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Member of the first-place 800 free relay (7:11.32) and the fifth-place 200 free relay (1:35.50) at the BIG EAST Championships, while also earning second in the 500 free (4:43.51) and the 1650 free (16:17.00), as well as fourth in the 200 free (1:49.03) • Finished first in the 1000 free (10:09.05) and second in the 500 free (5:01.20) against Ohio • Took first in the 1000 free (10:15.24) and second in the 200 free (1:52.21) and 500 free (5:01.65), and second in the 200 free relay (1:39.54) against

Maryland • Member of the second-place 400 free relay (3:34.91), while also placing third in the 1000 free (10:15.44) and 500 free (5:03.92) at Pitt • Finished second in the 1000 free (10.08.60) at UC-Santa Barbara • Member of the second-place 800 free relay (7:23.10), finished sixth in the 1650 free (16:46.11), and placed seventh in the 500 free (4:48.08) and 200 free (1:51.19) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Took first in the 1000 free (10:15.01) and second in the 500 free (5:03.67) and the 200 free relay (1:39.94) against Rutgers • Member of the first-place 800 free relay (7:38.14), and the 1650 free (17:02.73), while finishing second in the 500 free (5:02.85) at Cincinnati • Finished first in the 1000 free (10:08.55) and second in the 500 free (4:56.70) at Louisville • Took first in the 1000 free (10:15.89) and second in the 500 free (5:08.08) at Marshall • Took first in the 1000 free (10:15.37) and second in the 500 free (5:02.08) against Penn State

At West Virginia 2010-11: • Finished fifth in the 50 free (25.90) against Maryland • Placed seventh in the 50 free (25.84) and 100 free (56.28) at Pitt • Finished fourth in the 50 free (27.02) at UC- Santa Barbara • Member of the second-place 200 free relay (1:41.96), while also placing fifth in 50 free (26.38) against Rutgers In High School: • Two-year captain of the swimming and cross country teams at Cumberland Valley High • PIAA District III swimming team champions in 2009 • Swam club for Cumberland Valley Aquatic Club and West Shore YMCA • Member of the National Honor Society and Foreign Language Honor Society Personal: • Daughter of Dwight and Marlene Kidd • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is March 18 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished the 500 free (4:51.07) in ninth place at the BIG EAST Championships and took 11th in the 1650 free (17:06.42) and 13th in the 200 free (1:50.86) • Finished the 1000 free (10:11.52) in third against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Swam to a first-place finish in the 1000 free (10:11.02) at Maryland • Finished second in the 500 free (5:00.78) • Placed second in the 1000 free (10:18.28) against Pitt • Had a first-place finish at Rutgers in the 1000 free (10:18.39) • Took first in the 500 free (5:00.37) against Cincinnati • Opened her career with a first-place finish in the 1000 free (10:20.13) In High School: • Four year All-American and state qualifier for Booker High • Placed sixth in the 200 and 500 free at states in 2008 • Finished fourth in the 200 free and second in the 500 free in 2007 • Placed second in the 200 IM and sixth in the 500 free during the 2006 state championships • Placed fourth in the 200 free during her freshman campaign • Swam for the Sarasota YMCA Sharks • Olympic Trials qualifier • U.S. Open qualifier • National qualifier • Junior National qualifier Personal: • Daughter of Laszlo and Katalin Fodor • Only child • Birthday is January 9 • Majoring in agribusiness management and rural development • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

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Kata Fodor


Breanna McCann

Sloan Storie

[ 5-7 • junior • breast/im • medina, ohio ]

[ 5-3 • junior • distance • corvallis, ore. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Took second in the 200 IM (2:01.46), seventh in 200 breast (2:15.72) and 13th in 100 breast (1:03.79) at the BIG EAST Championships • Placed second in the 100 breast (1:06.68) and 200 breast (2:23.81), while also finishing first in the 200 IM (2:09.86) against Ohio • Placed third in the 100 breast (1:07.62) and the 200 IM (2:10.01) at Pitt • Finished third in the 100 breast (1:09.60) and 200 breast (2:28.86) at UC-Santa Barbara • Took seventh in the 200 IM (2:04.21), 11th in 200 breast (2:19.88) and 15th in 100 breast (1:05.46) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Finished second in 100 breast (1:07.32) and third in 200 breast (2:24.46) against Rutgers • Took first in the 200 IM (2:09.02) at Cincinnati • Placed second in 100 breast (1:09.13) and third in 200 breast (2:28.95) at Marshall At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Set school record with a fourth-place finish in the 200 IM at the BIG EAST Championships, while also finishing 11th in the 100 breast (1:04.03) and 200 breast (2:18.18) • Took fourth in the 100 breast (1:08.55) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Placed third in the 200 IM (2:07.83) and 200 breast (2:21.62) at Maryland • Finished in first place in the 200 IM (2:09.13) at Rutgers; also placed fourth in the 100 breast (1:08.87) and 200 breast (2:28.09) • Took third in the 400 IM (4:32.48) at Villanova, and finished the 200 breast (2:24.50) in third • Member of the first-place 400 medley relay (3:53.16) against Cincinnati, and also took third in the 200 breast (2:26.19) • Placed first in the 200 IM (2:07.24) in first career meet against Marshall In High School: • Two-time captain and four-year All-American at Firestone High • Placed first in the 200 IM and second in the 100 breast at the 2009 Ohio state high school championships • Second place in the 200 IM at state meet in 2008 • Three-time Akron Beacon Journal all-star • Swam for Akron Swim Team and was on the Junior National team • Also ran cross country in high school Personal: • Daughter of Brian and Laura McCann • Sister, Brittany, swims for Cleveland State • Birthday is September 26 • Majoring in sports and exercise psychology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Placed 13th in the 400 IM (4:27.26) at the BIG EAST Championships • Took second in 1000 free (10:34.48) against Maryland • Finished fifth in 1000 free (10:39.36) at UC-Santa Barbara • Placed 14th in 500 free (4:59.06), ninth in 1650 free

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(17:08.68) and 13th in the 400 IM at the Nike Cup Invitational • Took second in the 1000 free (10:32.50) and 200 fly (2:09.31) and placed third in the 400 IM (4:32.59) against Rutgers • Finished second in the 1650 free (17:21.64) and third in 500 free (5:06.72) at Cincinnati • Placed second in 500 free (5:08.08) at Marshall At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished the 1650 free (17:11.20) in 14th place at the BIG EAST Championships • Took third in the 1000 free (10:27.21) at Maryland • Finished the 400 IM (4:28.95) in 18th at the Ohio State Invitational • Placed second in the 500 free (5:04.00) and 1000 free (10:19.19) at Rutgers • Member of the second place 200 free relay (1:38.47) at Villanova • Took second place in the 1650 free (17:18.71) against Louisville and placed third in the 500 free (5:04.93) • Started her career with a second-place finish in the 1000 free (10:25.59) against Marshall In High School: • Captain at Corvallis High • 2009 Oregon 5A state champion in 200 free and 500 free • Set two state records with first-places finishes in the 200 free and 200 IM at 2008 Oregon 5A championships • Placed second in 200 IM and 100 fly at 2007 Oregon 5A championships • Two-time nationals qualifier at Corvallis Aquatic Team • Two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American • Three-time NISCA All-American Swimming Award winner • Two-time Rotary Award recipient for swimming • Two-time state qualifier in cross country • Two-time Rotary Award winner for cross country Personal: • Daughter of Judy Storie • Comes from an outstanding swimming family • Brother Tyler swam for USC, other brother Logan currently swims at Florida, and sister Malia swam at Oregon State • Birthday is February 15 • Majoring in child development and family studies • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

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Mandie Nugent [ 5-7 • junior • fly • greater manchester, england ] At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Qualified for her second NCAA Championships and finished 17th in the 200 fly (1:57.08), 31st in the 100 fly (53.51), and 57th in the 500 free (4:49.16) • Named co-BIG EAST Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmer at the BIG EAST Championships • Member of the second-place 800 free relay (7:11.32), third-place 400 medley relay (3:52.47), fifth-place 200 medley relay (1:43.22), and sixth-place 400 free relay (3:25.31) at the BIG EAST Championships • BIG EAST champion in the 200 fly (1:57.00) with a BIG EAST record, while finishing second in 100 fly (53.15) and fourth in 500 free (4:45.11) • Placed second in the 200 free (1:54.49) and 100 fly (57.54), while also finishing first in 200 fly (2:04.30) against Ohio • Finished third in 200 free (1:53.24), first in the 200 fly (2:01.93) and 100 fly (56.56) and second in 500 free (4:55.01), while also finishing second in the 200 medley relay (1:47.45) at Pitt • Member of the second-place 200 medley relay (1:48.94), and placed first in the 200 fly (2:04.74) and 100 fly (57.16) at UC-Santa Barbara • Finished first in 200 fly (1:58.85), second in the 800 free relay (7:23.10), fifth in 100 fly (55.61), eighth in 500 free (4:53.93) and 11th in 200 free (1:51.89) at the Nike Cup Invitational • Took first in 200 fly (2:07.02) and second in 100 fly (57.37) against Rutgers • Member of the first-place 800 free relay (7:38.14), second-place 200 medley relay (1:49.46), while also setting a pool record in 200 fly (2:02.55) and finishing first in 100 fly (56.97) at Cincinnati • Finished first in 200 fly (2:01.32) and second in 100 fly (56.82) at Louisville • Finished first in the 200 fly (2:02.42) and 100 fly (57.65), while also finishing first in the 400 medley relay (3:57.34) at Marshall • Placed second in 200 fly (2:02.38) against Penn State

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At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Qualified for the NCAA Championships as a member of the 18th-place 400 medley relay (3:43.15), while also finishing 38th in the 200 fly (2:02.22) and 48th in the 100 fly (55.64) • Took first place and set a school record in the 200 fly (1:58.16) at the BIG EAST Championships and also took fifth in the 100 fly (54.36) • Placed second in the 200 fly (2:05.66) against Virginia Tech and Duquesne • Finished the 200 fly (2:03.39) in second place at Maryland • Had a second-place finish in the 200 fly (2:06.38) and finished third in the 100 fly (58.98) against Pitt • Took third place in the 200 fly (2:00.53) at the Ohio State Invitational, while also finishing the 100 fly (56.18) in 10th and the 500 free (5:02.03) in 22nd • Recorded first place in the 200 fly (2:04.22) against Louisville • Took first place in the 200 fly (2:03.93) against Cincinnati • Opened career with a first-place finish in the 200 fly (2:05.26) against Marshall In High School: • Ranked fifth in the 200 fly in the United Kingdom • Six-year qualifier for the British Nationals and British Championships • Member of City of Salford Swim Club and was the 2008 Salford Sports Achiever of the Year • Set schools record in the 100 fly • Holds the W.I.S.E. (Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England) Schools International records in the 100 and 200 fly Personal: • Daughter of Paul and Pamela Nugent • Has one sister • Birthday is June 12 • Majoring in fashion design and merchandising • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member


Nikki Vetterlein

Eva Burlingham

[ 5-6 • junior • back/fly • seattle, wash. ]

[ 6-0 • sophomore • fly/free • stafford, va. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Placed third in 200 back (2:08.60) against Maryland • Member of the second place 400 medley relay (4:04.26) against Rutgers, and also placed second in 100 back (58.61) • Took second in the 100 back (1:00.49) and 50 free (26.00) at Marshall At West Virginia in 2009-10: • Finished 22nd in the 100 fly (58.79) at the Ohio State Invitational • Swam on the second-place 200 medley relay (1:46.12) and 200 free relay (1:37.17) against Louisville • Earned first place as part of the 400 medley relay (3:53.16) against Cincinnati; also placed fourth in the 200 back (2:13.17) • Opened her career with a second-place in the 200 medley relay (1:49.11) against Marshall; also finished the 50 free (25.77) in fourth place In High School: • Helped John F. Kennedy High to two Washington 3A state titles • Four-year state qualifier • State champion in the 100 fly in 2007 • Placed second in the 100 fly and third in the 100 back at 2008 state championships • Member of the 200 medley relay that finished first in four straight years at the state championships • Team also set the state and school record in 2008 • Also on the 400 free relay that finished first at states in three consecutive seasons and set state and school record in 2008 • Swam at KING Aquatic Club where she was a two time U.S. Open qualifier and holds records in the 400 free relay and 200 medley relay.

At West Virginia in 2010-11: coaches • Member of fifth-place 200 free swimmers relay (1:35.50) at the BIG EAST preview Championships review • Finished third in 50 free (25.19) records against Maryland wvu • Placed fifth in 50 free (25.17) media and sixth in 100 free (54.34) at Pitt • Took third in 50 free (25.73) at UC Santa Barbara • Member of the first-place 400 medley relay (3:57.34), while also placing first in the 50 free (25.50) and second in 100 free (54.72) at Marshall In High School: • Two-time high school captain at Colonial Forge High • 50 free finalist in the 2010 Virginia State Championships, finished ninth in the 100 fly in 2009, and member of the fourth-place 400 medley relay team in 2009 • Tabbed a member of the Free Lance-Star all-area team in 2010 • Junior National qualifier, national qualifier and sectional qualifier for QDD Swim Team Inc., in the 100 fly, 50 free and 100 free in 2010 Personal: • Daughter of Don and Cindy Burlingham • Has two sisters • Birthday is April 27 • Enrolled in pre-sport and exercise psychology

Personal: • Daughter of Malcolm and Lisa Vetterlein • Twin sister Allie is a swimmer at Pacific • Birthday is October 6 • Majoring in business management • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

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Kaitie Layne

Kelsey Palis

[ 6-2 • sophomore • back/fly • sugar land, texas ]

[ 5-2 • sophomore • diving • stockton, n.j. ]

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Placed fifth in 100 back (1:03.21) at UC-Santa Barbara • Took fourth in 100 back (1:01.50) at Marshall In High School: • Holds school records in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay at Lamar Consolidated High • Three-time first team all-district, all-region and all-state • Three-time state finalist • District and region’s athlete of the year in 2010 • Three-time team MVP • First team all-region water polo player in 2007 • Three-time academic all-district team and a high school academic All-American in 2010 • Junior National qualifier from 2007-10 for First Colony • Member of the 2007 top 16 400 medley relay, 200 free relay and 800 free relay teams Personal: • Daughter of Michael and Patricia Layne • Has one sister • Birthday is December 3 • Majoring in industrial engineering • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • BIG EAST Academic All-Star

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished fourth on both the 1-meter (177.22) and the 3-meter (127.95) against Ohio • Placed fourth on the 1-meter (190.20) and the 3-meter (215.55) against Maryland • Took fifth on the 1-meter (171.45) at Louisville • Finished fourth on the 1-meter (136.02) at Marshall • Took fifth on the 1-meter (139.35) and the 3-meter (157.65) against Penn State In High School: • Member of the Flemington-Raritan swimming and diving team • Member of the gymnastics and track and field teams at Hunterdon Regional High • Also participated in gymnastics for Gymnastic Unlimited Personal: • Daughter of Jack Palis and Penni Wild • Has one brother • Birthday is September 30 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

Danielle Redman [ 5-11 • sophomore • back • queensland, australia ] In High School: • Age and open national qualifier for the Australian Championships under the direction of coach Dean Pugh for Aqualogan • Also a state medalist • Finished 30th in the 200 back and 31st in the 100 back at the 2009 Australian Age Nationals Personal: • Daughter of Peter and Sharon Redman • Has two brothers • Birthday is July 5 • Enrolled in pre-psychology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

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Melissa Schreiber

Rachael Gorrie

[ 5-9 • sophomore • breast • alpharetta, ga. ] [ 5-10 • sophomore • back • queensland, australia ] At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Finished fourth in 200 breast (2:25.04) against Ohio • Took second in 200 breast (2:24.05) and third in 100 breast (1:07.68) against Maryland • Placed fourth in 200 breast (2:27.08) against Rutgers • Finished fourth in 200 breast (2:24.46) at Cincinnati • Took first in 200 breast (2:26.59) and third in 100 breast (1:09.25) at Marshall In High School: • Swam all four years at Alpharetta High • Placed in the top eight in Fulton County all four years • Top 20 breaststroker in the state • Placed 10th in the 100 breast in 2010 • Also swam for Swim Atlanta • Ran track and holds her high school record in the 800 meter run Personal: • Daughter of Mark and Roberta Schreiber • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is October 5 • Majoring in exercise physiology

At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Member of the fifth-place 200 medley relay (1:43.22) and 200 free relay (1:35.50) at the BIG EAST Championships, and also finished seventh in the 200 back (2:01.15) • Took second in the 100 back (58.17) against Ohio

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• Member of the second-place 200 free relay (1:39.54) against Maryland • Member of the second-place 200 medley relay (1:47.45), while also finishing second in 100 back (27.43) and 200 back (2:06.99), and took third in 100 fly (58.05) at Pitt • Finished second in 100 back (59.02) at UC-Santa Barbara In High School: • Swam for Michael Bohl with St. Peter’s Western Swimming Club • Holds state records in the 1500 free and 800 free events • Three-year school record holder in the 50 free, 50 fly and 50 back • Finished as a “B” finalist in the 200 back at the Commonwealth Games trials in 2010 • 2009 finalist in the 100 back and 200 back at the Youth Olympic Festival • Bronze medalist in the 200 back at the 2009 Australian Age Nationals • Two-time 200 back “B” finalist at the Australian Short Course Championships competed at the World Championships Trials in 2007 and 2009 • Competed at the 2008 Olympic Trials • Served four years on the Kurrawa Surf Lifesaving Club • Selected in 2008 to the World Surf Life Saving Team to compete in Germany Personal: • Daughter of Michael and Marie Gorrie • Has two brothers • Birthday is Oct. 2 • Majoring in nursing

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Danielle Smith

Tiera Butkus

[ 5-8 • sophomore • back/free • delray beach, fla. ] [ 5-10 • freshman • back/free • queensland, australia ] At West Virginia in 2010-11: • Member of the third-place 400 medley relay (3:42.57), fifth-place 200 free relay (1:35.50) and sixth-place 400 free relay (3:25.21) at the BIG EAST Championships; also placed ninth in the 100 back (55.15) and 200 back (2:00.05) • Took third in 500 free (5:09.90) against Maryland and finished second in the 200 free relay (1:39.84) • Member of second-place 400 free relay (3:34.91), while also placing third in the 100 back (58.75) and 200 back (2:07.59) at Pitt • Finished second in the 200 medley relay (1:49.46) and the 200 back (2:07.45) at UC-Santa Barbara • Member of first-place 400 medley (58.56) and 200 back (2:07.00) at Marshall In High School: • Four-year state qualifier and one-year captain at Boca Raton High • Member of two state championship teams (2007, 2008) • Member of the 200 medley relay team that won state titles from 2006-09 • Earned team MVP honors in 2010 • Holds records in the 100 back, 500 free, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay • 2009-10 All-American in the 100 back and 500 free • Holds the Palm Beach County record in the 100 back • Named Most Outstanding Female Swimmer at the 2009 Palm Beach County Championships • Twice named all-Palm Beach Post • First-team member of the 2009 all-Sun Sentinel squad • Palm Beach County’s 2009 and 2010 Girls Swimmer of the Year

In High School: • Attended St. Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, while swimming for David Lush with Brisbane Grammar Swim Club • Placed fourth at the under 17 Australian National Age Championships in the 100 back and 200 back • Under 17 Queensland champion in 100 back and 200 back, fourth in the 100 free and eighth in 200 IM • 2010 St Margaret’s Swimming Captain • QGSSSA 100 back champion 2010 Personal: • Daughter of Anthony and Leanne Butkus • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is May 19 • Enrolled in general studies

Personal: • Daughter of Allen and Christine Smith • Has one brother • Birthday is November 7 • Enrolled in pre-journalism

Tiera Butkus

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Jessica Fiant

Katie Morgan

[ 5-7 • freshman • fly • mohnton, pa. ]

[ 5-7 • freshman • free • zanesville, ohio ]

In High School:

In High School: • Swam for John Glenn High, Cambridge YMCA and Linking County Family YMCA • Served as a captain senior year • Three-time all-league • Two-time all-district • Muskingum Valley Christian Athletic Leader

• Swam for Governor Mifflin High • Two-time all-Berks County and all-league swimmer • Four-year Pennsylvania district qualifier • 2011 state qualifier in 100 fly • Is in the top 10 on the all-time record board in the 100 fly and 200 IM at

Personal: • Daughter of David and Cathy Morgan • Has two sisters and one brother • Birthday is Nov. 3

Governor Mifflin • 2010 short course national qualifier in 100 fly and the 200 medley relay • Also swam for Reading YMCA Swimming

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• Majoring in political science

Personal: • Daughter of Jeff and Elaine Fiant • Has one brother • Birthday is March 10 • Enrolled in pre-pharmacy

Mandi Kennedy

Julie Ogden

[ 5-5 • freshman • fly/back/free • columbia, md. ]

[ 5-8 • freshman • free/fly • indianapolis, ind. ]

In High School: • Swam for the Greater Baltimore Swim Association • Holds the GBSA team records in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 back • At the 2011 Maryland swimming championships, took fifth in the 100 free and 10th in the 50 free • Placed first in the 50 back and second in the 100 free at the Howard County Championships • 2011 Sectional qualifier • Attended Hammond High • Competed for USA Gymnastics and Acrobatics for 10 years Personal: • Daughter of Lou and Tracy Kennedy • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is May 17 • Majoring in fashion design and merchandising

In High School: • Swam for Lawrence North High • Holds four individual and three relay school records • 2011 team captain • Four-time team MVP • 2011 state champion in the 100 fly • Four-year state qualifier • NISCA All-American • NISCA Academic All-American • Also swam for Lawrence Swim Team Personal: • Daughter of Deb Ogden • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is Aug. 20 • Enrolled in pre-psychology

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Jennifer Rey

Haily VandePoel

[ 5-6 • freshman • diving • des plaines, ill. ] [ 5-4 • freshman • diving • holland, mich. ] In High School: • Dove for Maine West High • Four-year letterwinner • Four-year MVP • Four-time all area honoree • Three-time all conference • Two-time state qualifier • All-state member as a senior • Member of the Maine West High Hall of Fame • Academic All-American • Also dove for Glenbrook Aquatics Diving • National Honor Society Member • Four-year honor roll member • Participated in two years of high school gymnastics • Active gymnast for 10 years Personal: • Daughter of Jerry and Andrea Rey • Has one brother and one sister • Birthday is Oct. 12 • Majoring in sport and exercise physiology

In High School: • Swam for West Ottawa High • Team captain as a senior • Holds the school record in the six-dive and the 11-dive • Holds the pool record in the six-dive • Two-time all-conference • Was a high school All-American as a junior and senior • Named all-state in 2011 • Finished third in the 2011 state championships • Took ninth at the 2009 state championships • Four-year letter winner • Also dove for Grand Rapids Diving Club Personal: • Daughter of Dirk and Carey VandePoel • Has two sisters • Birthday is Aug. 8 • Majoring in sport and exercise physiology

Meredith Rogers

Jenelle Zee

[ 5-6 • freshman • free/breast • virginia beach, va. ]

[ 5-7 • freshman • breast • long valley, n.j. ]

In High School: • Swam for Bishop Sullivan Catholic High • Holds the school records in the 100 breast • Four-year state qualifier • Two-time MVP • 2009 all-conference and record holding 400 free relay member • Also swam at Tidewater Aquatic Club • National Honor Society Member

Personal: • Daughter of Guy and Kathleen Rogers • Has one sister who attended WVU • Birthday is Feb. 6 • Enrolled in general studies

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In High School: • Swam for Somerset Hills YMCA • Two-time all-county • Two-time all-conference • Three-time all-state • NISCA Academic All-American • Took third in the 50 breast and fifth in the 100 breast at the YMCA Long Course Nationals • Took fourth in the 100 breast at the YMCA Short Course Nationals

Personal: • Daughter of Steven and Joni Zee • Has one brother • Birthday is May 21 • Majoring in human nutrition and foods


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Men’s Season Preview

[ wvu returns 19 swimmers in 2011-12 ] team this season in the 100 breast and 200 breast, while freshman Eric Dillemuth will also serve as a breast swimmer. Carr, Molinaro, O’Malley, Querciagrossa, Stavros and Vanis will likely all split the 200 IM and 400 IM duties this season. The diving squad continues to get bigger and returns NCAA Zone qualifiers senior Matt O’Neill and sophomore Richard Pokorny. Senior Ethan Robinson will also be back after missing the 2010-11 season, while sophomore Liam McLaughlin joins the squad as well. O’Neill, Pokorny and Robinson have all scored points at the BIG EAST Championships in their careers.

Jake Querciagrossa After finishing in fourth place at the 2011 BIG EAST Championships, the West Virginia University men’s swimming and diving team is looking for another successful season in 2011-12. The squad returns 19 swimmers from last year’s team and will bring in eight newcomers, while only losing two to graduation. The sprint freestyle events will once again be one of the deepest on the team anchored by senior Brad Eichenseer and sophomore Tim Squires. Squires took second in the 50 free and 11th in the 100 free at the BIG EAST Championships, while Eichenseer finished fourth in the 50 free and fifth in the 100 free. Others that should provide depth in the events include seniors Joe Bailey and Jake Kudrna and freshmen Scott Fetsko and Miles Molinaro. The coaching staff also expects the middistance free swimmers to provide points at both the dual meet and BIG EAST level. Senior Taylor Camp will be a big points contributor in the 200 free and 500 free, as well as senior Eric Johnson. After having a breakout year last season, junior Jake Querciagrossa will continue his progression and work towards being a BIG EAST finalist. The addition of freshman Daeton Davenport adds depth to the mile swim with returning senior Ian Stavros and junior Tim O’Malley.

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Junior college transfer Bryce Bohman will look to take over control in the backstroke events with All-American Jared Goldthorpe spending the year in Australia to train for the 2011-12 SCHEDULE Olympics. Camp will Date Opponent Time also provide backstroke swims if needed and Oct.16..............PENN STATE.....................................12:30 p.m. seniors Brandon Carr Nov. 5...............at Louisville......................................... 5:00 p.m. and Johnson return as Nov. 6...............at Cincinnati.....................................11:00 a.m. top 200 backstrokers in Nov. 18-20......UNC NIKE Cup.................................10:00 a.m. the BIG EAST. Freshman David Palley is also (Chapel Hill, N.C.) expected to have an imDec. 2-4...........USA Short Course Championships mediate impact in both (Columbus, Ohio) events. Dec. 31............at UC Santa Barbara....................... 4:00 p.m. As a BIG EAST Champion in the 100 Jan. 4...............vs. Claremont..................................... 5:00 p.m. fly and a 10th-place (Fullerton, Calif.) finisher in the 200 back, Jan. 8...............at Pitt...........................................................Noon Camp will lead a group Jan. 22.............MARYLAND........................................ 1:00 p.m. of talented butterfliers in 2011-12. The 100 Feb. 11-13......BIG EAST Diving Championships fly will also be led by (Louisville, Ky.) Eichenseer, Carr and Feb. 16-19......BIG EAST Swimming Championships senior Martin Vanis. Carr (Louisville, Ky.) and Stavros will also be contributors in the 200 March 11-13....NCAA Zone Diving Championships fly. (Annapolis, Md.) The Mountaineers March 24-25....NCAA Men’s Championships will look to senior Jack (Minneapolis, Minn.) Greenhalgh to lead the


Women’s Season Preview

[ wvu returns 16 swimmers in 2011-12 ]

Kata Fodor

Much like the men’s team, the women’s side only lost two seniors to graduation and returns a good nucleus of swimmers in 201112. The team returns 16 swimmers from last season’s squad that finished third at the BIG EAST Championships, while adding nine newcomers. The 50 free and 100 will continue to be led by sophomore Eva Burlingham, sophomores Kaitie Layne and Hayley Kidd and freshman Mandi Kennedy will each contribute in both events. The mid-distance freestyle events continue to be the best in the BIG EAST and are anchored by 2011 500 free champion Rachael Burnett. Burnett will be closely followed by senior Kata Fodor, who finished second in the 500 free and mile and fourth in the 200 free at the championships in 2011. Senior Mandie Nugent and sophomore Danielle Smith also are top BIG EAST returners with Nugent taking fourth in the 500 free at the BIG EAST Championships and Smith scoring points in both the 200 free and 500 free. Tierra Butkus will join the Mountaineers this season and along with fellow Australian Rachael Gorrie, will lead the group of backstrokers. Also expected to contribute include Smith and seniors Sara Conner and Austen Carrington. Nugent will be back to defend her twotime BIG EAST Champion title in the 200 fly

at last season’s BIG EAST Championships in the 200 IM. Junior Sloan Storie, Carrington and Studer will also be contributors. Storie finished the 400 IM in 13th place at last season’s BIG EAST Championships. Freshman Haily Vande Poel and Jennifer Rey will lead the Mountaineer women divers this season with both having a plethora of experience at the club and high school level. Sophomore Kelsey Palis will also be returning for her second season.

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this season, while Burnett will make a push for first after finishing sixth last season at the championships. Fresh2011-12 SCHEDULE man Julie Ogden was arguably the top butterfly Date Opponent Time swimmer out of Indiana Oct.16..............PENN STATE.....................................12:30 p.m. and will provide an immeOct. 23.............at Marshall......................................... 2:00 p.m. diate impact. Other butNov. 5...............at Louisville......................................... 5:00 p.m. terfly swimmers include Nov. 6...............at Cincinnati.....................................11:00 a.m. Burlingham, Carrington, Nov. 13............RUTGERS..........................................11:00 a.m. junior Nikki Vetterlein and freshman Jessica Fiant. Nov. 18-20......UNC NIKE Cup.................................10:00 a.m. After finishing (Chapel Hill, N.C.) seventh in the 200 Dec. 2-4...........USA Short Course Championships breast and 13th in the (Columbus, Ohio) 100 breast at the BIG Dec. 31............at UC Santa Barbara....................... 4:00 p.m. EAST Championships last Jan. 4...............vs. Claremont..................................... 5:00 p.m. season, junior Breanna McCann will lead the (Fullerton, Calif.) group of breaststrokers. Jan. 8...............at Pitt...........................................................Noon Also serving in the leaderJan. 22.............MARYLAND........................................ 1:00 p.m. ship role is senior Jaryn Jan. 29.............OHIO...........................................................Noon Studer who took 14th in Feb. 11-13......BIG EAST Diving Championships...............TBA the 100 breast and 12th (Louisville, Ky.) in the 200 breast at last season’s championships. Feb. 16-19....... BIG EAST Swimming Championships............TBA Also a BIG EAST (Louisville, Ky.) champion in the 400 IM, March 11-13... NCAA Zone Diving Championships...............TBA Burnett will continue to (Annapolis, Md.) lead the group of IMers March 17-19... NCAA Women’s Championships....................TBA that also features Mc (Austin, Texas) Cann, who took second

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Season Preview [ training trip ]

During the frigid Morgantown winter, the WVU swimming and diving teams will escape to the sunny paradise of Deerfield Beach, Fla. This will be the fourth consecutive winter that the teams travel out-of-town for winter training. Last season, the teams went to Fullerton, Calif. Both teams traveled to Cocoa Beach, Fla., in 2009-10, and Tucson, Ariz., in 2008-09. The trip will last from Dec. 28-Jan. 5 and include the Deerfield Beach Relays on Jan. 2, at 1 p.m. Teams that will be competing include Marshall, Bates, Davidson, Northern Iowa and Franklin and Marshall. The purpose of the training trip is to provide an environment and an opportunity to continue the necessary training efforts for success at the end of the season. With this as the primary objective, swimmers work out two times a day in rigorous practices. Swimmers do work extremely hard and earn the privilege for some fun in the sun and break from the rigors of WVU. As the team trains together through the soreness of over use, muscle stiffness from exertion and the fatigue the coaches prescribes by relentlessly pushing the team to train harder and better than ever before, they build positive habits and relationships that sustain throughout the season.

After training, the Mountaineers may find some time to spend at the beach.

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Season Review

[ wvu’s men and women placed in the top five at big easts ]

Rachael Burnett

The 2010-11 swimming and diving season was packed with records, victories and top finishes under coach Vic Riggs. The Mountaineers opened their season by splitting results against Penn State. The men were able to defeat the Nittany Lions, 125-116, while the women fell short, 174-67. Diver Matt O’Neill led the team with two first-place finishes in the diving well. O’Neill first broke a school record on the 1-meter with a score of 331.12 points, and won the 3-meter with a score of 331.20 points. George Farquhar swam to first place in the 200 breast, while Taylor Camp and Jared Goldthorpe took first-place finishes in the 200 fly and 200 back. Tim Squires began his career at WVU with a victory in the 50 free. On the women’s side, Lyn Ann Nelson took first place in the 200 free, while Kata Fodor and Rachael Burnett finished first in the 1000 free and 500 free. The women’s team defeated Marshall the following weekend, 170.5-124.5, in Huntington, W.Va. The 400 medley relay of Jaryn Studer, Mandie Nugent, Danielle Smith and Eva Burlingham started the meet off with a first-place finish.

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Fodor and Caroline Larsson continued the streak with first and second place finishes in the 1000 free. Nelson and Sara Conner placed first and second in the 200 free as well.

George Farquhar

Top finishes continued as Smith took first in 100 back, while Studer took first in 100 breast. Nugent stood out with two first-place finishes in 200 fly and 100 fly. Burlingham claimed her first top career finish in the 50 free. The Mountaineers opened BIG EAST competition at Louisville on Nov. 5. The Cardinals topped both the WVU men, 183112, and women, 186-105. Camp led the men with a first-place finish in the 100 fly, and second in the 200 fly. Squires continued his early season dominance with another first place finish in 50 free, while Hugh Simmonds took first in the 200 free. The women were led by Fodor, who finished first in the 1000 free, while taking second behind Burnett in the 500 free. Burnett swam to a second-place finish in the 400 IM. Nelson had a first-place finish in the 200 free for the Mountaineers, as well as Nugent in the 200 fly. The divers had another strong performance as Richard Pokorny and O’Neill took second and third, respectively, on the 1-meter board. The Mountaineers traveled to Cincinnati the next day to face the Bearcats at the Keating Aquatic Center. The WVU men’s team earned its second win, 195-101, while the women fell to the Bearcats, 162-130.


Season Review

[ wvu’s men and women placed in the top five at big easts ] The men and women swept a total of five events. The women began the sweep by claiming the top three spots in the 1650 free, and ended with the top four spots in the 500 free. The men swept the 200 fly, 100 free and 100 back. Both squads took first in the 200 free with Burnett placing first for the women and Simmonds taking first for the men. Jack Greenhalgh recorded his first first-place finish of the season in the 100 breast and Nugent set a new pool record in the 200 fly. In the diving well, O’Neill finished first on the 1-meter and 3-meter, while Pokorny finished second in both events. The women’s team returned to the WVU Natatorium to host the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers. The Mountaineers were able to come from behind in the final relay to defeat their BIG EAST foe, 148-146. Due to a Rutgers disqualification, the 200 free relay of Nelson, Conner, McCann and Nikki Vetterlein took first, with the relay of Fodor, Smith, Hayley Kidd and Heidi Shultz claiming second to seal the team victory. Fodor had another outstanding swim in the 1000 free, while Burnett took first in the 200 free, 100 free and the 400 IM. Both teams traveled to Chapel Hill, N.C., for the UNC Nike Cup, Nov. 18-20. The Mountaineers had a successful performance and finished overall with the men in fifth and the women in fourth. Camp, Squires, Brad Eichenseer and Zach Chow got the men off to a great start with their third-place performance in the 200 free relay. Camp continued to amaze with his first-place finish in 100 fly and 10th place finish in 200 fly. Burnett recorded two NCAA “B” cut times with her fourth-place finish in the 400 IM and her third place in the 500 free. Nelson and Fodor would finish sixth place and seventh place in the 500 free, respectively, recording NCAA “B” cut times as well. Goldthorpe finished second in the 100 back and first in the 200 back, recording a NCAA “B” cut time in both. Nugent recorded a NCAA “B” cut time for her first-place finish in the 200 fly. The Mountaineers would suffer a loss at UC Santa Barbara to the Gauchos on Dec. 31. The women’s team was able to get four first-place finishes from Burnett in 200 free and the 500 free, as well as Nugent in 200 fly and 100 fly. Rachael Gorrie placed second in the 100 back, her first individual race of the year. Tim O’Malley earned second for the men’s team in 500 free, while Goldthorpe, Simmonds and Jake Querciagrossa finished third through fifth in 200 free. The men also took third through sixth in 100 back, with James Butler finishing third, Eric Johnson fourth, Bryan Brown fifth and Leo Downes sixth.

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2010-11 MEN’S RESULTS Date

Opponent

Time

Oct. 16................ PENN STATE..........................................W, 125-116 Nov. 5.................. at Louisville............................................. L, 183-112 Nov. 6.................. at Cincinnati..........................................W, 195-101 No. 18-20.......... UNC Nike Cup...........................................5th place

(Chapel Hill, N.C.)

Dec. 31............... at UC Santa Barbara..............................L, 161-91 Jan. 8.................. at Pitt.....................................................W, 158-142 Jan. 22................ MARYLAND............................................. W, 213-87 Feb. 16-19......... BIG EAST Championships.........................4th place

(Louisville, Ky.)

March 24-26........NCAA Championships.....................................30th place

(Minneapolis, Minn.)

2010-11 WOMEN’S RESULTS Date

Opponent

Time

Oct. 16................ PENN STATE...............................................L, 174-67 Oct. 23................ at Marshall....................................W, 170.5-124.5 Nov. 5.................. at Louisville............................................. L, 186-105 Nov. 6.................. at Cincinnati............................................ L, 162-130 Nov. 13............... RUTGERS...............................................W, 148-146 Nov. 18-20......... UNC Nike Cup...........................................4th place

(Chapel Hill, N.C.)

Dec. 31............... at UC Santa Barbara........................... L, 158-103 Jan. 8.................. at Pitt....................................................... L, 194-104 Jan. 22................ MARYLAND................................................L, 202-96 Jan. 29................ OHIO....................................................... L, 176-122 Feb. 16-19......... BIG EAST Championships........................ 3rd place

(Louisville, Ky.)

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Season Review

[ wvu’s men and women placed in the top five at big easts ] The “Backyard Brawl” was filled with excitement as the men’s team used eight top finishes to grab a 158-142 victory over the Panthers. Despite four first-place finishes, the women fell to the Panthers, 194-104. Burnett and Fodor earned first- and third-place victories, respectively, for the women in the 1000 free, while Nelson took first in 200 free. O’Malley and Querciagrossa were able to get second and third place for the men in 1000 free, while Simmonds and Goldthorpe took first and second, respectively, in 200 free. The meet ended with a pair of second-place finishes in the 400 free relay. Nelson, Smith, Fodor and Burnett swam the race for the women, while Camp, Squires, Goldthorpe and Eichenseer swam for the men. The Jan. 22 meeting with Maryland would serve as the last home meet for the four WVU seniors. The men would defeat the Terps 213-87, while the women fell by a score of 202-96. The women swept the 1000 free with Fodor placing first, Sloan Storie second and Larsson third. O’Malley would take first for the men. Simmonds had a come-from-behind win in the 200 free. Burlingham took third in the 50 free, while Squires and Eichenseer took first and second. Camp extended his undefeated streak in the 100 fly, earning another first-place finish. The diving well saw multiple broken records with O’Neill winning the 1-meter with a school record of 358.42 points. Pokorny placed second, and Kelsey Palis scored fourth for the women. The women hosted their final meet before the BIG EAST Championships to the Ohio Bobcats. They were defeated with a score of 176-122.

Taylor Camp

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Burnett had three first-place finishes in 200 free, 100 free and 500 free. Nugent finished second behind Burnett in the 200 free, and placed first in the 200 fly. McCann got her own first-place finish in the 200 IM. The Mountaineers completed the BIG EAST Championships with the women scoring 396 points, putting them in third place behind Louisville and Notre Dame, while the men placed fourth with 470 points behind Louisville, Notre Dame and Pitt. Rachael Burnett and Mandie Nugent were named the co-BIG EAST Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmers for their performances at the BIG EAST Championships.

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Record Book

[ men’s all-americans ] RICK HYSER 1983 Wayne, Pa.

mention All-America status.

During his third appearance at the NCAA Championships, Hyser became WVU’s first male All-America swimmer, placing 10th for honorable mention state in the 100-yard butterfly at the NCAA finals in Indianapolis. The Mountaineer team captain and fivetime school record holder posted a time of 48.29 in the 100 fly to attain his honorable KREG LEWIS 1986 Towson, Md. A transfer from national champion Florida, Lewis brought honorable mention AllAmerica honors to WVU in 1986 with his ninth-place finish in the 100 fly at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis. Earning his award with a time of 47.48, the sophomore helped WVU capture the Eastern team title earlier that year. NICK DELIC 2006, 2007 Split, Croatia

Nick Delic had a productive 2007 NCAA Championships, earning his first All-America honors as a member of the seventhplace 200 free relay squad. He also earned honorable mention All-America honors, contributing to the 11th-place 400 free relay team, the 16th-place 200 medley team and the 16th-place 400 medley team. Just a year earlier, Delic earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 100 breast with his 13th-place finish at the 2006 NCAA Championships in Atlanta. His second distinction as honorable mention All-America came as a member of the 200 free relay that placed 13th. As only a junior, Delic owned eight school records, three Natatorium records and three BIG EAST records in both individual and relay events. CHRIS HAGEDORN 2006 Clarksburg, W.Va. After transferring from national champion Auburn, Hagedorn became a honorable mention All-American in 2006 as a member of the 200 free relay that finished 13th at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta. At the 2006 BIG EAST Championships, Hagedorn captured six BIG EAST titles and set two championship records on his way to being named BIG EAST Swimmer of the Year, a first in West Virginia history.

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ANDREW LANGENFELD 2006, 2007 Centralia, Ill. Langenfeld returned to the NCAA Championships stage in 2007, this time bringing home All-America honors as a member of the seventh-place 200 free relay squad. The sophomore also earned three honorable mention All-America honors with the 11th-place 400 free relay, the 16th-place 200 medley relay and the 16th-place 400 medley relay teams. Langenfeld made his first championship appearance at the 2006 NCAA Championships in Atlanta as a true freshman. Earning honorable mention All-America honors as a member of the 200 free relay that finished 13th, Langenfeld also competed in the 50 free, 100 fly and 400 free relay. PABLO MARMOLEJO 2006, 2007 Mexico City, Mexico A versatile swimmer with many proven strokes, Pablo Marmolejo made his second straight appareance at the NCAA Championships in 2007, traveling to Minneapolis, Minn., and earning honorable mention AllAmerica honors with his 16th-place finish in the 200 fly. Marmolejo first took home honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 fly with his 13th-place finish at the 2006 NCAA Championships in Atlanta. KYLE WILLIAMS 2006 Hazlet, N.J. A staple of the Mountaineer relay teams, Williams garnered honorable mention AllAmerica honors as a member of the 200 free relay that finished 13th at the 2006 NCAA Championships in Atlanta. The junior was making his first NCAA appearance.

TONY CISNEROS 2007 Garden Grove, Calif. A fast swimmer with a ferocious free stroke, Cisneros made his first appearance at the NCAA Championships in 2007 as a sophomore and earned honorable mention All-America honors as a member of the 11th-place 400 free relay squad. Cisneros set two school records and one BIG EAST record while at WVU.


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[ men’s all-americans ] KEVIN DONOHUE 2007 Wakefield, R.I. After spending a year at Northwestern and Rhode Island, Donohue transferred to WVU in 2006 and quickly found his groove with the team. He became the first-ever men’s swimmer at WVU to earn All-America honors in an individual event for his fifth place showing in the 100 breast at the 2008 NCAA Championships. At the 2008 BIG EAST Championships, he captured two first-place finishes in the 100 and 200 breast events. Both were automatic qualifying times to the NCAA Championships as well as school and meet records. In only his first season, Donohue competed in the 2007 NCAA Championships, contributing to the 16th place finish of the 200 medley relay team and earning honorable mention All-America honors. Donohue also won the 100 breast at the 2007 BIG EAST Championships. At the end of his career, Donohue owned two conference championships records, two school records and one Natatorium record.

MICHAEL WALKER 2009 Bridgeport, W.Va.

Walker earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 400 IM with an 11th-place finish in his first career NCAA Championships. Walker finished the race in a time of 3:44.89, a new school record. Walker joined Chris Hagedorn as the only other native West Virginia WVU swimmer to earn All-America status. The four-time BIG EAST qualifier won the 400 IM at the BIG EAST Championships in 2008 and 2009, both school and meet records. Walker is considered one of the most decorated Mountaineer swimmers of all time. JARED GOLDTHORPE 2011 New South Wales, Australia

ZOLTAN POVAZSAY 2007 Dunakeszi, Hungary Povazsay stormed on to the collegiate swimming scene his freshman year at WVU, winning 29 events throughout the course of the season. Povazsay took to the 2007 NCAA Championships pool as a true freshman and earned All-America honors with the seventh-place 200 free relay team. He also earned honorable mention All-America honors with the 11th-place 400 free relay squad and the 16th-place 400 medley relay squad. Just three weeks earlier, Povazsay won six events at the BIG EAST Championships, garnering BIG EAST Male Swimmer of the Year honors, only the second Mountaineer ever to do so. After only one year at WVU, Povazsay owned six school records and one conference record.

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All-America status.

After competing in the NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Goldthorpe was named an honorable mention All-American for his 10thplace finish in the 200 back. At a record setting pace of 1:42.17, Goldthorpe set a school record and became the first male swimmer at WVU since 2009 to earn

IVAN TOLIC 2007 Zagreb, Croatia After just three months of competition as a Mountaineer, Tolic earned All-America honors as a true freshman, contributing to the seventh-place 200 free relay team at the 2007 NCAA Championships. A brilliant backstroker, Tolic also earned honorable mention All-America honors leading off the 16th-place 200 medley relay team and the 16th-place 400 medley relay team. Tolic set three school records in his career at WVU.

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Event Name(s) Time/Score 50-yard Freestyle Chris Hagedorn 19.57 100-yard Freestyle Nick Delic 43.40 200-yard Freestyle Zoltan Povazsay 1:36.18 500-yard Freestyle Jared Goldthorpe 4:21.62 1000-yard Freestyle Craig Cooper 9:15.13 1650-yard Freestyle Craig Cooper 15:22.46 100-yard Backstroke Ivan Tolic 47.72 200-yard Backstroke Jared Goldthorpe 1:42.17 100-yard Breaststroke Kevin Donohue 53.07 200-yard Breaststroke Michael Walker 1:55.72 100-yard Butterfly Nick Delic 47.26 200-yard Butterfly Pablo Marmolejo 1:44.03 200-yard Individual Medley Michael Walker 1:46.04 400-yard Individual Medley Michael Walker 3:44.09 One-meter Dive Matt O’Neill 358.42 Three-meter Dive Matt O’Neill 364.96 200-yard Freestyle Relay Langenfeld/Povazsay/ 1:18.18 Tolic/Delic 400-yard Freestyle Relay Povazsay/Langenfeld/ 2:56.00 Cisneros/Delic 800-yard Freestyle Relay Povazsay/Marmolejo/ 6:32.21 Cisneros/Delic 200-yard Medley Relay Tolic/Donohue/ 1:27.05 Delic/Langenfeld 400-yard Medley Relay Tolic/Donohue/ 3:12.36 Marmolejo/Povazsay

WVU NATATORIUM RECORDS Event 50-yard Freestyle 100-yard Freestyle 200-yard Freestyle 500-yard Freestyle 1000-yard Freestyle 1650-yard Freestyle 100-yard Backstroke

Name(s) Time/Score Chris Hagedorn (WVU) 20.08 Jake Lucas (Pitt) 45.12 Kleyton Franca (WVU) 1:38.07 John Havlik (WVU) 4:30.32 Ed Denny (WVU) 9:22.01 Ed Denny (WVU) 15:34.07 Adam Maczewski (Pitt) 49.90

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Year 2006 2006 2007 2009 1983 1983 2007 2011 2008 2009 2006 2009 2009 2009 2011 2009 2007 2006 2007 2007 2007

Year 2006 2009 2002 1980 1979 1980 2009

200-yard Backstroke Jared Goldthorpe (WVU) 100-yard Breaststroke Kevin Donohue (WVU) 200-yard Breaststroke Kevin Donohue (WVU) 100-yard Butterfly Tim Phillips (PKB HS) 200-yard Butterfly Pablo Marmolejo (WVU) 200-yard Individual Medley Tim Phillips (PKB HS) 400-yard Individual Medley Michael Walker (WVU) One-meter Dive Alex Volovetski (Pitt) Three-meter Dive Alex Volovetski (Pitt) 200-yard Freestyle Relay West Virginia University 400-yard Freestyle Relay West Virginia University 800-yard Freestyle Relay West Virginia University 200-yard Medley Relay West Virginia University 400-yard Medley Relay West Virginia University

1:49.22 54.42 2:01.15 47.61 1:47.81 1:51.19 3:57.05 388.42 374.92 1:21.84 3:02.14 6:56.16 1:32.06 3:19.84

2009 2009 2008 2009 2006 2008 2008 2008 2008 2006 2006 2009 2011 2006

Event Name(s) Time/Score 50-yard Freestyle Josh Schneider (UC) 19.08 100-yard Freestyle Josh Schneider (UC) 43.00 200-yard Freestyle Joao De Lucca (UL) 1:35.07 500-yard Freestyle Frank Dyer (ND) 4:22.05 1650-yard Freestyle Jay Craft (SU) 15:09.31 100-yard Backstroke Carlos Van Isschot (UL) 46.92 200-yard Backstroke Tamas Deutsch (Miami) 1:43.87 100-yard Breaststroke Kevin Donohue (WVU) 53.07 200-yard Breaststroke Carlos Almeida (UL) 1:54.85 100-yard Butterfly Josh Schneider (UC) 46.44 200-yard Butterfly Pedro Oliveira (UL) 1:43.51 200-yard Individual Medley Carlos Almeida (UL) 1:45.26 400-yard Individual Medley Michael Walker (WVU) 3:45.45 One-meter Dive Rio Ramirez (Miami) 664.05 Three-meter Dive Rio Ramirez (Miami) 680.55 200-yard Freestyle Relay University of Louisville 1:17.89 400-yard Freestyle Relay University of Louisville 2:54.04 800-yard Freestyle Relay University of Louisville 6:23.23 200-yard Medley Relay University of Louisville 1:25.85 400-yard Medley Relay University of Louisville 3:10.95

Year 2010 2010 2011 2011 1993 2009 1994 2008 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 1999 1999 2009 2011 2011 2009 2010

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MEN’S INDIVIDUAL NCAA QUALIFIERS Year 2011 2009 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2002 1988 1987 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1983 1983

Name Jared Goldthorpe Michael Walker Kevin Donohue Tony Cisneros Nick Delic Kevin Donohue Andrew Langenfeld Sean Mahoney Pablo Marmolejo Ivan Tolic Zoltan Povazsay Nick Delic Chris Hagedorn Andrew Langenfeld Pablo Marmolejo Kleyton Franca J.P. McCormick Kreg Lewis Tim Card Lars Farestvedt Kreg Lewis J.P. McCormick Tim Valentino David Amato Craig Cooper Lars Farestvedt Neil Hodge Kreg Lewis J.P. McCormick Tim Valentino John Critchfield Bill Conrad

Event 500 free, 200 back 200 breast, 200 IM, 400 IM 100 breast, 200 breast 400 free 100 breast, 100 fly, 100 free 100 breast, 200 breast 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly 200 breast, 200 IM, 400 IM 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM 100 back 200 free, 200 back, 500 free 100 breast, 100 fly 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly 50 free, 100 fly, 200 fly 200 IM, 100 fly, 200 fly 200 free, 500 free 100 back 100 fly 400 IM 400 IM, 400 free 100 fly, 400 IM, 400 free 400 IM, 400 free 400 free, 800 free 400 IM 400 IM, 800 free 800 free 800 free 400 IM 400 IM 800 free 400 IM, 400 free, 800 free 400 IM

1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1981 1981 1980 1980 1979 1978

Brian Day Dan Grindel Rick Hyser Kreg Lewis Barry Morrison Jeff Parker Tim Pheland Rick Hyser John Critchfield Bill Treasurer Ed Denny Rick Hyser Ed Denny John Havlik John Havlik John Havlik

400 free, 800 free 1/3-meter dive 100 fly, 400 IM, 400 free, 800 free 800 free 400 IM 400 free 100 fly 100 fly 1-meter dive 1650 free 100 fly 1500 free 200 fly 200 fly 200 fly

MEN’S RELAY NCAA QUALIFIERS Year Name Event 2007 Tony Cisneros 400 free relay 2007 Nick Delic 200 free, 400 free, 200 medley, 400 medley 2007 Kevin Donohue 200 medley 2007 Andrew Langenfeld 200 free, 400 free, 200 medley, 400 medley 2007 Ivan Tolic 200 free, 200 medley, 400 medley 2007 Zoltan Povazsay 200 free, 400 free, 400 medley 2006 Nick Delic 200 free, 400 free, 400 medley 2006 Chris Hagedorn 200 free, 400 free, 400 medley 2006 Andrew Langenfeld 200 free, 400 free, 400 medley 2006 Pablo Marmolejo 400 medley 2006 Kyle Williams 200 free, 400 free

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Coach Captain(s) Paul Wheeler None Herb Scogg None J.R. Gainsford John Routa J.R. Gainsford None J.R. Gainsford None Lewis B. Ringer None Lewis B. Ringer Dan Cavanaugh Lewis B. Ringer Kornel Feher Jim Markel Ed Albright Jim Markel Russ Irvine, Dave Kohler Ray Riordan Larry Cargo, Ron Cargo Jack Lowder Ray Brace, Phil Minnes Jack Lowder Ray Brace, Phil Minnes Kevin Gilson Tom Gulliford, Craig McKay Kevin Gilson Ralph Gilbert, Tom Greenstreet, John Noffsinger Kevin Gilson John Law, Mike Lukowski Kevin Gilson John Law, Mike Lukowski Kevin Gilson Mike Cox, Bill Kweder Kevin Gilson Bill Bweder, Logan Popoff Kevin Gilson Steve Curtis, Tom Turner Kevin Gilson Pete Biffel, Steve Curtis Kevin Gilson Charlie Miesner, Dave Pentz Kevin Gilson Tom Geier, Bob Pope Kevin Gilson Charlie Miesner, Chris Smith Kevin Gilson Bill Brubaker, Keith Morgan Kevin Gilson Bill Berardelli, Steve Emerson, J.C. Pettit Kevin Gilson John Havlik, Mike Nordsiek, Parr Weigel Kevin Gilson Ed Denny, Erick Sheesley Kevin Gilson Brian Day, Barry Morrison Kevin Gilson Bill Conrad, Rick Hyser, Bill Treasurer Kevin Gilson Dave Higgins, Terry Richardson, Bill Treasurer Kevin Gilson Rob Chenault, Al Kitto, Tim Pheland Kevin Gilson David Amato, Craig Cooper, Eric Sosenko Kevin Gilson Lars Farestvedt, Tim Valentino Kevin Gilson J.P. McCormick, Joe Perroni Kevin Gilson Tim Card Kevin Gilson Brage Johannessen, Pete Kirkham, Scott Yarberry Kevin Gilson Bob Brotherton, Erik Seaver Kevin Gilson Trevor Crump, Jay Sailer, Thad Schultz Kevin Gilson Doug Nist, Greg Van Brunt Kevin Gilson Dan Paquet Kevin Gilson Mark DiSalvo, Blaine Schattenburg Kevin Gilson Pat McPartlin, Jamie Trickey Dan Langan Christian Hasbach, Justin Eisenhofer, Denton Quick Dan Langan Justin Eisenhofer, Steve Phillips Dan Langan None Eric McIlquham Brian Leverett, Shane Stender, Greg Brandes Eric McIlquham Adam Wilson, Kraig Gass, Liam Gilroy Eric McIlquham Mark Moskal, Anton Lombard Eric McIlquham Nick Frye Steve Phillips Matt Drozd, Travis Watson Sergio Lopez Matt Drozd, Kyle Gallo Sergio Lopez None Sergio Lopez Pablo Marmolejo, Dave Matthews, Kyle Williams Vic Riggs Nikola Delic, Michael Walker Vic Riggs Justin Galbreath, Pablo Marmolejo Vic Riggs Jeff Byrd, Tim Field, Justin Galbreath Vic Riggs None TOTALS

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Record 0-5 0-6 2-6 0-6 1-7 2-7 5-5 4-3-1 5-6 5-8 4-8-1 3-10 11-4 6-8 8-4 8-4 8-2 7-2 7-4 4-5 3-5 6-7 8-3 10-3 6-2 6-1 9-0 7-1 9-1 7-0-1 6-4 7-1 8-2 6-5 5-3 6-6 9-2 4-5 2-7 7-2 7-4 7-3 4-3-1 5-5 0-13 2-10 2-8 5-6 6-4 9-5 6-5 7-5 6-3 13-0 5-4 4-10 5-3 4-2 318-264-4


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[ men’s all-time results ] 1985-86 (8-2) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/6 Fairmont State W, 70-43 11/13 at Ohio W, 67-46 11/22 Boston W, 68-44 11/22 Maryland W, 73-40 11/23 George Washington W, 68-36 12/5-7 at Clemson Invitational 3rd 1/7 at Indian River C.C. W, 60-53 1/7 vs. South Carolina L, 48-63 1/12 Virginia Tech L, 44-69 1/17 LaSalle W, 62-51 1/25 Pitt W, 68-45 2/7 Marshall W, 60-38 2/20-22 at Atlantic 10 Championships 3rd (State College, Pa.) 3/20-22 NCAA Championships 31st (Fayetteville, Ark.) 1986-87 (6-5) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/8 Fairmont State W, 69-54 11/12 Ohio W, 68-43 11/13 at UMBC W, 67-37 11/14 at Navy L, 52-59 11/15 at George Washington W, 113-90 12/4 at Pitt L, 92-120 1/6 at Indian River C.C. W, 54-40 1/8 at Florida State L, 49-64 1/10 at Virginia Tech L, 41-72 1/17 at LaSalle L, 40-73 2/6 at Marshall W, 63-50 2/12-14 Atlantic 10 Championships 2nd (Washington, D.C.) 3/5-7 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio) 4/2-4 NCAA Championships (Austin, Texas) 1987-88 (5-3) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/13 Fairmont State 11/13 UMBC 11/18 at Ohio 11/21 George Washington 1/16 Virginia Tech 1/16 LaSalle 2/5 Marshall 2/13 at St. Bonaventure 3/3-5 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio) 4/1-2 NCAA Championships (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1988-89 (6-6) Head Coach Kevin Gilson ECAC Champions 11/12 Fairmont State 11/19 at George Washington 11/28 Ohio 1/4 at Miami 1/4 vs. NC State 1/14 Virginia Tech 1/18 at LaSalle 1/18 vs. Villanova 1/21 Pitt 1/27 at UMBC

W, 74-39 W, 72-43 L, 90-124 W, 68-42 W, 60-53 L, 46-65 W, 52-42 L, 87-123 -

W, 153-77 W, 142-94 L, 112-131 L, 73-157 L, 84-164 L, 110-127 W, 62-51 W, 57-56 L, 104-135 W, 138-87

2/11 St. Bonaventure 2/11 Penn State 2/23-25 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio) 1989-90 (9-2) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 9/23 at Louisville 10/28 LaSalle Relays 11/3 NC State 11/15 Fairmont State 11/15 West Virginia Wesleyan 11/17 George Washington 11/27 at Ohio 1/13 Virginia Tech 1/13 LaSalle 1/20 at Pitt 1/26 UMBC 2/10 at St. Bonaventure 3/1-3 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio) 1990-91 (4-5) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 10/27 LaSalle Relays 11/14 Fairmont State 11/14 West Virginia Wesleyan 11/16 at George Washington 11/26 Ohio 12/1-3 Kentucky Invitational 12/8 at Maryland Barbados Invitational 1/12 at Virginia Tech 1/19 Pitt 2/2 UMBC 2/9 St. Bonaventure 3/6-10 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio)

W, 69-44 L, 46-67 1st

W, 70-16 1st L, 98-110 W, 82-13 W, 93-16 W, 165-67 W, 154-89 W, 57-56 W, 145-100 L, 92-148 W, 131-110 W, 125-113 2nd

1st W, 65-47 W, 71-36 L, 96-140 W, 138-101 3rd L, 110-135 1st L, 91-150 L, 103-140 W, 132-105 L, 107-127 5th

1991-92 (2-7) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/13 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 147-74 11/15 at George Washington L, 115-128 11/16 at UMBC W, 69-44 11/16 vs. NC State L, 29-84 12/2 at Ohio L, 97-153 12/5-7 Pitt Invitational 5th 1/11 Virginia Tech L, 100-141 1/17 at Pitt L, 71-170 2/8 St. Bonaventure L, 77-162 St. Bonaventure L, 107-127 2/20-22 ECAC Championships 5th (Piscataway, N.J.) 1992-93 (7-2) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/11 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 71-36 11/11 Fairmont State W, 77-21 11/30 Ohio L, 85-157 12/3-5 Atlantic 10 Championships 3rd (Piscataway, N.J.) 12/11 Allegheny W, 143-79 1/9 at Virginia Tech W, 148-95 1/16 Maryland W, 67-46 1/16 LaSalle W, 63-50 1/23 Pitt L, 102-142 2/6 St. Bonaventure W, 130-113

3/4-6 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio)

6th

1993-94 (7-4) Head Coach Kevin Gilson Atlantic 10 Champions 11/5 at George Washington L, 108-136 11/10 Fairmont State W, 59-36 11/10 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 60-35 12/2-5 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st (Piscataway, N.J.) 12/11 UMBC L, 51-62 12/11 Duquesne W, 92-12 12/11 Allegheny W, 93-20 1/13 Virginia Tech W, 79-27 1/15 at Maryland W, 87-26 1/15 vs. LaSalle W, 76-37 2/5 St. Bonaventure L, 109.5-127.5 3/3-5 ECAC Championships 5th (Cleveland, Ohio)

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1994-95 (7-3) Head Coach Kevin Gilson Atlantic 10 Champions 10/28-29 George Washington Diving Invite 1st 11/5 George Washington L, 117.5-125.5 11/9 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 94-60 11/11-12 Rutgers Invitational 1st 11/16 Fairmont State W, 97-62 12/1-3 Buffalo Invitational 3rd 12/10 at UMBC L, 119-124 1/14 at LaSalle W, 75-38 1/14 vs. Maryland W, 67-37 1/21 at Virginia Tech W, 152-90 1/25 at Pitt L, 81.5-161.5 1/28 Rutgers W, 126-117 2/4 St. Bonaventure W, 139-99 2/23-25 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st (Piscataway, N.J.) 1995-96 (4-3-1) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/8 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 168-32 11/10-11 Rutgers Invitational 3rd 11/15 at Fairmont State W, 120-85 12/2 Clemson Invitational 4th 12/9 UMBC L, 117.5-125.5 1/13 Maryland L, 105.5-135.5 1/17 Pitt L, 97-145 1/20 Virginia Tech W, 159-72 1/27 at Rutgers T, 102-102 2/3 at St. Bonaventure W, 142-94 2/22-25 BIG EAST Championships 8th (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1996-97 (5-5) Head Coach Dan Langan 10/25 Pittsburgh Relays 10/26 Miami 11/9 at Maryland 11/10 at UMBC 11/15-16 Rutgers Invitational 11/21-23 Nike Classic Invitational (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 12/7 at Clemson 12/7 vs. Virginia Tech 1/11 at James Madison

3rd L, 115-126 L, 85-213 W, 147-96 3rd 7th L, 90-139 W, 151-84 L, 102-141

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[ men’s all-time results ] 1/18 at Pitt L, 46-104 1/25 Rutgers W, 137-99 2/1 at George Washington W, 141-100 2/8 St. Bonaventure W, 131-82 2/19-22 BIG EAST Championships 4th (Piscataway, N.J.) 2/27-3/1 ECAC Championships 18th (Gloucester County) 1997-98 (0-13) Head Coach Dan Langan 10/17 West Virginia Relays 3rd 10/25 Virginia Tech L, 43-179 11/1 at Penn State L, 83-155 11/7 at Rutgers L, 122-175 11/14 at Ohio State L, 91-140 11/15 Maryland L, 57-241 11/21 at Notre Dame L, 73-151 1/3 at Clemson L, 95-138 1/11 James Madison L, 100-134 1/17 Pitt L, 57-187 1/17 UMBC L, 83-153 1/24 at Syracuse L, 98-131 1/31 at St. Bonaventure L, 91-138 2/7 Connecticut L, 88-153 2/18-21 BIG EAST Championships 9th (Long Island, N.Y.) 1998-99 (2-10) Head Coach Dan Langan 10/17 at Old Dominion L, 100-200 11/6 Rutgers W, 133-102 11/13 at Duquesne W, 130-105 11/14 at Navy L, 80-159 11/20 Ohio State L, 78-156 11/21 at Virginia Tech L, 103-132 12/3-5 Notre Dame Invitational 7th 1/16 at Pitt L, 95-126 1/23 Syracuse L, 81-152 1/24 at UMBC L, 59-172 1/30 St. Bonaventure L, 88-148 1/31 at James Madison L, 94-141 2/13 at Connecticut L, 87-144 2/24-27 BIG EAST Championships 6th (Long Island, N.Y.)

10/20 Notre Dame L, 104-137 10/29 at Seton Hall W, 123-102 11/3 Ohio State L, 81-151 11/4 Rutgers L, 99-131 12/1-3 Cavalier Invitational 3rd 1/13 at Pitt L, 91-142 1/14 at Duquesne W, 125-84 1/20 Syracuse W, 164.5-115.5 1/21 St. Bonaventure W, 126-111 2/3 at Connecticut W, 151-143 2/15-17 BIG EAST Championships 7th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2001-02 (6-4) Head Coach Eric McIlquahm 10/19 at Virginia L, 93-125 10/27 Seton Hall W, 134-86 11/3 at Rutgers L, 140-158 11/9 at Ohio State L, 99-136 11/10 at Louisville W, 117-101 11/29-12/1 Cavalier Invitational 3rd 1/12 Pitt L, 78-163 1/19 at Syracuse W, 132-93 1/20 at St. Bonaventure W, 134-105 1/26 Virginia Tech W, 121-116 2/2 Connecticut W, 161-116 2/21-23 BIG EAST Championships 6th (Long Island, N.Y.) 3/28-30 NCAA Championships (Athens, Ga.) 2002-03 (9-5) Head Coach Eric McIlquahm 10/26 at Oakland L, 107-124 10/26 vs. Wayne State W, 177-64 10/26 vs. Akron W, 196-41 11/2 Rutgers L, 122-170 11/8 Ohio State L, 96-139 11/8 Louisville W, 172-62 11/16 at Seton Hall W, 132-109 12/5-7 Notre Dame Invitational 5th

1999-00 (2-8) Head Coach Eric McIlquahm 10/23 Old Dominion L, 29-84 10/23 Virginia Tech L, 38-75 11/5 at Rutgers L, 111-124 11/6 at Seton Hall W, 137-98 11/12 at Ohio State L, 98-130 12/3-5 Cavalier Invitational 3rd 1/12 UMBC L, 95-137 1/15 Pitt L, 74-168 1/22 at Syracuse L, 94-142 1/23 at St. Bonaventure L, 105-138 2/5 Connecticut W, 167.5-118.5 2/17-19 BIG EAST Championships 7th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2000-01 (5-6) Head Coach Eric McIlquahm 10/13 at Virginia Tech 10/14 at Virginia

L, 87-146 L, 89-132

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1/10 at Duquesne W, 103-86 1/11 at Pitt L, 58-185 1/18 Syracuse W, 133.5-109.5 1/19 St. Bonaventure W, 138-105 1/25 at Virginia Tech L, 83.5-157.5 1/25 vs. American W, 147.5-91.5 2/1 at Connecticut W, 153-141 2/20-22 BIG EAST Championships 6th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2003-04 (6-5) Head Coach Steve Philips 10/25 at Oakland W, 130-113 10/25 vs. Wayne State W, 174-67 11/1 at Rutgers L, 98-140 11/2 at Seton Hall W, 161-79 11/7 at Ohio State L, 107-130 11/7 vs. Louisville W, 181-59 12/4-6 Notre Dame Invitational 3rd 1/10 Pitt L, 75.5-167.5 1/17 at Syracuse L, 110-133 1/18 at St. Bonaventure W, 124.5-118.5 1/24 Virginia Tech L, 105.5-136.5 1/31 Connecticut W, 165-135 2/19-21 BIG EAST Championships 7th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2004-05 (7-5) Head Coach Sergio Lopez 10/14 Penn State L, 93-150 10/22 vs. Xavier W, 126-83 (Huntington, W.Va.) 11/6 Duquesne W, 132-92 11/12-13 at Louisville W, 149-88 11/12-13 vs. Xavier W, 185-51 11/12-13 vs. Ohio State L, 78.5-164.5 11/13 at Western Kentucky L, 102-138 12/2-4 Notre Dame Invitational 2nd 1/8 at Pitt L, 82.5-160.5 1/15 Syracuse W, 140-90 1/16 St. Bonaventure W, 142-99


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1/22 at Virginia Tech L, 94-144 1/29 at Connecticut W, 160-142 2/16-19 BIG EAST Championships 4th (East Meadow, N.Y.) 2005-06 (6-3) Head Coach Sergio Lopez 10/13 at Penn State L, 67.5-165.5 10/15 WVU Relays 1st 10/29 Louisville W, 141-90 11/4 at Duquesne W, 121-77 11/17-19 Terrapin Cup Invitational 2nd 1/7 Pitt L, 104-133 1/13 at St. Bonaventure W, 147-90 1/14 at Syracuse W, 124-111 1/20 Cincinnati W, 118-85 1/21 Virginia Tech L, 112-125 1/28 Connecticut W, 178.5-114.5 2/15-18 BIG EAST Championships 3rd (Long Island, N.Y.) 3/23-25 NCAA Championships t-30th (Atlanta, Ga.) 2006-07 (13-0) Head Coach Sergio Lopez BIG EAST Champions 10/14 WVU Relay Meet 1st 10/19 Penn State W, 137-104 10/28 at Louisville W, 194-104 11/4 vs. Duquesne W, 231-64 (Huntington, W.Va.) 11/4 vs. East Carolina W, 195.5-105.5 (Huntington, W.Va.) 11/16-18 Terrapin Cup Invitational 1st 12/2 Maryland W, 120-92 1/6 at Pitt W, 159-141 1/14 St. Bonaventure W, 138-95 1/14 Georgetown W, 167-55 1/20 at Cincinnati W, 184-132 1/26-27 at Notre Dame W, 228-142

1/26-27 vs. Connecticut W, 273-97 1/26-27 vs. Oakland W, 252-115 1/26-27 vs. Penn State W, 193-177 2/14-17 BIG EAST Championships 1st (Long Island, N.Y.) 3/15-17 NCAA Championships t-20th (Buffalo, N.Y.) 2007-08 (5-4) Head Coach Vic Riggs 10/6 Lewis W, 160-109 10/13 W.Va. Wesleyan W, 67-57 10/13 Wheeling Jesuit W, 67-38 10/18 at Penn State L, 106-194 10/20 at Georgetown W, 143-88 11/2 Cincinnati W, 134-86 11/10 Louisville L, 126-172 11/30-12/2 Georgia Invitational 5th 1/12 Pitt L, 110-131 1/26 at Notre Dame L, 150-214 2/20-23 BIG EAST Championships 4th (Long Island, N.Y.) 3/27-29 NCAA Championships 33rd (Federal Way, Wash.) 2008-09 (4-10) Head Coach Vic Riggs 10/11 vs. East Carolina W, 235-43 (Huntington, W.Va) 10/11 vs. Xavier W, 151-137 (Huntington, W.Va.) 10/22 Penn State L, 93-145 10/25 at Virginia Tech L, 109-200 10/25 vs. NC State L, 123.5-188.5 11/7 at Louisville L, 122-178 11/8 at Cincinnati W, 167-137 12/5-7 Georgia Invitational 5th 1/8 at Arizona L, 140.5-183.5 1/10 at Pitt L, 144.5-155.5 1/23-24 at Notre Dame L, 127-243

1/23-24 vs. Denver L, 150-218 1/23-24 vs. Michigan State L, 168-200 1/31 Maryland W, 147-84 2/6 at Ohio State L, 121-162 2/19-21 BIG EAST Championships 4th (Indianapolis, Ind.) 3/26-28 NCAA Championships 34th (College Station, Texas) 2009-10 (6-2) Head Coach Vic Riggs 10/24 at Penn State L, 96-145 11/6 Cincinnati W, 120-98 11/7 Louisville W, 113-187 11/13 at Villanova W, 206-35 12/3-6 Ohio State Invitational 3rd 1/9 Pitt W, 154.5-145.5 1/23 at Maryland W, 136-107 1/30 Virginia Tech L, 130-165 1/30 Duquesne W, 138-126 2/17-20 BIG EAST Championships 4th (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 2010-11 (4-2) Head Coach Vic Riggs 10/16 Penn State W, 125-116 11/5 at Louisville L, 112-183 11/6 at Cincinnati W, 195-101 11/18-20 UNC Nike Cup 5th 12/31 at UC Santa Barbara L, 91-161 1/8 at Pitt W, 158-142 1/22 Maryland W, 213-87 2/16-19 BIG EAST Championships 4th (Louisville, Ky.) 3/24-26 NCAA Championships 30th (Minneapolis, Minn.)

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[ women’s all-americans ] AILEEN CONVERY 1988,89 Dublin, Ireland Convery earned honorable mention AllAmerica honors in the 200 back with her 16th-place finish at the 1989 NCAA meet at Indianapolis. The former WVU and Eastern record-holder in the 200 back, Convery, also an Academic All-American, was a member of several record-setting WVU relay teams and finished 18th in her event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul as a member of the Irish Olympic team. She repeated as a honorable mention All-American with a 15th-place finish in the 1990 NCAA meet at Texas. KIM KAUFMAN 1984-85-86 Belpre, Ohio A three-time honorable mention All-American, Kaufman earned her honors despite swimming two years with a torn rotator cuff. The first WVU female student-athlete to earn All-America status in an NCAA sport, Kaufman finished 12th as a sophomore in the 100 yard backstroke, 13th as a junior and 12th as a senior in the 100 back in a WVU record time of 57.35. She was the first WVU swimmer ever to earn four trips to the NCAA Championships. Kaufman was inducted into the WVU Sports Hall of Fame in 1999, becoming only the second woman to be inducted. RENEE RICCIO 1991-92 Altoona, Pa.

in the 200 IM and 100 fly.

Riccio was an honorable mention AllAmerican in the 100 fly in 1991 and in the 100 fly and 200 fly in 1992. One of the nation’s top butterfliers, Riccio earned a berth to the 1992 U.S. Olympic Trials. A recordholder in the 100 fly and 200 fly and a team recordholder in the 200 IM and 400 IM, she also held two Eastern records DEBBIE SCOTT 1985 Pittsburgh, Pa. A Mountaineer captain, Scott earned honorable mention All-America status with a ninth-place finish in the 50 free at the NCAA Championships at Alabama. Swimming her specialty in a time of 23.51, the senior was making her first appearance at the NCAA Championships.

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KAYLA ANDREWS 2010 Newark, Del. Arguably one of the best sprint swimmer in WVU history, Andrews had an outstanding four-year career in which she set the school records in the 50 free and 100 free. Andrews was a multiple BIG EAST champion and four-year NCAA qualifier. Andrews was a member of the 15th-place 400 free relay team that earned honorable mention AllAmerica honors at the 2010 NCAA Championships. RACHAEL BURNETT 2010 Springfield, Va. In her rookie campaign, Burnett shattered multiple WVU school records and was on the 400 free relay team that placed 15th at the 2010 NCAA Championships for honorable mention All-America honors. Burnett also had previously set the BIG EAST record with her first-place swim in the 500 free at the BIG EAST Championships. MORGAN CALLAWAY 2010 Coatesville, Pa. Callaway developed into arguably one of the best swimmer to ever come through the West Virginia program as a four-year NCAA qualifier. Callaway was a member of the 15th-place 400 free relay team that earned honorable mention All-America honors at the 2010 NCAA Championships. The swim was the final of Callaway’s prolific career. Callaway was the 2009 BIG EAST Swimmer of the Year. SHAUNNA PURTELL 2010 The Woodlands, Texas One of the most improved swimmers to ever come through the program, Purtell garnered honorable mention All-America honors as a member of the 400 free relay team that finished 15th at the 2010 NCAA Championships. Purtell was making her first-ever appearance at the championships and the swim was the final of her career.


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Event Name(s) Time/Score 50-yard Freestyle Kayla Andrews 22.42 100-yard Freestyle Kayla Andrews 48.33 200-yard Freestyle Morgan Callaway 1:45.96 500-yard Freestyle Rachael Burnett 4:41.65 1000-yard Freestyle Lindsey Largo 9:54.99 1650-yard Freestyle Kata Fodor 16:17.00 100-yard Backstroke Morgan Callaway 54.02 200-yard Backstroke Morgan Callaway 1:55.65 100-yard Breaststroke Kitti Veisz 1:02.10 200-yard Breaststroke Kitti Veisz 2:14.27 100-yard Butterfly Mandie Nugent 53.15 200-yard Butterfly Mandie Nugent 1:56.64 200-yard Individual Medley Breanna McCann 2:00.97 400-yard Individual Medley Rachael Burnett 4:14.91 One-meter Dive Ashley Malik 280.75 Three-meter Dive Kelly McLean 275.00 200-yard Freestyle Relay Purtell/Kosmak/ 1:31.69 Shupe/Andrews 400-yard Freestyle Relay Purtell/Burnett/ 3:17.72 Callaway/Andrews 800-yard Freestyle Relay Callaway/Purtell/ 7:10.03 Matthews/Burnett 200-yard Medley Relay Callaway/Matthews/ 1:40:29 Shupe/Andrews 400-yard Medley Relay Callaway/Matthews/ 3:39.54 Shupe/Andrews

WVU NATATORIUM RECORDS Event 50-yard Freestyle 100-yard Freestyle 200-yard Freestyle 500-yard Freestyle 1000-yard Freestyle 1650-yard Freestyle 100-yard Backstroke

Name(s) Time/Score Kayla Andrews (WVU) 23.06 Kayla Andrews (WVU) 50.01 Katarina Filova (VT) 1:49.56 Erika Hajnal (VT) 4:51.61 Erika Hajnal (VT) 9:59.63 Lindsey Largo (WVU) 17:00.73 Eszter Povazsay (UL) 56.64

Year 2009 2008 2010 2010 2009 2011 2009 2009 2006 2006 2011 2011 2011 2010 2009 1993 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010

Year 2009 2009 2010 2010 2010 2008 2009

200-yard Backstroke Amy Modglin (PSU) 100-yard Breaststroke Kitti Veisz (WVU) 200-yard Breaststroke Kitti Veisz (WVU) 100-yard Butterfly Stephanie Shupe (WVU) 200-yard Butterfly Alexandra Young (PSU) 200-yard Individual Medley Leslie VanWinkle (UL) 400-yard Individual Medley Amy Modglin (PSU) One-meter Dive Hannah Gadd (UL) Three-meter Dive Sarah Milton (VT) 200-yard Freestyle Relay University of Louisville 400-yard Freestyle Relay West Virginia University 800-yard Freestyle Relay West Virginia University 200-yard Medley Relay University of Maryland 400-yard Medley Relay West Virginia University

1:58.62 1:03.42 2:15.12 54.23 2:01.16 2:04.95 4:22.02 295.35 337.80 1:34.62 3:27.14 7:35.32 1:45.61 3:46.86

2010 2008 2006 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2009 2009 2011 2006

Event Name(s) Time/Score 50-yard Freestyle Whitney Campbell (UL) 22.28 100-yard Freestyle Kayla Andrews (WVU) 48.33 200-yard Freestyle Christa Riggins (ND) 1:44.89 500-yard Freestyle Rachael Burnett (WVU) 4:41.65 1650-yard Freestyle Maddie Crippen (VU) 16:15.07 100-yard Backstroke Kim Holden (ND) 52.99 200-yard Backstroke Kelly Harrigan (RU) 1:54.76 100-yard Breaststroke Samantha Maxwell (ND) 59.64 200-yard Breaststroke Samantha Maxwell (ND) 2:10.35 100-yard Butterfly L. Thompson (UL) 53.10 200-yard Butterfly Mandie Nugent (WVU) 1:56.64 200-yard Individual Medley Leslie VanWinkle (UL) 1:57.83 400-yard Individual Medley Maddie Crippen (VU) 4:11.60 One-meter Dive Jenny Chiang (ND) 337.40 Three-meter Dive Hannah Gadd (UL) 329.95 200-yard Freestyle Relay University of Louisville 1:29.46 400-yard Freestyle Relay West Virginia University 3:17.72 800-yard Freestyle Relay West Virginia University 7:10.03 200-yard Medley Relay University of Louisville 1:38.43 400-yard Medley Relay University of Notre Dame 3:35.89

Year 2009 2009 2008 2010 1993 2011 2004 2010 2010 2011 2011 2010 1993 2011 2011 2009 2010 2010 2011 2011

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WOMEN’S INDIVIDUAL NCAA QUALIFIERS Year 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 1996 1995 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1988 1986 1985 1985 1985 1984 1984 1983

Name Mandie Nugent Kayla Andrews Rachael Burnett Morgan Callaway Mandie Nugent Shaunna Purtell Kayla Andrews Morgan Callaway Lindsey Largo Kayla Andrews Morgan Callaway Lindsey Largo Kayla Andrews Morgan Callaway Maritza Paredes Stephanie Shupe Kitti Veisz Valerie Patterson Valerie Patterson Renee Riccio Renee Riccio Renee Riccio Aileen Convery Aileen Convery Aileen Convery Anne Eriksen Kim Kaufman Kim Kaufman Debbie Scott Ruth Horne Kim Kaufman Tammy Weber Kim Kaufman

Event 500 free, 100 fly, 200 fly 50 free, 100 free 500 free, 400 IM 200 free, 500 free 100 fly, 200 fly 200 free, 500 free 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly 200 free, 500 free, 200 back 1650 free 500 free, 100 free 500 free, 100 back, 200 back 500 free, 1650 free, 400 IM 50 free, 100 free, 100 back 500 free, 100 back, 200 back 100 free, 200 free 100 fly 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM 200 free, 500 free, 1650 free 1650 free 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM 100 fly 200 back 200 back 200 back 200 breast 100 back 100 back 50 free 100 fly 100 back 1-meter dive 100 back

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WOMEN’S RELAY NCAA QUALIFIERS Year Name 2010 Kayla Andrews 2010 Rachael Burnett 2010 Morgan Callaway 2010 Mandie Nugent 2010 Shaunna Purtell 2007 Kayla Andrews 2007 Morgan Callaway 2007 Maritza Paredes 2007 Stephanie Shupe 2007 Kitti Veisz 1985 Ruth Horne 1985 Grace Huntzler 1985 Kim Kaufman 1985 Debbie Scott

Rene Riccio

Event 400 free, 400 medley 400 free, 400 medley 400 free, 400 medley 400 medley 400 free 200 free, 400 free, 800 free, 200 medley, 400 medley 400 free, 800 free, 200 medley, 400 medley 200 free, 400 free, 800 free 200 free, 800 free, 200 medley, 400 medley 200 free, 400 free, 800 free, 200 medley, 400 medley 200 medley 200 medley 200 medley 200 medley


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[ women’s year-by-year results ] Year 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 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 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 2009-10 2010-11

Coach Captain(s) Donna Henderson Jane Laughlin, Karen Miesner Barb Ewens None Barb Ewens None Linda King None Kathy Manger None Kevin Gilson Polly Kreamer, J.T. Tempas Kevin Gilson Renee Gaydos, Laurie McRae Kevin Gilson Ruth Gentry, Sara Shumate Kevin Gilson Nancy Hallman, Trish Keith, Debbie Scott Kevin Gilson Laurie Harris, Ruth Krewson Kevin Gilson Stephanie Amato, Debbie Scott Kevin Gilson Kim Kaufman, Lynn Kessler Kevin Gilson Jeannine Healy Kevin Gilson Ruth Horne Kevin Gilson Anne Ericksen Kevin Gilson Judy Tripp Kevin Gilson Aileen Convery Kevin Gilson Kristen Judge, Renee Riccio Kevin Gilson Shawn Gilson, Terri Mallon, Renee Riccio Kevin Gilson Sarah Summrall Kevin Gilson Jennifer Houck, Michelle Stokes Kevin Gilson Amy Campanelli, Valerie Russell Dan Langan Valerie Russell, Valerie Patterson, Paige Gano Dan Langan Jen Ahern, Jenn Hayes, Erika Woodbury Dan Langan Mary McLaughlin, Jen Loew, Missy DeConti Eric McIlquham Krista Arnold Eric McIlquham Angela Caprigno Eric McIlquham Sarah Crouch, Brooke Schaub Eric McIlquham Sarah Crouch Steve Phillips LeeAnn Johnston Sergio Lopez Manuela Trabert, Julia Warnken Sergio Lopez N/A Sergio Lopez N/A Vic Riggs Rachel Fedyk, Taylor Stallings Vic Riggs Morgan Callaway, Lindsey Largo Vic Riggs Shaunna Purtell, Stephanie Shupe Vic Riggs None TOTALS

Rene Riccio was a two-time team captain

Record 4-4 8-3 5-2 5-3 2-4 4-4 3-4 4-3 3-3 3-3 4-1 6-4 7-2 4-6 6-5 9-3 6-3 5-3 8-1 9-2 6-4 6-2 5-5 4-8 7-5 6-5 3-7 3-7 8-5 3-9 4-8 5-3 9-5 4-3 3-12 5-6 2-7 188-23

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[ women’s all-time results ] 1985-86 (6-4) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/6 Fairmont State 11/13 at Ohio 11/22 Boston 11/22 Maryland 11/23 George Washington 1/7 at Indian River C.C. 1/7 vs. South Carolina Penn State 1/17 LaSalle 1/25 Pitt 3/20-22 NCAA Championships (Indianapolis, Ind.)

W, 70-43 W, 62-51 L, 64-75 W, 74-65 W, 60-42 W, 68-44 L, 44-68 L, 51-88 W, 81-53 L, 54-85 38th

1986-87 (7-2) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/8 Fairmont State W, 70-53 11/12 Ohio W, 69-44 11/13 at UMBC W, 82-31 11/15 at George Washington W, 119-84 12/4 vs. Penn State L, 106.5-161.5 (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1/6 at Indian River C.C. W, 62-50 1/8 at Florida State L, 43-70 1/10 at Virginia Tech W, 67-48 1/17 at LaSalle W, 65-48 3/5-7 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio) 1987-88 (4-6) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/13 Fairmont State 11/13 UMBC 11/18 at Ohio 11/21 George Washington 12/3 vs. Penn State (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1/16 Virginia Tech 1/16 LaSalle 1/29 Pitt 1/30 Navy 2/13 at St. Bonaventure 2/25-27 ECAC Championships (Morgantown, W.Va.) 3/24-26 NCAA Championships (Austin, Texas)

W, 95-17 W, 82-32 L, 93-123 W, 71-42 L, 109-157

2/11 St. Bonaventure 2/23-25 ECAC Championships (Morgantown, W.Va.) 3/16-18 NCAA Championships (Indianapolis, Ind.) 1989-90 (9-3) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 9/23 at Louisville 10/28 LaSalle Relays 11/3 NC State 11/15 Fairmont State 11/15 West Virginia Wesleyan 11/17 George Washington 11/27 at Ohio 12/1-3 Purdue Invitational 1/13 Virginia Tech 1/13 LaSalle 1/20 at Pitt 1/26 UMBC 1/27 Navy 2/10 at St. Bonaventure 3/1-3 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio) 3/15-17 NCAA Championships (Austin, Texas)

W, 68-65

t-41st

W, 63-20 2nd W, 129-110 W, 89-19 W, 93-16 W, 133-90 L, 91-181 6th L, 34-84 W, 84-32 L, 107-136 W, 131-110 W, 167-133 W, 176-113 2nd t-42nd

1990-91 (6-3) Head Coach Kevin Gilson ECAC Champions 10/27 LaSalle Relays 2nd 11/14 Fairmont State W, 66-29 11/14 West Virginia Wesleyan L, 6-29 11/16 at George Washington W, 139-91 11/26 Ohio W, 126-117 12/1-3 Kentucky Invitational 3rd 12/8 at Maryland W, 145-98 1/12 at Virginia Tech L, 119-124

1/19 Pitt 2/2 UMBC 2/9 St. Bonaventure 3/6-10 ECAC Championships (Cleveland, Ohio) 3/28-30 NCAA Championships (Seattle, Wash.)

1992-93 (8-1) Head Coach Kevin Gilson Atlantic 10 Champions 11/11 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 71-25 11/11 Fairmont State W, 71-22 11/30 Ohio L, 120-123 12/3-5 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st (Piscataway, N.J.) 12/11 Allegheny W, 151-88 1/9 at Virginia Tech W, 159-79 1/16 Maryland W, 81-32 1/16 LaSalle W, 81-32 1/23 Pitt W, 126-117

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1991-92 (5-3) Head Coach Kevin Gilson ECAC Champions 11/13 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 140-54 11/15 at George Washington W, 155-88 11/16 at UMBC W, 67-46 11/16 vs. NC State L, 37-76 12/2 at Ohio L, 108.5-136.5 12/5-7 Pitt Invitational 4th 1/11 Virginia Tech W, 172-71 1/17 at Pitt L, 103-132 2/8 St. Bonaventure W, 141-102 2/20-22 ECAC Championships 1st (Piscataway, N.J.) 3/19-21 NCAA Championships t-32nd (Austin, Texas)

L, 56-57 W, 70-43 L, 119-145 L, 133-135 L, 87-123

1988-89 (6-5) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/12 Fairmont State W, 163-26 11/19 at George Washington W, 128-106 11/28 Ohio W, 152-77 1/4 at Miami L, 90-136 1/14 Virginia Tech L, 98-134 1/18 at LaSalle W, 59-54 1/18 vs. Villanova L, 48-65 1/21 Pitt L, 135-158 1/27 at UMBC W, 122-110 1/28 at Navy L, 129-164

L, 118-125 W, 141-88 W, 157-82 1st

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1993-94 (9-2) Head Coach Kevin Gilson Atlantic 10 Champions 10/23 Pitt W, 138-105 11/5 at George Washington L, 118-123 11/10 Fairmont State W, 61-34 11/10 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 63-32 12/2-5 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st (Piscataway, N.J.) 12/11 UMBC W, 70-47 12/11 Duquesne W, 102-10 12/11 Allegheny W, 93-20 1/13 Virginia Tech W, 74-33 1/15 at Maryland W, 77-37 1/15 vs. LaSalle W, 72-41 2/5 St. Bonaventure L, 118-119 3/3-5 ECAC Championships 4th (Cleveland, Ohio) 1994-95 (6-4) Head Coach Kevin Gilson Atlantic 10 Champions 10/28-29 George Washington Diving Invite 1st 11/5 George Washington L, 108-135 11/9 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 122-30 11/11-12 Rutgers Invitational 2nd 11/16 Fairmont State W, 124-28 12/1-3 Buffalo Invitational 1st 12/10 at UMBC L, 117-124 1/14 at LaSalle W, 71-42 1/14 vs. Maryland L, 37-76 1/21 at Virginia Tech W, 147-92 1/25 at Pitt L, 75-168 1/28 Rutgers W, 143-98 2/4 St. Bonaventure W, 135-101 2/23-25 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st (Piscataway, N.J.) 3/16-18 NCAA Championships (Austin, Texas) 1995-96 (6-2) Head Coach Kevin Gilson 11/8 West Virginia Wesleyan W, 180-25 11/10-11 Rutgers Invitational 3rd 11/15 at Fairmont State W, 129-73 12/2 Clemson Invitational 2nd 12/9 UMBC W, 154-89 1/13 Maryland L, 92-151 1/17 Pitt W, 124-119 1/20 Virginia Tech W, 165-78 1/27 at Rutgers W, 162-79 2/3 at St. Bonaventure L, 107-136 2/22-25 BIG EAST Championships 7th (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 3/21-23 NCAA Championships (Austin, Texas)

1996-97 (5-5) Head Coach Dan Langan 10/25 Pittsburgh Relays 3rd 10/26 Miami L, 115-126 11/9 at Maryland L, 86.5-213.5 11/10 at UMBC W, 82-49 11/15-16 Rutgers Invitational 2nd 11/21-23 Nike Classic Invitational 4th (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 12/7 at Clemson L, 78-147 12/7 vs. Virginia Tech W, 130-113 1/11 at James Madison W, 129-108 1/18 at Pitt L, 72.5-168.5 1/25 Rutgers W, 126-112 2/1 at George Washington W, 132-110 2/8 St. Bonaventure L, 112-131 2/19-22 BIG EAST Championships 6th (Piscataway, N.J.) 2/27-3/1 ECAC Championships 15th (Gloucester, N.J.) 1997-98 (4-8) Head Coach Dan Langan 10/17 West Virginia Relays 1st 10/25 Virginia Tech L, 52-165 10/31 Boston College L, 108-192 11/7 at Rutgers W, 166-133 11/14 at Ohio State L, 106-127 11/15 Maryland L, 67-233 11/21-23 Wolfpack Invitational 3rd (Raleigh, N.C.) 1/3 at Clemson L, 74-149 1/11 James Madison W, 155-86 1/17 Pitt L, 80-162 1/17 UMBC W, 160-81 1/24 at Syracuse L, 97-137 1/31 at St. Bonaventure L, 100-136 2/7 Connecticut W, 130-113 2/18-21 BIG EAST Championships 7th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2/26-28 ECAC Championships 33rd (Gloucester, N.J.) 1998-99 (7-5) Head Coach Dan Langan 10/17 at Old Dominion W, 180-120 11/6 Rutgers W, 150-84 11/13 at Duquesne W, 135-106 11/14 at Navy W, 158-142 11/20 Ohio State L, 80-161 11/21 at Virginia Tech L, 103-132 12/3-5 Notre Dame Invitational 7th 1/16 at Pitt L, 89-152 1/23 Syracuse L, 101-140 1/24 at UMBC W, 144-96 1/30 St. Bonaventure W, 117-104 1/31 at James Madison W, 132-111 2/13 at Connecticut L, 98-145 2/24-27 BIG EAST Championships 6th (Long Island, N.Y.)

1999-00 (6-5) Head Coach Eric McIlquahm 10/23 Old Dominion W, 82-31 10/23 Virginia Tech L, 48-65 10/30 Navy W, 165-127 11/5 at Rutgers L, 117-126 11/6 at Seton Hall W, 148-97 11/12 at Ohio State L, 112-131 12/3-5 Cavalier Invitational 4th 1/12 UMBC W, 165-75 1/15 Pitt L, 109.5-133.5 1/22 at Syracuse L, 113-128 1/23 at St. Bonaventure W, 127-116 2/5 Connecticut W, 161-139 2/17-19 BIG EAST Championships 5th (Long Island, N.Y.)

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2000-01 (3-7) Head Coach Eric McIlquahm 10/13 at Virginia Tech L, 98.5-125.5 10/14 at Virginia L, 92-148 10/29 at Seton Hall W, 138-95 11/3 Ohio State L, 108-122 11/4 Rutgers L, 111-123 12/1-3 Cavalier Invitational 4th 1/13 at Pitt L, 75-141 1/14 at Duquesne W, 132-96 1/20 Syracuse L, 134-153 1/21 St. Bonaventure W, 127-108 2/3 at Connecticut L, 105.5-180.5 2/15-17 BIG EAST Championships 7th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2001-02 (3-7) Head Coach Eric McIlquahm 10/19 at Virginia L, 94-120 10/27 Seton Hall W, 141-88 11/3 at Rutgers L, 123-163 11/9 at Ohio State L, 102-133 11/10 at Louisville W, 113-98 11/29-12/1 Cavalier Invitational 5th 1/12 Pitt L, 68-173 1/19 at Syracuse L, 107-127 1/20 at St. Bonaventure W, 123-120 1/26 Virginia Tech L, 83-158 2/2 Connecticut L, 144-156 2/21-23 BIG EAST Championships 9th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2002-03 (8-5) Head Coach Eric McIlquahm 10/26 at Oakland L, 92-148 10/26 vs. Niagara W, 174-64 10/26 vs. Wayne State W, 162-75 10/26 vs. Akron W, 122-118 11/2 Rutgers L, 107-188 11/8 Ohio State L, 112-122 11/8 Louisville W, 158-74 11/16 at Seton Hall W, 130-104 12/5-7 Notre Dame Invitational 1st

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[ women’s all-time results ] 1/10 at Duquesne W, 110-95 1/11 at Pitt L, 43-197 1/18 Syracuse W, 106-131 1/19 St. Bonaventure L, 97-142 1/25 at Virginia Tech L, 72-125 1/25 vs. American W, 149-70 2/1 at Connecticut L, 104-188 2/20-22 BIG EAST Championships 9th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2003-04 (3-9) Head Coach Steve Philips 10/25 at Oakland L, 90-153 10/25 vs. Wayne State W, 196-45 10/25 vs. Akron L, 110-133 11/1 at Rutgers L, 91-142 11/2 at Seton Hall W, 146.5-92.5 11/7 at Ohio State L, 65.5-169.5 11/7 vs. Louisville W, 136-96 12/4-6 Notre Dame Invitational 3rd 1/10 Pitt L, 73-164 1/17 at Syracuse L, 90-132 1/18 at St. Bonaventure L, 90-146 1/24 Virginia Tech L, 79-154 1/31 Connecticut L, 120-178 2/19-21 BIG EAST Championships 11th (Long Island, N.Y.) 2004-05 (4-8) Head Coach Sergio Lopez 10/14 Penn State L, 58-182 10/22 at Marshall L, 66-159 10/22 vs. Xavier W, 126-95 11/6 Duquesne W, 156-80 11/6 Youngstown State W, 154-80 11/12 at Louisville L, 115-122 11/13 at Western Kentucky L, 91-143 12/2-4 Notre Dame Invitational 5th 1/8 at Pitt L, 62-180 1/15 Syracuse L, 118.5-122.5 1/16 St. Bonaventure W, 131-112 1/22 at Virginia Tech L, 86-141 1/29 at Connecticut L, 132-172 2/16-19 BIG EAST Championships 7th (East Meadow, N.Y.) 2005-06 (5-3) Head Coach Sergio Lopez 10/13 at Penn State L, 67.5-165.5 10/15 WVU Relays 1st 10/29 Louisville L, 88-156 11/4 at Duquesne W, 124-80 11/17-19 Terrapin Cup Invitational 3rd 1/7 Pitt L, 79-164 1/13 at St. Bonaventure W, 141-102 1/14 at Syracuse W, 124-119 1/20 Cincinnati W, 118.5-80.5 1/21 Virginia Tech L, 88-148 1/28 Connecticut W, 178.5-114.5 2/15-18 BIG EAST Championships 8th (Long Island, N.Y.)

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2006-07 (9-5) Head Coach Sergio Lopez 10/14 WVU Relay Meet 1st 10/19 Penn State L, 96.5-146.5 10/28 at Louisville L, 140-160 11/4 at Marshall W, 208-92 11/4 vs. Duquesne W, 231-63 11/4 vs. East Carolina W, 159.5-140.5 11/16-18 Terrapin Cup Invitational 1st 12/2 Maryland W, 145-93 1/6 at Pitt L, 131-169 1/14 St. Bonaventure W, 141-99 1/14 Georgetown W, 174-64 1/20 at Cincinnati W, 201-114 1/26-27 at Notre Dame L, 147.5-225.5 1/26-27 vs. Connecticut W, 264-105 1/26-27 vs. Oakland W, 295-65 1/26-27 vs. Penn State L, 127-243 2/14-17 BIG EAST Championships 3rd (Long Island, N.Y.) 3/8-10 NCAA Championships (Minneapolis, Minn.)

(Indianapolis, Ind.) 3/19-21 NCAA Championships (College Station, Texas)

2007-08 (7-3) Head Coach Vic Riggs 10/6 Lewis W, 160-89 10/13 W.Va. Wesleyan W, 55-41 10/13 Wheeling Jesuit W, 55-35 10/18 at Penn State L, 73-227 10/20 at Georgetown W, 160-81 11/2 Cincinnati W, 122-104 11/3 Marshall W, 171-124 11/10 Louisville L, 132-168 11/30-12/2 Georgia Invitational 4th 1/12 Pitt W, 124-119 1/26 at Notre Dame L, 116-249 2/20-23 BIG EAST Championships 3rd (Long Island, N.Y.) 3/20-22 NCAA Championships (Columbus, Ohio)

2010-11 (2-7) Head Coach Vic Riggs 10/16 Penn State L, 67-174 10/23 at Marshall W, 170.5-124.5 11/5 at Louisville L, 105-186 11/6 at Cincinnati L, 130-162 11/13 Rutgers W, 148-146 11/18-20 UNC Nike Cup 4th 12/31 at UC Santa Barbara L, 103-158 1/8 at Pitt L, 104-194 1/22 Maryland L, 96-202 1/29 Ohio L, 122-176 2/16-19 BIG EAST Championships 3rd (Louisville, Ky.) 3/17-19 NCAA Championships (Austin, Texas)

2008-09 (3-12) Head Coach Vic Riggs 10/11 at Marshall W, 171-124 10/11 vs. East Carolina L, 119-171 10/11 vs. Xavier W, 192-46 10/22 Penn State L, 84-145 10/25 at Virginia Tech L, 93-199 10/25 vs. NC State L, 118-187 11/7 at Louisville L, 94-182 11/8 at Cincinnati W, 147.5-142.5 12/5-7 Georgia Invitational 6th 1/8 at Arizona L, 128-168 1/10 at Pitt L, 131.5-166.5 1/23-24 at Notre Dame L, 97.5-265.5 1/23-24 vs. Denver L, 157-190 1/23-24 vs. Michigan State L, 168-187 1/31 Maryland L, 103-134 2/6 at Ohio State L, 77-165 2/19-21 BIG EAST Championships 5th

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2009-10 (5-6) Head Coach Vic Riggs 10/17 Marshall W, 126-105 10/24 at Penn State L, 40-73 10/24 vs. Colgate W, 74-39 11/6 Cincinnati W, 122-97 11/7 Louisville L, 97-200 11/13 at Villanova L, 106-135 11/14 at Rutgers L, 125-158 12/3-6 Ohio State Invitational 3rd 1/9 Pitt W, 165-133 1/23 at Maryland L, 108-133 1/30 Virginia Tech L, 138-156 1/30 Duquesne W, 156-103 2/17-20 BIG EAST Championships 3rd (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 3/17-20 NCAA Championships 44th (West Lafayette, Ind.)


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Dr. James P. Clements [ wvu president ]

WVU’s First Family, standing from left: Jim, Beth and Tyler Clements. In rockers, from left: twins Hannah and Maggie. Seated on lawn: Grace. James P. Clements has said that no university in the country means more to its state than West Virginia University means to West Virginia. Since becoming WVU’s 23rd president on June 30, 2009, Dr. Clements has focused on expanding the University’s role as a 21st century land-grant institution. With a Strategic Framework for the Future now in place, WVU is committed to excelling in five key areas: academic excellence, research and innovation, diversity, global engagement, and enhancing the well-being and quality of life of our citizens. Dr. Clements has announced several initiatives in support of these strategic planning goals, including: adding 100 new faculty members to decrease the student-faculty ratio and support core and niche academic and research curriculums; building a new student health facility to increase wellness efforts; dedicating capital funds to expand outdoor recreational space for students; and increasing research to strengthen the University’s position as an economic engine as well as a leader in fields such as energy, biometrics, and health sciences. Additional priorities are to continue offering world-class health care and – through WVU’s Top-10 nationally ranked Rural Health Program – remain committed to increasing state outreach in the health sciences. To that end, WVU recently announced plans to establish a WVU School for Public Health to train the next generation of public health professionals, conduct high-quality population health

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research, and help the state confront preventable health threats that increase health care costs and shorten lives. Other goals include finding more efficient and effective ways to use technology to drive progress, increasing the diversity of WVU’s learning community and developing an even broader global focus in preparing students for new international opportunities. Other initiatives focus on increasing student retention, increasing WVU’s doctoral program enrollment, enhancing leadership development and increasing operating funds. This momentum has carried over to record gains in enrollment, research, and private giving. Student enrollment across all campuses reached more than 32,000; research contract and grant awards for the past two years averaged an all-time high of $176 million; and annual private giving to WVU reached an all-time high of nearly $100 million this past year. The University was also recognized as among the six percent of institutions in the country that the Carnegie Foundation classifies as highly engaged in service, and as one of the four best flagship universities in the country for access by the Education Trust. In addition to overseeing WVU and its divisional campuses, Dr. Clements chairs the boards of the WVU Research Corporation, the West Virginia United Health System, and the WVU Hospitals. In total, WVU and its affiliates represent a $2.3 billion enterprise and employ more than 18,000 people.

Dr. Clements also serves as an ex-officio member of the WVU Foundation and WVU Alumni Association boards, and is active with national higher education organizations such as the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities and the American Council on Education. Regionally, he is a board member of the National Energy Technology Laboratory Regional University Alliance. He is co-chair of the Economic Development Team of the Power of 32, a visioning initiative across 32 counties in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. He also co-chaired the WV Higher Education Policy Commission’s Diversity Initiative Council and currently co-chairs the WV Higher Education Policy Commission’s College Completion Task Force, as well as serves on the board of the West Virginia Business Roundtable. On a national level, he was nominated and selected to participate in the 81st Joint Civilian Orientation Conference through the U.S. Department of Defense, and invited by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to join a select 15-member Innovation Advisory Board that will guide a study of U.S. economic competitiveness and innovation. Before joining the Mountaineer family, Dr. Clements served as provost and vice president at Towson University, the second-largest public university in Maryland. Under his leadership, Towson developed academic and student support programs that led to impressive increases in enrollment as well as retention and graduation rates. Towson’s externally-funded research increased by 36 percent during Dr. Clements’ tenure as provost. Prior to becoming provost, he served as Towson University’s vice president for economic and community outreach and as the Robert W. Deutsch Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. He was a four-time recipient of Towson’s Faculty Member of the Year Award given by students at the University. Dr. Clements has an academic background in computer science. He earned a B.S. in computer science and an M.S. and Ph.D. in operations analysis from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), as well as an M.S. in computer science from Johns Hopkins University. The fourth edition of his project management textbook was published in four languages and used in multiple countries; the fifth edition was recently released. At WVU, Dr. Clements is a tenured professor in the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources’ Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. In October 2009, he was named UMBC’s Alumnus of the Year in the Engineering and Information Technology category. Jim is married to Beth Clements, and they have four children – Tyler, twin daughters Hannah and Maggie, and Grace.


Oliver Luck

[ wvu director of athletics ]

Former Mountaineer quarterback Oliver Luck is West Virginia’s 11th Director of Athletics. Successful at each of his previous career stops, Oliver Luck looks to continue that streak at West Virginia University. A former Mountaineer quarterback, Luck, appointed the University’s 11th Director of Athletics by President James P. Clements on June 9, 2010, has already made strides in just one year in enhancing WVU’s role as a player in the collegiate world. “Oliver Luck is someone who has succeeded at the highest levels at everything he has done – from his college and professional football playing days to his academic pursuits and his professional business career,” said Clements. “He is the clear choice to carry forward what has truly been a golden era in athletics.” “It’s an incredible honor for me to be appointed as athletic director at my alma mater,” said Luck. “I care deeply about this school. I’ve had an opportunity to serve on the Board of Governors the last couple of years, and it’s given me a tremendous viewpoint of how important intercollegiate athletics is at a land-grant institution like WVU. “WVU is truly one of the outstanding land-grant universities in the country, and I am so pleased to be a part of its momentum and growth. This is a tremendous opportunity - a chance to return to a University and a state that I love at a dynamic and strategic time in its history.” In his first year, Luck has hired four head coaches while maintaining the superior level of success WVU has recently enjoyed. In addition

to new hires, Luck has overseen the progress of major capital projects, such as the WVU basketball practice facility, and fostered an atmosphere for achievement and triumph, in the classroom and on the field. Luck’s athletic and professional career has been the epitome of success, first as a record-setting quarterback for the Mountaineers from 1978-81, then as a professional quarterback for the National Football League’s Houston Oilers, and later as a professional sports executive. Luck’s journey to the big chair at WVU began in his native Cleveland, where in 1977 he was named the Cleveland Touchdown Club Player of the Year at St. Ignatius High. Luck chose WVU over Ivy League schools Harvard and Yale, embarking upon a career that saw him establish school records for touchdown passes and completions during his playing days, while also leading the Mountaineers to a 26-6 upset victory over Florida in the 1981 Peach Bowl. His best season came as a senior in 1981 when he completed 216 of 394 passes for 2,448 yards and 16 touchdowns. He passed for a career-high 360 yards in a 27-24 loss to Syracuse at the Carrier Dome in the final regular-season game of his career. Luck ended his college career with 5,765 yards and 43 touchdown passes, both figures still ranking among the best in school history. Luck was a two-time team MVP in 1980 and 1981, and also received the Louis D. Meisel Award for the WVU football student-athlete

coaches with the highest grade point average. The swimmers two-time ESPN The Magazine Academic preview All-American was the recipient of Today’s review Top Five, presented for scholastics records by the NCAA and was selected by the National Football Foundation as one of wvu its 10 scholar-athletes to make a keynote media speech at its annual banquet in 1982. Selected in the second round of the NFL draft by the Houston Oilers (44th overall pick), Luck spent four years with the Oilers from 1982-86. His most extended action came in 1983 when he started six games and finished the season completing 124-of-217 passes for 1,375 yards and eight touchdowns. After retiring from football, Luck became vice president of business development for the NFL and later was appointed general manager of the Frankfurt Galaxy of the newly created World League of American Football. He spent the ’95 season as general manager of the Rhein Fire before being named President and CEO of NFL Europe in 1996. Luck totaled more than 10 years with the NFL, before becoming chief executive officer of the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority in 2001. In that role, Luck oversaw the development and management of a $1 billion professional sports and entertainment complex for the city of Houston that included Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, Reliant Stadium, home of the Houston Texans, the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets, Comets and Aeros and the Livestock Show and Rodeo. In 2005, Luck was appointed as the first president of Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamos, helping that organization to a pair of MLS Cup titles in his first two years at the helm. Luck was in the midst of securing the funding for an $80 million soccer complex to house the Dynamos when the call came to return to his alma mater. Prior to his current position at WVU, Luck was appointed by Gov. Joe Manchin in 2008 to a four-year term on the West Virginia University Board of Governors, a spot he relinquished to become director of athletics. The Rhodes Scholar finalist graduated Phi Betta Kappa from WVU in 1982. He also earned a law degree from Texas, graduating cum laude in 1987. In 1997, Luck was inducted into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame, and in 2008, he was inducted into the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame. He is married to the former Kathy Wilson. They have two sons and two daughters: Andrew, an All-American quarterback and a Heisman Trophy contender at Stanford; Mary Ellen, a sophomore volleyball player at Stanford; Emily and Addison.

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Senior Staff

[ athletic department personnel ] Mike Parsons

Deputy Director of Athletics

Michael Fragale

Assistant AD Communications

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Keli Cunningham

Terri Howes

Associate AD Compliance & Governance

Associate AD Sports Development, SWA

Michael Szul

Associate AD Business Operations


Head Coaches

[ wvu fields 17 varsity programs ] Jason Butts

Gymnastics

Dana Holgorsen

Football

Jill Kramer

Volleyball

Craig Turnbull

Wrestling

Mike Carey

Women’s Basketball

Bob Huggins

Men’s Basketball

Marlon LeBlanc

Men’s Soccer

Greg Van Zant

Baseball

Sean Cleary

Jon Hammond

Cross Country Track & Field

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Women’s Soccer

Vic Riggs

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Rifle

Jimmy King

Rowing

Tina Samara

Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving

Tennis

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Athletic Facilities

[ train and compete like a champion ]

Milan Puskar Stadium at Mountaineer Field

Caperton Indoor Facility

Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium

Hawley Field

Cary Gym

WVU Wrestling Pavilion

Mountaineer Track

WVU Rifle Range

WVU Boathouse

WVU Coliseum

Mountaineer Tennis Courts

WVU Natatorium

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Media Information

[ when covering the mountaineers ] Media Services The West Virginia University sports communications office will be available throughout the entire 2011-12 swimming and diving season to accommodate any media requests. Following are some guidelines that should make it easy for media members to cover the West Virginia swimming and diving teams. Any additional questions should be directed to swimming and diving contacts Grant Dovey or Andria Alvarez. Meet Services The sports communications staff will be at your service throughout the meet. All working media will be provided with game programs, rosters, media guides and other pertinent information. Computer-generated statistics at the meet’s conclusion. Wireless internet access is available for working media members. Credentials Photographers and media members who wish to cover a match at the WVU Natatorium should contact swimming and diving contacts Grant Dovey or Andria Alvarez, via email (grant.dovey@mail.wvu.edu/ andria.alvarez@mail.wvu.edu) or phone (304-293-2821), at least 24 hours in advance. Photographers may shoot anywhere in the WVU Natatorium.

Directions to the WVU Natatorium From I-68 Take the Pierpont Road (mile marker 7) exit and follow signs toward the football stadium by heading West onto WV 857. At second traffic light, turn left (south) on US 119. Drive up a steep hill; the Morgantown airport will be on your left. Continue straight past several car dealerships and at the second light turn right onto WV 705. Turn left at the sixth traffic light onto Van Voorhis Road. The road becomes Patteson Drive when crossing University Avenue. Proceed up Patteson to the light at Jerry West Boulevard. Go straight at the light into the Coliseum parking lots. Turn right on to Gale Catlett Drive and the Natatorium will be on your right a few hundred feet ahead. From I-79 Take the Star City/WVU (mile marker 155) exit and follow signs to West Virginia University, heading south on US 19 and across the Star City Bridge. Proceed up Monongahela Boulevard past Texas Roadhouse. The Natatorium will be on your right a few hundred feet ahead.

During the Week Any member of the media wishing to interview a swimmer or diver or member of the coaching staff during the week should contact West Virginia swimming and diving contacts Grant Dovey or Andria Alvarez., via email (grant.dovey@mail.wvu.edu/andria. alvarez@mail.wvu.edu) or phone (304-2932821), at least 24 hours in advance. Cell phone numbers will not be made available and all WVU student-athletes have been instructed to not conduct interviews without prior approval of the sports communications staff.

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Receiving Information Media members may receive swimming and diving press releases, notes and more via email. To receive such press releases, game recaps and more, simply email your requests to grant.dovey@mail.wvu.edu or andria.alvarez@mail.wvu.edu. MSNsportsNET.com MSNsportsNET.com is the place for media and fans to go for the latest on Mountaineer swimming and diving. In 2011, live results will be available on WVU’s official athletic website. Meet releases are made available in PDF format one day prior to gameday. Swimming or diver and coaching staff bios are available at the click of a finger by going to MSNsportsNET.com. Updated following each game, MSNsportsNET.com is your place to find the latest results for Mountaineer swimming results. BIG EAST Media Services For the latest news about the BIG EAST Conference, visit the league’s website at www.bigeast.org. The site contains information on all BIG EAST schools, including individual pages for every school and every sport. The following information is updated daily: BIG EAST standings, statistics for conference games and all games, weekly award winners, conference notebooks and team-by-team statistics.

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Sports Communications [ publicizing the mountaineers ]

Sports Information The West Virginia University sports communication office is located in the WVU Coliseum near the Red Gate. The main sports communications office is Room 107 with additional offices upstairs in Room 214C.

Swimming & Diving Contacts Grant Dovey Graduate Assistant e-mail: grant.dovey@mail.wvu.edu

Mailing Address Sports Communications Office West Virginia University P.O. Box 0877 Morgantown, WV 26507-0877 Overnight Shipping Address Sports Communications Office West Virginia University 107 Coliseum Monongahela Blvd. Morgantown, WV 26505 Phone Information Office: 304-293-2821 Fax: 304-293-4105 Press Box: 304-293-6480

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Andria Alvarez Student Assistant e-mail: andria.alvarez@mail.wvu.edu

WVU Sports Communications Staff Michael Fragale Assistant Athletic Director, Communications Bryan Messerly Sports Information Director Joe Swan Sports Publications Director John Antonik Director of New Media Mike Montoro Director of Football Communications Katie Kane Associate Sports Information Director Tim Goodenow Assistant Publications Director Shannon McNamara Assistant Sports Information Director Lisa Ammons Business Manager Cheryl Maust Program Assistant Amy Prunty Program Assistant Julie Brown Graduate Assistant Grant Dovey Graduate Assistant Brian Kuppelweiser Graduate Assistant Daniel Whitehead Graduate Assistant



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