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Swimming andDiving 2016-17 Swimming and Diving Guide Credits

The 2016-17 West Virginia University Swimming and diving Guide has been published by the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Managing Editor: Joe Swan | Editor/Writer: Samantha Strejeck | Page Layout/Design: Bob Slater Provations Group, Kristin Coldsnow | Contributors: Lisa Ammons, John Antonik, Ashley Bailey, Alyssa Cantisani, Grant Dovey, Charlie Healy, Alex King, Drew Mack, Bryan Messerly, Mike Montoro, Chris Pharis, Amy Prunty, Amy Salvatore, Cale Simon, Samantha Strejeck, Nicolle Thiry, Cheryl Wire | Photography: Lori A. Allen, All-Pro Photography by Dale Sparks, Jason Colquhoun, M.G. Ellis, Dan Friend, Erin Irwin, Brian Persinger, Niesha Shafer, USA Shooting, Morgan Wallizer, West Virginia Collection, WVU Athletic Archives, WVU Photographic Services

© 2017 West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics | West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. The indicia depicted are registered trademarks of West Virginia University. Reproduction of any material appearing herein is prohibited without approval of the publisher. All views represent the views of the author and are not necessarily those of the University or Intercollegiate Athletics. © West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

In the Spotlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 A Championship Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Big 12 Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Strength and Conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Athletic Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Aquatic Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Community Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Student Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Campus Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Mountaineer Excellence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

2016-17 Season Preview 2016-17 Season Preview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 2016-17 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

Coaching Staff Vic Riggs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Damion Dennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Michael Grapner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Liz Iliff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Rick West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Support Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

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Mountaineer Profiles Men’s Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Women’s Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

2015-16 Season Review 2015-16 Season Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Top Times . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 The Record Book Men’s All-Americans 70 Women’s All-Americans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Men’s Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Women’s Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Men’s NCAA Qualifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Women’s NCAA Qualifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Coaching Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Men’s Year-by-Year Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Men’s All-Time Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Women’s Year-by-Year Results. . . . . . . . . . . . Women’s All-Time Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Men’s All-Time Roster 85 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Women’s All-Time Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WVUSwimDive

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Director of Athletics Shane Lyons . . . . . . . . . . Senior Staff/Head Coaches. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Media Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Athletic Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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West Virginia University is on probation until February 17, 2017, for violations involving impermissible telephone and text communications that occurred in a number of our athletics programs. Level II violations occurred in the following sports programs: women’s gymnastics, football, women’s basketball and women’s soccer. On a smaller scale, 10 other sport programs, including baseball, men’s basketball, women’s diving, women’s rowing, men’s soccer, men’s swimming, women’s tennis, women’s track and field, women’s volleyball, and men’s wrestling and programs, also engaged in impermissible text and telephone-related activity. The penalties prescribed in this case, which included recruiting communication restrictions, off-campus recruiting restrictions and the loss of a scholarship in the sport of football, were served in the 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years. Additional information can be found at the following link: http://www.ncaa.org/sites/default/files/West/ Virginia/Public/Inf/Decision.pdf

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Choosing to become a Mountaineer student-athlete is special. Without a professional sports team in the state, folks across the state and throughout the region love West Virginia University athletics. 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.

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A CHAMPIONSHIP

For the second consecutive year, Andrew Marsh met NCAA qualifying time standards in three events, earning a spot at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta, Georgia. Marsh is only the second Mountaineer swimmer in program history to qualify for back-to-back championships. He was seeded No. 6 nationally in the 100 backstroke, where he placed 17th at the championships. In the 100 freestyle, he place 39th and took 45th in the 50 freestyle. The WVU divers had one of the best showings at the NCAA Zone Championships in team history, with eight Mountaineers competing - Lindsay Schmidt, Madelyn Woods, Julia Calcut, Alex Obendorf, Logan McHenry, Michael Proietto, Austin Smith and Emmott Blitch. Three Mountaineers advanced to finals in their events, also a number that stands out in the WVU record books as Proietto, Obendorf and Calcut reached the finals. Proietto advanced to the finals on all three boards.

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The Big 12 enters its 21st year, West Virginia enters its fifth season in one of the nation’s premier athletic conferences, whose focus is on stability, strength and success. Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby enters his third year with the conference. His leadership among the ten member schools continues to foster national recognition in the conference in academics and athletics. Big 12 institutions create a league that encompasses five states and nearly 37 million people. More than 4,200 student-athletes from across the United States and around the World compete annually in the sports sponsored by the Conference. The Big 12 is a strong conference that, like WVU, values quality academic and athletic programs, and has a great tradition of success. Whether in the pool, in the classroom, or within the community, the student-athletes, administrators, coaches and meet officials of the Big 12 support the highest ideals in sportsmanship. Since it began competition in 1996-97, the league can boast of 53 NCAA team titles and 552 individual national championships. In its first 17 years, the Conference has distributed more than $1.6 billion to its member institutions. The conference office is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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Conference

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Athletic excellence and strength and conditioning go hand-in-hand at West Virginia University. WVU’s strength and conditioning staff ensures that the swimming and diving athletes are on year-long programs designed to continue, improving the fitness capabilities needed in their sports. The primary training goal for the Mountaineer swimmers and divers is injury prevention by correcting muscle imbalances and improving joint mobility. A more resilient athlete is a better athlete. The next focus is maximizing sports performance – primarily lower body strength and power, upper body strength and power, core strength, muscular endurance and general work capacity and fitness. Plyometric/jump training is done to increase explosiveness on starts, turns, underwater kicking and height off the boards. Each athlete is educated on correct dietary habits and essential vitamins and minerals necessary to be an elite athlete. Student-athletes have the opportunity to meet with nutritionists, go on guided grocery store tours and receive diets designed specifically for them.

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Training

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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 including 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 careers at WVU.

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In the fall of 2015, nine public entities, including West Virginia University, committed to collaborate in building a state-of-the-art aquatic and track complex at Mylan Park. Recognizing the need for an Olympic sized 50-meter pool, the community and WVU are working together to make this possible. The $25-30 million facility, will be a community facility for all ages. It also will serve as the home to WVU’s swimming and diving, cross country and track and field teams. The aquatic facility will be approximately 75,000 square-feet with a 50-meter competition pool, with seating for 1,000 spectators. The aquatic center will include a diving pool and tower, a warming pool, therapeutic pool, a family water park, an outdoor sun deck, two wet classrooms, a cardio fitness room, training space, locker rooms and multipurpose rooms for meetings and special occasions. Plans for an opening in the fall of 2017, officials hope to host future NCAA and Big 12 Championships at the new complex. Over the years the Mountaineers have competed at the WVU Natatorium, covering 119,000-square feet, with the pool itself covering 12,730 square feet and seats 500 spectators. 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.

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Service

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The WVU swimming and diving teams recognize that it’s important to win in the pool, but the squad also realizes it’s equally important to win over the community by giving back in every possible aspect. Not only have the Mountaineers helped Morgantown become a better place through various humanitarian efforts, but the teams make the extra stride to travel outside of the immediate area to lend a hand. 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. The WVU men’s team has been partnering with Habitat for Humanity to help rebuild houses throughout the past year. 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.

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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 supporting arena and the personal-social challenges they face as developing adults While many of the headlines center of the Mountaineers’ accomplishments on the playing field, West Virginia athletes have also made some noteworthy strides in the classroom. Some of those strides include of 11 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. The 8,000-square foot facility provides individual and group study areas, a plethora of computer stations and the latest in fingerprint technology used when signing in. A total of 508 student-athletes were represented in 2015-16 on the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll, of which 100 of them registered a 4.0 GPA. Additionally, 10 student-athletes were named recipients of the Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award this past year, which is the Big 12 Conference’s highest academic honor. Over 519 student-athletes were honored on WVU’s Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll. Implemented in 1989, the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll was created to recognize students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or better. Since the program began in 1989, nearly 4,000 student-athletes have earned a place on the honor roll. Ford retired in 2011 after 44 years of service with the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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CAMPUS LIFE Character

Public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867.

Research Classification

R1: Doctoral Universities–Highest Research Activity, as described by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

WVU System Operating Budget More than $1 billion.

Accreditations

By the Higher Learning Commission and dozens of specialized academic accrediting agencies.

Governance

The WVU Board of Governors is the governing body of WVU. The Higher Education Policy Commission in West Virginia is responsible for developing, establishing and overseeing the implementation of a public policy agenda for the state’s four-year colleges and universities.

Location

Morgantown, W.Va., population 31,073, was rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its exceptional quality of life. Business Insider named Morgantown the ninth best college town in America. Within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest. Other recent rankings: Kiplinger.com included Morgantown in their 10 great places to live list; one of “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 5th “Best Small Metro” by Forbes; 12th overall “Hottest Small City” by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes.

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Student Profile

Fall 2015 enrollment, on WVU campuses statewide, was 31,514; 28,776 in Morgantown.

That included:

14,021 West Virginia residents, 14,755 nonresidents 22,498 undergraduates 4,711 graduate and 1,567 professional students

Academic Excellence

WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships: 24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 42 Goldwater Scholars, two British Marshall Scholars, 5 Morris K. Udall Scholars, 5 USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), 15 Boren Scholars, 36 Gilman Scholars, 46 Fulbright Scholars, 3 Department of Homeland Security Scholars, 25 Critical Language Scholars, 3 National Institute of Standards and Technology Fellowships and 4 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Degrees Granted

In 2014-15, WVU awarded 7,201 degrees statewide; 1,832 graduate and 428 professional.

Faculty and Staff Profile

Excellent faculty—19 of whom have been named Carnegie Foundation Professors of the Year—guide and mentor students. instructional faculty: 3,244 graduate assistants: 1,650 total main campus employees: 8,239

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Academics

Fourteen colleges and schools offering 353 majors in agriculture, natural resources and design; arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; dentistry; education and human services; engineering and mineral resources; law; media; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences; and public health. wvu.edu/Academics/

Student Living Experience

The First-Year Experience helps students navigate their first year at WVU. Elements include First Year Academy, which connects new students to the campus, their academic departments and other students; the Campus Read, which involves firstyear students in a common reading experience to promote dialog and critical thinking; and Adventure West Virginia, an outdoor freshman orientation program. All WVU students benefit from a vibrant array of student life programs, including a Festival of Ideas lecture series, bringing the world’s top minds to campus to share their experiences and knowledge; WVUp All Night, a weekend package of safe, fun and healthy activities; an award-winning Student Recreation Center; and the Mountaineer Parents Club, helping families stay connected with their students’ education and life at WVU. Living and Learning Communities are student communities in certain residence halls formed around a theme or specific field of study. Students can live with others who share their academic and social interests. studentlife.wvu.edu

Freshman Class Profile

2015 average ACT of 24, SAT (combined math and critical reading) 1052, and high school GPA of 3.45.

Transportation

University buses operate free on a year-round basis as does the Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system—a computer-directed system that glides along 8.7 miles of guideway between Downtown, Evansdale and Health Sciences Center campuses. In addition, Morgantown’s Mountain Line bus service offers free rides to students and employees. WVU ID is required for all services. transportation.wvu.edu

Safety

WVU offers 24-hour campus security protection. Students can download LiveSafe, a free app that is an on-the-go way to connect with authorities. The University also sends urgent news through WVU Alert text messages. emergency.wvu.edu/alert

Student Organizations

Students can choose from 467 student organizations, and participate in an active intramural program and many club sports. studentactivities.wvu.edu

Study Abroad

Last year, 922 WVU students traveled to another country through University-led study abroad programs and international exchanges. Best College Reviews ranked WVU as having a top-50 study abroad program. internationalprograms.wvu.edu

Academic Innovation

Hundreds of distance education classes are available. elearn.wvu.edu

Service and Learning

The Center for Service and Learning develops and organizes service learning and volunteer opportunities for students and faculty. WVU earned the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification—joining only 6% of all universities. It is the only institution in West Virginia the foundation recognizes for its community engagement. service.wvu.edu

Scholarships and Aid

Each year, WVU (Morgantown campus) awards over $433 million in financial aid, including $87 million in grants and scholarships. West Virginia residents may be eligible for the PROMISE scholarship in addition to WVU awards. A new campaign is under way to raise $50 million for student scholarships.

Honors College

The WVU Honors College encourages a style of learning and living that is tailored to the highly motivated, excelling student’s special requirements. Innovative, challenging courses, designed to stimulate creativity and to provoke in-depth discussion, are offered in small class settings. honors.wvu.edu

Internships

WVU offers hundreds of ways to gain valuable on-the-job experience and networking contacts. careerservices.wvu.edu

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Parents Club

The Mountaineer Parents Club, with more than 20,000 members in clubs across the state and nation, fosters success by connecting parents and family members with the student experience. The organization sponsors events on and off-campus, has a newsletter, a toll-free helpline (1-800-WVU-0096), parent electronic news and a Parent Perks program. Membership is free. parentsclub.wvu.edu

Athletics

A member of the NCAA and the Big 12 Conference, WVU competes at the Division I level in 18 sports. Teams make regular postseason bowl appearances in football, including winning the 2016 Cactus Bowl, and NCAA tournament appearances in men’s and women’s basketball, including a trip to the Sweet 16 in 2015; women’s soccer won its second consecutive Big 12 tournament championship in 2014 and made its 16th straight NCAA appearance in in 2015; women’s basketball advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2016. The WVU rifle team won its 18th national title in 2016, and in 2014 became the first WVU athletic team to visit the White House on NCAA Champions Day. wvusports.com

Facilities

The WVU System spans the state, including 518 buildings on 15,880 acres. The Morgantown campus has 245 buildings (11 on the National Register of Historic Places) on 1,892 acres. WVU operates 10 experimental farms and four forests throughout the state, in addition to WVU Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp. jacksonsmill.ext.wvu.edu/

Libraries

The WVU Libraries encompass eight libraries statewide and the WVU Press. Facilities in Morgantown include the Downtown Library Complex, Evansdale Library, Health Sciences Library, Law Library, and the West Virginia and Regional History Center. Onsite collections include more than 2.4 million books and 48,000 journal subscriptions, electronic access to 365 databases, over 500,000 e-books, and 47,300 online electronic journals. Library staff offer in-person and online assistance. libraries. wvu.edu

Admission and Application Timeline

Admission is based on a combination of high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores. Applications are processed beginning Sept. 15 for admission the following fall. March 1 is the deadline for WV residents to submit PROMISE Scholarship applications. WVU has a rolling admissions policy, and while there is no official application deadline, applicants who apply later in the year may be deferred to the spring semester. admissions.wvu.edu

Visitors Center

Located on the Morgantown Waterfront, the WVU Visitors Center features unique, cutting-edge displays and traditional West Virginia hospitality. Guided tours are offered Monday through Saturday, except home football Saturdays. visit.wvu.edu

Alumni

Chartered in 1873, the WVU Alumni Association is made up of more than 190,000 graduates worldwide in some 135 nations. alumni.wvu.edu

Private Support

Through March 31, 2016, donors have moved the WVU Foundation more than 95% of the way toward the $1 billion goal for A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia’s University. The campaign was extended through 2017 after donors shattered the original goal more than a year ahead of the deadline. Last fiscal year alone, donors contributed $125 million in new gifts, the second highest fiscal year of giving ever in the Foundation’s history. The Foundation’s total endowment is $565 million. www.wvuf.org

Extension

Throughout the year in West Virginia’s 55 counties, WVU Extension Service faculty and volunteers work with more than 624,111 West Virginians. 4-H alone reaches one in five West Virginia youths. ext.wvu.edu

Divisional Campuses

Potomac State College of WVU – Keyser, W.Va.; 800-262-7332; potomacstatecollege.edu West Virginia University Institute of Technology – Montgomery, W.Va.; wvutech.edu Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center – Charleston, W.Va.; hsc.wvu.edu/charleston Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center East – Martinsburg, W.Va.; hsc.wvu.edu/eastern WVU Beckley – Beckley, W.Va.

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MOUNTAINEER EXCELLENCE

519 TOTAL STUDENT-ATHLETES WERE NAMED TO THE GARRETT FORD ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL AND 508 STUDENT-ATHLETES WERE NAMED TO THE 2015-16 BIG 12 COMMISSIONER’S HONOR ROLL LAST YEAR

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Team Records Baseball: 36-22, 12-11 Big 12; 4th place Big 12 Cross Country: 3rd place at Big 12 Championship; NCAA MidAtlantic Regional; 1 NCAA Championship Qualifier Men’s Basketball: 26-9, 13-5 Big 12; 2nd place Big 12; NCAA First Round Women’s Basketball: 25-10, 12-6 Big 12; 3rd place Big 12; NCAA Second Round Football: 8-5, 4-5 Big 12; T-5th place Big 12; Cactus Bowl Champions Gymnastics: 11-8, 1-5 Big 12; 3rd place Big 12; 5th place NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Rowing: 8th place at Big 12 Championship Rifle: 12-0, 8-0 GARC; GARC Regular-Season & Postseason Champions; NCAA Champions Men’s Soccer: 7-12-0, 2-3-0 MAC; 4th place MAC Women’s Soccer: 19-3-1, 6-0-1 Big 12; Big 12 Regular-Season Champions; NCAA Quarterfinals Men’s Swimming and Diving: 2nd place Big 12; 1 NCAA Qualifier: Andrew Marsh Women’s Swimming and Diving: 4th place Big 12 Women’s Tennis: 6-16, 0-9 Big 12; 10th place Big 12 Women’s Track and Field and Field: Indoor-9th Big 12; Outdoor-9th Big 12; 8 NCAA Qualifiers Volleyball: 5-24, 0-16 Big 12; 10th place Big 12 Wrestling: 8-10, 0-4 Big 12; 6th place at Big 12 Championship; 4 NCAA Qualifiers

NCAA Team Champions Rifle

Individual NCAA Champions Ginny Thrasher, Air Rifle, Smallbore

Team Conference Champions

Individual Conference Champions Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving, 100 backstroke Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, GARC Smallbore

Individual International Team Honors Will Anti, Rifle, U.S. Junior National Team Michael Bamsey, Rifle, Great Britain National Team Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Team Canada 2016 Summer Olympic Games,Team Canada CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship, CONCACAF Best XI Team, FIFPro Women’s World XI Team, 2015 Women’s World Cup Best Young Player, 2015 BMO Canadian Player of the Year, Vanessa Flores, Women’s Soccer, Mexico U-20 National Team Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, U.S. Junior National Team, National Junior Olympic Shooting Championship 10m air rifle Silver Medal, National Junior Olympic Shooting Championship 50m 3 positions Bronze Medal Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, Estonian National Team Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, Team Canada 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Team Canada CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship, CONCACAF Best XI Team Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, United States, U.S. National Team Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer, Canada U-20 National Team Ginny Trasher, Rifle, Team United States 2016 Summer Olympic Games Cross Country Gymnastics Men’s Basketball

Rifle Women’s Basketball Women’s Soccer

NCAA Individual Qualifiers Dylan Cottrell, Wrestling Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving Zeke Moisey, Wrestling Millie Paladino, Cross Country Bubba Scheffel, Wrestling Jacob A. Smith, Wrestling

NCAA Individual Regional Qualifiers Amy Cashin, Outdoor Track & Field Jillian Forsey, Outdoor Track & Field Brianna Kerekes, Outdoor Track & Field Shamoya McNeil, Outdoor Track & Field Millie Paladino, Outdoor Track & Field Savanna Plombon, Outdoor Track & Field Hannah Stone, Outdoor Track & Field Megan Yuan, Outdoor Track & Field

NCAA Championship Awards Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, Top Performer

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Professional Draft Picks KJ Dillion, Football, Houston Texans (NFL), fifth round (159th overall) Chad Donato, Baseball, Houston Astros (MLB), 11th round (337th overall) Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, Atlanta Dream (WNBA), first round (11th overall) Karl Joseph, Football, Oakland Raiders (NFL), first round (14th overall) Nick Kwiatkoski, Football, Chicago Bears (NFL), fourth round (113th overall) Wendell Smallwood, Football, Philadelphia Eagles (NFL), fifth round (153rd overall) Blake Smith, Baseball, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (MLB), 29th round (876th overall) Daryl Worley, Football, Carolina Panthers (NFL), third round (77th overall)

Coaching Awards & Honors Nikki Izzo-Brown, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Coach of the Year Mike Carey, Women’s Basketball, WBCA Victory Club Award (300 wins) Jon Hammond, Rifle, GARC Coach of the Year Bob Huggins, Men’s Basketball, ESPN Infinti Coaches Charity Challenge Second Round Vic Riggs, Men’s Swimming & Diving, Big 12 Coach of the Meet Ja’Juan Seider, Football, Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award Finalist Lisa Stoia, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year

CoSIDA Academic All-Americans

Rifle, GARC Regular-Season & Postseason Champions Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Regular-Season Champions

NCAA Team Qualifiers

NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) Recognition

First Team Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer Kelly Williams, Cross Country/Track & Field Second Team Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer Third Team Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer

All-Americans First Team Michael Bamsey, Rifle, NRA Smallbore Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-America Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Smallbore Nick Kwiatkoski, Football, ProFootballFocus All-America Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-America Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, NRA Smallbore Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Air Rifle, NRA Smallbore Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Air Rifle Second Team Michael Bamsey, Rifle, CRCA Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, Senior CLASS Award Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics, NACGC/W Regular Season (Vault) Jamie Merriam, Men’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Smallbore Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, NRA Smallbore Third Team Karl Joseph, Football, CBS Sports Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, CRCA Freshman Darius Hill, Baseball, Louisville Slugger, National Collegiate Baseball Writers, Baseball America Ivan Vera, Baseball, Baseball All-America Honorable Mention Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, CRCA, NRA Smallbore Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, Associated Press , Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, NRA Air Rifle Karl Joseph, Football, SI.com All-American

All-Conference First Team Michaela Abam, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Michael Bamsey, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore Maggie Bedillion, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Danique Bryan, Track & Field, Outdoor All-Big 12 long jump Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Nate Carr, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 400 IM Amy Cashin, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 mile run, Outdoor All-Big 12 3,000-meter steeplechase Chad Donato, Baseball, All-Big 12

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Sara Finfrock, Track & Field, Outdoor All-Big 12 pole vault Jillian Forsey, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 5,000-meter run Outdoor All-Big 12 5,000-meter run Aidan Fumagalli, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 200 breaststroke Jaimee Gillmore, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 freestyle Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, All-Big 12 (unanimous selection) Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score, All-GARC Smallbore Nick Kwiatkoski, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12; ESPN.com All-Big 12, Phil Steele All-Big 12 Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics, All-Big 12 Vault Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 freestyle Shamoya McNeil, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 triple jump, Outdoor All-Big 12 triple jump Alex Obendorf, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 Platform Tyler Orlosky, Football, ESPN.com All-Big 12 Nick O’Toole, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12; ESPN.com All-Big 12, Phil Steele All-Big 12, Associated Press All-Big 12 Millie Paladino, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 3,000-meter run, Outdoor All-Big 12 1,500-meter run Faith Penny, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 high jump, Outdoor All-Big 12 high jump Michael Proietto, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 1-meter and platform Emma Skelley, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 1,650 freestyle Max Spencer, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 breaststroke, All-Big 12 200 breaststroke Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score, All-GARC Smallbore Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle Hannah Stone, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 high jump, Outdoor All-Big 12 high jump Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Rebecca Wendt, Track & Field, Indoor All-Big 12 1,000-meter run Daryl Worley, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12, Phil Steele, All-Big 12, ESPN.com All-Big 12 Second Team Will Anti, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore Michael Bamsey, Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score Ryan Cain, Men’s Soccer, All-MAC Nate Carr, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 200 IM, All-Big 12 200 backstroke Jackson Cramer, Baseball, All-Big 12 KJ Dillon, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Merwane ElMerini, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 50 freestyle, All-Big 12 100 backstroke Aidan Fumagalli, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 breaststroke Taylor Gill, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 400 IM Jaimee Gillmore, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 50 freestyle, All-Big 12 100 butterfly Ross Glegg, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 500 freestyle Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score Emma Harris, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 200 breaststroke Jay Hickey, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 backstroke, All-Big 12 200 backstroke Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Darius Hill, Baseball, All-Big 12 Jake Iotte, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 breaststroke, All-Big 12 200 breaststroke Meelis Kiisk, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle James Koval, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 1,650 freestyle Nick Kwiatkoski, Football, Associated Press All-Big 12 Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 100 butterfly Logan McHenry, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 3-meter, All-Big 12 platform Chris McMahon, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 500 freestyle Lanay Montgomery, Women’s Basketball, All-Big 12 Noble Nwachukwu, Associated Press All-Big 12 Alex Obendorf, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 1 meter Jaysean Paige, Men’s Basketball, Associated Press All-Big 12 Coaches’ All-Big 12 Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score, All-GARC Smallbore Joey Piatczyc, Men’s Soccer, All-MAC Carla Portillo, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Michael Prioetto, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 3-meter Tyler Orlosky, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Kyle Rose, Football, Associated Press All-Big 12 Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Lindsay Schmidt, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 3-meter Emma Skelley, Women’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 500 freestyle Wendell Smallwood, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12, Phil Steele All-Big 12, Associated Press All-Big 12

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Austin Smith, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 platform Hannah Steadman, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Patrick Sunderman, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore; All-GARC Combined Score Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore Chase Williams, Men’s Swimming & Diving, All-Big 12 200 butterfly Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball, Associated Press All-Big 12, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Daryl Worley, Football, Associated Press All-Big 12 Third Team KJ Dillon, Football, Phil Steele All-Big 12 Tyler Orlosky, Football, Phil Steele All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Will Anti, Rifle, All-GARC Combined Score Michael Bamsey, Rifle, All-GARC Air Rifle Jared Barber, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Kyle Davis, Baseball, All-Big 12 Jimmy Galusky, Baseball, All-Big 12 Shelton Gibson, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, All-GARC Smallbore Michael Grove, Baseball, All-Big 12 Karl Joseph, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Josh Lambert, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Noble Nwachkwu, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12 Arielle Roberson, Women’s Basketball, All-Big 12 Blake Smith, Baseball, All-Big 12 Ivan Vera, Baseball, All-Big 12 Elijah Wellman, Football, Coaches’ All-Big 12, Specialty, All-Newcomer/Freshman Teams Jevon Carter, Men’s Basketball, Coaches’ Big 12 All-Defensive Sh’Nia Gordon, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Freshman Darius Hill, Baseball, All-Big 12 Freshman Tynice Martin, Women’s Basketball, All-Big 12 Freshman Lanay Montgomery, Women’s Basketball, Big 12 All-Defensive Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer, All-Big 12 Freshman Ivan Vera, Baseball, All-Big 12 Freshman

Conference All-Tournament Teams Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Kyle Davis, Baseball, Big 12 Conner Dotson, Baseball, Big 12 Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 KC Huth, Baseball, Big 12 Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics, Big 12 Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Ross Vance, Baseball, Big 12 Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball, Big 12

Conference Major Awards Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics, Big 12 Newcomer of the Year Nathan Howells, Men’s Swimming & Diving, Big 12 ScholarAthlete of the Year Tynice Martin, Women’s Basketball, Big 12 Freshman of the Year Jaysean Paige, Men’s Basketball, Big 12 Sixth Man Award Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle, GARC Senior of the Year GARC Shooter of the Year Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year Ginny Thrasher, Rifle, GARC Rookie of the Year

National Awards and Recognition Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Finalist, 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Best Young Player Award, BMO Canadian Female Player of the Year, Soccer Net News Women’s College Boot Award, Collegiate Women’s Sports Awards Honda Sport Award nominee, CONCACAF Female Player of the Year Award nominee, CONCACAF Female Best XI Defender Award nominee, TopDrawerSoccer.com, Best XI First Team Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, Senior CLASS Award finalist Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award finalist Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Semifinalist, CONCACAF Female Best XI Midfielder Award nomine, TopDrawerSoccer.com Best XI Second Team Jaysean Paige, Men’s Basketball, Reese’s NABC Division I All-Stars Tynice Martin, Women’s Basketball, USBWA National Freshman of the Year finalist Jamie Merriam, Men’s Soccer, Senior CLASS Award finalist Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball, Allstate NABC Good Works Team nominee

Regional Awards Alan Cooke, Golf, 97th West Virginia Amateur Champion Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region First Team Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region Second Team, Darius Hill, Baseball, ABCA/Rawlings East All-Region First Team, Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball, WBCA All-Region 3 Team


Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region First Team Jaysean Paige, Men’s Basketball, USBWA All-District II Team Jon Ransone, Golf, U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier Hannah Stedman, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region Third Team Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, NSCAA All-Central Region First Team Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball, USBWA All-District II Team

Academic All-Conference First Team Darren Arndt, Football Aria Asselta, Rowing Hailey Barrett, Women’s Tennis Maggie Bedillion, Women’s Soccer Robyn Bernard, Gymnastics Madeline Bolin, Women’s Swimming & Diving Brandon Boone, Baseball Mackenzie Braden, Women’s Swimming & Diving Megan Brophy, Rowing Alisha Brownfield, Rowing Jevon Carter, Men’s Basketball Amy Cashin, Cross Country, Track & Field Lyn Yuen Choo, Women’s Tennis Allie Coates, Rowing Shaun Corso, Baseball Amelie Currat, Women’s Swimming & Diving Emily Deming, Rowing John DePalma, Football Alyssa Diehl, Cross Country Maggie Drazba, Cross Country Leah Emaus, Women’s Soccer Morgan Emter, Women’s Swimming & Diving Rachel Faulds, Cross Country Kelsey Frantz, Women’s Swimming & Diving Aidan Fumagalli, Men’s Swimming & Diving Gianna Gotterba, Volleyball Jordan Gillette, Gymnastics Jamiee Gillmore, Women’s Swimming & Diving Ross Glegg, Men’s Swimming & Diving Ray Guerrini, Baseball Brynn Harshbarger, Cross Country Susannah Hartlove, Rowing Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer Elizabeth Hooper, Rowing Nathan Howells, Men’s Swimming & Diving Melissa Idell, Gymnastics Jake Iotte, Men’s Swimming & Diving Elizabeth Kantak, Rowing Brianna Kerekes, Cross Country, Track & Field James Koval, Men’s Swimming & Diving Corinne Kule, Cross Country Jaida Lawrence, Gymnastics Carolina Lewis, Women’s Tennis Andrew Marsh, Men’s Swimming & Diving Celia Martinez De La Torree, Women’s Swimming & Diving Shamoya McNeil, Track & Field Joe Miller, Men’s Swimming & Diving Daxter Miles, Men’s Basketball Morgan Montgomery, Volleyball Louisa Morgan, Rowing Kaja Mrgole, Women’s Tennis Katie Murto, Women’s Swimming & Diving Tyler Orlosky, Football Millie Paladino, Cross Country Savanna Plombon, Cross Country, Track & Field Abbigail Rees, Rowing Lindsay Schmidt, Women’s Swimming & Diving Sydney Scott, Cross Country, Track & Field Habiba Shaker, Women’s Tennis Khairi Shariff, Football Hannah Shereve, Volleyball Jackson Sigman, Baseball Emma Skelley, Women’s Swimming & Diving Maxwell Spencer, Men’s Swimming & Diving Jacqueline Spiropoulos, Rowing Hannah Stone, Track & Field Paige Szabat, Cross Country Ross Vance, Baseball Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer Bria Welker, Track & Field Rebecca Wendt, Track & Field Kelly Williams, Cross Country, Track & Field Chris Williams, Golf Loren Williams, Women’s Swimming & Diving Second Team Nathan Adrian, Men’s Basketball Amanda Bowman, Gymnastics Kadeisha Buchanan, Women’s Soccer

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Alan Cooke, Golf Jackson Cramer, Baseball Frank Csonka, Men’s Swimming & Diving Kyle Davis, Baseball Sara Finfrock, Track & Field Philomena Fiorenzi, Women’s Swimming & Diving Madelin Gardner, Track & Field Alexa Goldberg, Gymnastics Austin Green, Men’s Swimming & Diving Bria Holmes, Women’s Basketball Skyler Howard, Football Ashley Lawrence, Women’s Soccer Grant Lingafelter, Football Emma Luigard, Women’s Swimming & Diving Yvon Martinez, Women’s Tennis Zeke Moisey, Wrestling Zaakira Muhammad, Gymnastics Chris Nelson, Wrestling Nick O’Toole, Football Andrew Riebel, Men’s Swimming & Diving Bubba Scheffel, Wrestling Mason Short, Golf Devin Williams, Men’s Basketball

All-Big 12 Rookie Team Cole Austin, Baseball Jacob Brewer, Baseball Tanner Campbell, Baseball Michael Grove, Baseball Endy Morales, Baseball Alexis Brewer, Women’s Basketball Katrina Pardee, Women’s Basketball Yassemeen Sa’Dullah, Women’s Basketball Lauren Saiki, Women’s Basketball Olivia Seggie, Women’s Basketball Anna French, Cross Country Olivia Hill, Cross Country Tristan Nicholls, Golf Carly Galpin, Gymnastics Kirah Koshinski, Gymnastics Jaquie Tun, Gymnastics Tiara Wright, Gymnastics Madison Hrynda, Rowing Carly Ledbetter, Rowing Hannah Abraham, Women’s Soccer Laurel Carpenter, Women’s Soccer Patricia Fernandez, Women’s Soccer Vanessa Flores, Women’s Soccer Sh’Nia Gordon, Women’s Soccer Easther Mayi Kith, Women’s Soccer Amanda Saymon, Women’s Soccer Bianca St. Georges, Women’s Soccer Georgia Baldus, Women’s Swimming & Diving Marah Bieger, Women’s Swimming & Diving Emmott Blitch, Men’s Swimming & Diving Julia Calcut, Women’s Swimming & Diving Emilie Chambers, Women’s Swimming & Diving Drew Damich, Men’s Swimming & Diving Fernando Duenas, Men’s Swimming & Diving Lexi Glassmire, Women’s Swimming & Diving Sam Hall, Women’s Swimming & Diving Emma Harris, Women’s Swimming & Diving Adam Poe, Men’s Swimming & Diving Jake Preaskorn, Men’s Swimming & Diving Mary Smith, Women’s Swimming & Diving Jake Williams, Men’s Swimming & Diving Madelyn Woods, Women’s Swimming & Diving Paula Goetz, Tennis Abigail Roisello, Tennis Kirsten White, Tennis Danique Bryan, Track & Field Jordan Hess, Track & Field Chaqieta Robinson, Track & Field Connor Flynn, Wrestling

All-Big 12 Academic At-Large Team First Team Jad Arslan, Men’s Soccer Michael Bamsey, Rifle Ivo Cabral, Men’s Soccer Mike Desiderio, Men’s Soccer Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle Meelis Kiisk, Rifle Zak Leedom, Men’s Soccer Patrick Sunderman, Rifle Second Team Felix Angerer, Men’s Soccer Jamie Merriam, Men’s Soccer Jean-Pierre Lucas, Rifle Garrett Spurgeon, Rifle

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Academic Momentum Award by the Scholar Baller Taylor Gill, Women’s Swimming & Diving, First Team

Academic All-MAC

Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Third Team Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, Second Team

Cactus Bowl MVPs

Carly Black, Women’s Soccer Amy Cashin, Track & Field/Cross Country Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, At-Large Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer Nathan Howells, Men’s Swimming, At-Large Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer Kelly Williams, Track & Field/Cross Country

College Rifle Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholastic All-America Team Jean-Pierre Lucas Garrett Spurgeon Patrick Sunderman Ginny Thrasher

College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athletes Madison James Louisa Morgan Jacqueline Spiropoulos

College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team Award West Virginia Women’s Swimming & Diving Team

College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America Team Emmott Blitch, Honorable Mention Julia Calcut, Honorable Mention Amelie Currat, Honorable Mention Aidan Fumagalli, Honorable Mention Jaimee Gillmore, Honorable Mention Andrew Marsh, First Team Lindsay Schmidt, Honorable Mention Madelyn Woods, Honorable Mention

Mid-American Conference Distinguished Scholar Athletes Jack Elliott

NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans Dayah Haley Jaida Lawrence Mackenzie Myers

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NSCAA Scholar All-America NSCAA Scholar All-East Region

CoSIDA Academic All-District II

Alisha Brownfield Emily Deming Elizabeth Hooper

Women’s Soccer Kailey Utley, Women’s Soccer, Third Team

Haydon Bennett, Men’s Soccer Ivo Cabral, Men’s Soccer Mike Desiderio, Men’s Soccer Jack Elliott, Men’s Soccer Zak Leedom, Men’s Soccer Louis Thomas, Men’s Soccer

Will Anti Michael Bamsey Elizabeth Gratz Meelis Kiisk

NSCAA Team Academic Award

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Skyler Howard, Football, Offensive MVP

Curtis Jones Jr. Award Terrell Chestnut

Ed Pastilong Award Jared Barber

Academic Awards Carly Black, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award John DePalma, Football, National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society Allie Diehl, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Maggie Drazba, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Taylor Gill, Women’s Swimming & Diving, Academic Momentum Award First Team Elizabeth Gratz, Rifle, WVU GARC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Peyton Hampson, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Amanda Hill, Women’s Soccer, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, 2016 Order of Augusta, WVU Foundation Outstanding Scholar, Big 12 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship Brianna Kerekes, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Corinne Kule, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Katie Murto, Women’s Swimming & Diving, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, Big 12 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship Sydney Scott, Track & Field/Cross Country, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award Hannah Shreve, Volleyball, Big 12 Conference’s Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, WVU Foundation Outstanding Senior Kelly Williams, Women’s Track & Field, Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Big 12 Athlete of the Year Nominees Kadeisha Buchanan, Football Tyler Orlosky, Football

Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year Nominees Avery Schneider, Men’s Golf Hannah Shreve, Volleyball


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Staff

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VICRiggs

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10th Season at West Virginia

In his 10th season at West Virginia, Vic Riggs has helped the WVU swimming and diving teams climb to a nationally acclaimed status, and with an academic support system designed around the swimming and diving program, Riggs has built a team that is also recognized nationally for academic success. Throughout his coaching tenure at WVU, Riggs has coached 19 individual NCAA qualifiers, 13 NCAA All-Americans, seven Academic All-Americans, four Big 12 Scholar-Athletes of the Year, 21 Olympic Trials qualifiers and a four-time Olympic medalist.

Last Season The 2015-16 season was a monumental year for the Mountaineers in and out of the pool. Whether it was succeeding academically, winning a Big 12 title while setting a new Big 12 Championship record or breaking multiple WVU school and pool records, Riggs coached the WVU men’s and women’s teams to a high degree. Four members of the men’s team qualified to compete at the 2016 Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. WVU graduate Bryce Bohman, seniors Andrew Marsh, Max Spencer and junior Nate Carr raced in a total of nine events at the U.S. Olympic Trials. For the first time in program history, a Mountaineer set a new Big 12 Championship record as senior Andrew Marsh set the mark in the 100 backstroke with a 45.41 as he took home the gold medal at the championship meet. Marsh also set a WVU school record in the 100 butterfly, with a prelim time of 46.59 to advance him to the A final. Eighteen Mountaineers earned medals at the four-day championship with eight AllBig 12 First Team performances and 12 All-Big 12 Second Team honors. Riggs coached the Mountaineer men to a second-place finish at the 2016 Big 12 Championship, posting their best finish at the conference championship since joining the Big 12. The women’s squad added a fourth-place finish. For the second consecutive year, Marsh qualified to compete at the NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. He met qualifying time standards in three events, the 100 backstroke, 100 freestyle and 50 freestyle. Academically, junior Nathan Howells was named the 2015-16 Big 12 Men’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the third Scholar-Athlete of the Year award for the men and the fourth overall for the WVU swimming and diving program. Howells also was named to the 2016 Academic All-District At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The honor is the first for Howells and the sixth award in program history for the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. Additionally, 24 members of the team were named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Team. The women’s team earned Scholar All-America Team honors by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) during the fall semesters for receiving a 3.27 grade point average and in the spring for earning a 3.34 GPA. Taylor Gill of the women’s team was named a recipient of the First Team Academic Momentum Award by the

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Scholar Baller® program in conjunction with the National Consortium of Academics and Sports (NCAS). She was the first member of the Mountaineer swimming and diving team to receive the Academic Momentum Award. The award recognizes student-athletes who have shown momentous improvements throughout their collegiate careers.

2014-15 The 2014-15 season saw many accomplishments on both the WVU men’s and women’s squads. Riggs coached the men to a third-place finish in the Big 12 Conference and the women to a fourth-place finish. With a team goal of making it back to the NCAA Championships, Tim Squires and Andrew Marsh helped accomplish that. Marsh, a junior, qualified in three evets, while senior Squires qualified in two events for his second consecutive NCAA appearance. Fourteen Mountaineers earned All-Big 12 honors at the 2015 Big 12 Championship, including the school-record-setting men’s 400-yard relay team of Marsh, Nate Carr, Ross Glegg and Squires. Riggs’ teams continued to excel in the classroom again in 2014-15. In total, the Mountaineers had 26 swimmers and divers earn Academic All-Big 12 honors, nine were earned Scholar All-America accolades by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, while four were named Academic All-Americans by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The WVU women’s swimming and diving team recorded the highest GPA in the Big 12 Conference among all swimming and diving programs. The Mountaineers were also the only program in the Big 12 to have a 4.0 student-athlete from the men’s and women’s team.

2013-14 In 2013-14, Riggs oversaw perhaps the greatest individual student-athlete performance in a single season in program history. Senior Bryce Bohman became just the second men’s swimmer in WVU history to earn First Team All-America honors at the 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. Bohman set three individual school records (100 back, 200 back, 100 fly), was named the Big 12 Male Swimmer of the Year and earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honors. Riggs coached the men to a 23rd overall finish at the 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships in Austin, Texas. He helped Tim Squires earn Big 12 Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet honors and coached nine student-athletes to CSCAA Individual Scholar AllAmerica recognitions. His endless devotion to academic success was evident as the women’s team posted the highest team GPA in the Big 12 Conference. The men’s and women’s squad together garnered CSCAA Scholar All-America distinctions.

2012-13 The 2012-13 season was a banner year for academics within the swimming and diving teams. Eighteen Mountaineers were named to the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Team. Among those honored, three in the entire conference were nominated with a 4.00 grade point average, all West Virginia studentathletes – David Palley, Sloan Storie and Jenelle Zee. Palley and Zee were also named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District 2 At-Large Teams, while Liam McLaughlin was named the inaugural Big 12 Swimming and Diving Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Riggs At A Glance Born: October 6 Hometown: Bridgeton, N.J. Family: w  ife, Renee; daughters, Abigail, Kathryn, Caroline, Irene

Swimming Experience

1985-86: California-Berkeley

Coaching NCAA Qualifiers at USC 2004-06: Men 2004-06: Women at Georgia 2007: Men 2007: Women at West Virginia 2008-09, 2011, 2014, 2016

2007-13 West Virginia had an incredibly successful inaugural season in the Big 12 Conference in 2012-13. Not only did the women produce their first First Team All-American, but nine school records were broken and a plethora of academic awards were attained.

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Also in 2012-13, in Riggs’ first Big 12 Championships, the women’s team finished second and the men’s team finished third. Burnett earned the Big 12’s Most Outstanding Swimmer award, winning the 200 free, 500 free and 1650 free. Nugent added a win in the 200 fly during the championships. The men’s squad took first in the 400 medley relay and second in the 200 medley relay, while Christopher Brill took second in the 200 breast and third in the 100 breast. Ross Glegg added a pair of thirdplace finishes in the 100 free and 200 free. Riggs had his most successful season as a head coach in 201112, leading the women and men to third- and fourth-place finishes, respectively, at the Big East Championships. For his efforts, he was named the Big East Women’s Swimming Coach of the Year. The team placed 15 members on the all-conference squad with Burnett and Nugent leading the way with seven top-three finishes for the women, while Taylor Camp had three for the men. Burnett was named the Big East Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmer. Four different women earned a total of seven All-America Honorable Mention honors at the NCAA Championships as the team placed 26th. Burnett, Nugent, Kata Fodor and Danielle Smith finished 16th in the 800 free relay. Burnett earned the honor twice more, finishing 14th in the 500 free and 11th in the 1650 free, while Nugent took ninth in the 200 fly. Riggs also sent eight swimmers to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, the most ever from WVU. The Mountaineers were represented in 15 different events during the Trials. In total, 10 school records, three pool records and five Big East records were broken with Burnett leading the way behind four individual and two relay. Both squads continued success in the 2010-11 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 All-America Honorable Mention status.

Coaching Records

Women Men Year School Pos. W-L W-L 2003-04 USC Assistant Coach 1-6 3-5 2004-05 USC Assistant Coach 4-3 1-5-1 2005-06 USC Assistant Coach 6-3 4-4 2006-07 Georgia Assistant Coach 12-1 10-1 2007-08 West Virginia Head Coach 5-4 7-3 2008-09 West Virginia Head Coach 4-10 3-12 2009-10 West Virginia Head Coach 6-2 5-6 2010-11 West Virginia Head Coach 4-2 2-7 2011-12 West Virginia Head Coach 2-3 2-3 2012-13 West Virginia Head Coach 2-3 3-4 2013-14 West Virginia Head Coach 1-3 0-5 2014-15 West Virginia Head Coach 1-5 2-3 2015-16 West Virginia Head Coach 4-6 5-5 Total Years Coached: ���������������������������������������������������������������� 13 Total Years as a Head Coach: ���������������������������������������������������� 9 Men’s NCAA Appearances: �������������������������������������������������������� 9 Women’s NCAA Appearances: �������������������������������������������������� 10 Total Coaching Record: ��������������������������������������� 97-107-1 (.476) Head Coaching Record: ������������������������������������������ 58-86 (.403) Assistant Coaching Record: ����������������������������������41-24-1 (.629)

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The women’s squad saw Burnett and 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. The women’s squad has earned Collegiate Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) All-Academic Team honors 10-consecutive semesters 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 and spring 2011 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. 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 All-America Honorable Mention 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. 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 All-America Honorable Mention 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. During the 2008 season, Nick Delic earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American Third Team honors, as well as being named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 2 First Team. 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 records 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 fourth-place 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.

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 middistance 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, Florida. He also served as head coach for the U.S. National Distance Camp in 2000 and 2002.

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-Berkeley, 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.

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

A 1985 World University Games participant for the U.S., he was an Olympic Trials qualifier in 1984 and 1988. He was a 28-time qualifier for the U.S. Senior Nationals from 1983-89 and won a junior national title in 1982.

Riggs also served as the age group head coach at Saddleback Valley Aquatics in Lake Forest, California, from 1991-95. He was an assistant

Riggs and his wife, Renee, have four daughters: Abigail, Kathryn and twins Caroline and Irene.

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DAMIONDennis ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH

10th Season at West Virginia

Damion Dennis enters his 10th season with the Mountaineer swimming and diving program, and he is in his fourth season as associate head coach. Dennis brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for swimming to the pool deck. He is involved in all facets of the program, oversees recruiting and sprint training, and assists head coach Vic Riggs with the day-to-day operations. Since coming to WVU, Dennis has been an integral part in transforming WVU’s program into a nationally recognized force. Working primarily with the power group, Dennis has helped achieve some of the top individual and relay performances in WVU history, and he has assisted nine Mountaineer swimmers to qualify for the NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships in the last two years. In 2014, West Virginia qualified all five of its relays to the NCAA Championships, including an “A” cut from the 200 freestyle relay team. Thanks to his coaching expertise in sprinting, nearly every top time in the sprint events has been established during Dennis’s tenure, including three Big 12 champion titles – two from graduate Tim Squires and one from senior Andrew Marsh, a new Big 12 record in the 100 backstroke from Marsh and school records by Marsh, Squires, Bryce Bohman and Kayla Andrews. As a coach at West Virginia, Dennis boasts an impressive repertoire of stats: six individual All-Americans, 12 NCAA Championships qualifiers, 36 conference champions, 15 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifiers; and one World Championships qualifier. The WVU sprint group has consistently been ranked in the top-20 nationally, and the Mountaineers have been recognized as a CSCAA Scholar All-America Team every semester since coming to WVU.

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The 2015-16 season was no doubt monumental for West Virginia. Whether the team succeeded in or out of the pool, Dennis was an integral part of each accomplishment. As the record-breaking year continued for the Mountaineers, Dennis coached Marsh to a Big 12 gold medal in the 100 backstroke while also setting a Big 12 Championship record time of 45.41. Marsh also marked a school record in the 100 butterfly with a prelim time of 46.59 to advance him to the A final. That same year, 18 Mountaineers earned medals at the four-day championship with eight All-Big 12 First Team performances and 12 All-Big 12 Second Team honors.

For the second consecutive year, Marsh qualified to compete at the 2016 NCAA Championships in three events with his highest placing of 17th in the 100 backstroke. The Mountaineer men finished second at the 2016 Big 12 Championship, posting their best finish at the conference championship since joining the Big 12, while the women’s squad finished fourth. Academically, junior Nathan Howells was named the 2015-16 Big 12 Men’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the third Scholar-Athlete of the Year award for the men’s squad and the fourth overall for the WVU swimming and diving program. Howells also was named to the 2016 Academic All-District At-Large Team. Additionally, 24 members of the WVU swimming and diving team were named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Team During the 2014–2015 season, Dennis’s coaching led WVU sprinters Marsh and Squires to swim qualifying standards for the 2015 NCAA Championships. Squires qualified again in both the 50 and 100 freestyle. Marsh qualified in the 100 backstroke 100 butterfly and 100 freestyle with qualifying times of 46.27 and 43.59. Dennis helped multiple swimmers to conference and NCAA distinctions in 2013–2014 as well. Mountaineer great Bohman was named the Big 12 Swimmer of the Year after setting school records in the 100 backstroke (45.29), 200 backstroke (1:39.83), and 100 butterfly (46.76). Bohman’s 100 backstroke

ranks 19th all-time in the United States, and his 200 backstroke ranks him 20th all-time. Bohman was a two-time All American that season, and the WVU men placed 23rd at the NCAA Championships. Dennis also coached Squires to a historic performance at the 2014 Big 12 Championship. Squires picked up WVU’s first individual Big 12 titles since being in the conference. Squires won the 50 freestyle, touching the wall in 19.32 to take the victory and achieve his NCAA “A” cut. Squires also won the 100 freestyle, marking the first time in history that Texas lost both the 50 and 100 freestyle events in the same conference championship meet. Squires earned the Men’s Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet honor for those performances and also ranks among the best all-time in the U.S. in the 50 freestyle. The 2012–2013 season was WVU’s inaugural season in the Big 12, and Dennis helped coach the women’s team to a second-place finish at the 2013 Big 12 Championship. Rachael Burnett was named the Big 12 Most Outstanding Swimmer, finishing first in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 1,650 freestyle events. Burnett also received Honorable Mention All-America recognition at the NCAA Championships that year, while Mandie Nugent became the first female swimmer in WVU history to be named a first team All-American with a seventh-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly. Nugent’s time of 1:54.43 ranks 34th all-time in the U.S. On the men’s side in the 2012–2013 season, Dennis led Julien Vialette and Ross Glegg to sub-20.0 swims in the 50 free at the Big 12 Championship with times of 19.90 and 19.95, respectively. In the 100 free, four Mountaineer sprinters placed in the top eight of the event. Swims like these helped bolster WVU’s sprinting presence in the conference alongside perennial powerhouse Texas. The 2011–2012 season was highlighted by the women’s squad finishing 26th at the 2012 NCAA Championships. Burnett, Nugent, Katas Fodor, and Danielle Smith earned Honorable Mention All-America honors as part of the 16th-place 800 freestyle relay team. Burnett earned the recognition twice more, finishing 14th in the 500 free and 11th in the 1,650 freestyle. At that same championship


meet, teammate Nugent finished ninth in the 200 butterfly, also earning Honorable Mention All-American. At the 2012 Big East Championship earlier that season, the women’s team took third place and the men finished fourth, as 15 members of the squad earned All-Big East honors. Burnett and Nugent led the women with seven top-three finishes, while Taylor Camp had three for the men. Burnett was named the Big East Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmer, and Nugent qualified for the NCAA Championships meet. Before coming to West Virginia, Dennis had a two-year stint at the University of 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 under U.S. National Team Manager Susan Teeter. From 2000–2002, Dennis worked as a graduate assistant at Michigan under world-renowned coaches Jim Richardson and Jon Urbanchek. He earned his master’s degree in kinesiology/exercise physiology in 2002. During his time at Michigan, the women’s team ranked in the top 20 in the country and the men were in the top 10. Dennis put together an impressive undergraduate career at Western Illinois, where he earned a degree in exercise science/biomechanics in 2000. He was part of a six-time conference championship program, swimming the 100 back, 200 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 1,650 free, 400 individual medley, and also diving two seasons. Under Hall of Fame Coach Jerry Champer, Dennis was an eight-time all-conference swimmer. Dennis and his wife, Hillary, have two sons, Jameson and Hudson.

Dennis At A Glance Born: . . . . . . . . . . June 8 Hometown: . . . . . Peoria, Ill. Alma Mater:  . . . . . Western Illinois, 2000 (Bachelor’s) Michigan, 2002 (Master’s) Family: . . . . . . . . . . wife, Hillary; sons, Jameson and Hudson

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1996-2000: . . . . . Western Illinois

NCAA Coaching Experience at Michigan 2001-02: . . . . . . . Men 2001-02: . . . . . . . Women

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2008 . . . . . . . . . . Kevin Donohue . . . . . West Virginia 2009 . . . . . . . . . . Michael Walker . . . . . West Virginia 2011 . . . . . . . . . . Jared Goldthorpe . . . . West Virginia 2012-13 . . . . . . . . Rachael Burnett . . . . . West Virginia 2012-13 . . . . . . . . Mandie Nugent . . . . . West Virginia 2014 . . . . . . . . . . Bryce Bohman . . . . . . West Virginia

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MICHAEL Grapner

DIVING COACH

Seventh Season at West Virginia ︲ Miami, Ohio (2008)

finished eighth with a mark of 179.10 at the Big 12 Championship.

Grapner coached Haily VandePoel to a top-eight finish at the 2013-14 NCAA Zone “A” Diving Championships. Four of Grapner’s divers went on to earn 2014 CSCAA Scholar All-America distinctions.

Michael Grapner is in his seventh season as the diving coach for the Mountaineer swimming and diving program after joining the team in December 2010. The WVU divers had one of the best showings at the 2015-16 NCAA Zone Championships in team history, with eight Mountaineers competing - Lindsay Schmidt, Madelyn Woods, Julia Calcut, Alex Obendorf, Logan McHenry, Michael Proietto, Austin Smith and Emmott Blitch. Three Mountaineers advanced to finals in their events, also a number that stands out in the WVU record books, as Proietto, Obendorf and Calcut reached the finals. At the Big 12 Championship, Austin Smith set a school record mark of 322.55 on platform. Grapner helped coach the Mountaineer men to earning a second-place finish overall at the 2016 conference championship, posting their best finish at the meet since joining the Big 12, while the women’s squad finished fourth. Academically, 24 members of the WVU swimming and diving team were named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Team. In the 2014-15 season, Grapner coached four divers who earned All-Big 12 honors at the Big 12 Championship. On the men’s platform, freshman Alex Obendorf placed second with a score of 299.90 to earn All-Big 12 First Team accolades, while fellow freshmen Michael Proietto and Logan McHenry earned All-Big 12 Second Team recognition for finishing fourth and fifth, respectively, in the event.WVU junior Lindsay Schmidt set a school record of 322.60 on the women’s 3-meter board to earn All-Big 12 First Team accolades. Senior Haily VandePoel placed fourth overall with a score of 222.60 and was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team, and fellow senior Jennifer Rey

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The 2012-13 season was a banner year for the diving squad as Grapner sent six student-athletes to the NCAA Zone “A” Diving Championships, the most WVU divers to ever qualify. Haily VandePoel highlighted the event for the Mountaineer women, finishing in seventh place on the 3-meter, while Liam McLaughlin took 16th on the 3-meter for the men. At the 2013 Big 12 Championships, there were four top-eight finishers on the men’s 1-meter, while the women’s 1-meter had two top-eight finishers. On the 3-meter, the men had three in the Top 8 and VandePoel placed fifth for the women. In 2011-12, VandePoel and Richard Pokorny represented WVU at the NCAA Zone “A” Diving Championships, while three divers scored at the Big East Championships. For the men, Pokorny finished third on the 1-meter and third on the 3-meter, and Matt O’Neill took second on the 3-meter and 10th on the 1-meter. VandePoel finished sixth on the 3-meter for the women.

In his first season at the helm, O’Neill and Pokorny each qualified for the 2011 NCAA Zone “A” Diving Championships, while both divers also earned points at the Big East Championships. Prior to joining WVU, Grapner served as the head coach of Redhawk Elite Diving (Aug. 2010-Dec. 2010) and Talawanda High (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.

Grapner At A Glance Individual NCAA Zone Qualifiers

Born: . . . . . . . . . . January 31 Hometown: . . . . Celina, Ohio Alma Mater: . . . . Miami (OH), 2008 (Bachelor’s) Ohio, 2010 (Master’s)

2011 . . . . . . . . . . Matt O’Neill . . . . . . . West Virginia 2013-14 . . . . . . . . Liam McLaughlin . . . . West Virginia 2013............Christian Parker . . . . . . . . West Virginia 2011-13.......Richard Pokorny . . . . . . . . West Virginia 2013-15 . . . . . . . Jennifer Rey . . . . . . . West Virginia 2013-19 . . . . . . . . Lindsay Schmidt . . . . . West Virginia 2012-15 . . . . . . . . Haily VandePoel . . . . . West Virginia 2015-16 . . . . . . . . Alex Obendorf . . . . . . West Virginia 2015-16 . . . . . . . Michael Proietto . . . . . West Virginia 2016 . . . . . . . . . . Austin Smith . . . . . . . West Virginia 2016 . . . . . . . . . . Logan McHenry . . . . . West Virginia 2016 . . . . . . . . . . Emmott Blitch . . . . . . West Virginia 2016 . . . . . . . . . . Julia Calcut . . . . . . . . West Virginia 2016 . . . . . . . . . . Madelyn Woods . . . . . West Virginia

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2003-05: . . . . . . . UNC Wilmington 2010-16: . . . . . . . at West Virginia

NCAA Zones Coaching Experience at West Virginia 2011-16 (5x) : . . . Men 2012-16 (5x) : . . . Women

LIZIliff

ASSISTANT COACH

Fifth Season at West Virginia ︲ Missouri (2007)

Liz Iliff is in her fifth season as an assistant coach with the West Virginia swimming and diving program. The 2015-16 season was monumental for the Mountaineers in and out of the pool. Four members of the men’s team qualified to compete at the 2016 Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. WVU graduate Bryce Bohman, seniors Andrew Marsh, Max Spencer and junior Nate Carr raced in a total of nine events at the U.S. Olympic Trials.

For the first time in program history, a Mountaineer set a new Big 12 Championship record as senior Andrew Marsh set the mark in the 100 backstroke with a 45.41 as he took home the gold medal at the championship meet. Marsh also set a WVU school record in the 100 butterfly, with a prelim time of 46.59 to advance him to the A final. Eighteen Mountaineers earned medals at the four-day championship with eight All-Big 12 First Team performances and 12 All-Big 12 Second Team honors. Iliff helped coach the Mountaineer men to a second-place finish at the 2016 Big 12 Championship, posting their best finish at the conference championship since joining the Big 12 and the women’s squad to a fourth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship. Academically, junior Nathan Howells was named the 2015-16 Big 12 Men’s Swimming

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The Mountaineers continued to excel in the classroom again in the 2014-15 season. In total, 26 swimmers and divers earned Academic All-Big 12 honors, and nine earned Scholar All-America accolades by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Additionally, four Mountaineers were named Academic All-Americans by the College Sports Information Directors of America. In 2013-14, Iliff saw the WVU women record a fifth-place finish at the Big 12 Championships and the men place third overall. Schoborg coached four women to second-place results at the Big 12 Championships and helped Bryce Bohman to Big 12 Swimmer of the Year honors.

Iliff came to WVU in August 2012 after spending two successful seasons at New Mexico State as an assistant. She helped the Aggies to 20 school records and 17 NCAA provisional times, while Aliena Schmidtke was named the WAC Freshman of the Year following the 2011-12 campaign, and became the second Aggie in school history to swim at the NCAA Championships. During the 2010-11 season, Tricia Kiss was named the WAC Freshman of the Year, a first in program history.

Prior to New Mexico State, Iliff was an assistant coach at Xavier for the 2009-10 season, while also serving as a senior assistant coach for the Cincinnati Aquatic Club from 2008-10. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Iliff was a team captain as a sprint free and fly specialist at Missouri. She is a former school record holder in the 100 fly and was a part of several Tiger relay records. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Missouri in 2007. Iliff and her husband, Luke, reside in Morgantown.

In 2012-13, the inaugural season in the Big 12, Iliff helped the women to a second-place showing and the men a third-place finish at the 2013 Big 12 Championships. Rachael Burnett was named the Big 12’s Most Outstanding Swimmer, finishing first in the 200 free, 500 free and 1650 free. Burnett also earned Honorable Mention All-America honors at the NCAA Championships, while Mandie Nugent became the first female swimmer in WVU history to be named a First Team All-American with a seventh-place finish in the 200 fly. Christopher Brill led the men with a second-place and third-place finishes in the 200 breast and 100 breast, respectively, at the Big 12 Championships. Ross Glegg added a pair of third-place finishes in the 100 free and 200 free. Eighteen Mountaineers were named to the Academic All-Big 12 Team, and David Palley and Jenelle Zee were named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District 2 At-Large Teams. Liam McLaughlin was named the inaugural Big 12 Swimming and Diving Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Iliff At A Glance Born . . . . . . . . . October 24 Hometown . . . . Cincinnati, Ohio Alma Mater . . . . Missouri, 2007 (Bachelor’s) Swimming Experience 2002-06 . . . . . . Missouri NCAA Coaching Experience at New Mexico State 2012 . . . . . . . . . Women

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2nd Season at West Virginia

to the A final. Eighteen Mountaineers earned medals at the four-day championship with eight All-Big 12 First Team performances and 12 AllBig 12 Second Team honors. West helped coach the Mountaineer men to a second-place finish at the 2016 Big 12 Championship, posting their best finish at the conference championship since joining the Big 12, while the women’s squad finished fourth.

West enters his second year as an assistant coach for the WVU swimming and diving teams. West assists head coach Vic Riggs in all aspects of the program, including day-to-day operations, recruiting and academics. In West’s first year as an assistant coach with the Mountaineers, he was an integral part in helping WVU succeed in and out of the pool. Four members of the 2015-16 men’s team qualified to compete at the 2016 Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. WVU graduate Bryce Bohman, seniors Andrew Marsh, Max Spencer and junior Nate Carr raced in a total of nine events at the U.S. Olympic Trials. For the first time in program history, a Mountaineer set a new Big 12 Championship record as senior Andrew Marsh set the mark in the 100 backstroke with a 45.41 as he took home the gold medal at the championship meet. Marsh also set a WVU school record in the 100 butterfly, with a prelim time of 46.59 to advance him

Academically, junior Nathan Howells was named the 2015-16 Big 12 Men’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the third Scholar-Athlete of the Year award for the men and the fourth overall for the WVU swimming and diving program. Howells also was named to the 2016 Academic All-District At-Large Team. Additionally, 24 members of the team were named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Team. West is familiar with the Mountaineer culture as he was a volunteer coach with the team from 2012-15. West served as head coach at Wheeling Jesuit from 2001-02 and 2007-12 and was the Aquatics Director. He was responsible for the organization, compliance, budgeting and recruiting for the NCAA Division II program in the Appalachian Swimming Conference and West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. In 202, 2010 and 2011, West was awarded Appalachian Swimming Conference Men’s Coach of the Year.

As an assistant coach at Pitt in 2003-04, he assisted in coaching the Panthers to their eighth consecutive men’s Big East Conference championship, their 19th title in 22 years. He helped coach the men’s team to the most dual meet wins (14) in the university’s history in 2003, and he helped the women’s team reach its first winning dual meet record in four seasons (8-6). At Duquesne in 2002-03, West led the Dukes to their first ever Atlantic 10 champion swimmer in the school’s 26-year history as head coach. Prior to working with the Dukes, he was an assistant men’s swimming coach at Ohio State in 2002. West was responsible for the recruiting process including scouting, contacting prospects and implementing a thorough follow-up plan for the incoming opportunities. West attended West Liberty, earning a bachelor’s of arts in education in 1997. In 2010, he received a master’s degree in athletic coaching education from West Virginia University. Currently, he’s a doctoral student pursuing a degree in coaching and teaching studies. He and his wife, Sarah, have three children, Carleigh (18), Sydney (17) and Quinton (9).

West At A Glance Born .................. August 25 Hometown ........ Moundsville, West Virginia Alma Mater ....... West Liberty State College Coaching Experience 2015-16 ............ West Virginia .................. Assistant Coach 2012-2015 ........ West Virginia .................. Volunteer Coach

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EmilyPATTON Assistant Director, Student-Athlete Academic Services

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CharlieHEALY Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

Dr. MattLIVELY Medical Doctor

JoshFELDKAMP Strength Coach

BubbaSCHMIDT Equipment Manager

ChristopherBRILL Graduate Assistant Director of Operations

ErinASBURY Athletic Trainer

BryceBOHMAN Graduate Assistant

SueDAVIS Program Assistant

SamanthaSTREJECK Graduate Assistant Athletic Communications

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2016-17 MOUNTAINEER MEN’S TEAM

Mariano Adame Fly 6-0 165 Jr. Austin, Texas Westlake HS Jake Armstrong Breast 6-3 205 So. Dover, Ohio Dover HS Nate Carr Free/IM 6-2 190 Sr. Charleston, W.Va. Charleston Catholic HS Brandon Christian Free/IM 6-0 175 Fr. Largo, Fla. Seminole High School Frank Csonka Free/Fly 6-0 175 Sr. Bridgeport, W.Va. Bridgeport HS Drew Damich Free/Fly/IM 6-1 180 So. Presto, Pa. Chartiers Valley HS Tristen Di Sibio Breast/IM 5-10 165 So. Lantana, Texas University of North Texas Merwane El Merini Free/Back 5-9 165 So. Marseille, France Lycee Privé de Provence Jack Frazier Free/Fly 5-10 180 Fr. Greer, S.C. Riverside High School Austin Green Fly/IM 6-0 170 Sr. South Charleston, W.Va. South Charleston HS Austin Hartke Back/Fly 6-0 175 Fr. Bloomington, Ill. Normal West HS Luke Hene Back/IM 5-10 150 Fr. Gainesville, Ga. Chestatee HS Gerald Hodges Diving 5-11 170 Fr. Springfield, Va. Robert E. Lee HS Nathan Howells Fly/Free 5-10 170 Sr. Round Rock, Texas Stony Point HS Ryan Kelly Free/Fly 6-1 178 Fr. Whitby, Ontario Father Leo J. Austin Catholic Secondary School James Koval Free/IM 6-2 185 Jr. Mount Pleasant, S.C. Academic Magnet HS Matthew Marsh Free/Breast 6-3 170 Fr. Jamestown, N.Y. Maple Grove Jr/Sr HS Logan McHenry Diving 5-8 140 Jr. Ventnor City, N.J. Atlantic City HS Chris McMahon Free 5-10 140 Jr. Highlands Ranch, Colo. ThunderRidge HS Joe Miller Free 5-10 160 Jr. Parkersburg, W.Va. Parkersburg South Sam Neaveill Free 6-4 210 Fr. Germantown Hills, Ill. Notre Dame HS of Peoria Alex Obendorf Diving 5-8 140 Jr. Hudson, Ohio Hudson HS Adam Poe Free/Fly 6-1 175 So. Saint Albans, W.Va South Charleston HS Jack Portmann Breast/IM 5-9 155 Fr. Newark, Del. Salesianum High School Jake Preaskorn IM/Back 5-8 150 So. Clarksburg, W.Va. Notre Dame HS Michael Proietto Diving 5-8 145 Jr. Aston, Pa. Sun Valley HS Drew Riebel Breast/IM 6-1 160 Jr. Cypress, Texas Cypress Ranch HS Daniel Rodriguez Free/Fly 6-2 190 r-Jr. Rock Island, Ill. Black Hawk College Trayton Saladin Free/Back 5-10 160 Fr. Buchanan, Mich. Buchanan HS Tony Sekowski Breast 5-11 180 Jr. Penn Trafford, Pa. Penn Trafford HS Austin Smith Diving 5-11 150 So. Fishers, Ind. Fishers HS Gabe Swardson Fly 5-9 170 Fr. Fort Wayne, Ind. Snider High School Jake Williams Free/IM 6-2 185 So. Marietta, Ga. Walton HS Robert Wylie Free/Back/IM 5-10 160 Fr. Watkinsville, Ga. Oconee County HS

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Carr

NATE

Free/IM | Senior Charleston, W.Va. 5-8 | 190

2015-16 (Junior) „„ 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trial qualifier in the 200 and 400 individual medley „„ Placed 30th in the 200 individual medley at the U.S. Olympic Trials with a career-best time of 2:03.44 and placed 78th in the 400 individual medley in 4:32.62 „„ All-Big 12 First Team in the 400 individual medley for earning a bronze medal with an NCAA B cut time and a career-best time of 3:45.88 at the Big 12 Championship „„ All-Big 12 Second Team honors, placed fourth in the A Final of the 200 individual medley with an NCAA B qualifying time of 1:45.27 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Earned All-Big 12 First Team honors for placing fourth in the 200 backstroke A Final with a career-best time of 1:46.79 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Won a silver medal as a member of the 800 freestyle relay team (6:32.28) and a silver in the 200 freestyle relay (1:18.73) at the Big 12 Championship „„ As a member of the 400 freestyle relay the team finished in 2:55.74 to earn a silver medal at the Big 12 Championship „„ 2014-15 (Sophomore) „„ All-Big 12 First Team „„ Academic All-Big 12 honors „„ Placed third in the A Final 200 individual medley (1:44.70), and placed third- in the 400 individual medley (3:45.90) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed first in the 200 freestyle (1:43.84) against Villanova „„ Broke a WVU Natatorium record in the 200 IM, placing first in 1:50.42, against TCU „„ 2013-14 (Freshman) „„ Placed 29th at the NCAA Championship as a member of the 400 freestyle relay (2:58.46) „„ Placed 27th at the NCAA Championship as a member of the 800 freestyle relay (6:36.19) „„ All-Big 12 First Team (200 breast) „„ All-Big 12 Second Team (200 IM, 400 IM) „„ Swam a team-best 1:57.96 in the 200 breaststroke at the Big 12 Championship, placing third and earning an NCAA “B” Cut „„ Swam a season-best 3:52.14 in the 400 individual medley at the Big 12 Championship, placing fourth and earning an NCAA “B” cut „„ Swam a season-best 1:46.67 in the 200 individual medley at the Big 12 Championship, placing fifth and earning an NCAA “B” cut

„„ Set a pool-record as a member of the 800 freestyle relay at the WV State Games (6:53.39) „„ Won the 200 individual medley (1:52.17) against Ohio State „„ Won the 200 individual medley (1:54.23) and 400 individual medley (4:06.95) at the WV State Games „„ Won the 200 individual medley (1:52.74) and 400 individual medley (4:05.58) at the WVU Invite High School „„ Four-year letterwinner for Shannon Vollmer at Charleston Catholic High „„ Three-year West Virginia State Championship qualifier and sixtime individual finalist „„ Champion in the 100 back and 200 individual medley at the 2012 and 2013 state championship „„ Holds the West Virginia record in the 100 backstroke (51.60), as well as the Region IV records in the 100 backstroke (52.91) and 200 individual medley (1:55.70) „„ Three-time West Virginia All-State and All-Region IV First Team honoree „„ 2012-13 NISCA/Speedo Boys High School Swimming AllAmerican in the 200 IM „„ Also swam for coaches Philipp Davydotchkin and Greg Olson with HYCAT „„ Swam the 200 breaststroke (2:24.68) at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials „„ Qualified for the Olympic Trials with a first-place finish in the 200 breaststroke (2:20.78) at the 2012 Music City Invitational „„ Holds the West Virginia short course records in the 1650 freestyle (16:12.59), 200 backstroke (1:56.65), 200 breaststroke (2:10.98) and 400 IM (4:07.31) „„ Swam to a first-place finishes in the 200 freestyle (1:41.15), 500 free (4:38.46), 1650 free (16:57.74), 100 backstroke (51.56), 200 backstroke (1:50.73), 100 breaststroke (57.48), 200 breaststroke (2:03.97), 200 IM (1:51.82) and 400 IM (4:02.61) at the 2013 West Virginia Short Course Championship „„ Took first in the 200 freestyle (1:57.61), 400 freestyle (4:12.39), 800 freestyle (9:01.25), 200 backstroke (2:11.94), 100 butterfly (58.45) and 200 butterfly (2:10.65) at the 2012 West Virginia Long Course Championship Personal „„ Son of Kevin and Rachel Carr „„ Has three sisters „„ Birthday is December 1 „„ Majoring in political science „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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Csonka

FRANK Free/Fly I Senior Bridgeport, W.Va. 6-0 I 175

2015-16 (Junior) „„ 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team „„ Member of the silver medal winning 200 medley relay team, finishing in 1:27.56 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed eighth overall in the 50 freestyle A Final thanks to a season-best prelim time of 20.31 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Advanced to the B Final in the 100 butterfly as he placed second (10th overall) thanks to a career-best time of 48.29 in the prelims „„ 2014-15 (Sophomore) „„ Earned All-Big 12 First Team honors as a member of the second-place 200 freestyle relay team (1:18.50) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished seventh overall in the 50 freestyle with an A Final time of 20.49 and placed 10th overall in the 100-yard free after finishing the prelims in 44.63 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 10th overall in the 100 butterfly after racing to a 48.96 in the prelims at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 21st in the 50 freestyle (21.45) and advanced to the C Final with a prelim time of 46.58 in the 100 freestyle at the Mizzou Invite „„ Placed third as part of the 800 freestyle relay team in 6:55.03 at the Mizzou Invite „„ Advanced to the C Final and placed 21st overall in the 200 freestyle after a 1:43.71 in the prelims at the Mizzou Invite „„ Tied for seventh in the 50 freestyle (25.10) and placed ninth in the 100 freestyle in 56.51 at the Orange Bowl Classic „„ Member of the 200 freestyle relay team to place first overall in 1:25.26 against Villanova „„ Placed second in the 50 freestyle in 21.74 and placed second as a member of the 200 yard medley relay team in 1:36.34 against Villanova „„ Swam to a fourth-place finish in the 50 freestyle (21.43) and 100 freestyle (47.26), and placed third as part of the 400 freestyle relay team (3:09.91) against TCU

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„„ Placed first as a member of the 200 freestyle relay (1:25.86) at the West Virginia State Games 2013-14 (Freshman) „„ Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, earning a 4.0 GPA „„ Swam season-best times in the 50 freestyle (20.78), 100 freestyle (45.67) and 100 butterfly (49.53) at the Big 12 Championship High School „„ Four-year letterwinner for Jan Grisso at Bridgeport High „„ Four-year West Virginia State Championship qualifier and eight-time individual finalist „„ Champion in the 50 freestyle (21.21) and 100 freestyle (45.87) at the 2013 state championship „„ Won the 50 freestyle (21.83) at the 2012 state championship „„ Also swam for Fairmont Area Swim Team „„ Holds the West Virginia short course records in the 1650 freestyle (16:12.59), 200 backstroke (1:56.65), 200 breaststroke (2:10.98) and 400 IM (4:07.31) „„ Took first in the 50 freestyle (23.64), 100 freestyle (51.81) and 100 butterfly (1:00.07) at the 2013 West Virginia Long Course Championship Personal „„ Son of Joe and Kathy Csonka „„ Has one brother and two sisters „„ Birthday is November 30 „„ Majoring in general engineering „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ President’s List


Green

AUSTIN

Fly/IM I Senior South Charleston, W.Va. 6-0 I 170 2015-16 (Junior) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Second Team „„ Swam a career-best time in the 200 individual medley with a 1:52.01 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a career-best time in the 200 butterfly (1:48.94) at the Big 12 Championship „„ In the 100 breaststroke C Final, he swam a career-best of 1:00.70 to placed 22nd overall at the Tennessee Invite „„ 2014-15 (Sophomore) „„ Placed fifth in the 100 butterfly, with a season-best time of 49.48 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Seventh in the 200 butterfly A Final, with a top-time of 1:50.15 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 1:49.91 in the 200 IM at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished second in the 100-meter butterfly (57.77) at the Orange Bowl Classic „„ Placed third in the 200 individual medley (1:58.07) at Ohio State 2013-14 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ All-Big 12 Second Team (100 breaststroke, 200 butterfly) „„ Placed sixth in the 100 breaststroke with a season-best time of 56.69 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed sixth in the 200 butterfly with a season-best time of 1:49.78 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed eighth in the 100 butterfly with a season-best time of 48.69 at the Big 12 Championship „„ High School „„ Team captain and West Virginia Wendy’s High School Heisman finalist for coach Sara Carroll at South Charleston High „„ Four-year West Virginia State Championship qualifier and eight-time finalist „„ Set a new state record with a first-place finish in the 100 breast (56.67) and won the 100 butterfly (49.25) at the 2013 state championship

„„ Broke the state record in the 100 breaststroke during prelims (57.50) and took first place in the finals (58.29) at the 2012 state championship „„ Holds Region IV Championship records in the 50 freestyle (21.72), 100 freestyle (47.16), 100 breaststroke (58.63) and 100 butterfly (50.15) „„ Record holder in for the Mountain State Athletic Conference (MSAC) Championship in the 100 breaststroke (58.76) and 200 IM (1:57.30) „„ All-State, All-Region IV and All-MSAC First Team honoree in 2012 and 2013 „„ 2012-13 NISCA/Speedo Boys High School Swimming AllAmerican in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke „„ 2011-12 NISCA/Speedo Boys High School Swimming AllAmerican in the 100 breaststroke „„ Also swam for coaches Aaron Settle and Pat Lyons with TriCounty YMCA Wild Waves „„ Team captain and member of the Wild Waves National Team „„ Swam to a first-place finishes in the 50 freestyle (21.19), 100 freestyle (46.25), 100 butterfly (51.04) and 200 butterfly (1:53.04) at the 2013 West Virginia Short Course Championship „„ Took fourth in the 100 breaststroke (55.38), 10th in the 100 freestyle (45.76), 11th in the 200 butterfly (1:50.95) and 17th in the 100 butterfly (50.04) at the 2013 YMCA Short Course Championship „„ Member of the 2011-12 USA Swimming Men’s Scholastic AllAmerica team Personal „„ Son of Roger and Denise Green „„ Has one brother „„ Birthday is April 6 „„ Majoring in management information systems „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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Howells

NATHAN Free/Fly I Senior Round Rock, Texas 5-10 I 17

2015-16 (Junior) „„ Big 12 Men’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year „„ Academic All-District At-Large First Team by CoSIDA „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ Placed 12th overall and second in the B Final in the 500 freestyle with a career-best time of 4:40.06 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a career-best time of 50.66 in the 100 butterfly at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed 10th overall in the 200 butterfly and second in the B Final with a time of 1:53.29, and finished in 15th place overall in the 100 butterfly with a time of 50.84 at the Big 12 Championship 2014-15 (Sophomore) „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ Fourth in the 500 freestyle in 4:34.40 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished eighth in 200 butterfly (1:50.60) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Second in the 500 freestyle in 4:45.06 at Ohio State „„ Season-best time of 1:50.60 in the 200 butterfly „„ Season-best time of 50.41 in the 100 butterfly „„ Season-best time of 4:32.20 in the 500 freestyle „„ 2013-14 (Freshman)

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„„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Made finals in the 200 butterfly, placing eighth with a seasonbest time of 1:52.74 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 12th in the 500 freestyle (4:38.77) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 12th in the 100 butterfly (51.60) at the Big 12 Championship High School „„ Holds school records in the 100 freestyle (48.51), 200 freestyle (1:49.67), 500 freestyle (5:04.56) and 200 individual medley (2:00.79) at Stony Point High „„ Junior Nationals qualifier in the 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly for coach Tim O’Brien of Nitro Swimming „„ Finished the 200 butterfly (1:51.35) in 30th place at the 2013 NCSA Junior National Championship Personal „„ Son of Andrew and Liz Howells „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is June 12 „„ Majoring in biochemistry „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ President’s List „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Juniors

MARIANO

JAMES

Adame

Koval

Fly I Junior Austin, Texas 6-0 I 165

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Second-place finish in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:57.89 against Villanova „„ Member of the second-place 200 freestyle relay team (1:29.26) against Villanova „„ Placed ninth in the 200 butterfly (1:53.25) at Ohio State „„ Advanced to the B Final in the 200 butterfly, placing 11th overall with a time of 1:51.37 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed 22nd in the 100 butterfly with a time of 52.14 and was a member of the 800 freestyle relay team (6:49.10) at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed seventh in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:58.27 against Pitt „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ Top time of 52.40 in the 100 butterfly at the Mizzou Invite „„ Swam a top time of 1:51.39 in the 200 butterfly at the Tennessee Invite „„ Touched the wall in 4:45.05 for a top time in the 500 freestyle at the Mizzou Invite „„ Top time of 10:59.47 in the 1,000 freestyle against Pitt „„ Top time of 17:10.44 in the 1,650 freestyle at the West Virginia State Games High School „„ Swam for coach Isaac Grombacher at Westlake High „„ Competed with the Longhorn Aquatics club team „„ Qualified for the B Final in the 200 butterfly at the American Short Course „„ Made the A Final at San Antonio Senior Circuit „„ Swam at the 2014 Speedo Champions Series, competing in six different events „„ Two-time qualifier for Texas High School Regionals Personal „„ Son of Mariano and Emma Adame „„ Has one sister „„ Birthday is February 6 „„ Majoring in public health

Free/IM I Junior Mt. Pleasant, S.C. 6-2 I 185

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ All-Big 12 Second Team honors for placing fifth in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 15:43.66 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Took 10th in the 400 individual medley with a career-best time of 3:59.02 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 11th overall and first in the B Final of the 500 freestyle, swimming a career-best time of 4:34.16 in the prelims at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed third in the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 9:40.32 and placed sixth in the 500 freestyle (4:48.82) against TCU „„ Took fourth in the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 9:45.29 and placed fifth in the 500 freestyle (4:45.33) against Pitt „„ Finished 11th in the 1,000 freestyle (9:46.24) at Ohio State „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ All-Big 12 honors for placing fifth in the 1,650 freestyle (15:34.76) at the Big 12 Championship „„ 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Finished 13th overall in the 500 freestyle (4:32.67) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 13th in the 500 freestyle (4:35.67) at the Mizzou Invite „„ Placed fifth, with a time of 9:39.67 in the 1,000 freestyle against Ohio State „„ Top time of 4:03.17 in the 400 individual medley at the Mizzou Invite High School „„ Swam for coach A.J. Parks at Academic Magnet High „„ Team captain as a junior and senior „„ Helped lead AMHS to AAA team state championship in 2012 and 2013 „„ 2013 AAA State Champion in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 200 medley relay „„ South Carolina High School Sports Report SC Swimmer of the Year in 2013 „„ Holds AMHS school records in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay „„ Participated at 2013 Winter Junior Nationals Personal „„ Son of Matt Koval and Judy Rubano „„ Has one sister „„ Birthday is October 6 „„ Majoring in chemical engineering „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll WVUSwimDive

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McHenry

Diving I Junior Ventnor City, N.J. 5-8 I 140

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Placed fourth on the 3-meter (298.60) and 1-meter (300.90) at the James Madison Invitational „„ Finished seventh on 3-meter with a score of 275.80 and placed eighth on platform with a 221.50 at Ohio State „„ Placed third on 3-meter with a score of 336.60 and finished fourth on 1-meter with a score of 308.88 at TCU „„ Placed 12th on 1-meter, scoring 252.60, and placed 17th on 3-meter with a score of 240.50 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed 16th on platform, scoring 187.40 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Third place on 1-meter with a score of 282.30, and finished fourth on 3-meter (281.20) at the Big 12 vs Big East Weekend „„ Placed fourth on 1-meter (317.30) and finished fifth on 3-meter (308.30) against Virginia Tech at the Big 12 vs ACC Weekend

CHRIS

McMahon

Free I Junior Highlands Ranch, Colo. 5-10 I 140

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Member of the second place 800 freestyle relay team (6:32.28) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Earned All-Big 12 Second Team honors and took sixth in the 500 freestyle to earn with a career-best time of 4:28.88 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a career-best time in the prelims of the 200 freestyle (1:39.54) while placing eighth overall at the Big 12 Championship „„ Posted a career-best time (45.69) in the 100 freestyle, placing 13th at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed fifth in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:45.86 against TCU „„ Finished 12th in the 500 freestyle (4:44.86) at Ohio State

2014-15 (Freshman) „„ Earned All-Big 12 honors with a fifth-place finish on 3-meter with a prelim score of 309.85 „„ Placed fifth on platform, recording a score of 261.85 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Fifth on the 1-meter with a career-best score of 285.80 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Scored a season-best on 1-meter (274.04), placing second against TCU „„ Third-place finish on 3-meter (288.15) against TCU, recording a season-best mark

2014-15 (Freshman) „„ Finished third in 200 freestyle (1:40.36) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed fifth in the B Final of the 200 backstroke (1:51.77) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 1:39.36 in the 200 freestyle, placing 13th at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 4:32.01 in the 500 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed third in the 200 freestyle (1:47.55) against Villanova „„ Placed sixth in the 1,000 freestyle (10.09.31) against Pitt „„ In debut, won the 200 freestyle (1:46.71) at the Gold-Blue Meet

High School „„ Competed for coach Robert McHenry at Atlantic City High „„ Three-year captain and two time all-state selection „„ Named MVP of this high school team all four years of competition „„ ACHS six and 11 dive record holder „„ New Jersey State Champion „„ Two-time first team South Jersey selection

High School „„ Swam for coach Christina Kwon at Thunder Ridge High „„ Team captain his senior season „„ Academic All-State Honorable Mention „„ Placed fifth in the 200 freestyle at the 2014 5A State meet „„ Placed seventh in the 100 freestyle at the 2014 5A State meet „„ Won the 200 individual medley at the 2014 Continental League Swimming Championship

Personal „„ Son of Robert and Carolyn McHenry „„ Has one sister „„ Birthday is June 23 „„ Majoring in exercise physiology

Personal „„ Son of Michael and Tavia McMahon „„ Has two brothers and one sister „„ Birthday is February 8 „„ Majoring in biology „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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JOE

ALEX

Miller

Obendorf

Free I Junior Parkersburg, W.Va 5-10 I 150

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ Swam in the 200 freestyle (1:54.94) against Villanova „„ Touched the wall in 54.44 in the 100 freestyle against Virginia Tech „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Swam in the 200 freestyle in 1:56.38 at the Mizzou Invite „„ Finished in 54.41 in the 100 freestyle at the Mizzou Invite High School „„ Swam for coach Steve Lutz at Parkersburg South High „„ Team Captain as a junior and senior „„ Placed fourth at the state meet in the 200 freestyle and fifth in the 500 freestyle „„ School record holder in the 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle „„ Named to the 2014 All-Region Team „„ Winner of the 2014 Outstanding Swimmer Award and the 2013 Esteemed Swimmer Award at Parkersburg South Personal „„ Son of Patrick and Susanne Miller „„ Has three brothers and three sisters „„ Birthday is January 19 „„ Majoring in petroleum and natural gas engineering „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Diving I Junior Hudson, Ohio 5-8 I 140

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Placed fourth with a career-best mark of 360.65 on 3-meter at the Big 12 Championship „„ Took third on platform, scoring 303.10, and placed fifth on 1-meter with a 314.75 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished second on 3-meter with a score of 318.15 and placed third on 1-meter with a 304.70 at the James Madison Invitational „„ Placed fifth on 3-meter, scoring a 281.70, and placed sixth on platform with a score of 245.05 at Ohio State „„ Claimed the victory on 1-meter, scoring 304.35 at home against Villanova „„ Won on both boards, scoring a 364.88 on 3-meter and a career-best of 330.97 on 1-meter at TCU „„ Placed ninth on platform with a score of 295.95 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Advanced to the B Final on 1-meter, while placing 11th overall with a score of 266.35 at the Tennessee Invite and placed eighth on 3-meter (315.75) „„ Took the victory on 3-meter with a score of 324.80 and placed second on 1-meter (315.25) at the Big 12 vs Big East Weekend „„ Placed fourth on 3-meter (320.45) and finished fifth on 1-meter (286.40) against Virginia Tech at the Big 12 vs ACC Weekend 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ All-Big 12 First Team honors „„ 12th-place finish on platform diving event with a combined score of 595.20 and a 294.35 in the prelims at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championship „„ Scored a career-best score of 300.85 in the finals on platform at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championship „„ Placed second (299.90) on platform at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed first on the 1-meter, with a score of 310.72, and won the on 3-meter (345.01) against TCU High School „„ Competed for coach Daniel Miller at Hudson High „„ A sectional, district and state champion in 2012 „„ Competed with the Akron Rippers club team, earning the Diver of the Year Award with the team in 2011, 2012 and 2013 „„ All-American in 2012 and 2013 „„ Named Rookie of the Year at Hudson High in 2011 Personal „„ Son of Carol Obendorf and Karen Keller „„ Has one sister „„ Birthday is July 27 „„ Majoring in agricultural business and rural development

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MICHAEL

Proietto

Diving I Junior Aston, Pa. 5-8 I 145

ANDREW

Riebel

Breast/IM I Junior Cypress, Texas 160

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Placed second on 1-meter with a score of 313.55 and finished third on 3-meter with a 300.75 at the James Madison Invitational „„ Took fifth on platform with a score of 245.90 and placed sixth on 3-meter (279.30) at Ohio State „„ Finished second on 1-meter with a score of 308.33 and also placed second on 3-meter with a 338.18 at TCU „„ Placed 11th overall on 3-meter with a score of 295.20 and placed 12th on platform (253.65) at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed 13th overall and fifth in the B final on 1-meter, scoring 246.55 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Won the men’s 1-meter with a season-best score of 331.30 and finished in third place on 3-meter with a score of 297.50 at the Big 12 vs Big East Weekend „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ All-Big 12 Second Team, finishing fourth on platform with a score of 271.40 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 16th overall on platform with a combined score of 507.35 in the finals and a 221.00 in the prelims „„ Placed third overall on 1-meter with a career-best score of 304.45 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed fourth on 3-meter with a score of 323.80 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished third overall on platform with a mark of 256.55 at the Mizzou Invite „„ Placed first on the 1-meter at the Gold-Blue Meet

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Second Team „„ Swam a career-best time in the 100 breaststroke (56.28) and the 200 breaststroke (2:02.83) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Posted a career-best time in the 200 individual medley (1:52.22) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished in sixth place in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:12.68 against Pitt „„ Placed 16th in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:16.58 at Ohio State 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Placed 16th in the 200 individual medley prelims (1:52.95) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished 13th in the 100 breaststroke (57.50) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 16th in the 200 breaststroke prelims (2:07.15) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 22.43 in the 50 freestyle at the Mizzou Invite

High School „„ Swam for coach Mike Komorowski at Sun Valley High „„ Four-year letterwinner „„ Placed second at the 2014 PIAA Class AA Diving Championship „„ 2014 Ches-Mont Diver of the Year „„ 2013 and 2014 Pennsylvania All-State selection „„ Holds school record for six and 11 dives „„ Earned 2014 U.S Marne Corp’s Distinguished Athlete Award „„ Finished seventh at the PIAA AA Diving Championship in 2012 and 2013 „„ Qualified for USA Diving Age Group Nationals in 2013

Personal „„ Son of James and Amy Riebel „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is August 6 „„ Majoring in chemical engineering „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Personal „„ Son of Bob and Connie Proietto „„ Has two brothers „„ Birthday is November 2 „„ Majoring in elementary education „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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High School „„ Swam for coach Bryan Hutchinson at Cypress Ranch High „„ No. 28th-ranked swimmer from the state of Texas „„ All-State selection in 2012 and 2013 „„ Named All-American in the 200 freestyle in 2013 „„ All-region and All-District honoree in 2011, 2012 and 2013 „„ Junior National Qualifier in 2013 and 2014


DANIEL

TONY

Rodriquez

Sekowski

Free/Fly I R-Junior Rock Island, Ill. 6-2 I 190

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Swam a career-best time in the 50 freestyle (20.91) and a career-best time in the 100 freestyle (46.18) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Posted a career-best time in the 100 butterfly with a 49.89 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the 200 medley relay team, placing second with a time of 1:32.74 against TCU „„ Earned a sixth-place finish in the 50 freestyle with a time of 21.68 against Pitt „„ Placed 14th in the 50 freestyle with a time of 22.16 at Ohio State At Black Hawk College in 2013-15 „„ Trained at Lane Four Aquatics while attending Black Hawk College „„ Placed fourth in the 50 freestyle with a time of 20.46 at the 2015 Speedo Champions Series „„ Swam in the 100 freestyle and placed fifth with a time of 45.60 at the Speedo Champion Series „„ Took fifth in the 100 butterfly with a time of 57.67 at the Futures Championships High School „„ Swam at Rock Island High for Scott Robinson, Bob Calegan and Grant Bramer „„ Swam at Lane Four Aquatics for Demian Werner „„ Four-year letterwinner „„ Two-time Illinois High School State qualifier „„ Two years coaching age group „„ Junior National and Winter National qualifier

Breast I Junior Penn Trafford, Pa. 5-11 I 180

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Swam career-best time of 59.22 in the 100 breaststroke at the Big 12 Championship „„ Posted a career-best time in the 200 breaststroke in 2:11.07 at the Big 12 Championship „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ Placed 15th in the 100 breaststroke (58.31) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 18th in the 200 breaststroke (2:09.88) at the Big 12 Championship High School „„ Served as team captain of the Fox Chapel Killer Whales Club Team for coach Todd Clark „„ Earned All-County, All-District and All-State honors, swimming at Penn Trafford High for coach Dave Babik „„ Qualified for the WPIAL Championship in two individual events and one relay event as a sophomore „„ Placed eighth at the 2014 AAA WPIAL Championship in the 100 breaststroke and ninth in the 200 individual medley „„ Member of 200 freestyle relay team that finished ninth at the 2014 AAA WPIAL Championship and member of 200 medley relay team that placed sixth Personal „„ Son of Raymond and Christine Sekowski „„ Has two sisters „„ Birthday is February 23 „„ Majoring in business „„ Father swam at LSU

Personal „„ Son of Mario and Anne Rodriguez „„ Has one sister „„ Birthday is May 5 „„ Majoring in electrical engineering „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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Sophomores JAKE

DREW

Armstrong

Damich

Breast I Sophomore Dover, Ohio 6-3 I 205

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Swam in the B Final of the 100 breaststroke at the Big 12 Championship, placing 11th overall in 54.53 „„ Placed 14th in the 100 breaststroke, touching the wall in 57.92 at Ohio State „„ Took third in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:00.75 against Villanova „„ Placed fifth in the 100 breaststroke in 59.27 against Pitt and was a member of the fifth-place 200 medley relay team, finishing in 1:36.79 „„ Finished 13th overall in the 100 breaststroke and fifth in the B Final, with a time of 57.25 at the Tennessee Invite High School „„ Swam at Dover High for coach Brenda Wherley „„ Swam club at the YMCA, where they were named YMCA National Tournament Team (2011-15) „„ All Ohio in the 100 breast, 100 fly, 200 medley relay and the 200 free relay „„ Earned All-America honors in the 100 breast, the 200 medley relay and the 200 free relay „„ Top time of 56.34 in the 100 breaststroke „„ Top time of 52.09 in the 100 butterfly „„ Top time of 21.62 in the 50 freestyle „„ Played high school football and ran track „„ Personal „„ Son of Ryan and Edie Armstrong „„ Has one brother „„ Birthday is September 25 „„ Majoring in mechanical engineering „„ Participated in Mountaineer Idol (2015) Personal „„ Son of Ryan and Edie Armstrong „„ Has one brother „„ Birthday is September 25 „„ Majoring in mechanical engineering „„ Participated in Mountaineer Idol (2015)

Free/Fly/IM I Sophomore Nevillewood, Pa. 6-1 I 180

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Took first in the B final and ninth overall in the 500 freestyle with a season-best time of 4:28.38 and placed first in the B final and ninth overall in the 400 individual medley with a season best time of 3:58.70 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the 800 freestyle relay team, placing second with a time of 6:32.28 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed fourth as a member of the 400 medley relay team (3:34.44) against Villanova „„ Member of the first-place 400 freestyle relay team with a time of 3:02.45 against TCU „„ Placed 16th overall in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:51.45 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Finished in fifth place in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:44.38 against Virginia Tech in the Big 12 vs ACC Weekend High School „„ Swam at Chartiers Valley High for Heidi Fiorentini and swam club at Mount Lebanon Aqua Club for Tom Donati, Amanda Smith and Kevin McLaughlin „„ At age 14, earned USA Swimming Top Ten Honors in the 200-yard freestyle „„ 2015 Nevillewood Living Magazine Young Achiever Recognition „„ 2013 Swimming MVP for the Almanac „„ Four-time MVP Chartiers Valley High and four-time varsity letterwinner „„ Holds school records in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 100 butterfly, 100 breaststroke, 200 freestyle relay and the 200 freestyle relay „„ Five-time WPIAL Champion, two-time State Champion and two-time State Runner-up „„ 11-time State Finalist „„ Selected participant in USA Swimming Zone Select Camp- UMBC „„ Selected participant in AMS Swimming Hall of Fame Training Camp- Ft Lauderdale, Fla. „„ Selected participant in AMS Olympic Training Center Camp- Denver, Colo. „„ Five-time Junior National qualifier and five-time sectional qualifier and team member „„ 2015 Individual High Point Runner-up SC Eastern Zone Sectionals „„ 2015 second Place MLAC Men’s Team member SC Eastern Zone Sectionals „„ 2015 third Place MLAC Combined Team member SC Eastern Zone Sectionals „„ 2014 Winner of the Eric Namesnik Award „„ 2013 Swimming MVP for the Almanac „„ Four-time AMS (Allegheny Mountain Swimming) Outstanding Swimmer of the Year, and three-time AMS Scholastic All-American „„ Three-time AMS record holder (1,0000-yard freestyle -11-12 year old, 1,000-yard freestyle SCY 11-12 year old, 200-meter freestyle 13-14 year old) Personal „„ Son of Lou and Nancy Damich „„ Birthday is May 25 „„ Majoring in civil engineering „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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ADAM

ElMerini

Poe

Free/Fly I St. Albans, W.Va. Sophomore 6-1 I 175

Free/Back I Sophomore Marseille, France 5-9 I 165

2015-16 „„ Competed in the French Olympic Trials in the 50 and 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke „„ Posted a top-10 finish at the French Trials in the 100 backstroke with a time of 56.7 „„ Swam an NCAA ‘B’ qualifying and season-best time in the 50 freestyle (19.85) to place fifth overall at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished second in the B Final and 10th overall in the 100 freestyle with a season-best time of 44.89 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Advanced to the A Final in the 100 backstroke with a seasonbest time of 49.86 in the prelims, while placing sixth overall at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the 400 freestyle relay team, placing second overall in 2:55.74 at the Big 12 Championship High School „„ Swam at Lycee Privé de Rempart „„ Three-time French champion (18 under) „„ Record holder in the 50 and 100 backstroke in Morocco „„ Three-time French champion (U18) „„ Top-10 finish at the French Trials in the 100 backstroke (56.7) „„ Record holder in the 50 and 100 backstroke in Morocco „„ Top time of 20.30 in the 50 freestyle „„ Top time of 44.90 in the 100 freestyle „„ Top time of 49.20 in the 100 backstroke Personal „„ Son of Hicham and Valerie El Merini „„ Has two brothers „„ Birthday is October 6 „„ Majoring in international business

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Top time of 21.32 in the 50 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam in the 50 freestyle, touching the wall in 21.86 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Took a season-best time of 47.07 in the 100 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 29th in the 200 freestyle at the WV State Games with a season-best time of 1:54.62 „„ Swam a top time of 51.43 in the 100 butterfly at the Big 12 Championship High School „„ Swam at South Charleston High for Sarah Carroll „„ Swam club at the Tri-County YMCA for Phil Berry „„ All-Mountain State Athletic Conference all four years „„ Member of All Region 4 team all four years of high school „„ Two-time member of the West Virginia All State team „„ South Charleston team captain as a senior „„ 580 WCHS Scholar Athlete of the week „„ Runner-up in 50 yard freestyle and a third-place finisher in the 100 freestyle as a freshman „„ Runner-up in 50 yard freestyle and a third-place finisher in the 100 freestyle and a member of the state champion 200 yard freestyle relay as a sophomore „„ State champion in the 100 butterfly and runner-up in the 50 freestyle as a junior „„ 50-yard freestyle state champion and runner-up in the 100 freestyle as a senior „„ 2014 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America „„ Four-year qualifier for YMCA Short and Long Course National „„ Placed 20th in the 50 freestyle at the 2015 YMCA Short Course National „„ Holder of a several West Virginia LSC age group records „„ Two-year team captain, and two time leadership and most outstanding swimmer award at Tri-County YMCA Personal „„ Son of Dave and Laura Poe „„ Has one sister „„ Birthday is June 12 „„ Majoring in management information systems „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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JAKE

Preaskorn IM/Back I Sophomore Bridgeport, W.Va. 5-8 I 150

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Swam a season-best time of 1:54.55 in the B Final of the 200 backstroke at the Big 12 Championship „„ Touched the wall with a season-best time of 1:52.66 in the 200 individual medley at the Big 12 Championship „„ Posted a season-best time of 4:04.89 in the 400 individual medley at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a season-best time of 1:01.96 in the 100 breaststroke at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed 12th in the 200 breaststroke with a top time of 2:21.29 at the WV State Games High School „„ Swam at Notre Dame High for David Maurer „„ Swam at Harrison Area YMCA Swim Team for Dennis Miller „„ Notre Dame team captain (2014-2015) „„ Four-time WVSSAC All-State Team and four-time All-County and All-Region Team „„ Region 3 100 breaststroke record holder (1:00.82) „„ Two-time 200 individual medley State Champion (1:53.362014) (1:54.00-2015) „„ State Champion in the 100 breaststroke (59.28) „„ BB&T Male Swimmer of the year (2014) „„ Holds school records in the 200 individual medley (1:53.36), 100 breaststroke (58.46), 100 backstroke (53.30), 100 butterfly (53.94), 500 freestyle (4:58.06) and 200 freestyle (1:48.76) „„ USA Swimming Academic All-American „„ USA Swimming Winter Junior National Qualifier in the 200 individual medley (1:52.43) „„ Top-16 finalist at the YMCA Short Course Nationals in the 200 individual medley (14th place) Personal „„ Son of Jim and Wende Preaskorn „„ Has one sister „„ Birthday is January 16 „„ Majoring in petroleum and natural gas engineering „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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AUSTIN

Smith

Diving I Sophomore Fishers, Ind. 5-11 I 150

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Scored a school-record 322.55 on platform in the prelims to advance to the finals at the Big 12 Championship, earning AllBig 12 Second Team „„ Finished in seventh on 1-meter with a final score of 306.10 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed eighth on 3-meter, scoring 250.25, and placed ninth on 1-meter with a score of 263.65 at the James Madison Invitational „„ Placed fourth on platform with a score of 251.20 and placed 11th on 3-meter (236.85) at Ohio State „„ Finished 14th on 3-meter (249.80) and placed 15th on 1-meter with a score of 240.20 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed 14th on platform with a score of 241.25 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed fifth on 1-meter (278.40) and on 3-meter (249.50) at the Big 12 vs Big East Weekend High School „„ Swam at Fishers High and Fishers Diving Tigers club team for Kristy Ford „„ High school team captain in 2015 „„ State qualifier (2012-15) „„ State finalist in 2014-15 „„ All-county in 2012 and all-state honorable mention (2014-15) „„ Set six school and pool diving records (2014-15) „„ NISCA All-American (2014) „„ HCC Conference Champion and sectional champion in 2015 „„ Earned all-conference team in 2015 „„ Tiger Claw Men’s Swimming and Diving 2015 Award „„ Competed at the USA diving meet in 2012 „„ National Qualifier (2013-14) „„ AAU All-American (1-meter, 3-meter, platform) in 2014 „„ Second place on 3-meter, fourth place on 1-meter and sixth place on the platform at AAU Nationals in 2014 Personal „„ Son of Brent and Rebecca Smith „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is July 13 „„ Majoring in computer science „„ Was a gymnast for 10 years, winning multiple state and regional titles „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll


JAKE

Williams

Free/IM I Sophomore Marietta, Ga. 6-2 I 185

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Posted a season-best time of 1:44.16 in the B Final of the 200 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a season-best time of 52.55 in the 100 butterfly at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam in the B Final of the 200 individual medley with a season-best time of 1:54.51 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished seventh in the 100 freestyle with a season-best time of 48.58 against Georgia Tech „„ Swam a season-best time of 1:02.90 in the 100 breaststroke at Ohio State High School „„ Swam at George Walton Comprehensive High for Sharon Loughran „„ Team captain as a senior „„ Named Freshman of the Year „„ Four-time All-County „„ Two-time First Team All-State and All-America honoree in relays „„ Member of the two-time state champions Walton Raiders „„ Walton record holder in the 200 medley relay 1:33.06, and school record holder in the 400 freestyle relay 3:06.61 „„ Graduated with honors (3.5 GPA) and with more than 280 service hours „„ Received the Raider Pride Award „„ Swam Club at Marietta Marlins for Yit Aun Lim „„ Personal-best time of 1:51.99 in the 200 individual medley „„ Made Winter Junior Nationals „„ Competed at the 2014 NASA in Clearwater, placing fourth individually, and second in the relay (2015) Personal „„ Son of Jim and Monica Williams „„ Has three sisters „„ Birthday is March 18 „„ Majoring in exercise physiology „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Newcomers

BRANDON

Christian

Free/IM I Freshman Largo, Fla. 6-0 I 175

High School „„ Swam at Seminole High for coach Danielle Spurgeon „„ Team Captain „„ First and Second Team All-County „„ Swam a top time of 1:41.73 in the 200 freestyle, a 4:32.65 in the 500 freestyle, a 4:07.43 in the 400 IM and a 15:56.15 in the 1,650 freestyle Personal „„ Son of Andy and Julie Christian „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is December 23 „„ Majoring in general business

TRISTEN

DiSibio

Breast/IM I Sophomore Lantana, Texas 5-10 I 165 North Texas (2015-16) „„ Swam at Lakeside Aquatic Club „„ Posted top times in the 100 breaststroke (55.57), 200 breaststroke (2:01.81) and 200 IM (1:59.98)

Ouachita Baptist (2014-15) „„ Top times in the 100 breaststroke (57.81), 200 breaststroke (2:09.39) and 200 IM (1:59.61) High School „„ Swam at John H. Guyer High „„ Posted a top time of 58.13 in the 100 breaststroke, a 2:05.06 in the 200 breaststroke and a 2:05.00 in the 200 IM Personal „„ Son of Nick and Debra Di Sibio „„ Has two brothers „„ Birthday is July 7 „„ Majoring in business WVUSwimDive

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JACK

Frazien

Fly/Free I Freshman Greenville, S.C. 5-10 I 180

High School „„ Swam at Riverside High „„ Team captain in 2015 „„ Swam at Y-Spartaquatics at the state and national level „„ USA Swimming Scholastic All-America honoree (2013-15) „„ South Carolina team champions (2013-16) Personal „„ Son of Lincoln and Vanessa Frazier „„ Has two brothers and one sister „„ Birthday is June 10 „„ Enrolled in undergraduate studies

AUSTIN

Hartke

Back/Fly I Freshman Bloomington, Ill. 6-0 I 175

High School „„ Swam at Normal West High for coach Becky Braman „„ Team captain as a senior „„ Three-time all-state honoree „„ Two-time All-American in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly Personal „„ Son of Kurt and Colleen Hartke „„ Has two brothers and one sister „„ Birthday is May 30 „„ Majoring in history

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LUKE

Hene

Back/IM I Freshman Gainesville, Ga. 5-10 I 150

High School „„ Swam at Chestatee High for coach Dana Richardson „„ Swam year-round for Lanier Aquatics Club „„ Named most valuable swimmer as a sophomore and junior Personal „„ Son of James and Kristy Hene „„ Has four brothers and one sister „„ Birthday is June 8 „„ Majoring in engineering

GERALD

Hodges

Diving I Freshman Springfield, Va. 5-11 I 170

High School „„ Swam at Robert E. Lee High for coach Brian Ratliff „„ Varsity team captain in 2015-16 „„ Competed at the state championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016 „„ Dove at the USA Zone Championships in 2015 and 2016 „„ Competed at AAU Nationals in 2015 Personal „„ Son of Gerald and Rosario Hodges „„ Has three brothers and three sisters „„ Birthday is June 7 „„ Majoring in animal science


RYAN

SAM

Kelly

Neaveill

Fly I Freshman Whitby, Ontario 6-1 I 178

High School „„ Swam at Father Leo J. Austin Catholic Secondary School for coach Rob Novak „„ Two-time Team Ontario member „„ Advanced to the A final in the 200 butterfly at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials „„ Gold medalist in the 200 butterfly, 200 freestyle and 4x200 freestyle at the 2016 National Age Group Championships Personal „„ Son of Kevin and Martha Kelly „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is October 25 „„ Majoring in mechanical engineering

Free I Freshman Germantown Hill, Ill. 6-4 I 20

High School „„ Swam at Peoria Notre Dame for coach Shawn Ribordy „„ Swam club at Red Bird „„ Swam top times in the 50 freestyle (:20.65), 100 freestyle (:45.52) and 200 freestyle (1:41.12) Personal „„ Son of Gregory and Amber Neaveill „„ Has three brothers „„ Birthday is February 4 „„ Majoring in marketing

MATTHEW

JACK

Marsh

Portmann

Free/Breast I Freshman Bemus Point, N.Y. 6-3 I 170 High School „„ Swam at Jamestown High for coach Matt Moore „„ Swam club at Town of Tonawanda Titans Swim Club „„ Four-time All-American „„ Three time NYS state champions „„ Member of the National Honor Society Personal „„ Son of Charles and Jayne Marsh „„ Has four brothers and one sister „„ Brother, Andrew, swam at WVU from 2012-16 „„ Birthday is October 29 „„ Majoring in biology

Breast/IM I Freshman Newark, Del. 5-9 I 155

High School „„ Swam at Salesianum High for coach Chip Hannig „„ Swam for the USA Club Swimming for head coach and former WVU swimmer Pablo Marmolejo „„ NISCA All-American in the 100 butterfly „„ 2016 Delaware state champion in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay „„ 2015 Delaware state champion in the 200 individual medley, 400 freestyle relay and 100 butterfly „„ 2013 Delaware state champion in the 200 and 400 freestyle relay „„ Named to the Delaware All-State First Team three times „„ As a member of USA Swim Club, was a winter nationals qualifier, summer and winter junior national qualifier and a USA Scholastic All-American Personal „„ Son of Marc and Kimberly Portmann „„ Has two brothers „„ Birthday is March 23 „„ Majoring in accounting WVUSwimDive

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TRAYTON

Saladin

Free/Back I Freshman Buchanan, Mich. 5-10 I 160

High School „„ Swam at Buchanan High „„ Served as team captain from 2013-16 „„ Two-time NISCA All-American in 2015 and 2016 Personal „„ Son of Thomas and Carol Saladin „„ Has two brothers and one sister „„ Birthday is August 31 „„ Enrolled in undergraduate studies

GABRIEL

Swardson

Fly I Freshman Fort Wayne, Ind. 5-9 I 170 High School „„ Swam at Snider High for coach Chris Knoblauch „„ Team captain junior and senior year „„ Indiana state champion in the 100 butterfly Personal „„ Son of Eric and Raquel Swardson „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is November 14 „„ Majoring in political science

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ROBERT

Wylie

Free/IM/Back I Freshman Watkinsville, Ga. 5-10 I 160

High School „„ Swam at Oconee County High „„ Named a team captain „„ Member of the Georgia Zone Team in 2010, 2012 and 2014 „„ Swam top times in the 500 freestyle (4:35.71), 1,650 freestyle (15:54.83), 200 backstroke (1:49.94) and 400 individual medley (4:00.18) „„ Personal „„ Son of David and Wendi Wylie „„ Has two brothers „„ Birthday is October 14 „„ Majoring in business


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Seniors

Braden

MACKENZIE

Free/Fly I Senior Chaska, Minn. 5-6 2015-16 (Junior) „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ Finished sixth in the B Final in the 200 freestyle and 14th overall with a career-best time of 1:53.69 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed third in the C Final (19th overall) in the 500 freestyle with a career-best time of 5:00.91 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 14th overall in the 200 butterfly with a career-best time of 2:06.65 at the Big 12 Championship 2014-15 (Sophomore) „„ Placed sixth (12th overall) in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:00.10 „„ Placed seventh in 200-yard freestyle (1:53.41) at the Big 12 Championship Top time of 2:05.64 in 200 butterfly at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 1:53.41 in 200- freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 4:59.06 in the 500 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Fifth-place finish in the 1,000 freestyle (10:52.02) against Ohio „„ Top time of 54.24 in the 100 free against Penn State „„ Top time of 10:41.65 in the 1,000 freestyle against TCU „„ Top time of 58.78 in 100 butterfly at the Mizzou Invite „„ 2013-14 (Freshman) „„ Placed 10th in the 200 butterfly with a season-best time of 2:04.90 at the Big 12 Championship

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„„ Placed 16th in the 500 freestyle for a season-best time of 4:59.17 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 15th in the 200 freestyle with a season-best time of 1:51.83 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Started her career at the West Virginia State Games, placing fourth in the 200 butterfly (2:15.21) and 500 freestyle (5:13.07) High School „„ Three-year state qualifier and two-time finalist for coaches Annie White and Gretchen Rouse at Holy Family Catholic High „„ Also swam for coaches Ann Urschel and Lloyd Larsen with Team Foxjet „„ Took third in the 200 free (1:53.87) and in the 500 free (5:05.12) at the 2012 state championship „„ Earned all-state first team honors in 2010 and 2012 „„ Three-time all-conference honoree Personal „„ Daughter of Michael Braden and Julie-Kaiser-Braden „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is March 21 „„ Majoring in marketing „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Skelley

EMMA Free I Senior Manassas, Va. 5-5

2015-16 (Junior) „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ All-Big 12 First Team in the 1,650 freestyle, winning bronze with a time of 16:46.34 „„ Earned All-Big 12 Second Team honors for placing fifth in the 500 freestyle in 4:51.66 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 13th in the 200 freestyle with a career-best time of 1:52.96 at the Big 12 Championship

2014-15 (Sophomore) „„ All-Big 12 honors for placing third in the 1,650 freestyle (16.38.05) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed fourth in the A final of the 500 freestyle, with a seasonbest time of 4:50.04 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the 800-yard freestyle relay, placing fourth (7:23.73), at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished seventh in the 200 freestyle (1:51.46) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 1:50.90 in the 200 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed first in the 1,000 freestyle, with a time of 10:18.82 against TCU „„ Finished second in the 1,650 freestyle, with a season-best time of 16:36.21 at Mizzou Invite „„ Placed first in the 1,000 freestyle, with a season-best time of 10:05.49 against Penn State „„ Placed first in the 500 freestyle (4:58.49) against Penn State 2013-14 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ All Big-12 Second Team (500 free, 1650 free) „„ Finished fifth in the 500 free at the Big 12 Championship with a team-best time of 4:51.39 „„ Placed sixth in the 1650 free at the Big 12 Championship with a team-best time of 16:40.46 „„ Placed sixth in the 1650 free at the Mizzou Invite (16:43.06) „„ Started her career with wins in the 500 free (5:01.97) and 1650 free (17:29.70) at the West Virginia State Games

High School „„ Four-year Virginia AAA State Championship qualifier and seven-time finalist for coach Alyssa Seligmann at Osbourn Park High „„ Finished second in the 500 free (4:59.08) and fifth in the 200 free (1:54.51) at the 2013 state championship „„ Placed second and third in the 500 free (4:57.22) and the 200 free (1:52.92), respectively, at the 2012 state championship, helping the team to a second-place finish „„ Set new Virginia AAA Northwest Region records with first-place finishes in the 200 free (1:53.17) and the 500 free (4:55.69) at the 2013 regional championship „„ Took first in the 200 free (1:55.34) and the 500 free (5:00.33) at the 2013 Cardinal District Championship „„ Two-time News & Messenger All-Area Swimming First Team member „„ Named Osbourn Park High Team MVP in 2011 and was named Most Improved in 2009 „„ Also swims for coach Rick Benner with Quantico Devil Dolphins „„ Holds club short-course yards records in the 500 free (4:53.44), 1000 free (10:01.71) and the 1650 free (16:46.68) „„ Also holds long-course meters records in the 400 free (4:24.34), 800 free (8:55.16) and 1500 free (17:07.05) „„ Member of the 2011-12 USA Swimming Women’s Scholastic All-America team Personal „„ Daughter of Thomas and Christine Skelley „„ Has two sisters and one brother „„ Father played soccer at New Haven „„ Birthday is August 20 „„ Majoring in multidisciplinary studies „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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MADELINE

Bolin

Back/Free I Junior Tucson, Ariz. 5-7

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ Competed in the 100 backstroke, placing fourth in the C final and 20th overall with a time of 1:01.45 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam in the 100 freestyle with a time of 58.09 against Ohio State „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Top time of 25.06 in the 50 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Season best time of 53.67 in the prelim of the 100 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 59.24 in the 100 backstroke at the Big 12 Championship „„ Recorded a season-best time of 2:11.14 in the 200 backstroke against Ohio State High School „„ No. 27-ranked swimmer from Arizona „„ Swam for coach Anne Fitzsimmons at Ironwood Ridge High „„ Holds school record in the 100 backstroke, 100 freestyle and 50 freestyle „„ Top-eight finisher in the 100 freestyle at the 2012 and 2013 state meet „„ Top-16 finisher in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke at the state meet in 2011, 2012 and 2013 „„ IRHS Swim Team Vice President 2012 and IRHS Swim Team President in 2013 „„ Southern Arizona High School Sports All-Stars Team Honorable mention 2010,2011 „„ Southern Arizona High School Sports All- Stars Team First Team 2012, 2013 „„ Ford Aquatics National Team member Personal „„ Daughter of Heath and Kristi Bolin „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is February 19 „„ Majoring in economics „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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AMÉLIE

Currat

Back/Free I Junior Dunkerque, France 5-7

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team, while maintaining a 4.0 GPA „„ Advanced to the A Final in the 100 backstroke, finishing in fourth place with an NCAA B time of 54.92 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed seventh in the 200 freestyle A Final (1:50.20) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the 400 freestyle relay team and the 800 freestyle relay team (7:23.57) while placing fourth in each event at the Big 12 Championship „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Finished seventh in the 100 butterfly (56.07) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed second in the 100 backstroke, in a season-best time of 56.08 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the 200 freestyle relay that finished fifth (1:33.09) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished second in 200 backstroke in a season-best time of 2:00.86 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 1:50.41 in the 200 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 23.85 in the 50 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 52.61 in the 100 freestyle at the Mizzou Invite High School „„ Competed for France U18 and U20 teams in 2013 „„ Placed second in the 100 butterfly and sixth in the 50 freestyle at the France U18 team in 2013 „„ Finished second in the 50 freestyle for the France U20 team in 2013 „„ Placed sixth in the 100 freestyle for the France U16 team in 2012 „„ Placed second in the 4 x 100 freestyle for the French National Team COMEN Mediterranean Cup (2011) Personal „„ Daughter Patrick and Florence Currat „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is January 12 „„ Majoring in business „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


TAYLOR

CELIA

Gill

Martinez

Back/IM I Junior Annapolis, Md 5-7

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Recipient of the First Team Academic Momentum Award by the Scholar Baller® program in conjunction with the National Consortium of Academics and Sports „„ Advanced to the A Final in the 400 individual medley, finishing sixth with a career-best time of 4:21.13 and placed eighth in the 200 backstroke A Final with a career-best and prelim time of 2:00.43 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 12th overall and fourth in the B Final in the 200 individual medley with a career-best time of 2:05.27 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the 200 medley relay team, finishing in sixth place (1:52.45) against Virginia Tech „„ Placed sixth in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:41.20 against Georgia Tech „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ Placed fourth in the 400 individual medley B Final in a seasonbest time of 4:25.92 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished first in the 200 backstroke B Final with a season-best time of 1:58.92 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Prelim time of 2:05.84 in the 200 individual medley at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 57.69 in the 100 backstroke at the Mizzou Invite High School „„ No. 17-ranked swimmer from Maryland „„ Swam for coach Andrew Grannell at Annapolis Senior High „„ Anne Arundel County’s Swimmer of the Year 2012-2013 „„ Annapolis High School Varsity Swim Team MVP 2010-2014 „„ Six time All-County Champion in individual events - 100 backstroke (4x) and 200 individual medley (2x) „„ Anne Arundel County record holder in the 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley „„ Regional record holder in the 100 backstroke „„ National Honor Society member 2012-2014 „„ Scholastic All American 2012-2014 „„ Naval Academy Aquatic Club record holder in the 100 and 200 backstroke „„ National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) Junior National Qualifier in the 100 and 200 backstroke and 200 and 400 individual medley Personal „„ Daughter of Arthur Gill and Jennifer Powell „„ Is an only child „„ Birthday is October 2 „„ Majoring in exercise physiology „„ Recipient of the Academic Momentum Award First Team „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Fly/Free I Junior Madrid, Spain 5-3

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ Swam a career-best time in the 50 freestyle (24.32) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Advanced to the B Final in the 100 butterfly with a and careerbest time of 56.21 in the prelims and placed 14th overall at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the seventh place 400 freestyle relay team with an A final time of 3:28 and the 11th-place 200 medley relay team, earning a B final time of 1:45.06 at the Tennessee Invite „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ Member of the third-place 200 medley relay (1:41.45) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed fourth in the 100 butterfly (55.93) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 24.23 in the 50 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 15th overall in the 100 freestyle (52.33) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the fourth place 400 freestyle relay team (3:32.96) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished second in the 100 butterfly (57.60) against Iowa State „„ Top time of 55.73 in the 100 butterfly at the Mizzou Invite „„ Top time of 2:08.24 in the 200 butterfly against Ohio „„ Top time of 5:16.73 in the 500 freestyle at the West Virginia State Games High School „„ Swam for coach Miguel Vazquez Calco on Club Natacion Madrid Moscardo „„ Junior Spanish Championship in the 100 butterfly, 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle „„ Competed at I.E.S. Pedro Salinas Personal „„ Daughter of Javier Martinez Lopez and Charo de la Torre Binimelis „„ Has two brothers and one sister „„ Birthday is July 7 „„ Majoring in chemical engineering „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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Sophomores Williams

LOREN

Junior I IM/Breast Chesapeake, Va 5-2

2015-16 (Sophomore) „„ 2016 Academic All-Big 12 First Team „„ Placed second in the C Final and 18th overall in the 200 individual medley with a career-best time of 2:07.02 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a career-best time in the 400 individual medley (4:32.19) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 2:24.42 in the 200 breaststroke at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed ninth in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:27.82 at Ohio State „„ 2014-15 (Freshman) „„ 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Placed sixth in the 400 individual medley with a season-best time of 4:28.56 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Top time of 5:06.23 in the 500 freestyle at the Mizzou Invite „„ Top time of 10:39.99 in the 1,000 freestyle against Villanova „„ Top time of 2:24.16 in the 200 breaststroke against Iowa State High School „„ No. 60-ranked swimmer from the state of Virginia „„ Swam for coach Mike Salpeter at Western Branch High „„ Earned all-district, all-region and all-state honors every year of competition in high school „„ Swam for the VYAC Club Team for coach Salpeter „„ Placed second in the 200 individual at the 2013 NCSA Junior National Championship „„ Placed 31st as a sophomore at the Virginia Senior Championship in the 200 breaststroke Personal „„ Daughter of Neal and Rosemary Williams „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is February 2 „„ Majoring in sports and exercise psychology „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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GEORGIA

Baldus

Free/Fly I Sophomore Fort Wayne, Ind. 5-9

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Swam a season-best time of 2:04.91 in the B Final of the 200 butterfly, placing 15th overall at the Big 12 Championship „„ Member of the 400 freestyle relay team, placing fourth with a time of 3:25.41 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Posted a season-best time of 58.26 in the 100 butterfly, placing fourth against Georgia Tech „„ Top time of 24.47 in the 50 freestyle at the Tennessee Invite „„ Placed 11th in the 100 freestyle with a season-best time of 54.15 against Villanova and Iowa State High School „„ Swam at Snider High for Chris Knoblauch „„ Swam on the Three Rivers Aquatic Club team for Bill Close „„ Team captain (2014-15) „„ Broke the school record in the 200 freestyle relay at conference „„ News-Sentinel All-Area Swim Team member all four years „„ All-State Athletic Conference all four years „„ State qualifier in the 100 butterfly, placing 19th in 57.47 Personal „„ Daughter of George and Sarah Baldus „„ Has one sister and one brother „„ Birthday is September 25 „„ Majoring in communications „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll


MARAH

JULIA

Bieger

Calcut

Breast/IM I Sophomore Columbus, Ind. 5-8

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team while maintaining a 4.0 GPA „„ Placed 13th overall and fifth in the B Final of the 200 breaststroke with a season-best time of 2:19.11 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Advanced to the B Final in the 200 individual medley, 10th overall with a season-best time of 2:03.63 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam in the B final of the 400 individual medley, placing 15th overall after a season-best time of 4:26.99 in the prelims at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed fifth in the 500 freestyle with a season-best time of 5:11.69 at the WV State Games High School „„ Swam at Columbus North High for Jim Sheridan „„ Three-time All-American in the 200-yard medley relay „„ All-American in the 100 breast and 400-yard free relay in 201415 „„ Bull Frog Award Winner (Mental Attitude) 2012-13 „„ Most Improved Swimmer Award in 2011-12 season „„ 2011-15 State Finalist Personal „„ Daughter of Thomas and Maribeth Bieger „„ Has two sisters and one brother „„ Birthday is January 20 „„ Majoring in accounting „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Diving I Sophomore Zeeland, Mich. 5-1

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team while maintaining a 4.0 GPA „„ Placed ninth on 3-meter (244.50) and 1-meter (239.20) at the James Madison Invitational „„ Finished seventh on platform with a score of 168.40 and placed eighth on 3-meter with a 256.40 at Ohio State „„ Took third on 3-meter with a score of 267.00 and placed fourth on 1-meter (254.05) at home against Villanova and Iowa State „„ Won the 1-meter springboard, scoring a season best of 274.19, and placed third on 3-meters with a score of 262.20 at TCU „„ Placed fifth on 1-meter, scoring 220.64, and placed seventh on 3-meter with a 217.35 against Pitt „„ Placed 11th on platform (176.30) and placed 13th overall on 3-meter (228.85) at the Tennessee Invite „„ Competed in the finals on 1-meter thanks to a prelim score of 249.10 to place 13th overall at the Tennessee Invite „„ Finished in third place on 3-meter (276.70) and placed fourth on 1-meter (242.55) against Virginia Tech at the Big 12 vs ACC Weekend High School „„ Swam at Zeeland East High for Matt Inman „„ Swam club at Lakeshore Diving for Mike Ledesma „„ Captain during her senior year „„ Three-time conference champion „„ All-conference honors (2012-14) „„ Two-time all-State honors (2013-14) „„ Four-year varsity letterman „„ Holds 11 pool records Personal „„ Daughter of Mark and Sherri Calcut „„ Has two brothers „„ Birthday is April 30 „„ Majoring in nursing „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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EMILIE

Chambers

LEXI

Glassmire

Free/Back I The Woodlands, Texas Sophomore 5-5

Free/Fly Sophomore I Reading, Pa. 5-10

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Advanced to the C Final of the 100 backstroke, placing 19th overall thanks to a prelim and season-best time of 1:00.30 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a season-best time in the 50 freestyle (25.50) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Recorded a season-best time of 57.84 in the 100 freestyle and in the 100 butterfly (1:05.40) at the WV State Games „„ Earned a top time in the 200 backstroke (2:11.16) at the Tennessee Invite

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Swam a season-best time in the 50 freestyle (24.27) at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a top-time in the 100 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship with a 53.54 „„ Swam in the C Final of 100 butterfly, placing 23rd with a season-best time of 58.48 in the prelims at the Big 12 Championship

High School „„ Was homeschooled and swam on The Woodlands Club Swim Team for Tim Bauer „„ Top time in the 50 free with a time of 25.50 „„ Top time of 56.12 in the 100 freestyle „„ Top time of 59.67 in the 100 backstroke „„ Top time of 2:11.16 in the 200 backstroke Personal „„ Daughter of Les and Merideth Chambers „„ Has two sisters, one who swims at Florida State and the other who swam at Liberty „„ Grandfather Earl Wayne Miller played football at Baylor (195458) and for the Green Bay Packers (1958-59) „„ Birthday is February 3 „„ Majoring in business marketing „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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High School „„ Swam at Schuylkill Valley High for Kyle Campbell „„ Three-year captain „„ Scored more than 1,000 points in her high school career „„ School record in the medley relay, holding a time of 1:49.59 „„ All-State Honorable Mention in the 500 freestyle, placing 15th „„ All-State for placing third in the 200 freestyle relay „„ All-State for placing third in the 400 freestyle relay „„ Sixth in the 200 individual medley, first in the 200 freestyle relay, sixth in the 500 freestyle and second in the 400 freestyle relay „„ School record holder in the 200 freestyle relay (1:38.90) and school record holder in the 400 freestyle relay (3:18.23) „„ Top time of 24.28 in the 50 freestyle „„ Top time of 52.15 in the 100 freestyle „„ Top time of 59.22 in the 100 butterfly Personal „„ Daughter of Galen and Melissa Glassmire „„ Has one sister „„ Birthday is June 10 „„ Majoring in exercise physiology „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


SAMANTHA

EMMA

Hall

Harris

Free/Back I Elkins, W.Va. Sophomore 5-6

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Finished first in the C Final and 17th overall in the 100 backstroke with a season-best time of 57.41 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Advanced to the C Final in the 50 freestyle at the Big 12 Championship, placing 20th overall with a season-best time of 23.92 „„ Swam a season-best time in the C Final of the 100 freestyle with a season-best time of 52.74 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 21st in the 200 freestyle at the WV State Games with a season-best time of 2:02.84 High School „„ Swam at Elkins High for Joelle Kenney and Aimee Cain „„ Swam club on HAYST for Dennis Miller and Tome Plemons „„ State champion in the 100 freestyle „„ Four-time all-region team, and four-time all-state team „„ Two-time Big 10 Swimmer of the Year „„ 2013-14 Academic All-American „„ School record in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke „„ 2014-15 team co-captain „„ Top time of 23.81 in the 50 freestyle „„ Top time of 52.29 in the 100 freestyle „„ Top time of 57.21 in the 100 backstroke Personal „„ Daughter of Matthew and Meghan Hall „„ Has one brother „„ Birthday is July 29 „„ Majoring in business

Breast I Canberra, Australia Sophomore 5-11

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team „„ Swam season-best times in the 50 and 100 freestyle at the WV State Games, placing 20th in the 100 freestyle (56.75) and 27th in the 50 freestyle (26.94) High School „„ Attended Canberra Girls’ Grammar School „„ Swam on the Canberra Swim Club team for Shannon Rollanson „„ Team Captain in 2014 „„ Broke the school record in the 50 and 100 breaststroke (201213) „„ HS Age Champion (2009-13) „„ ACT state champion in the 100 and 200 breaststroke (2009-13) „„ Australian Age LC Championship silver medalist in the 100 and 200 breaststroke (2013) „„ Australian Open SC Championship finalist in the 100 and 200 breaststroke (2014) „„ Victorian Open State Bronze medalist in the 200 breaststroke (2015) „„ NSW Open State finalist in the 100 and 200 breaststroke (2013-15) „„ Gold medalist in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the NSW State Age Championship (2012-14) „„ Gold medalist in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the NSW Country District Age Championship (2012-14) „„ Gold medalist in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the ACT District Championship (2012-15) „„ Recipient of an Australian Institute of Sport Training Scholarship for swimming (2013 - 2015) Personal „„ Daughter of Kerry and Karen Harris „„ Has one brother „„ Birthday is October 16 „„ Majoring in psychology

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AVERLY

Hobbs

Diving I Littleton, Colo. Sophomore 5-6

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Placed 10th on 1-meter with a score of 236.85 at the James Madison Invitational „„ Finished 10th on platform (148.50) and 3-meter (200.65) at Ohio State „„ Placed fifth on 1-meter, scoring 240.30, and finished sixth on 3-meters (250.40) at home against Villanova and Iowa State „„ Took fifth on 3-meter, scoring 222.08, and placed sixth on 1-meter with a 201.37 against Pitt „„ Placed seventh on platform (185.50), 12th on 1-meter (230.45) and eighth in the B Final on 3-meter at the Tennessee Invite „„ Finished in fourth place on 3-meter with a score of 270.40 and placed fifth on 1-meter (215.70) against Virginia Tech in the Big 12 vs ACC Weekend High School „„ Dove at Chatfield Senior High „„ Earned All-America honors „„ Placed second at the Colorado State Diving Championships as a junior and senior „„ Competed at junior diving nationals Personal „„ Daughter of Gary and Carrie Hobbs „„ Father played rugby at WVU „„ Birthday is April 5 „„ Enrolled in general studies

MAGGIE

Miller

Back/Fly/Free I Buckhannon, W.Va. Sophomore 5-7

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Finished eighth overall in the 100 backstroke A Final thanks to a season-best time of 5.26 in the prelims at the Big 12 Championship „„ Finished 12th overall and fourth in the B Final of the 200 backstroke with a season-best time of 2:00.28 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Placed 13th overall and fifth in the B Final of the 100 butterfly with a season-best time of 56.13 at the Big 12 Championship „„ Swam a season-best time in the 50 freestyle (24.26) and the 100 freestyle (52.71) at the Tennessee Invite

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High School „„ Swam at Buckhannon Upshur for Luanne Miller „„ Swam club for Harrison Area YMCA for Dennis Miller „„ Holds school records in the 100 back, 100 free, 50 free, 200 IM, 100 fly, 200 free and 500 free „„ Four-year varsity letterwinner and two-year captain „„ Four-time all-state „„ Three-time state champion in the 100 back and two-time state champion in the 50 and 100 free „„ Three-time All-American (twice in 100 back, once in 100 fly) „„ Two-time Big Ten Swimmer of the Year „„ State record in the 100 back, 100 fly and 100 free „„ WVU pool-record holder in the 100 back „„ YMCA Long Course national champion in the 100 back „„ Six-time YMCA national qualifier „„ Two-time USA Swimming Academic All-American Personal „„ Daughter of Dennis and Luanne Miller „„ Has one sister, Courtney, who swam at WVU „„ Birthday is December 11 „„ Majoring in advertising „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

MADELYN

Woods

Diving I Centerville, Ohio Sophomore 5-4

2015-16 (Freshman) „„ Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team while maintaining a 4.0 GPA „„ Placed ninth on 3-meter with a score of 224.05 at Ohio State „„ Finished fourth on 3-meter with a score of 263.95 and placed sixth on 1-meter with a 237.75 at home against Villanova and Iowa State „„ Took the victory on 3-meter with a score of 276.82 and placed fourth on 1-meter with a season-best score of 238.12 at TCU „„ Placed sixth on 3-meter with a score of 220.13 and finished eighth on 1-meter (194.99) against Pitt „„ Finished 17th on 1-meter with a score of 196.60 and placed third in the B Final on 3-meter and 11th overall (234.85) at the Tennessee Invite „„ Took 13th on platform with a score of 167.90 at the Tennessee Invite „„ Finished sixth place on 3-meter, scoring a 261.10, and took eighth on 1-meter with a 207.55 against Virginia Tech at the Big 12 vs ACC Weekend


High School „„ Swam at Centerville High for Alice Licata and Patti Hickey „„ Swam on the WTRC diving club team for Patti Hickey „„ Team captain of high school dive team „„ All-America honors „„ Placed seventh at the Ohio High School State meet, „„ Second Team All-GWOC and second at the district meet „„ Four year letterman and scholar-athlete „„ AAU national qualifier „„ USA zone and national qualifier Personal „„ Daughter of John and Holly Woods „„ Has one brother and one sister „„ Birthday is June 9 „„ Majoring in mathematics „„ Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll „„ Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Newcomers

MORGAN

Carr

Free/Fly/IM I Sophomore Charleston, W.Va. 5-7

At North Carolina State (2015-16) High School „„ Swam at Charleston Catholic Personal „„ Daughter of Kevin and Rachel Carr „„ Has one brother, Nate, who swims at WVU, and three sisters „„ Birthday is December 17 „„ Majoring in biology

MIRANDA

Marcucci

MORGAN

Bullock

Fly/IM I Freshman Zeeland, Mich. 5-7

High School „„ Swam at Zeeland West for coach Matt Ray and swam club at West Michigan Swimmers „„ Named a team captain „„ Record holder in seven individual races and three relays „„ Named All-American, all-state, all-conference and Most Valuable Player „„ Also competed on the Zeeland West water polo team and was team captain Personal „„ Daughter of Charlie and Lori Bullock „„ Has one brother and two sisters „„ Birthday is April 12 „„ Enrolled in undergraduate studies

Fly/Back I Freshman Pittsburgh, Pa. 5-1

High School „„ Swam at Chartiers Valley for coach John Nemeth and swam club at Chartiers Valley and Mount Ubanen „„ Four-year scholar athlete „„ Four-time district qualifier „„ Named Rookie of the Year (2012-13) „„ Two-time school record holder „„ Recognized as team MVP three times Personal „„ Daughter of James and Lisa Marcucci „„ Has three brothers and two sisters „„ Birthday is August 1 „„ Majoring in biology

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JULIA Miranda

Fly/Back I Freshman Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 5-6

High School „„ Swam at Colegio Teresiano for coach Fernando Pereira „„ Two-year team captain „„ Three-time national champion in the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly and the 200 individual medley at the Brazilian National Championships „„ Placed sixth at the Brazilian Olympic Trials in the 200-meter backstroke Personal „„ Daughter of José and Maria Miranda „„ Father Jose played on the Brazilian Basketball National Team „„ Has one brother and four sisters „„ Birthday is December 18 „„ Majoring in international studies

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Free I Freshman Wellington, New Zealand 5-7 High School „„ Swam at Hutt Valley for coach Steve Francis „„ Team captain „„ Made the Wellington All-Stars team (2014-16) „„ New Zealand representative Australian age groups in 2013

Personal „„ Daughter of Eric and Fiona Pampalone „„ Parents swam at Cincinnati and mother, Fiona, competed at the Commonwealth Games „„ Has two sisters „„ Birthday is May 30 „„ Majoring in biology

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BROOKE Zedar

Diving I Freshman Shaker Heights, Ohio 5-5

High School „„ Attended Gilmour Academy and dove for coach Marc Cahallane „„ Four-year captain „„ Earned All-Ohio honors four times „„ Record holder in the 6- and 11-meter dive „„ Competed on the Gilmour track and field team and was named to the All-Ohio team four times „„ Holds pole vault and long jump school records Personal „„ Daughter of Mark and Christie Zedar „„ Has one brother and two sisters „„ Birthday is October 27 „„ Majoring in animal science


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SeasonPreview

The 2016-17 West Virginia University swimming and diving teams are ready for their fifth season in the Big 12 Conference and the 10th under the direction of head coach Vic Riggs. Riggs led the men’s squad to a second-place finish at the 2016 Big 12 Championship, their best finish at the conference meet, and the women’s squad is coming off a fourth-place finish in 2016. Andrew Marsh led the way, as Marsh won a Big 12 title and set a Big 12 Championship record in the men’s 100 backstroke while qualifying for his second NCAA Championship. Additionally, the Mountaineers earned a total of 18 medals throughout the four-day championship. Nine Mountaineers earned All-Big 12 First Team accolades for finishing in the top three and 19 were named to the All-Big 12 Second Team for placing fourth through sixth.

SENIORS

Four seniors return for their final season as Mountaineers: Mackenzie Braden, Austin Green, Nathan Howells and Emma Skelley. While Riggs won’t rely solely on his seniors, the two seniors on the women’s team and two on the men’s squad will provide valuable experience and leadership. Howells continues to set an example in and out of the

pool. He excelled immensely academcally and was named to the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Team, the first honor for Howells and sixth for the WVU men’s and women’s swimming and diving program. A Round Rock, Texas, native, Howells maintained a 3.90 grade point average while earning a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Howells was named the Big 12 Men’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year, becoming the team’s third honoree since joining the Big 12 Conference in 2013. Howells advanced to the B Finals in the 200 butterfly, the 100 butterfly and the 500 freestyle at the 2016 Big 12 Championship. Winning a bronze medal at last year’s Big 12 Championship, Skelley returns looking to improve and lead the Mountaineers. Skelley won bronze in the women’s 1,650 freestyle to earn All-Big 12 First Team honors. She also earned All-Big 12 Second Team for placing fifth in the 500 freestyle. The Manassas, Virginia, native was named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

NEWCOMERS

A total of 17 newcomers will join the Mountaineers in 2016-17, with 12 on the men’s team and five on the women’s team. The newcomers include six divers, four women and two men. “This class is one of the strongest classes we’ve brought in, and to have it come together in the fall is a great accomplishment for our team and staff,” coach Vic Riggs said. “The diversity of the class addresses many of our depth issues and holes with several seniors graduating. The most impressive aspect of this group is each member will have an immediate impact on our program the very first day they step on campus next year. I am impressed with each of their commitment to the recruiting process and to their future in both academics and athletics at WVU.”

HOME EVENTS

The Mountaineers will host three home meets at the WVU Natatorium, including the Gold-Blue intrasquad meet to open the season on Saturday, October 1. JamesKoval

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Senior Day and the final home meet of the season takes place on January 14, when the Mountaineers host Big 12 foe TCU. The WVU women’s squad will then compete at Iowa State on January 21 to close out the regular-season Big 12 slate.

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The Mountaineers will host their second home event as Seton Hall, Xavier and Butler’s women’s team come to Morgantown for the Big 12 vs. Big East Weekend on October 14-15. At last year’s Big 12 vs. Big East Weekend, both the WVU men and women took first place, winning 38 of the 40 events.

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Oct. 1

Gold-Blue Meet

Morgantown, W.Va.

TBD

Oct. 7-8

West Virginia State Games

Huntington, W.Va.

All Day

Oct. 14

Big 12 vs. Big East Weekend

Morgantown, W. Va.

6 p.m.

Oct. 15

Big 12 vs. Big East Weekend

Morgantown, W.Va.

10 a.m.

Oct. 21-22

Virginia Tech, Duke, William & Mary

Blacksburg, Va.

5 p.m./10 a.m.

Nov. 17-19

N.C. State Invitational

Greensboro, N.C.

All Day

Jan. 7

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pa.

10 a.m.

Jan. 14

TCU* – Senior Day

Morgantown, W.Va.

1 p.m.

Jan. 21

Iowa State* (W)

Ames, Iowa

6 p.m.

Jan. 27

Bucknell

Lewisburg, Pa.

6 p.m.

Jan. 28

Villanova

Villanova, Pa.

1 p.m.

Feb. 22-25

Big 12 Championship

Austin, Texas

All Day

Feb 26

Women’s Last Chance Meet

Austin, Texas

All Day

March 2-4

Arena Pro Swim Series

Indianapolis, Ind.

TBA

March 4

Men’s Last Chance Meet

TBA

All Day

March 6-8

NCAA Zone A Diving Championships

Blacksburg, Va.

All Day

March 16-18

Women’s NCAA Championships

Indianapolis, Ind.

All Day

March 23-25

Men’s NCAA Championships

Indianapolis, Ind.

All Day

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2015-16 Review The 2015-16 season was a recordbreaking year for the Mountaineers. Whether it was academics, winning a Big 12 title and breaking Big 12 and WVU records, the WVU men’s and women’s team took another step forward in 2015-16.

“People often forget that it takes more than a year to be successful,” coach Vic Riggs said. “This season we had some very good success in and out of the pool, but there are also areas we still need to improve. The successes that the team and individuals had this year are the result of several years of hard work and dedication to make the program and themselves better. Just as this senior class has left a mark on the program, the underclassmen have the same opportunity. “Unfortunately there were several goals we didn’t meet, however, I feel like we made a strong move towards those goals and have the program moving in the right direction.” SENIORS The 15 Mountaineer seniors, eight women and seven men, led the 2015-16 season with commitment. As the seniors reflect back on their collegiate careers at West Virginia, the entire team also

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reminisces on how each senior impacted one another and the entire team. “This year’s senior class is one of those that you hate to see go,” Riggs said. “Each one of them has had his or her own path to developing into the individuals they are today inside our program. When you put them together collectively, they are one of the strongest senior classes we’ve had since I’ve been here. What I think we will miss most is what each of them brought to the program in their own way.” 2016 BIG 12 SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP West Virginia achieved several noteworthy accomplishments at the 2016 Big 12 Championship in Austin, Texas. Along with a Big 12 Championship record, multiple team and pool records were set and numerous career and season-best times were achieved. The Mountaineers earned a total of 18 medals throughout the four-day championship. Nine Mountaineers earned All-Big 12 First Team accolades for finishing in the top three and 19 were All-Big 12 Second Team for placing fourth through sixth. “Our focus as a staff is to compete at our highest level at Big 12s, and this year it worked out that way,” Riggs said. “Once

you get started in the right direction at a championship meet, it becomes contagious. I think that’s what we saw this year. Ultimately it’s up to the athletes to make that happen, and they did.” The Mountaineer men finished second in the Big 12, posting their best finish at the conference championship since joining the league, and coach Riggs was named the Men’s Coach of the Meet for the second time in the last three years. The women’s squad finished fourth. “We were excited to finally beat TCU at Big 12s, which has been something that has eluded us since entering the league, but our goal is to continue to see how close we can get to Texas. The Coach of the Meet award is really a staff award. It’s nice to receive it, and I’m honored to receive it, but ultimately it’s a recognition of the team’s and staff’s hard work over the season and at the meet.” The highlight of the conference meet was senior Andrew Marsh winning a Big 12 title in the men’s 100 backstroke while setting a Big 12 Championship record. Along with the Big 12 title, Marsh added a WVU record time in the 100 butterfly. The Big 12 champion took home the gold, touching the wall


in 45.41, which earned him his NCAA qualifying and career-best time. Marsh bested the previous record-holder in the 100 back, Taylor Hill (Texas ’09), by .24 seconds. Marsh is the first West Virginia swimmer to hold a championship record in any event. Austin Smith set a WVU record on the men’s platform at the Big 12 Championship. He scored a schoolrecord 322.55 in the prelims to advance to the finals, where he placed fourth with a score of 291.45. “This year when Austin Smith set the men’s tower record at the Big 12 Championship was a nice highlight, since we don’t have a tower for training,” diving coach Michael Grapner said. “Alex Obendorf was tenths of a point away from breaking the men’s 3-meter team record as well. I am confident that those numbers will fall next year.” 2016 NCAA MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Marsh qualified for the 2016 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships for the second consecutive year to cap his career as a Mountaineer. He met qualifying standards in the 50 and 100 freestyle and the 100 backstroke. “I was very excited for him, as I know he has put in a tremendous amount of work and effort in getting back to NCAAs,” Riggs said. “It is such a difficult meet to make that just making it there is good enough for some. Andrew really worked at it, but just came up short of making the finals. Ultimately, his NCAA Championship performance this year was much better than his first and that’s what you put in all the work for.” In the 50 freestyle, his first event, Marsh placed 45th with a time of 20.18. His second event of the weekend came in the 100 backstroke, where he placed 17th overall with a time of 46.15, just .05 seconds shy of a top-16 finish and a spot in the finals. In his final event, Marsh placed 39th in the 100 freestyle with a time of 43.64. ACADEMIC HONORS Junior Nathan Howells was named the 2015-16 Big 12 Men’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the third Scholar-Athlete of the Year award for the men’s team and the fourth overall for the WVU swimming and diving program in the four years it has been in the Big 12 Conference. The Round Rock, Texas, native has maintained a 3.90 grade point average while earning a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry.

2015-16 Mountaineer Diving Team – MichaelProietto, AlexObendorf, AustinSmith and EmmottBlitch.

In addition to Howells’ Scholar-Athlete of the Year honor, he also was named to the 2016 Academic All-District At-Large team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The honor is the first for Howells and the sixth in program history for the WVU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. The women’s squad was named a Scholar All-America Team by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) in both the fall and spring semesters. They earned a 3.27 grade point average in the fall and a 3.34 in the spring. Also awarded by the CSCAA, eight swimmers and divers were named Scholar AllAmericans. Marsh was named to the first team, while Aidan Fumagalli, Jaimee Gillmore, Lindsay Schmidt, Amelie Currat, Emmott Blitch, Julia Calcut and Madelyn Woods earned honorable mention accolades. “These awards mean a lot to me and I know they do to the program and alumni as well,” Riggs said. “Our performance in the classroom is something I am not willing to sacrifice for our success in the water. Over the past few years we have had, the strongest program in the Big 12 academically. WVU swimming and diving owns over half of the 4.0 student-athletes in the Big 12. We’ve won three of four (men) and one of four (women) Big 12 Scholar-Athletes of the Year in addition to other awards from the CSCAA. It is a major focus for our program and part of our tradition, of which I am very proud.” Twenty-four members of the WVU swimming and diving team were named to the 2016 Academic AllBig 12 Team. Among the 102 Big 12 student-athletes honored, sophomore Amelie Currat of the women’s squad was one of two from all teams to be recognized with a perfect 4.0 GPA. /WVUSwimDive WVUSwimDive

Eleven honorees from the women’s team were named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team: Madeline Bolin, Mackenzie Braden, Currat, Morgan Emter, Kelsey Frantz, Gillmore, Celia Martinez De La Torre, Katie Murto, Schmidt, Emma Skelley and Loren Williams. From the men’s team, eight received first team honors: Fumagalli, Ross Glegg, Nathan Howells, Jake Iotte, James Koval, Andrew Marsh, Joe Miller and Max Spencer. Second team honorees from the women’s team includes Mia Fiorenzi and Emma Luigard, while Frank Csonka, Austin Green and Andrew Riebel were named to the second team from the men’s squad. Sophomore Taylor Gill of the women’s team was named a recipient of the First Team Academic Momentum Award by the Scholar Baller® program in conjunction with the National Consortium of Academics and Sports (NCAS). The award recognizes the student-athletes who have shown momentous improvements throughout their collegiate careers. Gill, majoring in exercise physiology, showed her hard work and dedication in the classroom, which gave her the academic momentum she needed to succeed. She was the first member of the Mountaineer swimming and diving team to receive the Academic Momentum Award. 2016 NCAA ZONE A DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP West Virginia had nine student-athletes qualify to compete at the NCAA Zone A Diving Championships in Annapolis, Maryland – senior Lindsay Schmidt, sophomores Michael Proietto, Logan McHenry and Alex Obendorf and freshmen Averly Hobbs, Calcut, Woods, Austin Smith and Emmott Blitch. “The NCAA Zone Championship is very challenging mentally and physically,” Grapner said. “This is the largest competition of the season with more

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it doesn’t, you learn a lot about how mentally tough you are. The way each of these four young men competed and made the appropriate adjustments to find those best times and swims this week was great to see and says a lot about each of them.” The trials began on June 26, when Carr placed 78th in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:32.62. Competition on June 27 was highlighted by Bohman’s and Marsh’s top-30 finishes in the 100-meter backstroke. In a field of 183 swimmers, Marsh placed 20th overall with a personal-best time of 55.63, while Bohman touched the wall in 30th with a 55.91.

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than 50 athletes in each of the men’s and women’s events. It is a long threehour competition for a student-athlete to only do six dives. In addition to the physical demands, the competition is composed of all zone qualifiers in our region and some of the top athletes in the country. This year the men’s NCAA 3-meters champion was from our zone. It was especially hard for us because we were so young. For the guys, they are all freshmen and sophomores and only Alex (Obendorf) and Mike (Proietto) have been there before. On the women’s side, Maddy (Woods) and Julia (Calcut) held their own and handled the competition experience very well. Unfortunately, Lindsay Schmidt, who was senior, couldn’t compete due to injury.” Proietto advanced to the finals on 3-meter, 1-meter and platform. On the 3-meter springboard, he placed 17th in the prelims with a score of 298.85 to advance to the finals where he finished 14th overall with a 316.3 and a combined score of 615.15. The sophomore advanced to his second final on 1-meter after placing 15th in the prelims (285.40). He placed eighth in the finals with a combined score of 598.10. Proietto advanced to the finals on platform after placing 11th in the prelims (278.05). He finished 12th in the finals with a combined score of 519.85. “I was pleased with Mike,” Grapner said. “I think he finally realized his potential and understands that he can compete at this level. I think the other guys are a lot better performers than they showed me at this meet, but again, I need to remind myself they are young and just need more experience at this level. It is always my goal to have a diver qualify for the NCAA Championships. However, only the top five divers make it, so I tell them to shoot for qualifying to finals and then compete to dive at NCAAs.”

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Obendorf notched a top-10 finish in the prelims on 1-meter, placing ninth with a score of 296.60. In the finals, he placed 10th with a 298.70 and a combined score of 595.30. For the Mountaineer women, Calcut advanced to the finals on 3-meter and on platform. Thanks to her prelims score of 253.95 and a 16th-place finish on 3-meter, she advanced to the finals where she placed 16th overall with a score of 251.35 and a combined score of 505.30. On platform, Calcut placed 12th with a score of 385.85. “I think Maddy and Julia had outstanding performances,” Grapner said. “They handled the competition as a good learning experience and were able to see the value of their hard work from the season. They now know what it takes to qualify for the NCAA Championships and have started to set their goals higher. I am looking forward to seeing what they will do in the next three years.”

On June 29, Marsh tied for 46th place overall and finished second in his heat in the 100 freestyle with a time of 50.46. Spencer raced in the 200 breaststroke, finishing 60th with a time of 2:19.11. On June 30, Carr competed in the 200 individual medley, finishing second in his heat and 30th overall with a personal-best time of 2:03.44. In the 100 butterfly on July 1, Bohman won his heat and finished 20th overall, touching the wall with a personal-best time of 53.37. Bohman, who improved on his career-best time by 0.36 seconds, came just 0.09 seconds shy of a top-16 finish and was the second alternate in the semifinals due to two scratches. Marsh also competed in the 100 butterfly, finishing sixth in his heat and 73rd overall with a time of 54.81. He began the day in the 50 freestyle, where he finished 102nd overall with a time of 23.41.

U.S. OLYMPIC TRIAL QUALIFIERS Four members of the men’s swimming team competed at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials from June 26-July 3 in Omaha, Nebraska. WVU graduate Bryce Bohman, seniors Andrew Marsh, Max Spencer and junior Nate Carr raced in a total of nine events at the Olympic Trials in hopes of earning a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. “Though we didn’t reach our goal of getting a second swim this week, we did have our most consistent week with top-30 finishes, lifetime-best times and swimming fast in prelims,” said coach Vic Riggs. “Having Andrew place 20th in the 100 backstroke and Bryce at No. 18 in the 100 butterfly are the team’s highest placings at this meet in team history. “I’m very proud of all of them this week. Obviously your goal is to come here and have everything go perfectly. When

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50 Yard Freestyle Ross Glegg ���������������������������� 19.82 (Big 12s) Merwane Elmerini ������������������ 19.85 (Big 12s) Andrew Marsh ����������������������� 19.89 (Big 12s) Frank Csonka ������������������������� 20.31 (Big 12s) Drew Damich ������������������������� 20.84 (Big 12s) Daniel Rodriguez ������������������� 20.91 (Big 12s) Nate Carr ������������������������������ 21.19 (Villanova) Max Spencer ������������������������� 21.34 (Big 12s) Jay Hickey ������������������������������ 21.35 (Big 12s) Aidan Fumagalli ��������������������� 21.66 (Big 12s)

100 Yard Freestyle Andrew Marsh ����������������������� 42.77 (Big 12s) Ross Glegg ��������������������������� 44. 82 (Big 12s) Merwane ElMerini ������������������ 44.89 (Big 12s) Frank Csonka ������������������������� 45.20 (Big 12s) Chris McMahon ��������������������� 45.69 (Big 12s) Daniel Rodriguez ������������������� 46.18 (Big 12s) Chase Williams ���������������������� 46.69 (Big 12s) Drew Damich ������������������������� 46.72 (Big 12s)

200 Yard Freestyle Nate Carr ����������������������������� 1:36.22 (Big 12s) Ross Glegg ������������������������� 1:37.03 (Big 12s) Andrew Marsh �� 1:39.28 (Big 12 vs Big East) Chris McMahon ������������������ 1:39.54 (Big 12s) Drew Damich ���������������������� 1:39.85 (Big 12s) Nathan Howells ������������������ 1:40.00 (Big 12s) Luca Fasulo ��������������������������� 1:43.03 (Tenn.) Jake Williams ���������������������� 1:44.16 (Big 12s)

500 Yard Freestyle Drew Damich ���������������������� 4:28.38 (Big 12s) Chris McMahon ������������������ 4:28.88 (Big 12s) Luca Fasulo ��������������������������� 4:33.16 (Tenn.) James Koval ����������������������� 4:34.16 (Big 12s) Nate Carr �������������������� 4:37.71 (State Games) Nathan Howells ������������������ 4:40.06 (Big 12s) 1,000 Yard Freestyle Luca Fasulo ������������������������������� 9:34.38 (VT) James Koval ��������������������������� 9:46.24 (OSU)

1,650 Yard Freestyle James Koval ��������������������� 15:43.66 (Big 12s) Luca Fasulo ������������������������� 15:44.48 (Tenn.) 50 Backstroke Andrew Marsh ����������������������� 21.07 (Big 12s) Jay Hickey ������������������������������ 23.77 (Big 12s) Fernando Duenas ���������������������� 24.66 (OSU) 100 Yard Backstroke Andrew Marsh ����������������������� 45.41 (Big 12s) Jay Hickey ������������������������������ 49.79 (Big 12s) Merwane ElMerini ������������������ 49.86 (Big 12s) Nate Carr ����������������������������������� 50.18 (Tenn.) Fernando Duenas ������������������ 51.31 (Big 12s) 200 Yard Backstroke Nate Carr ����������������������������� 1:46.79 (Big 12s) Jay Hickey ��������������������������� 1:46.91 (Big 12s) Fernando Duenas ��������������� 1:51.21 (Big 12s) Jake Preaskorn ������������������� 1:54.55 (Big 12s)

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100 Yard Breaststroke Max Spencer ������������������������� 54.49 (Big 12s) Jake Amrstrong ��������������������� 54.53 (Big 12s) Aidan Fumagalli ��������������������� 55.22 (Big 12s) Jake Iotte ������������������������������� 55.52 (Big 12s) Drew Riebel ��������������������������� 56.28 (Big 12s) Chase Williams ���������������������� 57.67 (Big 12s) Tony Sekowski ����������������������� 59.22 (Big 12s)

200 Yard IM Nate Carr ����������������������������� Jake Iotte ���������������������������� Chase Williams ������������������� Austin Green ����������������������� Drew Riebel ������������������������ Jake Preaskorn ������������������� Jake Williams ����������������������

200 Yard Breaststroke Max Spencer ���������������������� 1:57.84 (Big 12s) Jake Armstrong ������������������ 2:00.29 (Big 12s) Aidan Fumagall ������������������� 2:01.41 (Big 12s) Jake Iotte ��������������������������� 2:02.42 (Big 12s) Drew Riebel ������������������������ 2:02.83 (Big 12s) Nate Carr �������������������������� 2:04.06 (Villanova) James Koval ����������������������� 2:05.89 (Big 12s)

400 Yard IM Nate Carr ����������������������������� 3:45.88 (Big 12s) Drew Damich ���������������������� 3:58.70 (Big 12s) James Koval ����������������������� 3:59.02 (Big 12a) Jake Preaskorn �������������������� 4:04.89 (Big12s)

100 Yard Butterfly Andrew Marsh ����������������������� 46.59 (Big 12s) Frank Csonka ������������������������� 48.29 (Big 12s) Austin Green �������������������������� 49.42 (Big 12s) Chase Williams ���������������������� 49.61 (Big 12s) Daniel Rodriguez ������������������� 49.89 (Big 12s) Nathan Howells ������������������������ 50.66 (Tenn.) Fernando Duenas ��������������������� 51.42 (Tenn.) Adam Poe ������������������������������ 51.43 (Big 12s) 200 Yard Butterfly Chase Williams .................... 1:48.01 (Big 12s) Austin Green ����������������������� 1:48.94 (Big 12s) Mariano Adame ��������������������� 1:51.37 (Tenn.) Nathan Howells ��������������������� 1:51.45 (Tenn.) Drew Damich ���������������������� 1:52.34 (Big 12s)

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50 Yard Freestyle Jaimee Gillmore ��������������������� 22.96 (Big 12s) Sam Hall ��������������������������������� 23.92 (Big 12s) Amelie Currat ���������������������������� 24.01 (Tenn.) Celia Martinez ���������������������������� 24.11 (Tenn.) Maggie Miller ���������������������������� 24.26 (Tenn.) Lexi Glassmire ����������������������� 24.27 (Big 12s) Mia Fiorenzi ��������������������������� 24.46 (Big 12s) Georiga Baldus ������������������������� 24.47 (Tenn.) Courtney Miller ���������������������� 24.59 (Big 12s) Rachel Ward �������������������������� 24.62 (Big 12s) Sydney Karam �������������������������� 24.85 (Tenn.) 100 Yard Freestyle Jaimee Gillmore ��������������������� 50.30 (Big 12s) Sydnee Karam �������������������������� 52.19 (Tenn.) Celia Martinez ������������������������ 52.59 (Big 12s) Maggie Miller ���������������������������� 52.71 (Tenn.)

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1:45.27 (Big 12s) 1:51.09 (Big 12s) 1:51.62 (Big 12s) 1:52.01 (Big 12s) 1:52.22 (Big 12s) 1:52.66 (Big 12s) 1:54.51 (Big 12s)

1-Meter Diving Mike Proietto ������ 331.30 (Big 12 vs Big East) Alex Obendorf ������������������������� 330.97 (TCU) Logan McHenry �������������������� 317.30(Big 12s) Emmott Blitch �������������������������� 309.53 (TCU) Austin Smith ������������������������ 306.10 (Big 12s) 3-Meter Diving Alex Obendorf �������������������� 360.60 (Big 12s) Logan McHenry ������������������� 352.70 (Big 12s) Mike Proietto ����������������������� 348.95 (Big 12s) Emmott Blitch �������������������������� 321.23 (TCU) Platform Diving Austin Smith ������������������������ 322.55 (Big 12s) Mike Proietto ������������������������ 315.35 (Big 12s) Alex Obendorf ��������������������� 303.10 (Big 12s) Logan McHenry �������������������� 291.40(Big 12s) Emmott Blitch ���������������������� 289.95 (Big 12s)

Sam Hall ��������������������������������� 52.74 (Big 12s) Mia Fiorenzi ������������������������������ 53.00 (Tenn.) Katie Murto ���������������������������� 53.31 (Big 12s) Amelie Currat �������������������������������� 53.43 (VT) Lexi Glassmire ����������������������� 53.54 (Big 12s) Emma MItchell ������������� 53.64 (Georgia Tech) 200 Yard Freestyle Amelie Currat ....................... 1:48.61 (Big 12s) Georiga Baldus ������������������� 1:51.64 (Big 12s) Kelsey Frantz ����������������������� 1:51.94 (Big 12s Emma Skelley ������������������������ 1:52.30 (Tenn.) Sydnee Karam ����������������������� 1:52.81 (Tenn.) Emma MItchell ���������� 1:53.08 (Georgia Tech) Mackenzie Braden �������������� 1:53.59 (Big 12s) Kate Murto �������������������������� 1:53.92 (Big 12s) Rachel Ward ��������������������������� 1:57.16 (Tenn.)

AUSTIN SMITH

500 Yard Freestyle Emma Skelley ������������������������ 4:50.31 (Tenn.) Georiga Baldus ������������������� 4:56.52 (Big 12s) Kelsey Frantz ������������������������� 4:58.49 (Tenn.) Emma Mitchell ���������� 5:00.06 (Georgia Tech) Katie Murto ������������������������� 5:00.52 (Big 12s) Mackenzie Braden �������������� 5:00.91 (Big 12s) Sydnee Karam ����������������������� 5:01.87 (Tenn.) Marah Bieger ������������� 5:11.69 (State Games) 1,000 Yard Freestyle Emma Skelley ���������� 10:11.17 (Georgia Tech) Emma Mitchell ������������������������� 10:27.63 (VT) Kelsey Frantz ���������� 10:31.22 (Georgia Tech) Mackenzie Braden �� 10:50.73 (Georgia Tech) 1,650 Yard Freestyle Emma Skelley ���������������������� 16:32.25 (Tenn.) Emma Mitchell ��������� 17:32.78 (State Games)


100 Yard Backstroke Courtney Miller ���������������������� 54.66 (Big 12s) Amelie Currat ������������������������� 54.92 (Big 12s) Maggie Miller ������������������������� 55.26 (Big 12s) Taylor Gill ���������������������������������� 57.37 (Tenn.) Sam Hall ��������������������������������� 57.41 (Big 12s) Madeline Bolin �������������������������� 59.85 (Tenn.) Emilie Chambers ���������������� 1:00.30 (Big 12s) 200 Yard Backstroke Amelie Currat ���������������������� 1:59.19 (Big 12s) Courtney Miller ������������������� 2:00.09 (Big 12s) Maggie Miller ���������������������� 2:00.28 (Big 12s) Taylor Gill ���������������������������� 2:00.43 (Big 12s) Emilie Chambers �������������������� 2:11.16 (Tenn.) Sydnee Karam ����������� 2:13.02 (State Games) Madeline Bolin ����������� 2:13.62 (State Games) 100 Yard Breaststroke Emma Harris ����������������������� 1:02.68 (Big 12s) Morgan Emter ��������������������� 1:04.35 (Big 12s) Marah Bieger ���������������������� 1:04.60 (Big 12s) Emma Luigard �������������������� 1:07.65 (Big 12s) Loren Williamds �������� 1:08.93 (Georgia Tech)

200 Yard Breaststroke Marah Bieger ����������������������� 2:19.11 (Big 12s) Morgan Emter ������������������������ 2:19.30 (Tenn.) Loren Williams ����������������������� 2:24.42 (Tenn.) Emma Luigard �������������������� 2:26.38 (Big 12s) Amelie Currat ���������������������� 1:59.19 (Big 12s) 100 Yard Butterfly Jaimee Gillmore ��������������������� 54.28 (Big 12s) Maggie Miller ������������������������� 56.13 (Big 12s) Celia Martinez ������������������������ 56.21 (Big 12s) Natalie Johnsen ��������������������� 56.32 (Big 12s) Amelie Currat ������������������������� 56.73 (Big 12s) Mia Fiorenzi ��������������������������� 57.84 (Big 12s) Rachel Ward �������������������������� 58.24 (Big 12s) 200 Yard Butterfly Natalie Johnsen ��������������������� 2:02.98 (Tenn.) Kelsey Frantz ���������������������� 2:03.54 (Big 12s) Georiga Baldus ������������������� 2:04.91 (Big 12s) Mackenzie Braden �������������� 2:06.65 (Big 12s)

400 Yard IM Taylor Gill ����������������������������� 4:21.13 (Big 12s) Marah Bieger ���������������������� 4:26.99 (Big 12s) Loren Williams �������������������� 4:32.19 (Big 12s) 1-Meter Diving Lindsay Schmidt �� 291.10 (WV State Games) Averly Hobbs ����� 283.75 (Big 12 vs Big East) Julia Calcut ������������������������������� 274.19 (TCU) Madelyn Woods ������������������������ 238.12 (TCU) MK Smith ����������� 241.35 (Big 12 vs Big East) 3-Meter Diving Lindsay Schmidt ������������������ 322.60 (Big 12s) Julia Calcut ��������� 292.40 (WV State Games) Madelyn Woods ������������������� 282.60 (Big 12s) MK Smith ��������������������������������� 255.75 (TCU) Platform Diving Lindsay Schmidt ������������������ 210.75 (Big 12s)

200 Yard IM Marah Bieger ���������������������� 2:03.72 (Big 12s) Taylor Gill ���������������������������� 2:05.27 (Big 12s) Morgan Emter ��������������������� 2:06.09 (Big 12s) Loren Williams �������������������� 2:07.02 (Big 12s) Rachel Ward �������������������������� 2:09.80 (Tenn.) Natalie Johnsen ��������� 2:11.85 (State Games) Emma Luigard �������������������� 2:14.20 (Big 12s)

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2015-16 SCHEDULE ANDResults

DATE Oct. 3 Oct. 8-9 Oct. 16 Oct. 17 Oct. 23-24 Nov. 20-22 Dec. 2-5 Jan. 3 Jan. 9 Jan. 16 Jan. 29 Jan. 30 Feb. 6 Feb. 24-27 Feb. 28 Mar. 7 Mar. 7-9 Mar. 24-26

EVENT Gold-Blue Meet West Virginia State Games Georgia Tech (Big 12 vs. ACC Weekend) Virginia Tech (Big 12 vs. ACC Weekend) (W) Butler, Seton Hall, Xavier (Big 12 vs. Big East Weekend) at Tennessee Invite (Knoxville, Tenn.) at USA Swimming Winter Nationals (Federal Way, Wash.) at Coral Springs Classic – Diving (Coral Springs, Fla.) Pitt at TCU* (W) Iowa State* and Villanova at Ohio State with Michigan and Buffalo at James Madison Invite - Diving Big 12 Championship (Austin, Texas) at NCAA Women’s Last Chance Meet (Austin, Texas) at NCAA Men’s Last Chance Meet at NCAA Zone A Diving Championship (Annapolis, Md.) at NCAA Championship (Atlanta, Ga.)

(W) = Women’s only*

Big 12 Conference meet

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Home meets in bold

RESULTS Gold Team First Place (M) L, 135-108 (M) L, 155-145 First Place Fourth Place Results All Day (M) W, 180.5-119.5 (M) W, 154-144 (M) W, 200-77 Results Results (M) Second Place Results Results Results Results

(W) W, 133-110 (W) L, 173.5-188.5

(W) L, 188-111 (W) L, 157-143 (W) L, 158-141 (W) Fourth Place


RECORD

Book

Men’s All-Americans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

Women’s All-Americans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

Men’s Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Women’s Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Men’s NCAA Qualifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 Women’s NCAA Qualifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Coaching Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Men’s Year-by-Year Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Men’s All-Time Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Women’s Year-by-Year Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Women’s All-Time Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Men’s All-Time Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Women’s All-Time Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98


MEN’S

AllAmericans

Kyle Williams | 2006 HAZLET, N.J.

GARDEN GROVE, CALIF.

Tony Cisneros | 2007

Nick Delic | 2006, 2007

Ivan Tolic | 2007

Kevin Donohue | 2007, 2008

Michael Walker | 2009

ZAGREB, CROATIA

SPLIT, CROATIA

WAKEFIELD, R.I.

BRIDGEPORT, W.VA.

Rick Hyser | 1983

Kreg Lewis | 1986

Chris Hagedorn | 2006

WAYNE, PA.

TOWSON, MD.

CLARKSBURG,W.VA.

Andrew Langenfeld | 2006, 2007 Pablo Marmolejo | 2006, 2007 CENTRALIA, ILL.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

Jared Goldthorpe | 2011

Bryce Bohman | 2014

NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

BY TEAM

ALL-AMERICA 2007 Nick Delic 2007 Andrew Langenfeld 2007 Zoltan Povazsay 2007 Ivan Tolic 2008 Kevin Donohue 2014 Bryce Bohman 2014 Bryce Bohman HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICA 1983 Rick Hyser 1986 Kreg Lewis 2006 Nick Delic 2006 Chris Hagedorn 2006 Andrew Langenfeld 2006 Pablo Marmolejo 2006 Kyle Williams 2007 Pablo Marmolejo 2007 Tony Cisneros 2007 Nick Delic 2007 Kevin Donohue 2007 Andrew Langenfeld 2007 Zoltan Povazsay 2007 Ivan Tolic 2009 Michael Walker 2011 Jared Goldthorpe

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7th 7th 7th 7th 5th 5th 5th

200 free relay 200 free relay 200 free relay 200 free relay 100 breast 100 back 200 back

10th 9th 13th 13th 13th 13th 13th 13th 16th 11th 11th 16th 16th 16th 11th 16th 16th 11th 16th 16th 16th 11th 10th

100 fly 100 fly 100 breast 200 free relay 200 free relay 200 free relay 200 fly 200 free relay 200 fly 400 free relay 400 free relay 200 medley relay 400 medley relay 200 medley relay 400 free relay 200 medley relay 400 medley relay 400 free relay 400 medley relay 200 medley relay 400 medley relay 400 IM 200 back

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MOLINE, ILL.

Zoltan Povazsay | 2007 DUNAKESZI, HUNGARY


WOMEN’S

AllAmericans

Renee Riccio | 1991, 1992

Kayla Andrews | 2010

ALTOONA, PA.

Danielle Smith | 2012 DELRAY BEACH, FLA.

NEWARK, DEL.

Rachael Burnett | 2010, 2012, 2013 SPRINGFIELD, VA.

Debbie Scott | 1985 PITTSBURGH, PA.

Morgan Callaway | 2010 COATESVILLE, PA.

Kim Kaufman | 1984, 1985, 1986

Aileen Convery | 1989, 1990

Shaunna Purtell |2010

Kata Fodor | 2012

BELPRE, PHIO

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS

DUBLIN, IRELAND

SARASOTA, FLA.

Mandie Nugent | 2012, 2013

GREATER MANCHESTER, ENGLAND

MandieNUGENT

BY TEAM

ALL-AMERICA 2013 Mandie Nugent

7th

200 fly

HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICA 1984 Kim Kaufman 12th 1985 Kim Kaufman 13th 1985 Debbie Scott 9th 1986 Kim Kaufman 12th 1989 Aileen Convery 16th 1990 Aileen Convery 15th 1991 Renee Riccio 1992 Renee Riccio

100 back 100 back 50 free 100 back 200 back 200 back 100 fly 100 fly 200 fly

2010 Kayla Andrews 2010 Rachael Burnett 2010 Morgan Callaway 2010 Shaunna Purtell 2012 Rachael Burnett 2012 Kata Fodor 2012 Mandie Nugent 2012 Danielle Smith 2013 Rachael Burnett

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400 free relay 400 free relay 400 free relay 400 free relay 1650 free 500 free 800 free relay 800 free relay 200 fly 800 free relay 800 free relay 500 free

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CONFERENCE

Individual Honor

MEN’S

WOMEN’S

BIG 12 INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS

BIG 12 CHAMPIONS,

50 Freestyle 2014

200 Freestyle

Tim Squires

19.32

100 Freestyle 2014

42.92

100 Backstroke Andrew Marsh Bryce Bohman 

45.41 45.89

400-Yard Medley Relay 2013 Andrew Marsh, Christopher Brill,  Julien Vialette, Nathan Cobbe

3:17.99

Andrew Marsh

45.41

MEN’S COACH OF THE MEET Vic Riggs 

2014, 2016

BIG 12 SWIMMER OF THE YEAR Bryce Bohman

BIG 12 OUTSTANDING SWIMMER OF THE MEET 2014

Tim Squires

BIG 12 SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 2016 2015 2013

Nathan Howells David Palley Liam McLaughlin

BIG 12 MONTHLY AWARDS 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16

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Nov. 21 Dec. 12 Jan. 23 Oct. 23 Oct. 23 Nov. 6 Dec. 11 Jan. 22 Dec. 3 Jan. 21 Nov. 5 Nov. 5 Jan. 20 Feb. 10

Nathan Cobbe, Richard Pokorny Richard Pokorny Bryce Bohman Liam McLaughlin Tim Squires Bryce Bohman Bryce Bohman Andrew Marsh Tim Squires Andrew Marsh Alex Obendorf Max Spencer Andrew Marsh

SWIMMING & DIVING

2013

Rachael Burnett

4:38.40

1,650 Freestyle 2013

Rachael Burnett

16:04.26

200 Butterfly 2013

Mandie Nugent

2013

100 Backstroke

2014

1:45.22

1:55.82

BIG 12 OUTSTANDING SWIMMER OF THE MEET

BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP RECORD 2016

Rachael Burnett

500 Freestyle

Tim Squires

2016 2014

2013

Rachael Burnett

BIG 12 SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 2015

Haily VandePoel (Diver)

BIG 12 MONTHLY AWARDS 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15

Oct. 24 Oct. 24 Nov. 21 Nov. 6 Feb. 4

Rachael Burnett Haily VandePoel Danielle Smith Haily VandePoel Haily VandePoel

Swimmer Diver Swimmer Diver Diver

BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP RECORDS 500-yard freestyle

Swimming Swimming Diving

Swimmer Diver Diver Swimmer Diver Swimmer Swimmer Swimmer Swimmer Swimmer Swimmer Diver Swimmer Swimmer

2013

Rachael Burnett

TimSquires

4:38.40


NATIONAL

Honors

CoSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA AT-LARGE TEAM 2015 2015 2008

David Palley Jenelle Zee Nick Delic

Swimming Swimming Swimming

CSCAA ALL-AMERICANS 2014 2013 2012 2010 2008 2007 2006 1992 1991 1990 1986 1986 1985 1984 1982

Bryce Bohman Rachael Burnett (HM) Mandie Nugent Rachael Burnett (500 free (HM)), (1,650 free (HM)) Amanda Nugent (200 fly (HM)) Jared Christie-Goldthorpe (200 back (HM)) Michael Walker (400 IM (HM)) Pablo Marmolejo (200 fly (HM)) Nick Delic (100 breast (HM)) Pablo Marmolejo (200 fly (HM)), (200 Free Relay (HM) Renee Riccio (100 fly (NH)), (200 fly (HM)) Renee Riccio (50 back) A.J. Convey (100 fly (HM)) Kreg Lewis(200 back) Kimberlie Kaufman (100 fly (HM)) Kimberlie Kaufman (200 back (HM)) Debbie Scott (100 breast (HM)) Kimberlie Kaufman (100 back (HM)) Debbie Scott (100 back)

CSCAA TEAM SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICANS WOMEN’S TEAM:

Fall 2010, 2014, 2015 Spring 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Spring 2013

MEN’S TEAM:

Spring 2010, 2014

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WVU MEN’S SCHOOL RECORDS Event 50-yard Free 100-yard Free 200-yard Free 500-yard Free 1000-yard Free 1650-yard Free 100-yard Back 200-yard Back 100-yard Breast 200-yard Breast 100-yard Fly 200-yard Fly 200-yard IM 400-yard IM 1-Meter 3-Meter Platform (6 dives)

Name(s) Tim Squires Andrew Marsh Zoltan Povazsay Jared Goldthorpe Craig Cooper Craig Cooper Bryce Bohman Bryce Bohman Kevin Donohue Michael Walker Andrew Marsh Pablo Marmolejo Nate Carr Michael Walker Matt O’Neill Matt O’Neill Austin Smith

Time/Score 19.32 42.77 1:36.18 4:21.62 9:15.13 15:22.46 45.29 1:39.83 53.07 1:55.72 46.59 1:44.03 1:44.70 3:44.09 358.42 364.95 322.55

MEN’S WVU NATATORIUM RECORDS

Event 50-yard Free 100-yard Free 200-yard Free 500-yard Free 1000-yard Free 1650-yard Free 100-yard Back 200-yard Back 100-yard Breast 200-yard Breast 100-yard Fly 200-yard Fly 200-yard IM 400-yard IM 1-Meter 3-Meter 200-yard Free Relay 400-yard Free Relay 800-yard Free Relay 200-yard Medley Relay 400-yard Medley Relay

Name(s) Chris Hagedorn (WVU) Andrew Marsh (WVU) Kleyton Franca (WVU) John Havlik (WVU) Yuval Safra (GT) Ed Denny (WVU) Bryce Bohman (CM) Bryce Bohman (CM) Kevin Donohue (WVU) Kevin Donohue (WVU) Bryce Bohman (CM) Pablo Marmolejo (WVU) Nate Carr (WVU) Michael Walker (WVU) Alex Volovetski (Pitt) Alex Volovetski (Pitt) West Virginia West Virginia West Virginia Penn State West Virginia

Time/Score 20.08 44.63 1:38.07 4:30.32 9:20.66 15:34.07 45.83 1:43.58 54.42 2:01.15 46.62 1:47.81 1:49.81 3:57.05 388.42 374.92 1:21.66 3:01.62 6:48.59 1:30.86 3:19.84

Year 2014 2016 2007 2009 1983 1983 2014 2014 2008 2009 2016 2009 2015 2009 2011 2009 2016

Event 200-yard Free Relay 400-yard Free Relay 800-yard Free Relay 200-yard MRelay 400-yard MRelay

Year 2006 2015 2002 1980 2015 1980 2016 2016 2009 2008 2016 2006 2016 2008 2008 2008 2013 2015 2015 2013 2006 AndrewMARSH

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Name(s) Time/Score Ross Glegg 1:17.87 Bryce Bohman Julien Vialette Tim Squires Andrew Marsh 2:54.04 Nate Carr Ross Glegg Tim Squires Ross Glegg 6:26.87 Nathan Cobbe Jake Querciagrossa Daeton Davenport Bryce Bohman 1:26.59 Chris Brill Julien Vialette Tim Squires Bryce Bohman 3:11.11 Chris Brill Andrew Marsh Tim Squires

Year 2014

2015

2014

2014

2014


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WVU WOMEN’S SCHOOL RECORDS Event

Name(s)

100-yard Free

Kayla Andrews

50-yard Free

200-yard Free 500-yard Free

1000-yard Free 1650-yard Free 100-yard Back 200-yard Back

100-yard Breast 200-yard Breast 100-yard Fly 200-yard Fly 200-yard IM 400-yard IM 1-meter 3-meter

Platform (5 dives)

Kayla Andrews

Time/Score

Year

48.33

2008

22.42

Rachael Burnett

1:45.22

Rachael Burnett

9:45.05

Rachael Burnett

4:38.40

Rachael Burnett

16:04.26

Morgan Callaway

1:55.65

Breanna McCann

2:13.45

Danielle Smith Jenelle Zee

Mandie Nugent

53.85

1:01.28 52.67

Mandie Nugent

1:54.43

Rachael Burnett

4:14.91

Breanna McCann Haily VandePoel

Haily VandePoel Haily VandePoel

1:59.27 297.45 346.43 222.60

WOMEN’S WVU NATATORIUM RECORDS

Event 50-yard Free 100-yard Free 200-yard Free 500-yard Free 1000-yard Free 1650-yard Free 100-yard Back 200-yard Back 100-yard Breast 200-yard Breast 100-yard Fly 200-yard Fly 200-yard IM 400-yard IM 1-meter Dive 3-meter Dive 200-yard Free Relay 400-yard Free Relay 800-yard Free Relay 200-yard MRelay 400-yard MRelay

Name(s) Kaitlyn Johnson (CM) Kayla Andrews (WVU) Megan Siberling (PSU) Rachael Burnett (WVU) Gabi Shishkoff (PSU) Rachael Burnett (WVU) Danielle Smith (WVU) Amy Modglin (PSU) Kitti Veisz (WVU) Kitti Veisz (WVU) Kaitlyn Johnson (CM) Alexandra Young (PSU) Morgan Carr (CCHS) Gabi Shishkoff (PSU) Kim Helfrich (JMU) Haily VandePoel (WVU) Louisville West Virginia West Virginia Penn State West Virginia

Time/Score 22.64 50.01 1:49.52 4:50.88 9:55.73 16:59.32 56.51 1:58.46 1:03.42 2:15.12 53.90 2:01.16 2:04.59 4:20.01 307.80 346.43 1:34.62 3:27.14 7:35.32 1:43.98 3:46.86

2009 2013 2013 2012 2013 2013 2009 2015 2013 2013 2012 2013 2010 2014 2013 2015

Year 2016 2009 2014 2011 2012 2013 2011 2012 2008 2006 2016 2010 2015 2012 2011 2013 2009 2009 2009 2012 2006

Event Name(s) Time/Score 200-yard Free Relay Shaunna Purtell 1:31.69 Sarah Kosmak Stephanie Shupe Kayla Andrews  400-yard Free Relay Shaunna Purtell 3:17.72 Rachael Burnett Morgan Callaway Kayla Andrews  800-yard Free Relay Rachael Burnett 7:06.87 Kata Fodor Mandie Nugent Danielle Smith  200-yard Medley Relay Danielle Smith 1:39.99 Jenelle Zee Mandie Nugent Rachael Burnett  400-yard Medley Relay Morgan Callaway 3:38.56 Robyn Matthews Stephanie Shupe Kayla Andrews

Year 2010

2010

2012

2012

2013

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MEN’S NCAA QUALIFIERS

Year Name Event(s) 2016 Andrew Marsh 50 free, 100 free, 100 back 2015 Andrew Marsh 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly 2015 Tim Squires 50 free, 100 free 2014 Bryce Bohman 100 back, 200 back 2014 Tim Squires 50 free, 100 free 2011 Jared Goldthorpe 500 free, 200 back 2009 Michael Walker 200 breast, 200 IM, 400 IM 2008 Kevin Donohue 100 breast, 200 breast 2007 Tony Cisneros 400 free, 400 free relay 2007 Nick Delic 100 breast, 100 fly, 100 free, 200 free relay 400 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay 2007 Kevin Donohue 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 medley relay 2007 Andrew Langenfeld 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly, 400 medley relay 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay 2007 Sean Mahoney 200 breast, 200 IM, 400 IM 2007 Pablo Marmolejo 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM 2007 Ivan Tolic 100 back, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay 400 medley relay 2007 Zoltan Povazsay 200 free, 200 back, 500 free 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 400 medley relay 2006 Nick Delic 100 breast, 100 fly, 200 free relay 400 free relay, 400 medley relay 2006 Chris Hagedorn 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly 200 free rleay, 400 free relay, 400 medley relay 2006 Andrew Langenfeld 50 free, 100 fly, 200 fly 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 400 medley relay 2006 Pablo Marmolejo 200 IM, 100 fly, 200 fly, 400 medley relay 2006 Kyle Williams 200 free relay, 400 free relay 2002 Kleyton Franca 200 free, 500 free 1988 J.P. McCormick 100 back 1987 Kreg Lewis 100 fly 1986 Tim Card 400 IM 1986 Lars Farestvedt 400 IM, 400 free relay 1986 Kreg Lewis 100 fly, 400 IM , 400 free relay 1986 J.P. McCormick 400 IM, 400 free relay 1986 Tim Valentino 400 free relay 1985 David Amato 400 IM 1985 Craig Cooper 400 IM, 800 free relay 1985 Lars Farestvedt 800 free relay 1985 Neil Hodge 800 free relay 1985 Kreg Lewis 400 IM 1985 J.P. McCormick 400 IM 1985 Tim Valentino 800 free relay 1983 John Critchfield 400 IM 1983 Bill Conrad 400 IM 1983 John Critchfield 400 free relay, 800 free relay 1983 Brian Day 400 free relay, 800 free relay 1983 Bill Treasurer 1, 3-meter dive 1983 Rick Hyser 100 fly, 400 IM, 400 free relay 1983 Kreg Lewis 800 free relay 1983 Barry Morrison 800 free relay 1983 Jeff Parker 400 IM 1983 Tim Pheland 400 free relay 1982 Rick Hyser 100 fly 1982 John Critchfield 100 fly

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1982 1981 1981 1980 1980 1979 1978

Bill Treasurer Ed Denny Rick Hyser Ed Denny John Havlik John Havlik John Havlik

1-meter dive 1650 free 100 fly 1500 free 200 fly 200 fly 200 fly


WOMEN’S NCAA QUALIFIERS

Year Name Event(s) 2013 Rachael Burnett 200 free, 500 free, 1650 free 2013 Mandie Nugent 500 free, 100 fly, 200 fly 2012 Rachael Burnett 200 free, 500 free, 1650 free, 800 free relay 2012 Kata Fodor 200 free, 500 free, 800 free relay 2012 Mandie Nugent 500 free, 100 fly, 200 fly, 800 free relay 2012 Danielle Smith 100 back, 200 back, 800 free relay 2011 Mandie Nugent 500 free, 100 fly, 200 fly 2010 Kayla Andrews 400 free relay, 400 medley relay 50 free, 100 free 2010 Rachael Burnett 400 free relay, 400 medley relay 500 free, 400 IM 2010 Morgan Callaway 200 free, 500 free 400 free relay, 400 medley relay 2010 Mandie Nugent 100 fly, 200 fly, 400 medley relay 2010 Shaunna Purtell 200 free, 500 free, 400 free relay 2009 Kayla Andrews 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly 2009 Morgan Callaway 200 free, 500 free, 200 back 2009 Lindsey Largo 1650 free 2008 Kayla Andrews 500 free, 100 free 2008 Morgan Callaway 500 free, 100 back, 200 back 2008 Lindsey Largo 500 free, 1650 free, 400 IM 2007 Kayla Andrews 50 free, 100 free, 100 back 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay 2007 Morgan Callaway 500 free, 100 back, 200 back 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay 400 free relay, 800 free relay 2007 Maritza Paredes 100 free, 200 free, 200 free relay 400 free relay, 800 free relay 2007 Stephanie Shupe 100 fly, 200 free relay, 800 free relay 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay 2007 Kitti Veisz 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay 1996 Valerie Patterson 200 free, 500 free, 1650 free 1995 Valerie Patterson 1650 free 1993 Renee Riccio 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM 1992 Renee Riccio 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM 1991 Renee Riccio 100 fly 1990 Aileen Convery 200 back 1989 Aileen Convery 200 back 1988 Aileen Convery 200 back 1988 Anne Eriksen 200 breast 1986 Kim Kaufman 100 back 1985 Kim Kaufman 100 back, 200 medley relay 1985 Debbie Scott 50 free, 200 medley relay 1985 Ruth Horne 100 fly, 200 medley relay 1985 Grace Huntzler 200 medley relay 1984 Kim Kaufman 100 back 1984 Tammy Weber 1-meter dive 1983 Kim Kaufman 100 back

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ALL-TIME

Herb SCOGG (Men)

J.R. GAINSFORD (Men)

Lews B. RINGER (Men)

Jim MARKEL (MEN)

1954-55

1955-58

1958-61

1961-63

Donna HENDERSON (women)

Barb EWENS (WOMEN)

Linda KING (WOMEN)

1974-75

1975-77

1977-78

Coaches

COACHING RECORDS - MEN

Coach Paul Wheeler Herb Scogg J.R. Gainsford Lewis B. Ringer Jim Markel Ray Riordan Jack Lowder Kevin Gilson Dan Langan Eric McIlquham Steve Phillips Sergio Lopez Vic Riggs

Years W-L-T Pct. 1953-54 (1) 0-5 .000 1954-55 (1) 0-6 .000 1956-58 (3) 3-19 .136 1958-61 (3) 11-15-1 .407 1961-63 (2) 10-14 .417 1963-64 (1) 4-8-1 .308 1964-66 (2) 14-14 .500 1966-96 (30) 197-100-1 .661 1996-99 (3) 7-28 .200 1999-03 (4) 22-23 .489 2003-04 (1) 6-5 .545 2004-07 (3) 26-8 .765 2007-present (10) 29-32 .475

COACHING RECORDS - WOMEN Coach Years W-L-T Pct. Donna Henderson 1974-75 (1) 4-4 .500 Barb Ewens 1975-77 (2) 13-5 .722 Linda King 1977-78 (1) 5-3 .625 Kathy Manger 1978-79 (1) 2-4 .333 Kevin Gilson 1979-96 (17) 93-53 .637 Dan Langan 1996-99 (3) 16-18 .471 Eric McIlquham 1999-03 (4) 20-24 .455 Steve Phillips 2003-04 (1) 3-9 .250 Sergio Lopez 2004-07 (3) 18-16 .529 Vic Riggs 2007-present (10) 24-50 .324

COACH OF THE YEAR HONORS

Year 1993 1994 1994 2006 2007 2012

Coach Kevin Gilson Kevin Gilson Kevin Gilson Sergio Lopez Sergio Lopez Vic Riggs

Conference Atlantic 10 - Women’s Atlantic 10 - Men’s Atlantic 10 - Women’s Big East - Men’s Big East - Men’s Big East - Women’s

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Ray RIORDAN (MEN) 1963-645


Jack LOWDER (MEN)

Kevin GILSON (MEN)

1964-66

1966-95

Jack LOWDER (MEN)

Kevin GILSON (WOMEN)

1964-66

1979-96

MEN’S YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS

Year Coach 1953-54 Paul Wheeler 1954-55 Herb Scogg 1955-56 J.R. Gainsford 1956-57 J.R. Gainsford 1957-58 J.R. Gainsford 1958-59 Lewis B. Ringer 1959-60 Lewis B. Ringer 1960-61 Lewis B. Ringer 1961-62 Jim Markel 1962-63 Jim Markel 1963-64 Ray Riordan 1964-65 Jack Lowder 1965-66 Jack Lowder 1966-67 Kevin Gilson 1967-68 Kevin Gilson 1968-69 Kevin Gilson 1969-70 Kevin Gilson 1970-71 Kevin Gilson 1971-72 Kevin Gilson 1972-73 Kevin Gilson 1973-74 Kevin Gilson 1974-75 Kevin Gilson 1975-76 Kevin Gilson 1976-77 Kevin Gilson 1977-78 Kevin Gilson 1978-79 Kevin Gilson 1979-80 Kevin Gilson 1980-81 Kevin Gilson 1981-82 Kevin Gilson 1982-83 Kevin Gilson 1983-84 Kevin Gilson 1984-85 Kevin Gilson 1985-86 Kevin Gilson 1986-87 Kevin Gilson

Dan LANGAN

Eric McILQUHAM

Steve PHILLIPS

(MEN & WOMEN)

(MEN & WOMEN)

(MEN & WOMEN)

1999-03

1996-99

Captain(s) Record None 0-5 None 0-6 John Routa 2-6 None 0-6 None 1-7 None 2-7 Dan Cavanaugh 5-5 Kornel Feher 4-3-1 Ed Albright 5-6 Russ Irvine, Dave Kohler 5-8 Larry Cargo, Ron Cargo 4-8-1 Ray Brace, Phil Minnes 3-10 Ray Brace, Phil Minnes 11-4 Tom Gulliford, Craig McKay 6-8 Ralph Gilbert, Tom Greenstreet, John Noffsinger 8-4 John Law, Mike Lukowski 8-4 John Law, Mike Lukowski 8-2 Mike Cox, Bill Kweder 7-2 Bill Bweder, Logan Popoff 7-4 Steve Curtis, Tom Turner 4-5 Pete Biffel, Steve Curtis 3-5 Charlie Miesner, Dave Pentz 6-7 Tom Geier, Bob Pope 8-3 Charlie Miesner, Chris Smith 10-3 Bill Brubaker, Keith Morgan 6-2 Bill Berardelli, Steve Emerson, J.C. Pettit 6-1 John Havlik, Mike Nordsiek, Parr Weigel 9-0 Ed Denny, Erick Sheesley 7-1 Brian Day, Barry Morrison 9-1 Bill Conrad, Rick Hyser, Bill Treasurer 7-0-1 Dave Higgins, Terry Richardson, Bill Treasurer 6-4 Rob Chenault, Al Kitto, Tim Pheland 7-1 David Amato, Craig Cooper, Eric Sosenko 8-2 Lars Farestvedt, Tim Valentino 6-5

Vic RIGGS

Sergio LOPEZ

2007-PRESENT

2004-07

(MEN & WOMEN)

(MEN & WOMEN)

Year Coach 1987-88 Kevin Gilson 1988-89 Kevin Gilson 1989-90 Kevin Gilson 1990-91 Kevin Gilson 1991-92 Kevin Gilson 1992-93 Kevin Gilson 1993-94 Kevin Gilson 1994-95 Kevin Gilson 1995-96 Kevin Gilson 1996-97 Dan Langan 1997-98 Dan Langan 1998-99 Dan Langan 1999-00 Eric McIlquham Greg Brandes 2000-01 Eric McIlquham 2001-02 Eric McIlquham 2002-03 Eric McIlquham 2003-04 Steve Phillips 2004-05 Sergio Lopez 2005-06 Sergio Lopez 2006-07 Sergio Lopez 2007-08 Vic Riggs 2008-09 Vic Riggs 2009-10 Vic Riggs 2010-11 Vic Riggs 2011-12 Vic Riggs 2012-13 Vic Riggs 2013-14 Vic Riggs 2014-15 Vic Riggs 2015-16 Vic Riggs WVUSwimDive

2003-04

Captain(s) Record J.P. McCormick, Joe Perroni 5-3 Tim Card 6-6 Brage Johannessen, Pete Kirkham, Scott Yarberry 9-2 Bob Brotherton, Erik Seaver 4-5 Trevor Crump, Jay Sailer, Thad Schultz 2-7 Doug Nist, Greg Van Brunt 7-2 Dan Paquet 7-4 Mark DiSalvo, Blaine Schattenburg 7-3 Pat McPartlin, Jamie Trickey 4-3-1 Christian Hasbach, Justin Eisenhofer, Denton Quick 5-5 Justin Eisenhofer, Steve Phillips 0-13 None 2-10 Brian Leverett, Shane Stender, 2-8 Adam Wilson, Kraig Gass, Liam Gilroy 5-6 Mark Moskal, Anton Lombard 6-4 Nick Frye 9-5 Matt Drozd, Travis Watson 6-5 Matt Drozd, Kyle Gallo 7-5 N/A 6-3 Pablo Marmolejo, Dave Matthews, Kyle Williams 13-0 Nikola Delic, Michael Walker 5-4 Justin Galbreath, Pablo Marmolejo 4-10 Jeff Byrd, Tim Field, Justin Galbreath 5-3 None 4-2 Brandon Carr, Jack Greenhalgh, Jake Querciagrossa 2-3 None 2-3 None 1-3 None 2-3 None 3-2 Totals 328-278-4

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MEN’S ALL-TIME RESULTS 1985-86 (8-2)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (20th season) 11/6 H Fairmont State W, 70-43 11/13 A Ohio W, 67-46 11/22 H Boston W, 68-44 11/22 H Maryland W, 73-40 11/23 H George Washington W, 68-36 12/5-7 A Clemson Invitational 3rd 1/7 A Indian River C.C. W, 60-53 1/7 N1 South Carolina L, 48-63 1/12 H Virginia Tech L, 44-69 1/17 H LaSalle W, 62-51 1/25 H Pitt W, 68-45 2/7 H Marshall W, 60-38 2/20-22 N2 Atlantic 10 Championships 3rd 3/20-22 N3 NCAA Championships 31st N1 – Fort Pierce, Fla.; N2 – State College, Pa.; N3 – Fayetteville, Ark.

1986-87 (6-5)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (21st season) 11/8 H Fairmont State W, 69-54 11/12 H Ohio W, 68-43 11/13 A UMBC W, 67-37 11/14 A Navy L, 52-59 11/15 A George Washington W, 113-90 12/4 A Pitt L, 92-120 1/6 A Indian River C.C. W, 54-40 1/8 A Florida State L, 49-64 1/10 A Virginia Tech L, 41-72 1/17 A LaSalle L, 40-73 2/6 A Marshall W, 63-50 2/12-14 N1 Atlantic 10 Championships 2nd 3/5-7 N2 ECAC Championships 4/2-4 N3 NCAA Championships N1 – Washington, D.C.; N2 – Cleveland, Ohio; N3 – Austin, Texas

1987-86 (5-3)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (22nd season) 11/13 H Fairmont State W, 74-39 11/13 H UMBC W, 72-43 11/18 A Ohio L, 90-124 11/21 H George Washington W, 68-42 1/16 H Virginia Tech W, 60-53 1/16 H LaSalle L, 46-65 2/5 H Marshall W, 52-42 2/13 A St. Bonaventure L, 87-123 3/3-5 N1 ECAC Championships 4/1-2 N2 NCAA Championships N1 – Cleveland, Ohio; N2 – Indianapolis, Ind.

1988-89 (6-6)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (23rd season) ECAC Champions 11/12 H Fairmont State W, 153-77 11/19 A George Washington W, 142-94 11/28 H Ohio L, 112-131 1/4 A Miami L, 73-157 1/4 N1 NC State L, 84-164 1/14 H Virginia Tech L, 110-127 1/18 A LaSalle W, 62-51 1/18 N2 Villanova W, 57-56 1/21 H Pitt L, 104-135 1/27 A UMBC W, 138-87 2/11 H St. Bonaventure W, 69-44 2/11 H Penn State L, 46-67 2/23-25 N3 ECAC Championships 1st N1 – Miami, Fla.; N2 – Philadelphia, Pa.; N3 – Cleveland Ohio

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1989-90 (9-2)

1993-94 (7-4)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (24th season) 9/23 A Louisville W, 70-16 10/28 A LaSalle Relays 1st 11/3 H NC State L, 98-110 11/15 H Fairmont State W, 82-13 11/15 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 93-16 11/17 H George Washington W, 165-67 11/27 A Ohio W, 154-89 1/13 H Virginia Tech W, 57-56 1/13 H LaSalle W, 145-100 1/20 A Pitt L, 92-148 1/26 H UMBC W, 131-110 2/10 A St. Bonaventure W, 125-113 3/1-3 N1 ECAC Championships 2nd

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (28th season) Atlantic 10 Champions 11/5 A George Washington L, 108-136 11/10 H Fairmont State W, 59-36 11/10 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 60-35 12/2-5 N1 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st 12/11 H UMBC L, 51-62 12/11 H Duquesne W, 92-12 12/11 H Allegheny W, 93-20 1/13 H Virginia Tech W, 79-27 1/15 A Maryland W, 87-26 1/15 N2 LaSalle W, 76-37 2/5 H St. Bonaventure L, 109.5-127.5 3/3-5 N3 ECAC Championships 5th

N1 – Cleveland, Ohio

N1 – Piscataway, N.J.; N2 – College Park, Md.; N3 – Cleveland, Ohio

1990-91 (4-5)

1994-95 (7-3)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (25th season) 10/27 A LaSalle Relays 1st 11/14 H Fairmont State W, 65-47 11/14 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 71-36 11/16 A George Washington L, 96-140 11/26 H Ohio W, 138-101 12/1-3 H Kentucky Invitational 3rd 12/8 A Maryland L, 110-135 Barbados Invitational 1st 1/12 A Virginia Tech L, 91-150 1/19 H Pitt L, 103-140 2/2 H UMBC W, 132-105 2/9 H St. Bonaventure L, 107-127 3/6-10 N1 ECAC Championships 5th N1 – Cleveland, Ohio

1991-92 (2-7)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (26th season) 11/13 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 147-74 11/15 A George Washington L, 115-128 11/16 A UMBC W, 69-44 11/16 N1 NC State L, 29-84 12/2 A Ohio L, 97-153 12/5-7 A Pitt Invitational 5th 1/11 H Virginia Tech L, 100-141 1/17 A Pitt L, 71-170 2/8 H St. Bonaventure L, 77-162 H St. Bonaventure L, 107-127 2/20-22 N2 ECAC Championships 5th N1 – Baltimore, Md.; N2 – Piscataway, N.J.

1992-93 (7-2)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (27th season) 11/11 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 71-36 11/11 H Fairmont State W, 77-21 11/30 H Ohio L, 85-157 12/3-5 N1 Atlantic 10 Championships 3rd 12/11 H Allegheny W, 143-79 1/9 A Virginia Tech W, 148-95 1/16 H Maryland W, 67-46 1/16 H LaSalle W, 63-50 1/23 H Pitt L, 102-142 2/6 H St. Bonaventure W, 130-113 3/4-6 N2 ECAC Championships 6th N1 – Piscataway, N.J.; N2 – Cleveland, Ohio

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (29th season) Atlantic 10 Champions 10/28-29 A George Washington Diving Invite 1st 11/5 H George Washington L, 117.5-125.5 11/9 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 94-60 11/11-12 A Rutgers Invitational 1st 11/16 H Fairmont State W, 97-62 12/1-3 A Buffalo Invitational 3rd 12/10 A UMBC L, 119-124 1/14 A LaSalle W, 75-38 1/14 N1 Maryland W, 67-37 1/21 A Virginia Tech W, 152-90 1/25 A Pitt L, 81.5-161.5 1/28 H Rutgers W, 126-117 2/4 H St. Bonaventure W, 139-99 2/23-25 N2 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st N1 – Philadelphia, Pa.; N2 – Piscataway, N.J.

1995-96 (4-3-1)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (30th season) 11/8 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 168-32 11/10-11 A Rutgers Invitational 3rd 11/15 A Fairmont State W, 120-85 12/2 A Clemson Invitational 4th 12/9 H UMBC L, 117.5-125.5 1/13 H Maryland L, 105.5-135.5 1/17 H Pitt L, 97-145 1/20 H Virginia Tech W, 159-72 1/27 A Rutgers T, 102-102 2/3 A St. Bonaventure W, 142-94 2/22-25 N1 Big East Championships 8th N1 – Pittsburgh, Pa.


1996-97 (5-5)

1999-00 (2-8)

Head Coach: Dan Langan (1st season) 10/25 A Pittsburgh Relays 3rd 10/26 H Miami L, 115-126 11/9 A Maryland L, 85-213 11/10 A UMBC W, 147-96 11/15-16 A Rutgers Invitational 3rd 11/21-23 A UNC Nike Classic Invitational 7th 12/7 A Clemson L, 90-139 12/7 N1 Virginia Tech W, 151-84 1/11 A James Madison L, 102-141 1/18 A Pitt L, 46-104 1/25 H Rutgers W, 137-99 2/1 A George Washington W, 141-100 2/8 H St. Bonaventure W, 131-82 2/19-22 N2 Big East Championships 4th 2/27-3/1 N3 ECAC Championships 18th

Head Coach: Eric McIlquahm (1st season) 10/23 H Old Dominion L, 29-84 10/23 H Virginia Tech L, 38-75 11/5 A Rutgers L, 111-124 11/6 A Seton Hall W, 137-98 11/12 A Ohio State L, 98-130 12/3-5 A UVA Cavalier Invitational 3rd 1/12 H UMBC L, 95-137 1/15 H Pitt L, 74-168 1/22 A Syracuse L, 94-142 1/23 A St. Bonaventure L, 105-138 2/5 H Connecticut W, 167.5-118.5 2/17-19 N1 Big East Championships 7th

N1 – Clemson, S.C.; N2 – Piscataway, N.J.; N3 – Gloucester, County, N.J.

Head Coach: Eric McIlquahm (2nd season) 10/13 A Virginia Tech L, 87-146 10/14 A Virginia L, 89-132 10/20 H Notre Dame L, 104-137 10/29 A Seton Hall W, 123-102 11/3 H Ohio State L, 81-151 11/4 H Rutgers L, 99-131 12/1-3 A UVA Cavalier Invitational 3rd 1/13 A Pitt L, 91-142 1/14 A Duquesne W, 125-84 1/20 H Syracuse W, 164.5-115.5 1/21 H St. Bonaventure W, 126-111 2/3 A Connecticut W, 151-143 2/15-17 N1 Big East Championships 7th

1997-98 (0-13)

Head Coach: Dan Langan (2nd season) 10/17 H West Virginia Relays 3rd 10/25 H Virginia Tech L, 43-179 11/1 A Penn State L, 83-155 11/7 A Rutgers L, 122-175 11/14 A Ohio State L, 91-140 11/15 H Maryland L, 57-241 11/21 A Notre Dame L, 73-151 1/3 A Clemson L, 95-138 1/11 H James Madison L, 100-134 1/17 H Pitt L, 57-187 1/17 H UMBC L, 83-153 1/24 A Syracuse L, 98-131 1/31 A St. Bonaventure L, 91-138 2/7 H Connecticut L, 88-153 2/18-21 N1 Big East Championships 9th N1 – Long Island, N.Y.

1998-99 (2-10)

Head Coach: Dan Langan (3rd season) 10/17 A Old Dominion L, 100-200 11/6 H Rutgers W, 133-102 11/13 A Duquesne W, 130-105 11/14 A Navy L, 80-159 11/20 H Ohio State L, 78-156 11/21 A Virginia Tech L, 103-132 12/3-5 A Notre Dame Invitational 7th 1/16 A Pitt L, 95-126 1/23 H Syracuse L, 81-152 1/24 A UMBC L, 59-172 1/30 H St. Bonaventure L, 88-148 1/31 A James Madison L, 94-141 2/13 A Connecticut L, 87-144 2/24-27 N1 Big East Championships 6th

N1 – Long Island, N.Y.

2000-01 (5-6)

N1 – Long Island, N.Y.

2001-02 (6-4)

Head Coach: Eric McIlquahm (3rd season) 10/19 A Virginia L, 93-125 10/27 H Seton Hall W, 134-86 11/3 A Rutgers L, 140-158 11/9 A Ohio State L, 99-136 11/10 A Louisville W, 117-101 11/29-12/1 A UVA Cavalier Invitational 3rd 1/12 H Pitt L, 78-163 1/19 A Syracuse W, 132-93 1/20 A St. Bonaventure W, 134-105 1/26 H Virginia Tech W, 121-116 2/2 H Connecticut W, 161-116 2/21-23 N1 Big East Championships 6th 3/28-30 N2 NCAA Championships N1 – Long Island, N.Y.; N2 – Athens, Ga.

2002-03 (9-5)

Head Coach: Eric McIlquahm (4th season) 10/26 A Oakland L, 107-124 10/26 N1 Wayne State W, 177-64 10/26 N1 Akron W, 196-41 11/2 H Rutgers L, 122-170 11/8 H Ohio State L, 96-139 11/8 H Louisville W, 172-62 11/16 A Seton Hall W, 132-109 12/5-7 A Notre Dame Invitational 5th 1/10 A Duquesne W, 103-86 1/11 A Pitt L, 58-185 1/18 H Syracuse W, 133.5-109.5 1/19 H St. Bonaventure W, 138-105 1/25 A Virginia Tech L, 83.5-157.5 1/25 N2 American W, 147.5-91.5 2/1 A Connecticut W, 153-141 2/20-22 N3 Big East Championships 6th N1 – Rochester, Mich.; N2 – Blacksburg, Va.; N3 – Long Island, N.Y.

2003-04 (6-5)

Head Coach: Steve Philips (1st season) 10/25 A Oakland W, 130-113 10/25 N1 Wayne State W, 174-67 11/1 A Rutgers L, 98-140 11/2 A Seton Hall W, 161-79 11/7 A Ohio State L, 107-130 11/7 N2 Louisville W, 181-59 12/4-6 A Notre Dame Invitational 3rd 1/10 H Pitt L, 75.5-167.5 1/17 A Syracuse L, 110-133 1/18 A St. Bonaventure W, 124.5-118.5 1/24 H Virginia Tech L, 105.5-136.5 1/31 H Connecticut W, 165-135 2/19-21 N3 Big East Championships 7th N1 – Rochester, Mich.; N2 – Columbus, Ohio; N3 – Long Island, N.Y.

2004-05 (7-5)

Head Coach: Sergio Lopez (1st season) 10/14 H Penn State L, 93-150 10/22 N1 Xavier W, 126-83 11/6 H Duquesne W, 132-92 11/12-13 A Louisville W, 149-88 11/12-13 N2 Xavier W, 185-51 11/12-13 N2 Ohio State L, 78.5-164.5 11/13 A Western Kentucky L, 102-138 12/2-4 A Notre Dame Invitational 2nd 1/8 A Pitt L, 82.5-160.5 1/15 H Syracuse W, 140-90 1/16 H St. Bonaventure W, 142-99 1/22 A Virginia Tech L, 94-144 1/29 A Connecticut W, 160-142 2/16-19 N3 Big East Championships 4th N1 – Huntington, W.Va.; N2 – Louisville, Ky.; N3 – Long Island, N.Y.

N1 – Long Island, N.Y.

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2005-06 (6-3)

Head Coach: Sergio Lopez (2nd season) 10/13 A Penn State L, 67.5-165.5 10/15 H WVU Relays 1st 10/29 H Louisville W, 141-90 11/4 A Duquesne W, 121-77 11/17-19 A Maryland Terrapin Cup Invite 2nd 1/7 H Pitt L, 104-133 1/13 A St. Bonaventure W, 147-90 1/14 A Syracuse W, 124-111 1/20 H Cincinnati W, 118-85 1/21 H Virginia Tech L, 112-125 1/28 H Connecticut W, 178.5-114.5 2/15-18 N1 Big East Championships 3rd 3/23-25 N2 NCAA Championships t-30th N1 – Long Island, N.Y.; N2 – Atlanta, Ga.

2006-07 (13-0)

Head Coach: Sergio Lopez (3rd season) Big East Champions 10/14 H WVU Relay Meet 1st 10/19 H Penn State W, 137-104 10/28 A Louisville W, 194-104 11/4 N1 Duquesne W, 231-64 11/4 N1 East Carolina W, 195.5-105.5 11/16-18 A Maryland Terrapin Cup Invite 1st 12/2 H Maryland W, 120-92 1/6 A Pitt W, 159-141 1/14 H St. Bonaventure W, 138-95 1/14 H Georgetown W, 167-55 1/20 A Cincinnati W, 184-132 1/26-27 A Notre Dame W, 228-142 1/26-27 N2 Connecticut W, 273-97 1/26-27 N2 Oakland W, 252-115 1/26-27 N2 Penn State W, 193-177 2/14-17 N3 Big East Championships 1st 3/15-17 N4 NCAA Championships t-20th N1 – Huntington, W.Va.; N2 – South Bend, Ind.; N3 – Long Island, N.Y.; N4 – Buffalo, N.Y.

2007-08 (5-4)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (1st season) 10/6 H Lewis W, 160-109 10/13 H W.Va. Wesleyan W, 67-57 10/13 H Wheeling Jesuit W, 67-38 10/18 A at Penn State L, 106-194 10/20 A at Georgetown W, 143-88 11/2 H Cincinnati W, 134-86 11/10 H Louisville L, 126-172 11/30-12/2 A Georgia Invitational 5th 1/12 H Pitt L, 110-131 1/26 A at Notre Dame L, 150-214 2/20-23 N1 Big East Championships 4th 3/27-29 N2 NCAA Championships 33rd N1 – Long Island, N.Y.; N2 – Federal Way, Wash.

2008-09 (4-10)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (2nd season) 10/11 N1 East Carolina W, 235-43 10/11 N1 Xavier W, 151-137 10/22 H Penn State L, 93-145 10/25 A Virginia Tech L, 109-200 10/25 N2 NC State L, 123.5-188.5 11/7 A Louisville L, 122-178 11/8 A Cincinnati W, 167-137 12/5-7 A Georgia Invitational 5th 1/8 A Arizona L, 140.5-183.5 1/10 A Pitt L, 144.5-155.5 1/23-24 A Notre Dame L, 127-243 1/23-24 N3 Denver L, 150-218 1/23-24 N3 Michigan State L, 168-200 1/31 H Maryland W, 147-84 2/6 A Ohio State L, 121-162 2/19-21 N4 Big East Championships 4th 3/26-28 N5 NCAA Championships 34th N1 – Huntington, W.Va.; N2 – Blacksburg, Va.; N3 – South Bend, Ind.; N4 – Indianapolis, Ind.; N5 – College Station, Texas

2009-10 (6-2)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (3rd season) 10/24 A at Penn State L, 96-145 11/6 H Cincinnati W, 120-98 11/7 H Louisville W, 113-187 11/13 A at Villanova W, 206-35 12/3-6 A Ohio State Invitational 3rd 1/9 H Pitt W, 154.5-145.5 1/23 A at Maryland W, 136-107 1/30 H Virginia Tech L, 130-165 1/30 H Duquesne W, 138-126 2/17-20 N1 Big East Championships 4th N1 – Pittsburgh, Pa.

2010-11 (4-2)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (4th season) 10/16 H Penn State W, 125-116 11/5 A Louisville L, 112-183 11/6 A Cincinnati W, 195-101 11/18-20 A UNC Nike Cup 5th 12/31 A UC Santa Barbara L, 91-161 1/8 A Pitt W, 158-142 1/22 H Maryland W, 213-87 2/16-19 N1 Big East Championships 4th 3/24-26 N2 NCAA Championships 30th N1 – Louisville, Ky.; N2 – Minneapolis, Minn.

2011-12 (2-3)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (5th season) 10/14-15 H West Virginia State Games 1st 10/22 A at Penn State L, 98-143 11/12 H Cincinnati W, 178-107 11/12 H Villanova W, 190-100 11/18-20 A at Pitt Invitational 2nd 1/7 H Pitt L, 124.5-175.5 1/21 H Maryland L, 120-180 2/15-18 N1 Big East Championships 4th N1 – Pittsburgh, Pa.

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2012-13 (2-3)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (6th season) 10/12-13 N1 West Virginia State Games 1st 10/19 H Penn State L, 69-174 10/27 A Villanova W, 174-113 11/2 A Cincinnati W, 177-114 11/16-18 A Pitt Invitational 2nd 11/29-12/1 N2 U.S. Winter Nationals 1/3 N3 Orange Bowl Classic 2nd 1/12 A Pitt L, 63-217 1/18 H TCU L, 131-160 2/27-3/2 N2 Big 12 Championship 3rd N1 – Huntington, W.Va.; N2 – Austin, Texas; N3 – Key Largo, Fla.

2013-14 (1-3)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (7th Season) 10/11-12 H West Virginia State Games 1st 10/18 A at Penn State L, 161-127 10/25 H WVU Invite 1st 11/23 A Mizzou Invite 3rd 1/2 A Orange Bowl Swim Classic 2nd 1/11 H Pitt L, 161-139 1/18 A at TCU W, 167-133 1/31 A at Ohio State L, 151-99 3/1 N Big 12 Championship M: 3rd 3/27-29 N Men’s NCAA Championships M: 23rd

2014-15 (2-3)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (8th Season) 10/10-11 N West Virginia State Games 1st 10/23 H Penn State L, 145-98 10 /25 A at Villanova W, 174-85 11/20-22 A Mizzou Invite 3rd 1/3 A Orange Bowl Classic 1st 1/10 A at Pitt L, 176-124 1/16 H TCU W, 192-108 1/31 H Ohio State L, 170-120 2/25-28 N Big 12 Championships M: 3rd 3/26-28 N Men’s NCAA Championships

2015-16 (3-2)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (9th Season) 10/8-9 H West Virginia State Games 1st 10/16 H Georgia Tech L, 135-108 (Big 12 vs ACC) 10/17 H Virginia Tech L, 155-145 (Big 12 vs ACC) 10/22-23 H Big 12 vs Big East Weekend 1st 11/20-22 A Tennessee Invite 4th 1/9 H Pitt W, 180.5-199.5 1/16 A at TCU W, 154-144 1/29 H Villanova W, 200-77 2/24-27 N Big 12 Championship 2nd


WOMEN’S YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS

Year Coach Captain(s) Record 1974-75 Donna Henderson Jane Laughlin, Karen Miesner 4-4 1975-76 Barb Ewens None 8-3 1976-77 Barb Ewens None 5-2 1977-78 Linda King None 5-3 1978-79 Kathy Manger None 2-4 1979-80 Kevin Gilson Polly Kreamer, J.T. Tempas 4-4 1980-81 Kevin Gilson Renee Gaydos, Laurie McRae 3-4 1981-82 Kevin Gilson Ruth Gentry, Sara Shumate 4-3 1982-83 Kevin Gilson Nancy Hallman, Trish Keith, 3-3 Debbie Scott 1983-84 Kevin Gilson Laurie Harris, Ruth Krewson 3-3 1984-85 Kevin Gilson Stephanie Amato, Debbie Scott 4-1 1985-86 Kevin Gilson Kim Kaufman, Lynn Kessler 6-4 1986-87 Kevin Gilson Jeannine Healy 7-2 1987-88 Kevin Gilson Ruth Horne 4-6 1988-89 Kevin Gilson Anne Ericksen 6-5 1989-90 Kevin Gilson Judy Tripp 9-3 1990-91 Kevin Gilson Aileen Convery 6-3 1991-92 Kevin Gilson Kristen Judge, Renee Riccio 5-3 1992-93 Kevin Gilson Shawn Gilson, Terri Mallon, 8-1 Renee Riccio 1993-94 Kevin Gilson Sarah Summrall 9-2 1994-95 Kevin Gilson Jennifer Houck, Michelle Stokes 6-4 1974-75 Donna Henderson Jane Laughlin, Karen Miesner 4-4

Year Coach Captain(s) Record 1995-96 Kevin Gilson Amy Campanelli, Valerie Russell 6-2 1996-97 Dan Langan Valerie Russell, Valerie Patterson, 5-5 Paige Gano 1997-98 Dan Langan Jen Ahern, Jenn Hayes, 4-8 Erika Woodbury 1998-99 Dan Langan Mary McLaughlin, Jen Loew, 7-5 Missy DeConti 1999-00 Eric McIlquham Krista Arnold 6-5 2000-01 Eric McIlquham Angela Caprigno 3-7 2001-02 Eric McIlquham Sarah Crouch, Brooke Schaub 3-7 2002-03 Eric McIlquham Sarah Crouch 8-5 2003-04 Steve Phillips LeeAnn Johnston 3-9 2004-05 Sergio Lopez Manuela Trabert, Julia Warnken 4-8 2005-06 Sergio Lopez N/A 5-3 2006-07 Sergio Lopez N/A 9-5 2007-08 Vic Riggs Rachel Fedyk, Taylor Stallings 4-3 2008-09 Vic Riggs Morgan Callaway, Lindsey Largo 3-12 2009-10 Vic Riggs Shaunna Purtell, Stephanie Shupe 5-6 2010-11 Vic Riggs None 2-7 2011-12 Vic Riggs Sara Conner, Heidi Shultz, 3-4 Jaryn Studer 2012-13 Vic Riggs None 3-4 2013-14 Vic Riggs None 0-5 2014-15 Vic Riggs None 1-5 2015-16 Vic Riggs None 1-5 Totals 196-46

The 1996-97 season was the first under coach Dan Langan

The 1988-89 women’s squad finished with a 6-5 dual meet record

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WOMEN’S ALL-TIME RESULTS 1985-86 (6-4)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (7th season) 11/6 H Fairmont State W, 70-43 11/13 A Ohio W, 62-51 11/22 H Boston L, 64-75 11/22 H Maryland W, 74-65 11/23 H George Washington W, 60-42 1/7 A Indian River C.C. W, 68-44 1/7 N1 South Carolina L, 44-68 H Penn State L, 51-88 1/17 H LaSalle W, 81-53 1/25 H Pitt L, 54-85 3/20-22 N2 NCAA Championships 38th N1 – Fort Pierce, Fla.; N2 – Indianapolis, Ind.

1986-87 (7-2)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (8th season) 11/8 H Fairmont State W, 70-53 11/12 H Ohio W, 69-44 11/13 A UMBC W, 82-31 11/15 A George Washington W, 119-84 12/4 N1 Penn State L, 106.5-161.5 1/6 A Indian River C.C. W, 62-50 1/8 A Florida State L, 43-70 1/10 A Virginia Tech W, 67-48 1/17 A LaSalle W, 65-48 3/5-7 N2 ECAC Championships N1 – Pittsburgh, Pa.; N2 – Cleveland, Ohio

1987-88 (4-6)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (9th season) 11/13 H Fairmont State W, 95-17 11/13 H UMBC W, 82-32 11/18 A Ohio L, 93-123 11/21 H George Washington W, 71-42 12/3 N1 Penn State L, 109-157 1/16 H Virginia Tech L, 56-57 1/16 H LaSalle W, 70-43 1/29 H Pitt L, 119-145 1/30 H Navy L, 133-135 2/13 A St. Bonaventure L, 87-123 2/25-27 H ECAC Championships 3/24-26 N2 NCAA Championships N1 – Pittsburgh, Pa.; N2 – Austin, Texas

1988-89 (6-5)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (10th season) 11/12 H Fairmont State W, 163-26 11/19 A George Washington W, 128-106 11/28 H Ohio W, 152-77 1/4 A Miami L, 90-136 1/14 H Virginia Tech L, 98-134 1/18 A LaSalle W, 59-54 1/18 N1 Villanova L, 48-65 1/21 H Pitt L, 135-158 1/27 A UMBC W, 122-110 1/28 A Navy L, 129-164 2/11 H St. Bonaventure W, 68-65 2/23-25 H ECAC Championships 3/16-18 N2 NCAA Championships t-41st N1 – Philadelphia, Pa.; N2 – Indianapolis, Ind.

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1989-90 (9-3)

1992-93 (8-1)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (11th season) 9/23 A Louisville W, 63-20 10/28 A LaSalle Relays 2nd 11/3 H NC State W, 129-110 11/15 H Fairmont State W, 89-19 11/15 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 93-16 11/17 H George Washington W, 133-90 11/27 A Ohio L, 91-181 12/1-3 A Purdue Invitational 6th 1/13 H Virginia Tech L, 34-84 1/13 H LaSalle W, 84-32 1/20 A Pitt L, 107-136 1/26 H UMBC W, 131-110 1/27 H Navy W, 167-133 2/10 A St. Bonaventure W, 176-113 3/1-3 N1 ECAC Championships 2nd 3/15-17 N2 NCAA Championships t-42nd

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (14th season) Atlantic 10 Champions 11/11 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 71-25 11/11 H Fairmont State W, 71-22 11/30 H Ohio L, 120-123 12/3-5 N1 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st 12/11 H Allegheny W, 151-88 1/9 A Virginia Tech W, 159-79 1/16 H Maryland W, 81-32 1/16 H LaSalle W, 81-32 1/23 H Pitt W, 126-117 2/6 H St. Bonaventure W, 144-97 3/4-6 N2 ECAC Championships 1st 3/19-21 N3 NCAA Championships -

N1 – Cleveland, Ohio; N2 – Austin, Texas

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (15th season) Atlantic 10 Champions 10/23 H Pitt W, 138-105 11/5 A George Washington L, 118-123 11/10 H Fairmont State W, 61-34 11/10 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 63-32 12/2-5 N1 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st 12/11 H UMBC W, 70-47 12/11 H Duquesne W, 102-10 12/11 H Allegheny W, 93-20 1/13 H Virginia Tech W, 74-33 1/15 A Maryland W, 77-37 1/15 N2 LaSalle W, 72-41 2/5 H St. Bonaventure L, 118-119 3/3-5 N3 ECAC Championships 4th

1990-91 (6-3)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (12th season) ECAC Champions 10/27 A LaSalle Relays 2nd 11/14 H Fairmont State W, 66-29 11/14 H West Virginia Wesleyan L, 6-29 11/16 A George Washington W, 139-91 11/26 H Ohio W, 126-117 12/1-3 A Kentucky Invitational 3rd 12/8 A Maryland W, 145-98 1/12 A Virginia Tech L, 119-124 1/19 H Pitt L, 118-125 2/2 H UMBC W, 141-88 2/9 H St. Bonaventure W, 157-82 3/6-10 N1 ECAC Championships 1st 3/28-30 N2 NCAA Championships 41st N1 – Cleveland, Ohio; N2 – Seattle, Wash.

1991-92 (5-3)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (13th season) ECAC Champions 11/13 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 140-54 11/15 A George Washington W, 155-88 11/16 A UMBC W, 67-46 11/16 N1 NC State L, 37-76 12/2 A Ohio L, 108.5-136.5 12/5-7 A Pitt Invitational 4th 1/11 H Virginia Tech W, 172-71 1/17 A Pitt L, 103-132 2/8 H St. Bonaventure W, 141-102 2/20-22 N2 ECAC Championships 1st 3/19-21 N3 NCAA Championships t-32nd N1 – Baltimore, Md.; N2 – Piscataway, N.J.; N3 – Austin, Texas

N1 – Piscataway, N.J.; N2 – Cleveland, Ohio; N3 – Austin, Texas

1993-94 (9-2)

N1 – Piscataway, N.J.; N2 – College Park, Md.; N3 – Cleveland, Ohio

1994-95 (6-4)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (16th season) Atlantic 10 Champions 10/28-29 A George Washington Diving Invite 1st 11/5 H George Washington L, 108-135 11/9 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 122-30 11/11-12 A Rutgers Invitational 2nd 11/16 H Fairmont State W, 124-28 12/1-3 A Buffalo Invitational 1st 12/10 A UMBC L, 117-124 1/14 A LaSalle W, 71-42 1/14 N1 Maryland L, 37-76 1/21 A Virginia Tech W, 147-92 1/25 A Pitt L, 75-168 1/28 H Rutgers W, 143-98 2/4 H St. Bonaventure W, 135-101 2/23-25 N2 Atlantic 10 Championships 1st 3/16-18 N3 NCAA Championships N1 – Philadelphia, Pa.; N2 – Piscataway, N.J.; N3 – Austin, Texas


1995-96 (6-2)

Head Coach: Kevin Gilson (17th season) 11/8 H West Virginia Wesleyan W, 180-25 11/10-11 A Rutgers Invitational 3rd 11/15 A Fairmont State W, 129-73 12/2 A Clemson Invitational 2nd 12/9 H UMBC W, 154-89 1/13 H Maryland L, 92-151 1/17 H Pitt W, 124-119 1/20 H Virginia Tech W, 165-78 1/27 A Rutgers W, 162-79 2/3 A St. Bonaventure L, 107-136 2/22-25 N1 Big East Championships 7th 3/21-23 N2 NCAA Championships N1 – Pittsburgh, Pa.; N2 – Austin, Texas

1996-97 (5-5)

Head Coach: Dan Langan (1st season) 10/25 A Pittsburgh Relays 3rd 10/26 H Miami L, 115-126 11/9 A Maryland L, 86.5-213.5 11/10 A UMBC W, 82-49 11/15-16 A Rutgers Invitational 2nd 11/21-23 A UNC Nike Classic Invitational 4th 12/7 A Clemson L, 78-147 12/7 N1 Virginia Tech W, 130-113 1/11 A James Madison W, 129-108 1/18 A Pitt L, 72.5-168.5 1/25 H Rutgers W, 126-112 2/1 A George Washington W, 132-110 2/8 H St. Bonaventure L, 112-131 2/19-22 N2 Big East Championships 6th 2/27-3/1 N3 ECAC Championships 15th

1998-99 (7-5)

Head Coach: Dan Langan (3rd season) 10/17 A Old Dominion W, 180-120 11/6 H Rutgers W, 150-84 11/13 A Duquesne W, 135-106 11/14 A Navy W, 158-142 11/20 H Ohio State L, 80-161 11/21 A Virginia Tech L, 103-132 12/3-5 A Notre Dame Invitational 7th 1/16 A Pitt L, 89-152 1/23 H Syracuse L, 101-140 1/24 A UMBC W, 144-96 1/30 H St. Bonaventure W, 117-104 1/31 A James Madison W, 132-111 2/13 A Connecticut L, 98-145 2/24-27 N1 Big East Championships 6th N1 – Long Island, N.Y.

1999-00 (6-5)

Head Coach: Eric McIlquahm (1st season) 10/23 H Old Dominion W, 82-31 10/23 H Virginia Tech L, 48-65 10/30 H Navy W, 165-127 11/5 A Rutgers L, 117-126 11/6 A Seton Hall W, 148-97 11/12 A Ohio State L, 112-131 12/3-5 A UVA Cavalier Invitational 4th 1/12 H UMBC W, 165-75 1/15 H Pitt L, 109.5-133.5 1/22 A Syracuse L, 113-128 1/23 A St. Bonaventure W, 127-116 2/5 H Connecticut W, 161-139 2/17-19 N1 Big East Championships 5th

N1 – Clemson, S.C.; N2 – Piscataway, N.J.; N3 – Gloucester County, N.J.

N1 – Long Island, N.Y.

Head Coach: Dan Langan (2nd season) 10/17 H West Virginia Relays 1st 10/25 H Virginia Tech L, 52-165 10/31 H Boston College L, 108-192 11/7 A Rutgers W, 166-133 11/14 A Ohio State L, 106-127 11/15 H Maryland L, 67-233 11/21-23 A NC State Wolfpack Invite 3rd 1/3 A Clemson L, 74-149 1/11 H James Madison W, 155-86 1/17 H Pitt L, 80-162 1/17 H UMBC W, 160-81 1/24 A Syracuse L, 97-137 1/31 A St. Bonaventure L, 100-136 2/7 H Connecticut W, 130-113 2/18-21 N1 Big East Championships 7th 2/26-28 N2 ECAC Championships 33rd

Head Coach: Eric McIlquahm (2nd season) 10/13 A Virginia Tech L, 98.5-125.5 10/14 A Virginia L, 92-148 10/29 A Seton Hall W, 138-95 11/3 H Ohio State L, 108-122 11/4 H Rutgers L, 111-123 12/1-3 A UVA Cavalier Invitational 4th 1/13 A Pitt L, 75-141 1/14 A Duquesne W, 132-96 1/20 H Syracuse L, 134-153 1/21 H St. Bonaventure W, 127-108 2/3 A Connecticut L, 105.5-180.5 2/15-17 N1 Big East Championships 7th

1997-98 (4-8)

N1 – Long Island, N.Y.; N2 – Gloucester County, N.J.

2000-01 (3-7)

N1 – Long Island, N.Y.

2001-02 (3-7)

Head Coach: Eric McIlquahm (3rd season) 10/19 A Virginia L, 94-120 10/27 H Seton Hall W, 141-88 11/3 A Rutgers L, 123-163 11/9 A Ohio State L, 102-133 11/10 A Louisville W, 113-98 11/29-12/1 A UVA Cavalier Invitational 5th 1/12 H Pitt L, 68-173 1/19 A Syracuse L, 107-127 1/20 A St. Bonaventure W, 123-120 1/26 H Virginia Tech L, 83-158 2/2 H Connecticut L, 144-156 2/21-23 N1 Big East Championships 9th

2002-03 (8-5)

Head Coach: Eric McIlquahm (4th season) 10/26 A Oakland L, 92-148 10/26 N1 Niagara W, 174-64 10/26 N1 Wayne State W, 162-75 10/26 N1 Akron W, 122-118 11/2 H Rutgers L, 107-188 11/8 H Ohio State L, 112-122 11/8 H Louisville W, 158-74 11/16 A Seton Hall W, 130-104 12/5-7 A Notre Dame Invitational 1st 1/10 A Duquesne W, 110-95 1/11 A Pitt L, 43-197 1/18 H Syracuse W, 106-131 1/19 H St. Bonaventure L, 97-142 1/25 A Virginia Tech L, 72-125 1/25 N2 American W, 149-70 2/1 A Connecticut L, 104-188 2/20-22 N3 Big East Championships 9th N1 – Rochester, Mich.; N2 – Blacksburg, Va.; N3 – Long Island, N.Y.

2003-04 (3-9)

Head Coach: Steve Phillips (1st season) 10/25 A Oakland L, 90-153 10/25 N1 Wayne State W, 196-45 10/25 N1 Akron L, 110-133 11/1 A Rutgers L, 91-142 11/2 A Seton Hall W, 146.5-92.5 11/7 A Ohio State L, 65.5-169.5 11/7 N2 Louisville W, 136-96 12/4-6 A Notre Dame Invitational 3rd 1/10 H Pitt L, 73-164 1/17 A Syracuse L, 90-132 1/18 A St. Bonaventure L, 90-146 1/24 H Virginia Tech L, 79-154 1/31 H Connecticut L, 120-178 2/19-21 N3 Big East Championships 11th N1 – Rochester, Mich.; N2 – Columbus, Ohio; N3 – Long Island, N.Y.

2004-05 (4-8)

Head Coach: Sergio Lopez (1st season) 10/14 H Penn State L, 58-182 10/22 A Marshall L, 66-159 10/22 N1 Xavier W, 126-95 11/6 H Duquesne W, 156-80 11/6 H Youngstown State W, 154-80 11/12 A Louisville L, 115-122 11/13 A Western Kentucky L, 91-143 12/2-4 A Notre Dame Invitational 5th 1/8 A Pitt L, 62-180 1/15 H Syracuse L, 118.5-122.5 1/16 H St. Bonaventure W, 131-112 1/22 A Virginia Tech L, 86-141 1/29 A Connecticut L, 132-172 2/16-19 N2 Big East Championships 7th N1 – Huntington, W.Va.; N2 – Long Island, N.Y.

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2005-06 (5-3)

Head Coach: Sergio Lopez (1st season) 10/13 A Penn State L, 67.5-165.5 10/15 H WVU Relays 1st 10/29 H Louisville L, 88-156 11/4 A Duquesne W, 124-80 11/17-19 A Maryland Terrapin Cup Invite 3rd 1/7 H Pitt L, 79-164 1/13 A St. Bonaventure W, 141-102 1/14 A Syracuse W, 124-119 1/20 H Cincinnati W, 118.5-80.5 1/21 H Virginia Tech L, 88-148 1/28 H Connecticut W, 178.5-114.5 2/15-18 N1 Big East Championships 8th N1 – Long Island, N.Y.

2006-07 (9-5)

Head Coach: Sergio Lopez (3rd season) 10/14 H WVU Relay Meet 1st 10/19 H Penn State L, 96.5-146.5 10/28 A Louisville L, 140-160 11/4 A Marshall W, 208-92 11/4 N1 Duquesne W, 231-63 11/4 N1 East Carolina W, 159.5-140.5 11/16-18 A Maryland Terrapin Cup Invite 1st 12/2 H Maryland W, 145-93 1/6 A Pitt L, 131-169 1/14 H St. Bonaventure W, 141-99 1/14 H Georgetown W, 174-64 1/20 A Cincinnati W, 201-114 1/26-27 A Notre Dame L, 147.5-225.5 1/26-27 N2 Connecticut W, 264-105 1/26-27 N2 Oakland W, 295-65 1/26-27 N2 Penn State L, 127-243 2/14-17 N3 Big East Championships 3rd 3/8-10 N4 NCAA Championships N1 – Huntington, W.Va.; N2 – South Bend, Ind.; N3 – Long Island, N.Y.; N4 – Minneapolis, Minn.

2007-08 (7-3)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (1st season) 10/6 H Lewis W, 160-89 10/13 H W.Va. Wesleyan W, 55-41 10/13 H Wheeling Jesuit W, 55-35 10/18 A Penn State L, 73-227 10/20 A Georgetown W, 160-81 11/2 H Cincinnati W, 122-104 11/3 H Marshall W, 171-124 11/10 H Louisville L, 132-168 11/30-12/2 A Georgia Invitational 4th 1/12 H Pitt W, 124-119 1/26 A Notre Dame L, 116-249 2/20-23 N1 Big East Championships 3rd 3/20-22 N2 NCAA Championships N1 – Long Island, N.Y.; N2 – Columbus, Ohio

2008-09 (3-12)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (2nd season) 10/11 A Marshall W, 171-124 10/11 N1 East Carolina L, 119-171 10/11 N1 Xavier W, 192-46 10/22 H Penn State L, 84-145 10/25 A Virginia Tech L, 93-199 10/25 N2 NC State L, 118-187 11/7 A Louisville L, 94-182 11/8 A Cincinnati W, 147.5-142.5 12/5-7 A Georgia Invitational 6th 1/8 A Arizona L, 128-168

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1/10 1/23-24 1/23-24 1/23-24 1/31 2/6 2/19-21 3/19-21

A Pitt L, 131.5-166.5 A Notre Dame L, 97.5-265.5 N3 Denver L, 157-190 N3 Michigan State L, 168-187 H Maryland L, 103-134 A Ohio State L, 77-165 N4 Big East Championships 5th N5 NCAA Championships -

N1 – Huntington, W.Va.; N2 – Blacksburg, Va.; N3 – South Bend, Ind.; N4 – Indianapolis, Ind.; N3 – College Station, Texas

2009-10 (5-6)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (3rd season) 10/17 H Marshall W, 126-105 10/24 A Penn State L, 40-73 10/24 N1 Colgate W, 74-39 11/6 H Cincinnati W, 122-97 11/7 H Louisville L, 97-200 11/13 A Villanova L, 106-135 11/14 A Rutgers L, 125-158 12/3-6 A Ohio State Invitational 3rd 1/9 H Pitt W, 165-133 1/23 A Maryland L, 108-133 1/30 H Virginia Tech L, 138-156 1/30 H Duquesne W, 156-103 2/17-20 N2 Big East Championships 3rd 3/17-20 N3 NCAA Championships 44th N1 – State College, Pa.; N2 – Pittsburgh, Pa.; N3 – West Lafayette, Ind

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2010-11 (2-7)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (4th season) 10/16 H Penn State L, 67-174 10/23 A Marshall W, 170.5-124.5 11/5 A Louisville L, 105-186 11/6 A Cincinnati L, 130-162 11/13 H Rutgers W, 148-146 11/18-20 A UNC Nike Cup 4th 12/31 A UC Santa Barbara L, 103-158 1/8 A Pitt L, 104-194 1/22 H Maryland L, 96-202 1/29 H Ohio L, 122-176 2/16-19 N1 Big East Championships 3rd 3/17-19 N2 NCAA Championships N1 – Louisville, Ky.; N2 – Austin, Texas

2011-12 (2-3)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (5th season) 10/14-15 H West Virginia State Games 1st 10/22 A Penn State L, 96-137 10/29 H James Madison L, 144-156 11/12 H Cincinnati W, 191-104 11/12 H Villanova W, 166-131 11/18-20 A Pitt Invitational 3rd 1/7 H Pitt W, 161.5-138.5 1/21 H Maryland L, 97-202 1/27 A Ohio L, 119.5-178.5 2/15-18 N1 Big East Championships 3rd 3/15-17 N2 NCAA Championships 26th N1 – Pittsburgh, Pa.; N2 – Auburn, Ala.

2012-13 (3-4)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (6th season) 10/12-13 N1 West Virginia State Games 1st 10/19 H Penn State L, 97-146 10/27 A Villanova W, 171-128 10/27 N2 James Madison W, 163-137 11/2 A Cincinnati W, 163-137 11/16-18 A Pitt Invitational 2nd

11/29-12/1 N3 U.S. Winter Nationals 7th 1/3 N4 Orange Bowl Classic 3rd 1/12 A Pitt L, 118-185 1/18 H TCU L, 140-160 1/26 H Ohio L, 135-165 2/27-3/2 N3 Big 12 Championships 2nd 3/21-23 N5 NCAA Championships 31st N1 – Huntington, W.Va.; N2 – Villanova, Pa.; N3 – Austin, Texas; N4 – Key Largo, Fla.; N5 – Indianapolis, Ind.

2013-14 (0-5)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (7th Season) Oct. 11-12 H West Virginia State Games 1st Oct. 18 A at Penn State L, 152-102 Oct. 26 H WVU Invite 3rd Nov. 23 A Mizzou Invite 6th Jan. 02 A Orange Bowl Swim Classic 4th Jan. 11 H Pitt L, 179-119 Jan. 18 A at TCU L, 164-121 Feb. 1 A at Ohio L, 200-93 Mar. 01 N Big 12 Championships 5th

2014-15 (1-5)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (8th Season) 10/10-11 N West Virginia State Games 1st 10/23 H Penn State L, 144-99 10 /25 A at Villanova L, 146-116 11/20-22 A Mizzou Invite 6th 1/3 A Orange Bowl Classic 2nd 1/10 A at Pitt L, 224-75 1/16 H TCU L, 155-145 1/24 A at Iowa State L, 157-143 1/31 H Ohio W, 155-143 2/25-28 N Big 12 Championships W: 4th

2015-16 (1-5)

Head Coach: Vic Riggs (9th Season) 10/8-9 H West Virginia State Games 1st 10/16 H Georgia Tech W, 133-110 (Big 12 vs ACC) 10/17 H Virginia Tech L, 173.5-188.5 (Big 12 vs ACC) 10/22-23 H Big 12 vs Big East Weekend 1st 11/20-22 A Tennessee Invite 4th 1/9 H Pitt L, 188-11 1/16 A at TCU L, 157-143 1/29 H Villanova L, 175-122 1/29 H Iowa State L, 158-141 2/24-27 N Big 12 Championship 4th


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Mitchellville, Md. Fair Lawn, N.J. Austin, Texas Wilton, Conn. Brentwood, N.J. Split, Croatia Spring, Texas Staten Island, N.Y. Dover, N.H. Marlton, N.J. Dayton, Ohio Lafayette, Ind. Wakefield, R.I. Holloywood, Fla. Carlisle, Pa. Ross Township, Pa. Clarks Summit, Pa.

2001-02 1990-94 2011-15 1993-94 1991-92 2005-08 2011-13 1999-00 1991-95 1991-93 2008-09 2001-05 2006-08 2009-11 2009-10 2001-05 2003-04

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2004-06 2002-05 2008-12 1994-98 1997-98 1999-03 2002-04 1998-02 1986-87

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1985-87 2005-09 2008-11 1989-91 2002-04 1992-94 2011-12 1993-97 2006-10 1987-91 2001-05 2002-04 2000-04 1999-03 2003-07 2012-15

Kettering, Ohio Sterling, Va. Newtown, Conn. Bel Air, Md. Bel Air, Md. Monroeville, Pa. Staten Island, N.Y. Newport, R.I. Scarborough, England Hudson, Ohio

2006-10 2001-05 1990-91 1994-97 1997-01 2005-06 1997-01 1987-90 2012-13 1995-99

E Earley, Chris Earley, Steven Eichenseer, Brad Eisenhofer, Justin Eisenhofer, Todd Engle, Andrew Eter, Can Evans, Joshua Evju, Anders

F Farestvedt, Lars Farmer, Nathan Farquhar, George Farrell, John Faught, Ryan Felix, Bradford Fetsko, Scott Fidler, Joseph Field, Tim Fleming, Gary Fletcher, Thomas Fonder, Brett Franca, Kleyton Frye, Nick Fuhrman, Nathan Fumagalli, Aidan

G Galbreath, Justin Gallo, Kyle Gardner, Marc Gass, Kevin Gass, Kraig Gebhardt, Zac Gilroy, Liam Gleason, Chris Glegg, Ross Glinski, Steve

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South Charleston, W.Va. New South Wales, Australia Lexington, Ky. Virginia Beach, Va.

2013-15 2009-12 2008-12 1994-96

Clarksburg, W.Va. Pittsburgh, Pa. Boca Raton, Fla. Harrisburg, Pa. Concord, N.H. Aliquippa, Pa. Erie, Pa. Centerville, Ohio Norristown, Pa. Burlington, Vt. Round Rock, Texas Fairfax Station, Va.

2003-06 2000-01 1995-97 1991-92 2008-09 1989-90 1997-99 2012-15 2003-05 1985-87 2013-15 2008-10

Little Chute, Wis. Kingston, Pa.

2012-13 2012-13

Corning, N.Y. Allentown, Pa. Fredrikstad, Norway Mt. Erie, N.C. Concord, N.C. Maple Glen, Pa. Belgrade, Serbia

1985-86 1993-95 1986-90 2000-01 2008-12 1993-94 1992-96

H Hagedorn, Chris Hankinson, Benjamin Hasbach, Christain Hatfield, Brian Haydon, Josh Hays, Eric Heynes, Brandon Hickey, Jay Hobbs, Tim Hodge, Neil Howells, Nathan Huether, Stephen

I Iotte, Jake Ismail, Ibrahim

J Jacoby, Bret Jefferis, Matthew Johannessen, Brage Johnson, Casey Johnson, Eric Jones, Jay Jovanovic, Andreja

Lancaster, Pa. Morgantown, W.Va. Mexico City, Mexico Bemus Point, N.Y. St. Thomas, Pa. Fairfax, Va. Fallston, Md. Detroit, Mich. Chapel Hill, N.C. Katonha, N.Y. Ventnor City, N.J. Medina, Ohio Highlands Ranch, Colo. Spruce Creek, Pa. Chester Springs, Pa. Annandale, Va. Bay City, Mich. Parkersburg, W.Va. Mechanicsburg, Pa. Murrysville, Pa. Urbana, Ill. Aurora, Colo. Andover, Mass. Morgantown, W.Va.

2002-06 1996-98 2004-09 2012-15 2003-07 2004-07 1985-88 2010-11 1988-90 1995-96 2014-15 2011-13 2014-15 1985-87 1988-92 1992-96 1998-02 2014-15 2002-04 2011-15 2006-07 2014-15 1998-02 2010-13

North Tonawanda, N.Y. Cape May, N.J. Massilon, Ohio Virginia Beach, Va.

1989-91 1989-90 1989-93 2005-07

Hudson, Ohio West Islip, N.Y. Fullerton, Calif. Lyndhurst, Ohio Walkersville, Md. Coral Springs, Fla.

2014-15 1990-91 2009-13 2008-12 1993-97 1998-99

Walnut Creek, Calif. Blackwood, N.J. Reading, Pa. Bristol, R.I. Monument, Colo. Vienna, W.Va. Recife-PE, Brazil East Concord, N.Y. Lake Mary, Fla. Dunakeszi, Hungary Westfield, N.J. Kettering, Ohio Edina, Minn. Aston, Pa.

2011-15 1990-94 2012-13 1985-87 2014-15 1995-99 2001-05 2010-13 1994-96 2006-08 1992-94 1994-96 1989-90 2014-15

High Point, N.C. Peoria, Ill. Reading, Pa. Woodstown, N.J.

1992-95 2009-13 1993-97 2001-02

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K Kauffman, Graham Kelley, Brett Kingry, Andrew Kirkham, Peter Klemetti, Ted Kolodica, Kevin Kostern, Arda Koval, James Kratz, Rob Kristufek, Michael Kudrna, Jake

Greer, S.C. Aravad, Colo. Charleston, W.Va. Grafton, W.Va. Morgantown, W.Va. Chelsa, Mich. Ankara, Turkey Mount Pleasant, S.C. Collegeville, Pa. Butler, Pa. Lyndhurst, Ohio

2009-11 1989-90 2005-06 1986-90 2000-02 1995-96 2004-05 2014-15 1989-90 2001-05 2008-12

Trafford, Pa. Centralia, Ill. Nashville, Tenn. Yellow Springs, Ohio Meragi Close, Singapore London, England North Augusta, S.C. Baltimore, Md. Portland, Maine Portland, Maine Frederick, Md. Pretoria, South Africa

1986-87 2005-07 1991-92 1990-91 1994-98 1985-87 1996-00 1985-87 1994-97 1993-94 1986-88 1999-02

Wellesley, Mass. Rio Vista, Calif. Ambler, Pa.

1989-90 2006-07 1996-99

L LaCamera, Chris Langenfeld, Andrew LaRocque, Chris Lebold, Joe Lee, Jason Leon, Victor Leverett, Brian Lewis, Kreg Ley, Robert Libby, Todd Linton, Daniel Lombard, Anton

M MacMasters, Glen Mahoney, Sean Malley, Timothy

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P Palley, David Paquet,Dan Parker, Christian Perroni, Joe Perry, Markus Phillips, Steven Pinto, Joao Pedro Pokorny, Richard Polito, Robert Povazsay, Zoltan Pretre, Edward Priest, Daniel Prince, Tom Proietto, Michael

Q Queen, Nathan Querciagrossa, Jake Quick, Denton Quinnette, Tyler


R Ramirez, Eduardo Ramsey, Sean Rellick, Mike Reuschle,Gregory Rice, Wes Riddle, Bobby Riebel, Drew Rizzo, Giovanni Robinson, Brandon Robinson, Ethan Rollins, Mitch Rosso, Justin Rusnock, Frank Rusnock, Steve

V Caracas, Venezuela Parkersburg, W.Va. N. Alexandria, Pa. Sayville, N.Y. Tampa, Fla. Houston, Texas Cypress, Texas Naperville, Ill. Sicklerville, N.J. Sicklerville, N.J. Grafton, W.Va. Yorktown, Va. Uniontown, Pa. Uniontown, Pa.

2005-07 1998-02 1996-00 1996-00 1987-88 1987-90 2014-15 1998-99 2006-10 2009-12 1986-87 2005-06 1997-00 1997-01

Fairborn, Ohio Miami, Fla. Miami, Fla. Walkersville, Md. Westerville, Ohio Huntington Woods, Mich. Denver, Colo. Penn Trafford, Pa. Wierton, W.Va. Terra Alta, W.Va. Turnersville, N.J. Queensland, Australia N. Canton, Ohio Pittsford, N.Y. Mayslanding, N.J. Southbury, Conn. Beckley, W.Va. Woodbridge, Va. Frederick, Md. Manassas, Va. North Canton, Ohio Chicago, Ill. Buckhannon, W.Va. Reston, Va. Uniontown, Pa. Rockville, Md. York, Pa. Poway, Calif. Potomac Falls, Va. Budapest, Hungary

1988-92 1985-86 1985-87 1991-95 1988-91 1999-00 1987-92 2014-15 1985-86 1985-86 1995-96 2009-13 1988-90 1997-98 1990-91 1991-92 2011-12 1993-94 1987-88 2010-11 1990-91 2014-15 2010-15 1987-89 1997-00 1988-89 1986-87 2008-12 2008-11 2006-07

Woodbridge, Va. Virginia Beach, Va. Middletown, Md. Bowling Green, Kan. Bridgeport, W.Va. Zagreb, Croatia Forest, Va. North Augusta, S.C. Boca Raton, Fla. Wilmington, Del. Bethel Park, Pa. Belle Mead, N.J. Timonium, Md. Haymarket, Va.

1988-91 1999-00 1996-97 1994-96 2008-10 2006-07 1992-94 1996-98 2012-13 1992-96 1985-86 1998-02 1985-86 2014-15

S Sailer, Jay Schaefer, Michael Schaefer, Patrick Schattenburg, Blaine Schultz, Thad Schwind, Thomas Seaver, Erik Sekowski, Tony Sesenko, Eric Shogren, Bjorn Shulman, Mark Simmonds, Hugh Simpson, Brian Simpson, Chris Simpson, Matt Sisko, Jeff Sizemore, Tyler Skeele, Michael Smith, John Smith, Matt Sogan, Joe Spencer, Max Squires, Tim Stassi, Mike Stender, Shane Stock, Michael Stotsky, Adam Stravros, Ian Swinimer, Nick Szabo, Janos

Valentino, Tim Van Brunt, Greg Van Buskirk, Kevin Van Horn, Jeff Van Tassell, Darin Vanis, Martin Varner, Jared Vela, Manuel Vialette, Julian Villanova, Anthony

Reading, Pa. Frederick, Md. Wexford, Pa. Mt. Zion, Ill. Fairfax, Va. Henderson, Nev. Elkins, W.Va. Walnut, Calif. Frejus, France Johnston, R.I.

1985-87 1989-93 2001-05 2003-05 1993-96 2008-12 2007-10 1989-91 2012-13 1985-87

Herndon, Va. Bridgeport, W.Va. North Largo, Fla. Pittsburgh, Pa. Newton, Pa. Chesapeake, Va. Hazlet, N.J. Butler, Pa. Mt. Claire, W.Va. Falls Church, Va. Coraopolis, Pa. Alexandria, Va.

1992-94 2005-09 2000-01 2000-04 2007-08 2012-15 2003-07 1997-01 2008-09 1990-94 1996-97 1986-90

Bel Air, Md.

1988-90

West Chester, Pa.

1995-99

W Waananen, Eric Walker, Michael Warrick, Eric Watson, Travis Whitelam, Cameron Williams, Chase Williams, Kyle Wilson, Adam Wilson, Gabe Witham, Pat Woodbury, Matt Woodward, Brad

Y Yarberry, Scott

Z Zwizanski, Scott

T Taschek, James Tate, Aaron Taylor, Christopher Thomas, Drew Thrasher, Austin Tolic, Ivan Toms, Nathan Torgenson, Jay Toulson, Wali Tricky, James Tunstall, Jeff Turek, Jason Tuveson, Carl Tyson, Andrew

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Wilmington, Del. Givatayim, Israel Bellbrook, Ohio Newark, Del. Clarksburg, W.Va.

2003-07 2003-05 1995-99 2006-10 1997-01

Pittsburgh, Pa. Pittsburgh, Pa. Smock, Pa. Greensburg, Pa. Fallingsdalen, Norway Winter Park, Fla. Reading, Pa. Rumson, N.J. Springfield, Va. Wheeling, W.Va. East Setauket, N.Y. Colorado Springs, Colo. Tampa, Fla. Tucson, Ariz. Belpre, Ohio Chaska, Minn. Elkridge, Md. Bettendorf, Iowa Doylestown, Pa. Sanford, Fla. Martinsburg, W.Va. Sanford, Fla. Stafford, Va. Springfield, Va. Queensland, Australia North Canton, Ohio

2002-06 1985-86 1997-99 2003-04 1985-87 1993-97 1995-99 2002-06 1985-86 1987-88 1995-97 2005-07 1998-01 2014-15 1991-93 2013-15 2006-08 1999-00 1993-94 1992-94 1985-87 1990-92 2010-13 2009-13 2011-12 1998-99

Coatesville, Pa. Milford, Conn. Union, N.J. Salem, N.H. Milwaukee, Wis. Alpharetta, Ga. Recife-PE, Brazil Hopewell, Pa. Aurora. Colo. Jacksonville, Fla. Charleston, W.Va. Pittsburgh, Pa. Saxonburg, Pa. Delhi, N.Y. Sarasota, Fla. El Paso, Tx. Dublin, Ireland Naperville, Ill. Huntingtown, Md. Wheeling, W.Va. Dunkerque, France

2006-10 1992-96 1991-94 1998-02 2002-06 2009-13 2001-05 1995-98 2001-02 2000-02 1997-01 2003-07 2005-09 2002-03 2008-12 2012-15 1987-91 1995-96 1985-87 1999-03 2014-15

B Banner, Jessica Barnes, Leah Bartos, Melanie Beresford, Lindsay Bertelsen, Bodil Bettis, Missy Billman, Christie Bissett, Ashley Blair, Mary Blazier, Kathleen Bohn, Sandy Lou Bohnett, Brittany Boland, Asheley Boline, Madeline Boston, Shelley Braden, Mackenzie Branch, Lauren Brenner, Jessica Brooks, Karla Burgess, Barbara Burgess, Julie Burgess, Shannon Burlingham, Eva Burnett, Rachael Butkus, Tierra Byington, Angela

C Callaway, Morgan Campanelli, Amy Capri, Patricia Capringo, Angela Carlson, Megan Carrington, Austen Cascao, Livia Cerasi, Tara Chavez, Jessica Chimelewski, Katie Cipoletti, Ellen Cleary, Elizabeth Coco, Caitlin Cole, Allison Conner, Sara Contreras, Danya Convery, Aileen Cooper, DeAnna Costello, Joan Crouch, Sarah Currat, Amelie

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Roundhill, Va. Baldwinsville, N.Y. Fairmont, W.Va. Urbana, Ill. Longwood, Fla. Lancaster, Ohio East Setauket, N.Y. Landsdowne, Pa. Webster, N.Y. Meadville, Pa. Sheperdstown, W.Va. Wexford, Pa. Walkersville, Md. Frederick, Md.

1999-03 1997-01 1988-89 1998-01 198-93 2009-10 1989-93 1995-99 1992-95 1985-86 1991-92 1999-00 1995-97 1995-98

Mason, Ohio Grimstad, Norway Fairfax, Va.

2012-15 1985-89 1988-89

Morrison, Ill. Ellicott City, Md. Mohnton, Pa. Naperville, Ill. Parkland, Fla. New Kensington, Pa Sarasota, Fla. Manassas, Va, Englewood, Fla. Dover, Pa.

2005-09 1998-00 2011-12 2005-09 2014-15 2004-07 2009-13 1994-96 2012-15 1990-92

Split, Croatia Charleston, W.Va. Haddonfield, N.J. Boca Raton, Fla. Annapolis, Md. Fleming Island, Fla. Morgantown, W.Va. Morgantown, W.Va. Bel Air, Md. Rochester Hills, Mich. Queensland, Australia Bethel Park, Pa. Columbia, Md. Acton, Mass. Fort Collins, Colo.

2004-08 1990-94 1990-92 1993-97 2014-15 2012-15 1988-91 1989-93 2006-07 2003-06 2011-12 2002-03 1990-93 1991-92 2014-15

Pittsford, N.Y. Lakeland, Fla. Mishawaka, Ind. Parkersburg, W.Va. W. Hempstead, England Ottawa, Ontario Bridgewater, N.J. York, Pa. Vienna, Va. Wilmington, Del.

1993-96 1994-98 1985-87 2012-13 1986-87 1985-88 1988-91 1991-95 1990-92 2002-03

E Emter, Morgan Eriksen, Annie Esposito, Brenda

F Fedyk, Rachel Felker, Laurie Fiant, Jessica Fiene, Meghan Fiorenzi, Mia Fisher, Elyse Fodor, Kata Fox, Katrina Frantz, Kelsey Funk, Rhonda

G Gabrilo, Tina Gaefke, Kim Gagliardi, Ann Gano, Paige Gill, Taylor Gillmore, Jaimee Gilson, Erin Gilson, Shawn Gonzalez, Jackie Goodrick, Kristi Gorrie, Rachael Graulty, Jackie Grinspoon, Beth Groener, Holly Guay, Sammie

H Halligan, Maureen Hayes, Jen Healy, Jeannine Hendershot, Abby Hill, Gillian Horne, Ruth Hornich, Kristy Houck, Jennifer Hummel, Elaine Hunt, Joanne


J Jilk, Angela Johnsen, Natalie Johnson, Angela Johnson, Melissa Johnsen, Natalie Johnston, LeeAnn Judge, Kristen

Pittsfield, Pa. Upper St. Clair, Pa. Middletown, Ohio Knoxville, Tenn. Upper St. Clair, Pa. Mobile, Ala. Canton, Ohio

1997-98 2012-13 1986-90 1998-00 2014-15 2000-04 1987-92

Belpre, Ohio Vienna, Va. Columbia, Md. Charleston, W.Va. Arlington, Va. Mechanicsburg, Pa. Barkhansted, Conn. Grandville, Mich. Newton Square, Pa. Lansdale, Pa. Gaithersburg, Md.

1985-86 2013-15 2011-12 2006-07 1985-86 2010-13 2014-15 2008-10 1991-92 1995-96 1986-87

Munhall, Pa. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Sarasota, Fla. Trelleborg, Sweden Berne, Ind, Cumberland, R.I. Sugar Land, Texas Yellow Springs, Ohio Clarksburg, W.Va. Manasquan, N.J. Wheeling, W.Va. Fauske, Norway Silver Spring, Md. Annapolis, Md.

1994-96 1988-90 2006-09 2010-11 2005-09 1996-00 2010-12 1988-91 1990-92 1993-97 1995-99 1986-87 2012-15 1998-01

K Kaufman, Kim Kellan, Laura Kennedy, Mandi Kerns, Annie Kessler, Lynn Kidd, Hayley King, Katie Kosmak, Sarah Kramer, Lissa Kriebel, Jennifer Kunz, Gabriele

L Labeda, Ruth Lantaff, Erin Largo, Lindsey Larsson, Caroline Lautzenheiser, Natalie Lawson, Kaitlin Layne, Kaitie Lebold, Jini Lieving, Anne Livingston, Jill Loew, Jennifer Lothe, Lisa Luigard, Emma Lyst, Annamarie

M Malik, Ashley Mallon, Terri Maneely, Devan Mansur, Birsen Marchetti, Shana Martinez, Celia Matthews, Robyn McAdoo, Amanda McAllister, Allison McCann, Breanna McCulley, Barbara McDonough, Mary Pat McGough, Christina McLaughlin, Mary McLean, Kelly Mekosh, Erika Metzner, Janet Michelle, Stokes Miller, Courtney Minney, Barbara Moffatt, Kristen Moreland, Maggie Morgan, Katie Morrison, Madison

Latrobe, Pa. Arlington, Va. Boyds, Md. Parson Perry, N.J. Downingtown, Pa. Madrid, Spain Edinburgh, Scotland Landisville, Pa. Haddonfield, N.J. Medina, Ohio St. Louis, Mo. Annandale, Va. Fairhope, Ala. Smithtown, N.Y. Coraopolis, Pa. Shellington, Pa. Wheeling, W.Va. Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Buckhannon, W.Va. Canton, Ohio Conway, Pa. Morgantown, W.Va. Zanesville, Ohio Wilmington, Del.

2006-10 1989-93 2009-10 2000-01 1999-00 2014-15 2009-10 2007-08 1998-02 2009-13 1986-88 1988-90 1998-01 1995-99 1989-93 1999-00 1985-86 1991-92 2012-15 1986-89 2001-03 2008-11 2011-13 2008-11

Morrison, Shay Mosser, Leah Mulhern, Carey Murto, Katie

Verona, Pa. Bethel Park, Pa. Jefferson, Md. Morgantown, W.Va.

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Altamonte Springs, Fla. Pittsburgh, Pa. Omaha, Neb. Greater Manchester, England Souderton, Pa.

1998-02 1999-00 2010-11 2009-13 2003-05

Owasso, Okla. Indianapolis, Ind.

1998-99 2011-15

Stockton, N.J. Lakeridge, Va. Guadalapa, Mexico Titusville, Fla. Sunrise, Fla. West Palm Beach, Fla. Philadelphia, Pa. Philadelphia, Pa. Lincoln, R.I. Mallorca, Spain Westminster, Md. Bristol, R.I. Holt, Mich. Charleston, W.Va. Seaford, Del. The Woodlands, Texas

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New Orleans, La.

2000-03

Queensland, Australia Wilmington, Del. Martinsburg, W.Va. Des Plaines, Ill. Gainesville, Fla. Altoona, Pa. Frederick, Md. Virginia Beach, Va. Uniontown, Pa. Downingtown, Pa. Bridgewater, N.J. Dublin, Ireland

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Wooster, Ohio Walkersville, Md. Columbia, Md. Charleston, W.Va. Warrington, Pa. Grenncastle, Pa. Alpharetta, Ga. Lewistown, N.Y. Johnstown, Pa. Somerset, N.J. Morgantown, W.Va.

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N Nelson, Carrie Nelson, Jessica Nelson, Lyn Ann Nugent, Mandie Nyce, Jennifer

O O’Connor, Kendra Ogden, Julie

P Palis, Kelsey Palmer, Ann Paredes, Maritza Parenti, Courtney Parks, Kimberly Parody, Keli Patterson, Valerie Patterson, Vanessa Peckenham, Lynne Perez, Isabel Perna, Bethaney Perroni, Susan Pfeifer, Erica Pointer, Sarah Potter, Tara Purtell, Shaunna

Q Quinn, Devlyn

R Redman, Danielle Reiner, Christine Reisenweber, Elizabeth Rey, Jennifer Rhue, Marcy Riccio, Renee Richmond, Karen Rogers, Meredith Romanchak, Nancy Roop, Stephanie Rush, Holly Russell, Valerie

S Saliberry, Jana Schattenburg, Kristen Schaub, Brooke Schierman, JoEllen Schmidt, Lindsay Schmuck, Andrea Schreiber, Melissa Schug, Kristen Sharer, Gayle Sharp, Brook Shultz, Heidi WVUSwimDive

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Berwyn, Pa. Bridgeport, W.Va. Mt. Lebanon, Pa. Coatesville, Pa. Manassas, Va. Alexandria, Va. Delray Beach, Fla. Philippi, W.Va. Jacksonville, Fla. Lockport, N.Y. Satellite Beach, Fla. Lillesann, Norway Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Corvallis, Ore. Reading, Pa. Peabody, Mass. Ankeny, Iowa Richmond, Va. Waynesboro, Pa.

2006-10 2003-04 1990-94 2001-02 2013-15 1992-95 2010-13 1999-00 1989-90 1989-91 2005-09 1985-86 1992-95 2009-13 1993-94 1993-97 2008-12 1990-94 2004-06

Taffner, Tori Tarasuk, Hilary Tierney, Anne Trabert, Manuela

Mansfield, Ohio Fairmont, W.Va. LaCrosse, Wis. Wheeling, W.Va.

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2011-15 2006-08 2009-13

Harrison City, Pa. Nappanee, Ind. Alexandria, Va. Newark, Del. Chesapeake, Va. York, Pa. Coraopolis, Pa.

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Springfield, Mass.

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Long Valley, N.J.

2011-15

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E. GORDON Gee, PRESIDENT

Dr. E. Gordon Gee is one of America’s most prominent higher education leaders, having served as president of some of the most prestigious public and private universities for more than three decades. When he returned to lead West Virginia University in 2014 as the institution’s 24th president, it was a homecoming of sorts. He was first named WVU president in 1981 at age 36 – at the time, considered among the youngest persons to ever serve as a university president. He led WVU until 1985 when he went on to presidencies at the University of Colorado (198590), Brown University (1998-2000) and Vanderbilt University (2001-07). He served as president of The Ohio State University from 1990-97 and again from 2007-13. On his return to the Morgantown campus, he said, “This is not a job to me; it is a calling.” His leadership style bears that out as he works tirelessly to advance the University’s land-grant mission and open doors to the American dream. In his latest address to the University community, he called for reinventing education for our young people, on our campuses, throughout our state and beyond; transforming health care for our citizens; and cultivating prosperity in our communities. “Doing our best for the 1.8 million people of West Virginia is our noblest calling and our proudest distinction,” he said. Gee has built a special relationship with the students as well as the state’s citizens, making it a point to visit students where they live, learn and socialize -- and visiting all 55 West Virginia counties during his inaugural year – and at least half in subsequent years. Born in Vernal, Utah, Gee graduated from the University of Utah with an honors degree in history and earned his J.D. and Ed.D. degrees from Columbia University. He clerked under Chief Justice David T. Lewis of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals before being named a judicial fellow and staff assistant to the U.S. Supreme Court. In this role, he worked for Chief Justice Warren Burger on administrative and legal problems of the Court and federal judiciary. Gee returned to Utah as an associate professor and associate dean in the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, and was granted full professorship in 1978. One year later, he became dean of the WVU College of Law, and, in 1981, was named WVU’s 19th president. Gee serves on several education-governance organizations and committees, including the Big 12 Conference Council of Presidents and formerly the Business Higher Education Forum and the American Association of Universities. He was chair of the American Council on Education’s Commission on Higher Education Attainment and served as co-chair of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities’ Energy Advisory Committee. In 2009, King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia invited

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him to join its international advisory board. In 2009, Time magazine named him one of the top 10 university presidents in the United States. Active in many national professional and service organizations, he is on the executive committee of the National 4-H Council Board of Trustees and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education, the nation’s largest higher education organization. He has also served on the boards for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Limited Brands. In 2011, Gee began serving as secretary on the Board of Directors of Ohio’s economic development program, JobsOhio. In 2011-12, Governor John Kasich asked him to chair the Ohio Higher Education Capital Funding Collaborative and the Ohio Higher Education Funding Commission. In December 2012, he began serving on the Columbus Education Commission. Gee has received many honorary degrees, awards, fellowships and recognitions. He is a fellow of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest science organization. In 1994, Gee received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Utah, as well as from Teachers College of Columbia University. In 2013, he received the ACE Council of Fellows/Fidelity Investments Mentor Award and the Outstanding Academic Leader of the Year Award on behalf of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. He is the co-author of 11 books, including Law, Policy and Higher Education, published in 2012. He has also authored many papers and articles on law and education. Gee’s daughter, Rebekah, is the Medicaid Medical Director for the State of Louisiana, and an assistant professor of Public Health and Medicine at Louisiana State University. She is also a Norman F. Gant/American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology/IOM Anniversary Fellow. Dr. Rebekah Gee is married to David Patrón and they have five children.

The GEE FAMILY - Front from left: Nathan, Elly and Ben Patrón. Back from left: Rebekah Gee, Eva Patrón, E. Gordon Gee, Elizabeth Patrón and David Patrón


SHANELyons

DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

Since being named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Associate Vice President at West Virginia University in January 2015, Shane Lyons has not been interested in headlines, he’s been interested in results. Working furiously behind the scenes, Lyons rolls up his sleeves every day for the betterment of WVU’s student-athletes, fans and athletic department. In his second year on the job, he keeps his fingers on the pulse of more than $110 million in athletic facility improvements that will be completed in the next year. In fact, his first year on the job can be defined as a year of fan enhancements to the WVU Coliseum and Milan Puskar Stadium as he has worked tirelessly to modernize 46- and 36-year-old facilities. Next up on his agenda are student-athlete enhancements with a new Olympic sport weight and training room. Also in the coming year, Lyons will continue to work with the Morgantown community on bringing a $45 million aquatic and track center to Morgantown, which will provide health and fitness benefits to all ages. When he’s not in his office, he’s an energized fundraiser where his efforts and honesty are appreciated by Mountaineer Athletic Club donors. Lyons oversees 18 varsity sports, a department budget of approximately $88 million, 200 employees, and approximately 500 student-athletes. He has already put the finishing touches on a $21 million baseball park and renovations are in the final stages to the football and basketball facilities that will bring long overdue new restrooms, concessions, ADA seating and fan comfort. Leaving the headlines to others, Lyons, confidently behind the scenes, directed a department in his first year that brought an 18th national championship for rifle, 30 All Americans, 110 All-Conference performers, 18 academic award winners and 109 Academic All-Conference selections. His work with WVU President E. Gordon Gee’s senior leadership team, as well as the Big 12 Conference and other national committees has brought additional respect and positive exposure to his department and the University. He currently serves on the Big 12 Administration Committee, Finance and Budget Committee and the Game Management and Officiating Subcommittee. Lyons came to West Virginia after spending three years as the deputy director of athletics and chief operating officer at Alabama where he worked closely on day-to-day strategic leadership and direction of the Crimson Tide Athletic program. During his time at Alabama, his responsibilities included oversight of a $120 million budget, management of the day-to-day operations of the department and oversight of the Crimson Tide’s 21 sports teams. In addition, he played a pivotal role in a historic renegotiation of Alabama’s multimedia rights agreement that started in 2014 and was involved in several significant capital projects totaling more than $85 million. The Crimson Tide won seven national titles in five different sports during his time there – two in football, two in men’s golf, one in women’s golf, one in gymnastics and one in softball. He also played a critical role in the hiring of four Alabama head coaches. Prior to joining the Alabama staff in November 2011, Lyons spent 10 years as an associate commissioner at the Atlantic Coast Conference. At the ACC, Lyons focused on conference-wide compliance and academic initiatives, providing direct assistance to the conference’s presidents, chancellors and athletics directors in matters dealing with NCAA regulatory matters. In addition, he served as the ACC’s human resource manager and was responsible for the administration, negotiation and mediation of the employee benefits program and managing the conference’s organizational policies and procedures. He was part of the senior administrative team for ACC events, including the football championship game, the men’s basketball tournament and men’s and women’s NCAA basketball events. He also was a member and served as chairman on many prominent committees within the NCAA Governance structure during his tenure with the ACC. Prior to working at the ACC, Lyons served as associate athletics director for compliance at Big 12 member Texas Tech from 1998 to 2001. During that time, Lyons assumed responsibility for the leadership, administration and implementation of a comprehensive NCAA compliance program with emphasis toward rules education and extensive monitoring systems. He also served as oversight administrator for several of the Red Raiders’ athletic teams and had financial and operational supervision of the strength and conditioning, nutritional and sports medicine units.

Before joining Texas Tech, Lyons worked at the NCAA for almost 10 years as a senior membership services representative, where he was responsible for the oversight and coordination of the 25 membership service representatives. Lyons began his career in college athletics in July 1988 as assistant commissioner of the Big South Conference. With the Big South, he was in charge of conference-wide compliance and championships. A native of Parkersburg, West Virginia, and a graduate of Parkersburg High, Lyons was a standout basketball player for the Big Reds. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sport management from WVU in 1987 and 1988, respectively. He and his wife, Emily, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, have two children: Cameron and Brooke. Lyons is the University’s 12th athletic director.

Shane Lyons through the Years:

1988-89 Big South Conference (Assistant Commissioner for Compliance and Championships) 1989-98

NCAA (Senior Membership Services Representative)

1998-2001 Texas Tech (Associate Athletic Director – Compliance) 2001-11

Atlantic Coast Conference (Associate Commissioner)

2011-15

Alabama (Deputy Director of Athletics/Chief Operating Officer)

2015-present West Virginia (Director of Athletics and Associate Vice President)

The LYONSFAMILY: Cameron, Brooke, Emily and Shane

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WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY INTERCOLLEGIATEAthletics KeliCUNNINGHAM

Steve URYASZ

Matt BORMAN

Deputy Athletic Director

Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director

MichaelFRAGALE

TerriHOWES

Senior Associate Athletic Director/Executive Director

Senior Associate Athletic Director/Communications

Senior Associate Athletic Director/Sports Administration, SWA

Greg FEATHERSTON

JoeHESKETT

AprilMESSERLY

KevinMILLER

BenMURRAY

Associate Athletic Director/ Governance & Compliance

Associate Athletic Director/ Sports Performance

Associate Athletic Director/ Facilities & Operations

Associate Athletic Director/ Annual Fund

Associate Athletic Director/ Major Gifts & Capital Campaigns

MichaelSZUL

Matt WELLS

Senior Associate Athletic Director/Business Operations

Senior Associate Athletic Director/ External Affairs

ZachECKERT

LaceyGIBSON

Assistant Athletic Director/ Facilities & Operations

Assistant Athletic Director/ Compliance

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

Head Coaches

Susan HAMMOND

BryanMESSERLY

SamMORRONE

Assistant Athletic Director/ Donor Relations

Assistant Athletic Director/ Communications

Assistant Athletic Director/ Assistant Athletic Director/ Marketing Business Operations

JasonBUTTS

MikeCAREY

Gymnastics

Women’s Basketball

SeanCLEARY Cross Country/Track

SeanCOVICH

JonHAMMOND

SammieHENSON

DanaHOLGORSEN

Men’s Golf

Rifle

Wrestling

Football

BobHUGGINS

JimmyKING

MarlonLEBLANC

MihaLISAC

RandyMAZEY

VicRIGGS

ReedSUNAHARA

Men’s Basketball

Rowing

Men’s Soccer

Tennis

Baseball

Swimming and Diving

Volleyball

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NikkiIZZO-BROWN

Women’s Soccer


Media Services

The West Viginia athletic communications office will be available through the entire 2015-16 men’s and women’s swimming and diving season to accommodate any media requests. The 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 the swimming and diving contacts Samantha Strejeck and Charlie Healy.

Credentials

Photographers and media members who wish to cover a match at the WVU Natatorium should contact swimming and diving contact Samantha Strejeck (304-293-9916) and Charlie Healy (304-2932127) at least 24 hours in advance. Photographers may shoot anywhere in the 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 runner or member of the coaching staff during the week should the West Virginia swimming and diving contacts Samantha Strejeck or Charlie Healy, via email (sstrejec@mail.wvu.edu) (charles.healy@mail. wvu.edu) or by phone (304-293-9916), (304-2932127), at least 24 hours in advance. Cell phone numbers will not be available. All WVU student-athletes have been instructed not to conduct interviews without prior approval of the athletic communications staff.

Receiving Information

Media members may receive men’s and women’s swimming and diving press releases, notes and more via email. To receive such press releases, meet recaps and more, simply email your requests to sstrejec@mail. wvu.edu and Charles.healy@mail.wvu.edu.

WVUsports.com

WVUsports.com is the place for media and fans to browse for the latest on Mountaineer swimming and diving. Player and coaching staff bios are available at the click of your finger by going to WVUsports.com. After each meet, WVUsports.com is updated with the latest statistics. Not only will you find this season’s stats, but you will also be able to find the WVU record book where you can gain some historical insights.

Social Media

WVU Swimming and Diving is active on various social media platforms- Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Visit facebook.com/WVUSwimDive to like the Facebook page. To follow the Mountaineers on Twitter visit, Twitter.com.WVUSwimDive. To follow the team on Instagram, visit Instagram.com/ wvuswimdive.

MEDIAInformation ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONSInformation

The West Virginia University athletic communications office is located on the second floor of the Coliseum.

MichaelFRAGALE

Ashley BAILEY

MAILING ADDRESS

BryanMESSERLY

Charlie HEALY

John ANTONIK

Lisa AMMONS

Mike MONTORO

Cheryl WIRE

Joe SWAN

Amy PRUNTY

Kristin COLDSNOW

Maggie MATELLA

Grant DOVEY

Chris PHARIS

Athletic Communications office West Virginia University P.O. Box 0877 Morgantown, WV 26507-0877

OVERNIGHT SHIPPING

WVU Athletic Communications 3450 Monongahela Blvd., Room 217 Morgantown, WV 26506

PHONE INFORMATION Office: 304-293-2821 Fax: 304-293-4105

RIFLE CONTACT

Senior Associate Athletic Director, Communications Assistant Athletic Director, Communications Director of Digital Media Director of Football Communications Director of Athletic Publications Multimedia Specialist

Digital Media Manager

ShannonMCNAMARA Associate Director of Athletic Communications Email: shannon.mcnamara@mail.wvu.edu

Russell LUNA

Associate Director of Athletic Communications

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Assistant Director of Athletic Communications Assistant Director of Athletic Communications Business Manager Operations Coordinator Program Assistant Graduate Assistant Digital Media Graduate Assistant Athletic Communications Samantha STREJECK

Graduate Assistant Athletic Communications

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ATHLETICFacilities BASKETBALL PRACTICE FACILITY

CAPERTON INDOOR FACILITY

CARY GYM

DICK DLESK SOCCER STADIUM

DREAMSWORK FIELD

MONONGALIA COUNTY BALLPARK

MOUNTAINEER FIELD AT MILAN PUSKAR STADIUM

MOUNTAINEER TENNIS COURTS

MOUNTAINEER TRACK

WVU BOATHOUSE

WVU COLISEUM

WVU NATATORIUM

WVU RIFLE RANGE

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WVU WRESTLING PAVILLION


HERE, GOING FIRST IS IN OUR BLOOD. IT’S IN OUR SWEAT. AND IT’S IN OUR NATURE. SO WE WILL GO ABOVE. WE WILL GO BEYOND. AND WHEN EVERYONE ELSE GOES BACK, MOUNTAINEERS #GOFIRST.

LET’S GO.


2016-17 WVU Swimming & Diving Guide  
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