Number of Student-Athletes: 32
Number of Scholarships Allowed by the NCAA: 14
2016-17 Cost to Fund Women’s Swimming and Diving Scholarships: $802,009
Number of Endowed Scholarships Currently Funded: 2
The Cavaliers have recorded back-to-back fifth-place finishes at the NCAA championships under head coach Augie Busch. In 2016, UVA won its ninth-consecutive ACC Championship. Junior Leah Smith has captured four NCAA titles in the last two years and earned two Olympic medals in Rio, including gold in the U.S. 4×200-meter freestyle relay.
Watch this video feature highlighting the accomplishments of Leah Smith, Courtney Bartholomew, and the Cavalier swimmers:
Donations to the Virginia Athletics Foundation directed to Friends Of Women’s Swimming and Diving provide operational and scholarship support for the program.
For more information on how to support Virginia women’s swimming & diving, contact the Virginia Athletics Foundation.