Number of Student-Athletes: 32
Number of Scholarships Allowed by the NCAA: 14
2017-18 Cost to Fund Women’s Swimming and Diving Scholarships: $838,693
Number of Endowed Scholarships Currently Funded: 2
UVA finished 12th at the NCAA Championships with 10 student-athletes earning All-America honors. Leah Smith was the second person in history to break 4:30 in the 500-yard freestyle, recording at time of 4:28.90 at the NCAA Championships. The Cavaliers set eight school records in addition to setting a conference and meet record in the 800-yard freestyle relay at the ACC Championships. The team recorded five ACC titles.
Watch this video feature highlighting the accomplishments of Leah Smith, Courtney Bartholomew, and the Cavalier swimmers:
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