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Charlie Rommel

Free/Back
Position
Junior
Class
East Amherst, N.Y.
Hometown
Maryland
High School

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
19.92 (5th all-time at UVa)
100 Free: 44.36
100 Fly: 49.39

2014-15
Finished 14th in the 50 free at the ACC Championships
Posted a career-best time in the 50 free (19.92) at ACCs
Set season-best marks in the 100 free (45.28) and 100 fly (50.53) at ACCs

2013-14
Was a relay alternate for the NCAA Championships
Placed 19th in the 50 free at the ACC Championships in a season-best time of 20.00
Also set season-best times in the 100 free (44.83) and 100 fly (49.39)
Anchored the 200 medley relay at ACCs that broke the school record in 1:24.98
Part of the 200 free relay at ACCs that ranks fourth all-time in school history in 1:18.39
Placed seventh in the 50 free and 19th in the 100 free at the Ohio State Invite
Won the 50 free against Pitt and Navy

2012-13
Placed 13th in the 100-yard freestyle and 16th in the 50 free at ACCs
Set a career-best in the 50 free (19.98) in a lead off split at ACCs
Notched a career-best in the 100 free (44.36) at the conference meet
Placed fifth in the 50 free and 13th in the 100 free at the Georgia Fall Invitational
Finished second four times during the dual meet season (3x – 50 free, 1x – 100 free)

2011-12 (at Maryland)
Posted second-best time on team in the 50 free (20.48) and 100 free (44.86)
Finished 18th in the 100 free (44.96) at the 2012 ACC Championships
Helped the 200 free relay team finish ninth (1:20.20) and the 200 medley relay take fifth (3:15.16) at the same meet

Background
New York state champion and record holder in 200 medley relay
Finished eighth in 50 free at 2011 Summer Junior Nationals
Two-year captain at Clarence
Named a Scholar Athlete his sophomore, junior and senior years
Listed on the honor roll three years
A New York State volunteer fighfighter

Personal
Son of Time and Rand Rommel
Has a sister, Dina
Coached by Eric McClearen at Clarence