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Dina Rommel

Sprint Free/Fly
Position
Freshman
Class
East Amherst, N.Y.
Hometown
Clarence
High School

All-America
2018: 200 Free Relay 
2017:
200 Free Relay (HM) 

ACC Champion
2018:
200 Free Relay 

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
22.36 (6th all-time at UVA) 
100 Free: 49.57 
100 Fly: 54.08

2017-18
• Earned All-America honors with the 200-yard freestyle relay team, finishing fourth at the NCAA Championships 
• Captured the ACC title in the 200-yard freestyle relay, earning All-ACC honors with the first place swim at the ACC Championships 
• Finished eighth in the 50-yard freestyle, 24th in the 100-yard butterfly and 25th in the 100-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships 
• Ranks sixth in UVA history in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.36
• Named to the ACC All-Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2016-17
• Finished 13th at the NCAA Championships with the 200-yard freestyle relay 
• Won the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly at the ECAC Championships 
• Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team 
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2015-16
• Finished second in the 50-yard freestyle, third in the 100 free and fourth in the 100 butterfly at ECAC Championships
• Posted career-best times in the 50 free (22.89), 100 free (50.04) and 100 fly (54.57) at ECACs
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15
• Set season-best times in the 50 free (23.36) and 100 free (51.97) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Posted a season-best mark in the 100 fly (56.64) at the Virginia Tech Invitational

Background
• NISCA/Speedo High School All-American
• Four-time New York state champion (3x 50 free, 1x 100 fly)
• 2013 New York State MVP
• Member of Clarence’s state championship teams from 2009-13
• Two-time C-Finalist in 50 free at Speedo Junior National Championships
• New York State Scholar-Athlete
• Member of the National Honor Society

Personal
• Daughter of Tim Rommel and Rand Hakim-Rommel
• Has an older brother, Charlie, is a senior on the UVa men’s team
• Father, Tim, played hockey for Smith’s College from 1977-79