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UVa Swimmer, Former Cav Headed to London Olympics

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      Two UVa swimmers will compete for the U.S. in the upcoming Olympic Games in London.


Rising senior Lauren Perdue made the 800-meter free relay team, Perdue is a 12-time All-American and 17-time ACC champion as well as the ACC record holder in the 200-yard freestyle. Former Cavs swimmer Matt McLean was added to the 800-meter freestyle relay, he was the ACC Swimmer of the Year in 2008, 9 and 11.

Lauren Perdue, U.S. 800-METER FREE RELAY TEAM, said "This is a dream come true for me.  I've been dreaming of this since I was eight years old, so to actually be able to realize this dream of mine is incredible.  And I could not be more proud of my country and of UVa and representing both of these amazing aspects of my life."


 

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