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Dillon Virva
Dillon Virva

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nevada City, Calif.

High School:
Nevada Union HS

Height:
5-11

Event:
Fly/Free

Experience:
2L


03/29/2014

Rebels Finish 19th At NCAA Championships

School record swim in the 400 free relay clinches top-20 finish for UNLV.

03/28/2014

Another Top-16 Relay Finish

Rebels stand in 18th place at NCAA Championships with one day left.

03/27/2014

Rebels Score Three On First Day At NCAAs

UNLV stands in 13th place after three top-15 swims, including school-record sixth place relay.

03/01/2014

The Dynasty Continues!

UNLV claims WAC Championship, ninth overall conference title in the last 10 years.

02/28/2014

Records Fall As Rebels Stay In First

UNLV wins three events, increase lead to 39 points at WAC Championships.

2013-14 (Sophomore): Was one of the nation's leaders the entire season in the 50 free before finishing with a 13th place showing at the NCAA Championships in a time of 19.43 for his first individual Honorable Mention All-American honor ... Swam on four scoring relays at the NCAA Championships, the sixth place 200 free relay, the 11th place 400 free relay, and the 200 and 400 medley relay squads, in which he swam the fly leg to help the teams both place 15th ... Claimed two individual titles at the WAC Championships, setting a new league mark in the 50 free in 19.11 ... Also placed first in the 100 fly (46.65) ... Swam in four first-place relays at the league meet (200, 400 free relays and 200, 400 medley relays).

2012-13 (Freshman): Won the MPSF 50 free title in his freshman season with a time of 19.92 ... Also set the league record with a 19.91 on his relay split when he lead off the second-place 200 free relay .... Placed sixth in the 100 fly (47.97) and won the consolation heat of the 100 free with a ninth-place mark of 44.99 ... Was the free leg on the new league-record 200 medley relay squad, and swam on the second-place 400 free relay ... Led off the 18th-place 200 free relay at the NCAA Championships, and was on the 19th place 400 free relay.

High School: Two-time High School All-American in the 50 free and 100 fly, and won both events at the league championship his senior season ... Set the school record in the 50 free and the 100 fly.

Club: Swam for Penguin Swim team from 2006-12, and competed in the Junior Nationals in 2011 and 2012 ... Competed with the Nevada Union Miners mountain biking club from 2009-10, and placed 13th in the state in 2009.

Personal: Dillon Randall Virva ... Born on Dec. 27, 1993, in Nevada City, Calif. ... Son of Diane Virva ... Has one brother, Kyle (25), who swam for the Rebels from 2007-11 ... Majoring in biology.

Virva's Personal Bests
50 Free		19.18
100 free	43.66
100 Fly  	46.65

Career Highlights 2013 MPSF 50 Free Relay Champion 2013 MPSF 200 Medley Relay Champion 2014 WAC 50 Free Champion 2014 WAC 100 Fly Champion 2014 WAC 200 Medley Relay Champion 2014 WAC 400 Medley Relay Champion 2014 WAC 200 Free Relay Champion 2014 WAC 400 Free Relay Champion 2014 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (50 Free) 2014 NCAA All-American (200 Free Relay) 2014 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (200 Medley Relay) 2014 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (400 Medley Relay) 2014 NCAA Honorable Mention All-American (400 Free Relay)

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