Swimmer sets records
one nine-day stretch, second-year student Ed
Moses has established himself as perhaps the greatest swimmer
in U.Va. history, winning four national championships and setting
two world records.
Two of the titles and both records came March 24 and 25 at the
NCAA Championships, held in Minneapolis. Moses set short-course
records -- for races held in 25-meter pools -- in winning the
100-meter breaststroke in 57.66 seconds and the 200-meter breaststroke
in 2:06.40. No other Cavalier swimmer had ever won more than one
week later, Moses triumphed in the Phillips 66 National Championships
in Federal Way, Wash. Competing in a 50-meter pool, Moses won
the 200-meter breaststroke in 2:13.86 on March 29, then came back
the next night to win the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:01.32.
will compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials in early August, shooting
for a spot on the team that will compete in the 2000 Summer Olympics
in Sydney, Australia in September.