Brielle White ’02

  • 2022 Induction Class
Brielle White ’02

Brielle White is a seven-time All-American backstroker, a two-time Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Swimmer of the Year, a four-time Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Champion in the 100-meter backstroke, and a three-time ACC Champion in the 200-meter backstroke. 

When Brielle attended Springside, there was no formal swim program, but that didn’t stop her from pursuing her passion. She represented Springside at the Eastern Championships and Inter-Ac League Champs. In 1998, she took third place in the 100-yard backstroke, and in 1999, she took first place in the 100-yard backstroke. In 2001 and 2002, she also took first place in the 100-yard backstroke. 

Brielle went on to the University of Virginia, where she won the 2004 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Swimming and Diving Championship. She broke the ACC record, meet record.  and pool record in both 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke.  At the 2005 Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving NCAA Championships, she was named an All-American in the 100-yard backstroke event and Honorable Mention in the 200-yard backstroke event. Brielle also competed at the 2004 USA Olympic Swim Team Trials in which she placed fourth in the 100-meter backstroke. During the 2005-2006 season, she was named the UVA female athlete of the year and was inducted into the UVA athletic Hall of Fame in 2019.

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