Rutqvist makes third straight 200 breaststroke championship final
Carolina swims six NCAA B cuts, four personal bests
Flach, Warner to race for SEC titles
Flach Set To Race For 500 Freestyle Title
Carolina wins 12 events on Saturday, 24 total on the weekend
2011-12 - One of the top breaststrokers on the team...Won six individual races, winning three times in the 100 breaststroke and three times in the 200 breaststroke...Recorded season-best time and team's second-best time of 56.03 in the 100 breaststroke to finish 18th at the SEC Championships...Swam Carolina's second fastest time in the 200 breaststroke (2:01.67) at the Nike Cup Invitational...Posted team's third fastest time in the 400 IM 4:10.29 in his only appearance of the season in the event against Tennessee...Turned season-best time of 1:53.39 to win the 200 IM at Georgia...Part of the 200 medley relay team that posted NCAA B cut of 1:28.23 at the SEC Championships, falling .10 of a second shy of breaking the school record...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2010-11 - One of the SEC's top breaststrokers...Broke his own school record in the 200 breast with a 1:58.27, earning an NCAA `B' cut and finishing 10th at SEC Championships...Also advanced to SEC consolation final in 100 breast with season-best 55.06; finished 12th with a 55.18...Part of school-record 200 medley relay team with a 1:28.14 in a time trial at SEC Championships...Swam 400 IM for first time in career vs. Georgia/Alabama, going 4:00.58 to clinch the win over Alabama...Bettered that mark by three seconds (3:57.16) at SEC Championships; team's third-best time this year...Helped 400 MR team to NCAA `B' cut (3:15.12)...Won 15 individual races during the dual-meet season (100 breast 7x, 200 breast 7x, 200 IM 1x).
2009-10 - Was the team's top performer in the breaststroke events... Earned NCAA provisional qualifying times in two events... Set the school record in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 1:58.44 in SEC Championships preliminaries... Advanced to the championship final in the event, finishing sixth... Finished 10th at SEC Championships in 100 breast; top time was 54.88... Competed in both medley relay events... Won five individual events during the year - 100, 200 breast vs. Kentucky; 400 free vs. College of Charleston, 200 breast vs. Duke and 200 breast vs. UNC Wilmington...Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
PRE-COLLEGE - Competed for Hatfield Swim Club... Was a three-time finalist in the breaststroke events at the Commonwealth Youth Games...Took bronze in the 200m event...Ranked No. 1 in England in the 200 breast in 2008...Holds the sectional record in that event.
PERSONAL - Full name is Robert Cave...Parents are Stephan Cave and Elizabeth Cave...Has one brother, Michael...His father was a cyclist for England...Major is finance.
|Cave's Top Times|
|50 freestyle||21.21||2/20/13||SEC Championships||College Station, Texas|
|100 freestyle||46.40#||11/17/12||Virginia Tech Invitational||Christiansburg, Va.|
|200 freestyle||1:40.95#||2/19/10||SEC Championships||Athens, Ga.|
|100 breaststroke||54.88||2/19/10||SEC Championships||Athens, Ga.|
|200 breaststroke||1:58.27!||2/19/11||SEC Championships||Gainesville, Fla.|
|200 IM||1:51.59||2/18/10||SEC Championships||Athens, Ga.|
|400 IM||3:57.16||2/18/11||SEC Championships||Gainesville, Fla.|
|! = School Record
# = Leadoff Split