Updated: April 15, 2013
General: Holds the school and ACC record in the 100 butterfly (51.78) ... School-record holder in the 200 butterfly ... An All-American in the 100 butterfly ... Two-time ACC Champion in the 100 butterfly ... A member of the 200 and 400 medley relay teams that were named 2013 ACC Champions ... The 2012 and 2013 ACC Swimming & Diving Scholar Athlete of the Year.
2012-13: The ACC Women's Swimming & Diving Scholar Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive season ... Finished her career with being named an All-American in the 100 butterfly for the second-straight year with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... Also placed 33rd in the 200 butterfly, 37th in the 50 freestyle and swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay to help place 21st at NCAAs ... Only lost five out of the 23 events and went undefeated in the 100 butterfly this season ... Won four medals, including two relay titles and the 100 butterfly gold at ACCs ... Took bronze in the 200 butterfly to reset the school record at the conference championship to bring in an overall 50 individual and 134 relay points for Tech ... Won the 100 and 200 butterflies at No. 10 Virginia ... Took the 100 and 200 butterfly events in the wins over William & Mary and Miami ... Took home the 100 butterfly title and placed second in the 100 backstroke at NC State ... Won the 100 butterfly and took second in the 100 backstroke against No. 10 Tennessee ... Went undefeated at the H2Okie Fall Invitational, winning the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly, which was a school record, 100 backstroke and 50 freestyle, while winning five relay events to be named ACC Co-Female Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 20 ... Won the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly at Georgia Tech ... Took home the 100 backstroke and both butterfly titles at Duke ... Won the 100 backstroke and 50 freestyle at North Carolina.
2011-12: Had an outstanding junior campaign, becoming the ACC Champion in the 100 butterfly, while setting ACC, school and pool records ... Selected as the team's Most Valuable Performer ... Finished seventh in the country at the NCAA Championships in the 100 butterfly to become an All-American ... Won the 100 and 200 butterfly, while coming in second in the 100 freestyle in the dual meet against Georgia Tech and Miami ... Amember of the 200 medley relay team that set a new pool record at William & Mary ... Took home the titles of the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke against the Tribe ... Finished first in the 100 fly and fourth in the 200 fly against Virginia ... Earned 72 points for the H2Okies at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, taking home the title in the 100 butterfly and placing third in the 100 backstroke and 10th in the 100 freestyle ... Placed second in the 200 IM, third in the 200 freestyle and fourth in the 100 freestyle at Ohio State ... Finished second in the 100 butterfly, third in the 50 freestyle and fourth in the 100 freestyle in the quad meet against Florida State, Duke and UNC Wilmington ... Placed second in the 100 backstroke, 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly against North Carolina ... Won the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly, while placing second in the 200 freestyle in the season opener against NC State and James Madison.
2010-11: Finished eighth in the 100 fly and 12th in the 50 free at the ACC Championships … Placed eighth in the 100 fly, 10th in the 100 free and 14th in the 50 free at the Volunteer Invitatational … Member of the third-place 200 free and fourth-place 200 medley relay squads at the Invite … Earned six individual event titles and four relay titles on the season … Won the 100 breast in her H2Okie debut against Charleston and Radford, won the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events against William & Mary, and won the 100 fly against both Richmand and Cincinnati with Kentucky … Was a member of the winning 200 free and 200 medley relay squads in the season opener and of the 200 medley and 400 free relay teams against Richmond … Earned Virginia Tech Athlete of the Week honors after her spectacular outing against William & Mary … Swam B cut times in the 50 free (23.01) and the 100 fly (54.13) … Her top 100 fly time was the best on the team.
2009-10: Swam for Clemson University … Competed at the ACC Championships in six events … Set a school record in the 100 meter butterfly … Most Inspirational Performance.
High School: Swam for Canandaigua Academy and the Fairport Area Swim Team … All-American 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 … Won the 200 free relay at high school state championships 2009 … YMCA national champion in the 50 meter butterfly 2008.
Personal: Heather Nicole Savage was born on March 17, 1991, in Canandaigua, N.Y. … Daughter of Henry and Pam Savage … Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.
|Savage's Career Best|
|50 Freestyle: 22.46||100 Freestyle: 50.87|
|200 Freestyle: 1:53.47||100 Butterfly: 51.78#$&|
|100 Back: 53.51||200 IM: 2:06.36|
|200 Butterfly: 1:56.54#|
# Denotes school record, $ Denotes conference record, & Denotes ACC Championship record