Ex-UVa swim team member files federal suit alleging hazing


A former first-year member of the University of Virginia men’s swimming team has filed a multi-count lawsuit against five former teammates for assault, false imprisonment and hazing stemming from incidents that occurred last fall.

In the suit filed Friday afternoon in federal court in Charlottesville, 19-year-old Anthony Marcantonio recounts how in August he and other first-year members were instructed to participate in a series of hazing activities, some sexual in nature, under the threat of retaliation for non-compliance.

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