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Watch: Kate Douglass Becomes First Woman Under 1:50 in 200 IM with Blazing 1:48.37

Alex Walsh ended up finishing third with a 1:50.07, sneaking under her old record along with Stanford’s Torri Huske, who clocked a 1:50.06 for second place. 


2023 NCAA Division I Women’s Championship: 16 Swimmers Scratch Day 3 Prelims

Georgia Tech freshman Deniz Ertan, ranked 23rd in the 400 IM this season, was the highest-seeded swimmer to scratch Friday morning’s prelims.


2023 NCAA Division I Women’s Championship: Day 2 Relay Splits Analysis

Virginia may not have broken its own NCAA record from last month in the 200 free relay, but there were still plenty of impressive splits on Thursday. 

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‘Closer Than I Was Planning’: Virginia’s Lexi Cuomo Talks .01-Second RT After 200 MR Win

“We definitely are pretty aggressive when we practice (relay starts)” Lexi Cuomo said before Kate Douglass interjected half-jokingly. “Well, some of us.”


2023 NCAA Division III Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

This morning’s prelims session will feature heats of the 200 free relay, 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 400 medley relay, and men’s 1-meter diving.


Virginia’s Aimee Canny Hangs with Torri Huske as Cavs Upset Stanford in 800 FR Relay

“I didn’t know what I was doing when I came into this race,” said 19-year-old freshman Aimee Canny, who only started racing at Virginia in January.


Elendt Clocks 3rd-Fastest Breaststroke Split Ever, Texas Breaks Big 12 Record in 200 MR

Texas junior Anna Elendt tallied the third-fastest breaststroke split ever to help the Longhorns claim third place at the NCAA Championships in 1:33.22.


2023 NCAA Division III Championships: Day 1 Ups/Downs

Projected women’s champion Denison got off to a strong start during the opening session of the 2023 NCAA Division III Championships on Wednesday morning.

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2023 W. NCAA Previews: Virginia Looks to Add Another Record to the Books in 400 MR

As is the case with most of the relays at this year’s NCAAs, Virginia’s 400 medley relay quartet is simply a step above the rest of the competition.


Nathan Szobota Becomes Fastest 15-Year-Old in 1000 Free with Negative-Split 8:50.44

Nova of Virginia 15-year-old Nathan Szobota negative split his way to a personal-best 8:50.44 in the 1000 free on Tuesday.


2023 W. NCAA Previews: Virginia Eyes Back-To-Back 200 Medley Relay Titles

The all-star quartet of Gretchen Walsh, Alex Walsh, Lexi Cuomo and Kate Douglass give UVA a massive edge over the field in the women’s 200 medley relay.


14-Year-Old Joseph Campagnola Cracks Top-10 NAG Rankings in Multiple Events at FLAGS

West Florida Lightning Aquatics 14-year-old Joseph Campagnola cracked the top-10 national age group (NAG) rankings in a few different events. 

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Louisville Sends School-Record 3 Divers to NCAAs at Zone C Championships

Louisville qualified two more divers for the 2023 NCAA Championships on Saturday, giving the Cardinals three total qualifiers — the most in school history. 

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Luka Mijatovic Drops 43 Seconds to Take Down 13-14 NAG Record in 1650 Free

At 13 years old, Luka Mijatovic dropped 43 seconds in the 1650-yard freestyle to demolish the boys’ 13-14 NAG record in the event by nearly five seconds.


Data Visualization Shows Predicted Paths at 2023 Women’s NCAAs

Virginia is projected to cruise to a three-peat with 465 points, with Texas (388) beating out Stanford (325) for second place — without divers included.