None of the top swimmers in this event are pure sprinters, which is a contrast to 2020, when Erika Brown, Abbey Weitzeil and Veronica Burchill led the NCAA.
Virginia enters the meet as the top seed in all 5 relays, although it’s tight in the 400 free relay.
Meanwhile, NC State, Virginia and Georgia each have two women with ‘A’ cuts in this event, and the majority of the top seeds are underclassmen.
The NCAA has released its official psych sheets (along with the invite line) for the 2021 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
Kate Douglass will swim the 50 free, 100 free, and 100 fly individually at the 2021 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
The Virginia women completed the ACC conference title defense last night. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers.
The UVA women won the 400 free relay in a 3:10.14, the top time in the NCAA this season. The entire relay had the top four fastest splits at the meet.
Catch Paige Madden’s 2nd-straight 1650 free title, Kate Douglass’ 46.8 100 free, Sophie Hansson’s 3rd-straight 200 breast, and more race videos from day 4.
The Virginia women defended their ACC team title, earning their 17th team title in program history. UVA now has the most team titles in conference history.
UVA’s Paige Madden will aim for her 3rd ACC title this meet in the 1650 free, after previously sweeping the 200/500 free.
This morning, Kate Douglass will swim the 100 free over the 200 breast. The prelims of the 200 back and 200 fly will also take place.
University of Virginia sophomore Kate Douglass has chosen the 100 free as her individual event for the final day of the 2021 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
Kate Douglass anchored 46.66 on the 400 medley relay to secure UVA another ACC relay title and conference record. The next fastest split was a 48.16.
The UVA Cavaliers wrapped up a fast night with a 3:26.25 in the 400 medley relay, setting a new ACC Record and tying the 7th-fastest performance ever.
UVA’s Alexis Wenger broke the 100 breast ACC record at 57.67. However, tonight NC State’s Sophie Hansson will aim to defend her 2020 title against Wenger.