Alexis Wenger

Tennessee Invite Day 3 Finals: Brownstead, Douglass Set Records as UVA Sweeps

The UVA men narrowly edged Alabama, thanks to a team record-setting 400 free relay to close out the meet, to close out three fast days by all teams.

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UT Invite Night 2: Kate Douglass Rules, Brownstead & King Pop 18-Second Splits

Kate Douglass went the fastest 50 fly relay split in history tonight, then became the seventh woman ever to break 50 seconds in the 100 fly.

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Tennessee Invite Day 2 Prelims: Kate Douglass Hits Lifetime Best 50.18 100 Fly

That’s a lifetime best by .18, moving her up one spot to #10 in history, and bringing her less than a second off of the fastest time ever done (49.26).

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Douglass Swims 1:50.9, #3 200 IM Ever, at Tennessee Invite Day 1 Finals

Kate Douglass is now only a quarter of a second away from being the fastest women ever in the SCY version of the 200 IM.

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Douglass’s 52.81 in the 100 IM Highlights UVA Intrasquad

UVA continues to get some speedy intrasquad racing in before the Cavaliers embark on some away meets in the weeks to come.

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NCAA Swimming & Diving Dual Meet Season Heats Up with Record Chases in Austin

This weekend will mark the biggest weekend in college swimming since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, with several teams competing in dual meets.

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Alex Walsh, UVA Women Swim 1:36.7 200 Medley Relay in Practice

The University of Virginia’s women’s team time trialed the 200 medley relay following practice this morning, touching in 1:36.7.

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UVA Snags 3rd Top-20 from 2022 with Verbal from #8 Emma Weber

59.7/2:10 breaststroker Emma Weber has given the UVA women’s swimming and diving team their 5th 2022 verbal commitment; 3 of those are top-20 recruits.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Alexis Wenger on the Lost NCAA Title, Black Lives Matter

Wenger walked us through how the team has moved forward and set their sights on the upcoming season for another shot at the title. 

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Cook, Vanderpool-Wallace Share Protest Perspectives On UVA’S Trash Talk Tuesday

Virginia alum Cynthia Cook and three-time Bahamian Olympian Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace discussed racism issues on UVA’s Trash Talk Tuesday on June 9.

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NC State, Virginia, VT Name Team Captains For 2020-2021

Three ACC powers have officially named team captains for the 2020-2021 NCAA Swimming & Diving season: NC State, Virginia, and Virginia Tech.

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2020 ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

UVA looks to be in control, as they had over a 100 point lead on NC State heading into today and put 11 women into A-final swims this morning.

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2020 ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

UVA has a chance to essentially seal the victory with a strong final morning at the 2020 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.

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2020 ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

The UVA Cavaliers should build on their 27.5 lead after putting 12 women into tonight’s A-finals, including four in the 100 fly.

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2020 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

NC State’s Sophie Hansson broke ACC and meet records in the 100 breast last year as a freshman, and she returns as the favorite on day 3.

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