In a battle of ACC opponents, the Virginia Cavalier men and women each won against the UNC Tar Heels, with the men’s outcome decided by the final relay.
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.
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).
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.
Andrew Wilson posted the top time in the men’s 200 breast on the final day of competition at 2020 U.S. Open Chamionships.
We’ve some exceptional age group swimming so far at the Richmond site of the 2020 U.S. Open, and we should be in for some more this morning.
Torrie Huske and Kate Douglass both came close to clipping Regan Smith’s 100 Fly NAG as the two threw down pair of 57-mids.
The psych sheets are topped primarily by current UVA swimmers and age group stars, but there’s a couple former NCAA champions entered as well.
UVA continues to get some speedy intrasquad racing in before the Cavaliers embark on some away meets in the weeks to come.
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.
USA Swimming has named 1,087 swimmers to its 2019-2020 Scholastic All-America Team, headlined by US Open Champion Torri Huske.
With Zoe Skirboll’s verbal commitment, UVA has snagged 2 high-level recruits from the high school class of 2022 in as many days.
Virginia is in the midst of a recruiting tear – but how do their returning points stack up after graduating a few key contributors?
#1 recruit Regan Smith’s loaded Stanford class and #2 Alex Walsh’s elite Virginia group collide in a showdown for our #1 overall freshman class ranking.
This is perhaps the best recruiting class we’ve ever ranked, with instant-impact swimmers in back, breast and fly. World record-holder Regan Smith sits #1.