It should come as no surprise—the Virginia women rank #1 in our pre-season NCAA power rankings.
Wolfpack swimmers won a majority of the events on the first day in Cary, but top recruits Charlotte Hook and Baylor Nelson earned wins too.
Countie (above) and Lindner combined for a total of 47 individual points at the 2022 NCAA Championships. The Tar Heels went on to finish 14th.
Despite only swimming in two NCAA meets, Taylor Ruck scored the most points out of our top-20 recruits from the high school class of 2018.
Kate Douglass of Virginia is the top seed in the 200 breast on Saturday morning in Atlanta.
Ellen Walshe of Tennessee is seeded 3rd in back-to-back events -the 400 IM and 100 fly- on Friday night.
Virginia junior Kate Douglass broke the American, U.S. Open, NCAA, meet, and pool records in the 50 free in prelims with 20.87.
Virginia sophomore Alex Walsh is the top seed in the 200 IM tonight heading into finals by over a second. Walsh won the event last year in a time of 1:51.87.
Douglass broke the U.S. Open, American and NCAA Records by clocking 20.87 in the 50 free prelims at the Women’s NCAA Championships.
Day 1 is here. Follow along live with the 200 medley and 800 freestyle relays tonight. Coverage begins at 6 pm EST.
Although she’s not the #1 seed, Michigan senior Maggie MacNeil is the favorite in this event.
A move to day 1 of the 2022 NCAA Championship meet means an expectation of fast times for the women’s 200 medley relay. (Above: last year, NC State swept the medley relays).
Regan Smith owns the American and U.S. Open record in this event. Can she add an NCAA title in the 100 backstroke to her already impressive resume?
Kate Douglass is the top-seeded woman in the 50 free, but the race will be primed for a showdown between her, Gretchen Walsh, and Maggie MacNeil.
The UVA women need a strong showing tonight to hold off NC State in a session that promises to be full of thrilling racing.