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2022 NCAA Division I Women’s Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Virginia junior Kate Douglass broke the American, U.S. Open, NCAA, meet, and pool records in the 50 free in prelims with 20.87.

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WATCH: A. Walsh; K. Douglass Break American & NCAA Records

Alex Walsh set the American and NCAA Records tonight in the 200 IM winning in a time of 1:50.08 at the 2022 Women’s NCAA Championships.

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Mixed Reactions From Spectators as Lia Thomas Wins the 500 Freestyle

Lia Thomas became the first openly transgender swimmer to win an NCAA title. Thomas will race in the 200 and 100 freestyle later on in the meet.

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2022 Women’s NCAAs: Day 2 Finals Preview

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.

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WATCH: Kate Douglass Swims Fastest 50 Freestyle In History At NCAA Prelims

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.

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2022 NCAA Division I Women’s Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Penn’s Lia Thomas, a transgender swimmer who has attracted international attention, swims her 1st NCAA race on Thursday morning as top seed in the 500 free.

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2022 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS: Day 2 Photo Vault

Day two prelims saw some exciting races, highlighted by Kate Douglass’ American Record 50 free, here are the top shots from the first morning of competition. 

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Protestors Against Lia Thomas Stand Outside & Attend Women’s NCAA Championship

Protestors who identified themselves as “Save Women’s Sports” gathered outside of the facility as Lia Thomas competed in her first event of the meet.

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WATCH: Lia Thomas Swims 4:33.82 in 500 Free Prelims at NCAA Championships

From the 250 mark onward, Thomas began to increase her lead, outsplitting Forde by about .5 per 50. Thomas came to the wall 4.3 seconds ahead of Forde

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OVERREACTIONS: Day 1 at the 2022 NCAA Women’s D1 Championships

Taylor Ruck of Stanford is off to a great start of the meet, posting the fastest split in the field (1:40.49), which is a great start for her meet.

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2021-22 NCAA Women’s Power Rankings: Final Edition

The University of Virginia women maintain the top spot in our final power rankings of the season and are huge favorites to repeat as NCAA champions this week.

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2022 W. NCAAs Previews: Maggie MacNeil Chasing 45-Point in the 100 Free

Although she’s not the #1 seed, Michigan senior Maggie MacNeil is the favorite in this event.

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2022 W. NCAA Picks: Forde Is The Favorite In A Fast Field of 500 Freestylers

Last year a 4:39 got Sierra Schmidt 4th place in the 500 freestyle at NCAAs. This year a 4:39 might not even be a top 8 swim.

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2022 W. NCAA Previews: Izzy Ivey Has the Most Momentum in the 200 Free

Cal’s Izzy Ivey swam a huge personal best of 1:42.29 at Pac-12s a few weeks ago.

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USA Swimming Sheds Light On Process That Led To New Transgender Policy

USA Swimming has shared the steps it took in developing its new transgender policy, which was published at the beginning of February.

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