Former USC head coach Dave Salo and former Auburn swimmer Jeri Shanteau both voiced their opinion regarding Lia Thomas’ ability to compete as a woman.
A group of swimmers on the Penn women’s team considered forgoing their meet against Dartmouth on Jan. 8 to protest Lia Thomas’ ability to compete as a woman.
Lia Thomas è una donna transgender che sta stabilendo record su record nella NCAA sollevando numerose polemiche. L’opinione di Salo
USA Swimming official Cynthia Millen quit her position, protesting transgender athlete Lia Thomas’ position in the sport. Thomas participates in the NCAA.
A group of UPenn swimming parents sent the NCAA a letter demanding change to the rules that currently allow Lia Thomas to compete in the women’s division.
The Virginia Cavaliers continue to hold the top spot in our December NCAA Power Rankings.
Thomas, a trans woman, discusses her experience transitioning into becoming a woman and competing for the University of Pennsylvania swim team.
One of Thomas’ teammates spoke out regarding how members of the women’s team aren’t comfortable with her competing and breaking records as a female.
The freshman made waves in the prelims session, swimming a blistering personal best of 1:50.53 in the men’s 200 breast to establish new meet and pool record.
He swam the time in prelims, after his 3:46 400 IM, then backed it up with a 51.46 in finals.
Hosts Akron are currently leading the women’s standings by a comfortable margin, while Penn has established a huge early lead in the men’s meet.
The Princeton men and women swept their Ivy tri-meet with Penn and Cornell on Saturday, and the men and women set five pool records.
Lia Thomas scorched the Penn women’s records in the 200 free (1:43.47) and 500 free (4:35.06) during a tri-meet against Princeton and Cornell on Saturday.
The Quakers came away with a pair of wins in the home pool on Saturday as the men edged Brown 152-148 and the women defeated the Bears, 179-121.
The University of Pennsylvania defeated Villanova on November 10, with both the men’s and women’s teams winning 11 events.