After winning the 1650 free on Saturday, Wisconsin freshman Paige McKenna shared her feelings on directly competing against transgender athlete Lia Thomas
Regan Smith of Stanford will attempt to win both the 200 back and 200 fly on Day 4 at 2022 NCAA Women’s Championships.
McKenna stopped the clock at 15:40.84 for Wisconsin’s first title of the meet. She eclipsed Sullivan’s 15:45.95 by just over 5 seconds.
Virginia won the last four events of the meet including setting the American, NCAA, Meet, US Open, and Pool records in the 400 freestyle relay.
Wisconsin’s Paige McKenna captured the NCAA title in the 1650 freestyle tonight. Tonight’s top 8 (9) was over four seconds faster than a year ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Though she’s the #9 seed, and therefore won’t be in the fastest heat, Sullivan has a PB of 15:23.81, which is nearly 20 seconds faster than anyone else.
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.
Ohio State’s Amy Fulmer is the top seed in the 100 freestyle ahead of defending champion Maggie MacNeil of Michigan. The two will battle it out tonight.
Tonight’s action will feature the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 1-meter diving, and the 400 medley relay.
Ohio State fifth-year Kristen Romano aims to make it back-to-back titles in the 200 IM on the first full day of action at the Women’s Big Ten Championships.
Led by senior Maggie MacNeil and a strong freshman contingent, the Wolverines look to reclaim the Big Ten title after three straight runner-up finishes.