The Virginia women have done it again, defending their 2021 title by winning the 2022 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming And Diving Championships by 145.5 pts
Kate Douglass broke American Records in all three of her individual events: 50 freestyle, 100 butterfly, 200 breaststroke
Regan Smith of Stanford will attempt to win both the 200 back and 200 fly on Day 4 at 2022 NCAA Women’s Championships.
After winning the 100 freestyle, Gretchen Walsh swam a 46.01 to anchor the American Record setting 400 freestyle relay for Virginia.
Gretchen Walsh (pictured) had the fastest overall split of the field with a 46.01 anchor leg to help Virginia win the 400 free relay.
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.
The Virginia women are favored to win both the NCAA team title and the 400 free relay, but a revamped Stanford group might have something to say about that.
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?
Seven out of last years A finalists are entered in the event again this year. American Record holder Regan Smith joins the mix as well.
Ruck leads the re-loaded Stanford 800 freestyle relay. She threw down a 1:39 split in 2019, which is the last time the Cardinal won this relay at NCAA’s.
The Virginia Cavalier women won their third-straight ACC title, their 18th overall, with mixture a top-end talent, versatility, and depth.
UVA completed their sweep of the women’s relays at this year’s ACC Championships, and doing so in record fashion.
The UVA women need a strong showing tonight to hold off NC State in a session that promises to be full of thrilling racing.