Nelson, a Kinesiology major, played an integral part to UVA’s third straight women’s national title this past season with three top-four finishes.
Youssef Ramadan blasted 44.76 in the 100 fly to take over the NCAA’s top time, adding to the growing list of NCAA-leading times being swum this weekend.
#20 ranked Duke women took down #22 ranked Virginia Tech women, while the #10 ranked Hokie men came out on top on the men’s side.
While many meets got canceled this weekend, UVA and Virginia Tech dueled, with the Cavalier women and the Hokie men each won by wide margins.
Virginia Tech completed their yearly Hokie Belt Challenge this past weekend with an added twist from the usual Challenge.
Host team Ohio State brought it in the women’s relays, winning 3 of 4.
The Virginia Tech men won every single event against Duke, while the Blue Devils toppled the hosting Hokies on the women’s side.
The UVA women won the 400 free relay in a 3:10.14, the top time in the NCAA this season. The entire relay had the top four fastest splits at the meet.
UVA’s Paige Madden will aim for her 3rd ACC title this meet in the 1650 free, after previously sweeping the 200/500 free.
This morning, Kate Douglass will swim the 100 free over the 200 breast. The prelims of the 200 back and 200 fly will also take place.
UVA’s Alexis Wenger broke the 100 breast ACC record at 57.67. However, tonight NC State’s Sophie Hansson will aim to defend her 2020 title against Wenger.
The Virginia Tech Hokies took down six pool records and threatened a few school records on the first day of the VT Invite.
Kate Douglass tripled as the Virginia Cavaliers took down in-state rivals Virginia Tech Hokies in Charlottesville for Senior Day.
Futures qualifier Caroline Foltz has made a verbal commitment to Virginia Tech for 2022-23.