2022 NCAA DIVISION I WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS
- March 16-19, 2022
- McAuley Aquatic Center, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia (Eastern Daylight Time)
- Prelims 10AM /Finals 6PM
- Short Course Yards (25 yards)
- Championship Central
- Official Psych Sheets
- Live Results
- Live Video (ESPN3): Swimming / Diving
- Thursday morning heat sheets
University of Virginia junior Kate Douglass had a phenomenal start to her individual program at the 2022 Women’s NCAA Championships, blasting her way to the fastest swim of all-time in the 50 freestyle preliminaries.
Douglass put up a time of 20.87, breaking the previous NCAA, American and U.S. Open Record of 20.90, set by former University of California star Abbey Weitzeil in 2019. Read more on the record swim here.
Race videos courtesy of UVA Swimming on YouTube.
Race Video – Women’s 50 Free, Heat 9
Race Video – Women’s 50 Free, Heat 8
One heat earlier, UVA freshman Gretchen Walsh posted the second-fastest time of the session in 21.09.
Race Video – Women’s 50 Free, Heat 7
In the first circle-seeded heat, Alabama’s Cora Dupre (21.47) touched first from Lane 1 to qualify third into the final, while Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil (21.53) was second to advance into the final tied for fourth.
Race Video – Women’s 200 IM, Heat 10
Race Video – Women’s 200 IM, Heat 9
Race Video – Women’s 200 IM, Heat 8
In the first circle-seeded heat, Louisville junior Abby Hay (1:54.33) touched first and advanced into the final in fourth, while Tennessee’s Ellen Walshe added over two and a half seconds to her time from SECs and finished 15th in 1:55.63.
Race Video – Women’s 500 Free, Heat 8
In the 500 free, Penn’s Lia Thomas qualified first in 4:33.82, while a trio of freshmen in Texas’ Erica Sullivan (4:36.79), UVA’s Emma Weyant (4:37.25) and Wisconsin’s Paige McKenna (4:37.36) advanced second, third and fourth.
Watch Thomas win Heat 8 and Sullivan and Weyant go 1-2 in Heat 7 below.
Race Video – Women’s 500 Free, Heat 7