CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each claimed victories in their two-day dual meet against Wisconsin. The women defeated Wisconsin, 193-24 while the men earned a 192-120 win.
The Virginia women turned in the top teams in each of day two’s seven events. The men were able to take five of the seven swims of the morning.
The highlight of day two came in the 200 IM when freshman Kate Douglass (Pelham, N.Y.) turned in the second fastest time in program history, swimming a 2:13.77, just .30 off the school record. Douglass won the 200 Breast on Friday and was a part of both winning 400 medley and 400 freestyle relays in the meet.
The Virginia women are currently ranked No. 4 while the men are No. 13. Wisconsin came into the meet unranked.
SATURDAY FIRST-PLACE FINISHES – WOMEN (LONG COURSE, METERS)
- 400 Free: Paige Madden (Mobile, Ala.), 4:20.21
- 200 IM: Kate Douglass (Pelham, N.Y.), 2:13.77 *Second fastest time in program history
- 100 Free: Morgan Hill (Olney, Md.), 56.72
- 100 Back: Caroline Gmelich (Rumson, N.J.), 1:04.29
- 100 Breast: Alexis Wenger (Detroit, Mich.), 1:12.92
- 200 Fly: Caroline Kulp (Roanoke, Va.), 2:16.82
- 400 Free Relay: Douglass, Hill, Madden, Kyla Valls (Miami, Fla.), 3:50.31
SATURDAY FIRST-PLACE FINISHES – MEN (LONG COURSE, METERS)
- 400 Free: Jack Walker (Charlotte, N.C.), 4:06.81
- 200 IM: Casey Storch (Great Falls, Va.), 2:07.26
- 100 Breast: Keefer Barnum (Louisville, Ky.), 1:04.00
- 200 Fly: Ted Schubert (Ashland, Va.), 2:06.84
- 400 Free Relay: Ryan Baker (Arlington, Va.), Joe Clark (Worcester Park, Great Britain), Samuel Schilling (Excelsior, Minn.), Justin Grender Cincinnati, Ohio), 3:26.69
• Swimming will return to the pool for the three-day Tennessee Swimming Invitational in Knoxville beginning on Nov. 21. Diving will travel to Georgia Tech Nov. 22-24 for the Georgia Tech Diving Invite.