ATLANTA – Freshman Kate Douglass (Pelham, N.Y.) captured her second UVA record of the week on Friday (Dec. 6) at the Toyota U.S. Open Championships at the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center.
Douglass recorded a time of 58.48 in the 100-meter butterfly to top the UVA standard set by Kaitlyn Jones at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. The freshman recorded the time in the top heat of the finals, placing fourth overall in the event. Douglass also set a UVA record in the 200-meter individual medley during Thursday’s finals with a time of 2:12.11.
Junior Paige Madden (Mobile, Ala.) and former UVA swimmer Leah Smith finished back-to-back in the 200-meter freestyle. Madden raced to the wall with a time of 1:58.09 to finish fifth in the event. Smith finished sixth, recording a time of 1:59.27.
The Toyota U.S. Open Championships will conclude tomorrow with prelims beginning at 8 a.m. Finals will begin at 6:12 p.m.