CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming teams will send 21 athletes to the Toyota U.S. Open at SwimRVA in Richmond. The three-day meet will begin on Thursday (Nov. 12) at 5 p.m. Friday will feature a 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. session before competition concludes with a 9 a.m. session on Saturday.
Spectators will not be permitted at the SwimRVA for the Toyota U.S. Open.
How To Follow
NBCSN and Olympic Channel will broadcast the Toyota U.S. Open. A stream will also be available at USASwimming.org.
A Look At The Meet
• The Toyota U.S. Open will be held at nine sites throughout the country over a three-day span
• USA Swimming will combine the results from each site for a comprehensive report to be posted at USASwimming.com by Monday (Nov. 16)
• The Cavaliers will have 11 male athletes and 10 female athletes compete at the long course event
• The men’s team will send sophomores Sean Conway (Round Hill, Va.), Max Edwards (Winston-Salem, N.C.), Konnar Klinksiek (San Antonio, Texas), August Lamb (Charlottesville, Va.), Henry Schutte (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Jack Walker (Charlotte, N.C.) and Jack Wright (Wexford, Pa.), and freshmen Brian Brennan (Devon, Penn.), Matt Brownstead (Port Matilda, Penn.), William Cole (Prospect, Ky.) and Jan Karolczak (Warszawa, Poland) to the meet
• The women’s team will be represented by senior Paige Madden (Mobile, Ala.), sophomores Maddie Donohoe (Annandale, Va.), Kate Douglass (Pelham, N.Y.), Lexi Cuomo (Clifton, Va.), Caroline Kulp (Roanoke, Va.) and Ella Nelson (Nashville, Tenn.), and freshmen Abby Harter (Broadlands, Va.), Anna Keating (Vienna, Va.), Quinn Schaedler (Austin, Texas) and Alex Walsh (Nashville, Tenn.)
The Competition in Richmond
• Seven Cavaliers enter the meet with the top-seeded time in an event
• Conway is seeded first in three events at the U.S. Open with the top time in the 200-meter individual medley with a 2:02.33, the 400-meter individual medley with a 4:25.67 and the 200-meter backstroke with a 2:01.86
• Madden’s time of 1:57.84 and 4:09.19 is top-seeded time in the women’s competition in the 200 and 400-meter freestyle, respectively
• Walsh is also seeded atop a pair of events, holding the women’s top 200-meter individual medley time at 2:09.01 and the 200-meter backstroke time at 2:08.30
• Walker is ranked first in the men’s 400-meter freestyle with a time of 3:53.02, while Karolczak is ranked first in the men’s 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:49.60
• Douglass is the top seed in the women’s 50-meter freestyle, entering the meet with a time 25.18, as Keating’s time of 2:26.90 is the top entry time in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke