OMAHA, Neb. – Virginia swimmers concluded the seventh day at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials on Saturday night.
August Lamb competed in the men’s 50-meter freestyle semifinals after finishing 15th in prelims with a time of 22.41. Lamb followed that with a 22.27 in the semifinals to finish 14th overall.
Kate Douglass and Gretchen Walsh both made the women’s 50-meter freestyle semifinals, qualifying fifth and seventh, respectively. Douglass was fifth in a time of 24.78 and Walsh posted a 24.88.
The pair swam in the second of the two semifinals and finished just .03 seconds apart as both advanced to the final on Sunday. Walsh clocked in in 24.64 to finish sixth overall and Douglass was seventh in 24.67.
In the prelims, Matt Brownstead tied for 25th in the men’s 50-meter freestyle with a time of 22.65.
Men’s 50m freestyle
Prelims: 15th – August Lamb – 22.41; T-25th – Matt Brownstead – 22.65
Semifinals: 14th – August Lamb – 22.27
Women’s 50m freestyle
Prelims: 5th – Kate Douglass – 24.78; 7th – Gretchen Walsh – 24.88
Semifinals: 6th – Gretchen Walsh – 24.64; 7th – Kate Douglass – 54.67
Sunday’s Events (Potential UVA Swimmers)
Men’s 50m free
Women’s 50m free
Men’s 1500m free