CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Defending NCAA Champion Virginia women’s swimming qualified 14 to compete at the 2022 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships held March 16-19 at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta, the NCAA announced on Wednesday (March 2).

Freshman Ella Bathurst, junior Lexi Cuomo, junior Maddie Donohoe, junior Kate Douglass, sophomore Abby Harter, sophomore Anna Keating, senior Jessica Nava, junior Ella Nelson, freshman Reilly Tiltmann, sophomore Alex Walsh, freshman Gretchen Walsh, senior Alexis Wenger, freshman Emma Weyant and sophomore Sophia Wilson.

Virginia’s 14 swimmers are tied for the third-most. Tennessee had 16 selected, Louisville had 15 and Georgia, NC State and Stanford each had 14. UVA had 14 swimmers compete at the 2021 NCAA Championship when it won the program’s first national championship and the first for an ACC program.

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A total of 322 participants (281 swimmers and 41 divers) will compete in the championships. Swimmers qualified for the championships by meeting the established minimum time for the events in which they entered. Divers will be determined by performances achieved at the Zone Diving Championships held March 7-9. The complete lists of all swimmers (athletes by institution, official psych sheet, relays and alternates) competing in the championships is available at Selected divers will be announced Thursday, March 10.

ESPN3 will provide digital broadcast coverage for preliminary and finals sessions Wednesday through Saturday. Additionally, ESPNU will air a two-hour show at 7 p.m. Eastern time, Wednesday, March 30.