IRVINE, Calif. – Virginia had six swimmers compete in the finals on the fourth night at the Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, Calif.
Gretchen Walsh and Claire Tuggle both picked up top-five finishes to lead the Cavaliers. Walsh finished fifth in the 100-meter backstroke with a time of 1:00.03. Walsh set a UVA LCM record in the 100 back with a time of 59.80 in prelims.
Tuggle finished fifth in the 400-meter freestyle with a time of 4:11.50. It was her second top-five finish of nationals.
Reilly Tiltmann finished second in the consolation final of the 100-meter backstroke with a personal-best time of 1:00.59.
Anna Keating and Zoe Skirboll finished third and fourth, respectively, in the consolation final of the 100-meter breaststroke. Keating finished in 1:09.27 and Skirboll swam a personal-best time of 1:09.29.
Noah Nichols finished third in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke consolation final with a time of 1:00.85.