CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and teams will travel to Knoxville, Tenn., for the Tennessee Invite Thursday, November 17 through Saturday, November 19.
HOW TO WATCH
The meet will be streamed live on SEC Network+ with links for each session available on VirginiaSports.com. Prelims begin at 10 a.m., diving at noon and finals at 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Saturday’s diving will begin at 1 p.m. with prelims and finals at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., respectively.
IN THE RANKINGS
- Virginia’s men are ranked No. 9 and the women are No. 1 in the CSCAA Poll.
- Other ranked teams competing on the men’s side include No. 13 Tennessee, No. 16 Michigan and No. 23 North Carolina.
- Women’s teams ranked in the top 25 include No. 7 Tennessee, No. 14 Michigan and No. 17 North Carolina.
ABOUT THESE HOOS
- Virginia has competed against the top teams in the country in its dual meets this season. The Cavaliers split with Florida before both teams fell at Texas.
- Those meets produced some of the top times in the country so far this season.
- UVA sprint groups are leading the way as the Cavaliers have two of the top-five freestyle times on the men’s and women’s side.
- Junior Matt Brownstead ranks second and fifth in the 50 free and 100 free, respectively.
- Junior Matt King ranks second and fifth in the 100 free and 50 free, respectively.
- Brownstead and King combined with sophomore Jack Aikins and sophomore Connor Boyle for the fastest time in the NCAA this season in the 200-yard freestyle relay.
- Sophomore Gretchen Walsh owns the top time in the country in both the 50 and 100-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly.
- Junior Maxine Parker ranks fourth and sixth in the 50 and 100 free, respectively.
- Junior Alex Walsh and senior Ella Nelson are second and third, respectively, in the 200-yard freestyle.
- A. Walsh and senior Kate Douglass rank third and fifth, respectively, in the 100-yard breaststroke.
OTHER TEAMS COMPETING
- Swimming only – Carson-Newman
- Diving only – Duke and South Carolina
- Women’s Diving only – FGCU and Georgia Southern
Virginia will have a break for winter training before returning to dual-meet action on January 14 at home vs. Virginia Tech and the divers will compete January 3-5 at the Georgia Diving Invitational.