MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Virginia men’s swimming & diving set a UVA record and finished eighth in the 200-yard medley relay on Wednesday night at the 2023 NCAA Championships at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.
Junior Matt Brownstead, junior Noah Nichols, senior Max Edwards and senior August Lamb, respectively, finished eighth with a time of 1:22.51 to set the school record. It matches UVA’s best finish in the event at the NCAA Championships.
The Cavaliers also competed in the 800-yard freestyle relay. Sophomore Tim Connery, sophomore Jack Aikins, senior Jack Wright and freshman Sebastien Sergile, respectively, finished 18th with a time of 6:16.91.
Virginia has 22 points and is in 12th in the standings after the first night. Arizona State (68), NC State (66) and California (62) make up the top three spots.
Thursday’s events will feature the 500-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard IM, 50-yard freestyle, 1-meter diving and 200-yard freestyle relay.