CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams will travel to Knoxville, Tenn., for the Tennessee Invite that runs Wednesday, Nov. 15 through Friday, November 17. Prelims will begin at 9:30 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and 5 p.m. on Friday.
HOW TO WATCH
Prelims and finals will be streamed on SECN+ for authenticated subscribers of the network. Links for the live stream are available on VirginiaSports.com. Fans can follow Meet Mobile for updated results.
ORDER OF EVENTS
Wednesday: 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 Free, 400 medley relay
Thursday: 200 medley relay, 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back
Friday: 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay
ABOUT THESE HOOS
- Virginia’s women are ranked No. 1 and the men No. 15 in the most recent CSCAA poll.
- UVA is coming off sweeps against Texas.
- The Cavaliers won 15 of the 18 races in the dual meet format against the Longhorns.
- Juniors Connor Boyle and Gretchen Walsh were named ACC Men’s & Women’s Swimmers of the Week, respectively.
- Gretchen Walsh owns the fastest time in the NCAA this season in four events (50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly).
- The Cavalier women also have posted the fastest relay times in the 200 free, 400 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relays.
- Senior Noah Nichols swept the breaststroke events against the Longhorns and had the third-fastest time in the NCAA in the 100 breast (52.39).
- Freshmen Cavan Gormsen and Tess Howley earned wins on the women’s side against Texas.
- Sophomores Sebastien Sergile and Kamal Muhammad both grabbed wins for UVA’s men.
- UVA has had success in the international stage, bringing home 11 medals at the 2023 World Aquatic Championships and 11 among current UVA swimmers at the 2023 Pan American Games.
- G. Walsh won three medals (one gold, one silver and one bronze), senior Alex Walsh won one silver and senior Maxine Parker won silver at Worlds for the Cavaliers.
- Nichols and junior Jack Aikins (redshirting) won gold medals at Pan Ams.
- Seniors Reilly Tiltmann and Anna Keating and sophomore Emma Weber each won silvers at Pan Ams.
Virginia will take a break for winter training before returning to dual meet action on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Virginia Tech.