CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – The Virginia swimming & diving teams split action with Virginia Tech on Saturday (Jan. 13) at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center. UVA’s top-ranked women won 209-91, while the No. 18 men fell 191-108.

Virginia’s women posted 15 wins in 16 events.


  • Sophia Knapp and Maddie Donohoe finished 1-2 in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:58.58 and 10:01.49, respectively.
  • Cavan Gormsen (1:46.96) and Howley (1:48.15) added another 1-2 finish in the 200-yard freestyle.
  • Carly Novelline won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 53.97 while Ella Bathurst came in third with a time of 54.87.
  • Junior Gretchen Walsh (59.75) led Virginia’s sweep in the 100-yard breast, with Zoe Skirboll (1:00.27) finishing second and Emma Weber (1:00.57) finishing third.
  • In the 200-yard butterfly, the Hoos swept the top-three, with Maggie Schalow (1:59.84) finishing first, Lainey Mullins (2.00.06) in second and Sam Baron (2:02.69) in third).
  • Jasmine Nocentini finished first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.87 while Aimee Canny came in second with a time of 23.15.
  • Nocentini picked up her second win of the afternoon in the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 48.40. Senior Maxine Parker came in third with a time of 49.88.
  • Junior Reilly Tiltmann came in third in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:57.63.
  • Virginia swept the 200-yard breaststroke, led by Weber (2:14.42) while Anna Keating (2.14.99) and Sienna Karp (2:20.22) finished 2-3 for the Hoos.
  • In the 500-yard freestyle, Knapp (4:51.37) headlined the Hoos while Howley (4:53.48) and Donohoe (4:54.74) added a second- and third-place finish for Virginia.
  • Novelline added another first-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 54.09. Schalow (54.36) and Baron (55.18) finished 2-3 for Virginia in the event.
  • Canny won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:58.12 while Skirboll finished third with a time of 2:01.62.


  • Tanner Hering finished third in the 1000-yard freestyle (9:23.58) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:32.04).
  • Hayden Bellotti was third in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:39.38.
  • In the 100-yard backstroke, Will Cole (48.49) and Will Thompson (48.85) added a 2-3 finish for the Hoos.
  • Senior Noah Nichols won the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 52.91.
  • Sebastien Sergile finished first in the 200-yard butterfly (1:46.25).
  • Matt Brownstead came in first-place in the 50-yard freestyle (19.64) while August Lamb finished third (20.21).
  • In the 100-yard freestyle, Brownstead added a third-place finish with a time of 43.88.
  • Cole (1:46.51) and Thompson (1:47.56) finished 2-3 in the 200-yard backstroke.
  • Nichols finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:56.44.
  • In the 200-yard individual medley, Sergile finished second with a time of 1:47.10 and Nichols finished third with a time of 1:51.32.
  • UVA’s relay team of Brownstead, Nichols, Kamal Muhammad and August Lamb, respectively, finished second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:26.71).
  • In the 400-yard medley relay, Virginia’s relay team of Brownstead, Boyle, Lamb and Bellotti, respectively, finished second with a time of 2:58.34.


  • Junior Lizzy Kaye placed first on both the 1-meter (317.40) and 3-meter (317.40) to lead UVA’s women.
  • Dean Treanor finished third for the Hoos in the 1-meter (276.98) while Noah Sanders finished third in the 3-meter (333.68).


Virginia will host a senior day tri-meet with NC State and North Carolina on Friday, Jan. 19 and Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Aquatic & Fitness Center.