Virginia’s swim and dive teams swept North Carolina at the Aquatic and Fitness Center in Charlottesville on Friday.
No. 1 UVA Women’s Swim & Dive went unbeaten at 5-0 with a 168-126 win over No. 24 UNC. The Cavaliers won 11 events during Friday’s game.
Junior Ella Nelson won the 400m individual medley with a time of 4:03.95, which also set a new pool record at the AFC.
Sophomore Alex Walsh was victorious in both the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle events and freshman Gretchen Walsh took first in the 100-yard butterfly and 50-yard freestyle. Junior Kate Douglass won the 100m and 200m breaststroke.
Kate Douglass, Alexis Wenger, Gretchen Walsh and Reilly Tiltmann finished first in the 400m medley relay with a time of 3:31.90.
Senior Carter Bristow took her first win of the season, finishing first in the 500-meter freestyle. Sophomore Abby Harter won the 200-meter butterfly and junior Maddie Donohoe won the 1000-meter freestyle.
The No. 18 Virginia Men’s Swimming and Diving Team defeated North Carolina 171-124 and improved to 2-3 on the season. The Cavaliers won 12 individual events in the meet.
In the 400-meter individual medley, Virginia took both first and second place. Justin Grender, Noah Nichols, Max Edwards and Matt King finished first (3:10.01) with Matt Brownstead, Scooter Iida, Josh Fong and August Lamb (3:12.46) close behind them in second.
Sophomore Noah Nichols won both the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke, with Scooter Iida finishing second in both events.
Junior Jack Wright took first in both the 200-meter and 500-meter freestyle. Senior Justin Grender won the 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke.
Matt Brownstead won the 50-meter freestyle and Matt King won the 100-meter freestyle. Max Edwards took first in the 100m butterfly and Josh Fong won the 200m butterfly.
Casey Storch took a win in the 400-yard individual medley.
Then Virginia hosts her second double of the weekend against NC State (No. 3 Men, No. 5 Women) on Saturday at 2 p.m. (diving at 10 a.m.).
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