no. 1 UVA Women’s Swim & Dive Takes Down No. 5 NC State

For the second day in a row, the No. 1 Virginia women’s swimming & diving team took down a ranked opponent.

After defeating no. 24 North Carolina 168-126 on Friday, the top-ranked Cavaliers edged No. 5 NC State by a final score of 173-122 on Saturday at the Aquatic & Fitness Center.

UVA’s 200-yard medley relay team of Gretchen Walsh, Alexis Wenger, Alex Walsh, and Kate Douglass broke their own pool record with a time of 1:33.74, which was also the fastest 200-yard medley relay time in the country this season. Gretchen Walsh swam the 50-yard backstroke leg of the medley relay in 23.04 seconds, the fastest time ever recorded by an American swimmer.

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