Kate Douglass Jumps Up To #3 All-Time With ACC File 21.09 In 50 Free


2021 NCAA WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Kate Douglass has vaulted into third all-time within the ladies’s 50 freestyle.

Main off Virginia’s 200 free relay on Thursday evening at NCAAs, Douglass recorded a time of 21.09 to decrease her ACC File of 21.21 set within the particular person 50 free prelims and soar up from t-Fifth to 3rd within the occasion’s historical past.

The Cavalier sophomore entered the day with a PB of 21.42, which ranked her twelfth all-time, after which her prelim time slid her into the highest 5, tied with Georgia alum Olivia Smoliga.

Now, with the person 50 free nonetheless to return, Douglass overtakes former American File holder Simone Manuel, Arkansas alum Anna Hopkin and Smoliga for third, trailing solely Abbey Weitzeil and Erika Brown.

All-Time Performers, Ladies’s 50 Freestyle (SCY)

  1. Abbey Weitzeil (CAL), 20.90 – 2019
  2. Erika Brown (TENN), 21.03 – 2020
  3. Kate Douglass (UVA), 21.09 – 2021
  4. Simone Manuel (STAN), 21.17 – 2017
  5. Anna Hopkin (UARK), 21.19 – 2019
  6. Olivia Smoliga (UGA), 21.21 – 2016
  7. Lara Jackson (ARIZ), 21.27 – 2009
  8. Liz Li (OSU), 21.28 – 2018
  9. Maggie MacNeil (MICH), 21.30 – 2020
  10. Farida Osman (CAL), 21.32 – 2016

Douglass’ swim additionally tied for the fifth-fastest efficiency ever, solely trailing three Weitzeil efforts and Brown’s 21.03.

All-Time Performances, Ladies’s 50 Freestyle (SCY)

  1. Abbey Weitzeil (CAL), 20.90 – 2019
  2. Abbey Weitzeil (CAL), 21.02 – 2019
  3. Erika Brown (TENN) / Abbey Weitzeil, 21.03 – 2020
  4. Abbey Weitzeil (CAL) – 2020 / Kate Douglass (UVA) – 2021, 21.09

Though they got here in because the favorites, the Virginia ladies have been beat by Cal within the relay, with the Bears receiving three 21.2 splits for a remaining time of 1:25.78, edging out UVA’s 1:25.97. Click on right here to learn extra on the relay and remainder of tonight’s finals motion.



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