HomeSwimmingKate Douglass Jumps Up To #3 All-Time With ACC File 21.09 In 50 Free
Kate Douglass Jumps Up To #3 All-Time With ACC File 21.09 In 50 Free
March 18, 2021
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)
Abbey Weitzeil (CAL), 20.90 – 2019
Erika Brown (TENN), 21.03 – 2020
Kate Douglass (UVA), 21.09 – 2021
Simone Manuel (STAN), 21.17 – 2017
Anna Hopkin (UARK), 21.19 – 2019
Olivia Smoliga (UGA), 21.21 – 2016
Lara Jackson (ARIZ), 21.27 – 2009
Liz Li (OSU), 21.28 – 2018
Maggie MacNeil (MICH), 21.30 – 2020
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.
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.