2022 NCAA Women’s First Recap

2022 NCAA Women’s Championships:

First Recap 

Bruno Moreno Gutiérrez

Professional Sports Analyst & Journalist


American & NCAA Records were broken!



200 Medley Relay: 


Virginia, with Gretchen Walsh, Alexis Wenger, Lexi Cuomo and Kate Douglass broke the meet record with a time of 1:32.16. They were very close to breaking their own American Record that was established this year in February with a time of 1:31.81. 


In second place finished North Carolina State University with a time of 1:32.96. Berkoff was the fastest backstroke leg with a time of 22.76. 




800 Freestyle Relay: 

Stanford dominated the entire field and defeated Virginia. Torri Huske, Taylor Ruck, Regan Smith and Brooke Forde were the swimmers that put impressive performances to finish with the victory. Ruck had the fastest split with a time of 1:40.49.


200 IM: 


Sophomore, Alex Walsh of the University of Virginia, broke the American & NCAA Record after establishing an incredible time of 1:50.08. 


The splits were: 


50 butterfly → 23.95


50 backstroke → 27.50


50 breaststroke → 31.64


50 freestyle → 26.99


Freshman, Torri Huske, had a great performance with a 1:51.81. She finished second and obtained 17 valuable points for Stanford. 



50 Freestyle: 


Kate Douglass, broke the American & NCAA Record with a time of 20.84. The junior was challenged by her teammate, Gretchen Walsh, who was the other woman who swam under 21 seconds.


100 Backstroke: 


These NCAAs have been one of the fastest in history and Katharine Berkoff knew that. The Junior from NCSU broke the American Record and defeated Olympic Swimmer Regan Smith of Stanford. Berkoff swam an excellent 48.74 and obtained 20 key points for her team. 






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Alma Natividad Aguirre
Alma Natividad Aguirre
2 years ago

Muchas gracias Bruno Moreno Gutiérrez, por tu trabajo de investigación, información y reflexión, referente a los tiempos obtenidos en las competencias de natación, mil felicidades a las y los competidores, que se esfuerzan cada día pir dar los mejores tiempos en natación, mil felicidades también a todos los que psrtticipan y apoyan en el deporte, y a Bruno Moreno Gutiérrez, por la redacción de sus artículos publicados en este tema, muchas gracias!

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