Douglass, DeSorbo lead CSCAA Division I awards

Courtesy UVA Media Relations

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Virginia head coach Todd DeSorbo and junior Kate Douglass picked up top honors from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

DeSorbo was named the 2022 CSCAA Women’s Swimming Coach of the Year for the second consecutive season after leading UVA to back-to-back national championships. The Cavaliers won 11 of 18 swimming events, set five American records and three UVA records during its title run. DeSorbo saw the Cavalier women win four of the five relay titles and Douglass and Alex Walsh each won three individual titles. UVA also picked up five second-place finishes.

With three individual NCAA titles and four relay wins, Douglass was named the 2022 CSCAA Women’s Swimmer of the Meet. The Pelham, N.Y., native set three American records in each of her individual wins. Douglass won the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard backstroke, making it three wins in three different strokes and three different distances. She also swam on the NCAA Champion 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay.

Along with DeSorbo and Douglass, 12 women’s swimmers and 10 men’s swimmers earned All-America honors at the 2022 NCAA Championships. The women collected 48 total All-America honors and the men grabbed 27 All-America honors.

Joining Douglass with All-America honors on the women’s side are, junior Lexi Cuomo (50 free, 100 fly, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay), junior Maddie Donohoe (1650 free, 500 free), sophomore Abby Harter (200 fly, 200 IM), sophomore Anna Keating (200 breast, 100 breast), senior Jessica Nava (100 fly), junior Ella Nelson (400 IM, 200 breast, 200 IM, 800 free relay), freshman Reilly Tiltmann (100 back, 200 back, 200 free, 400 free relay, 800 free relay), sophomore Alex Walsh (200 fly, 200 IM, 400 IM, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 400 medley relay, 800 free relay), freshman Gretchen Walsh (100 free, 100 back, 50 free, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay, 400 medley relay), senior Alexis Wenger (100 breast, 200 breast, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay) and freshman Emma Weyant (500 free, 400 IM, 800 free relay).

On the men’s side, freshman Jack Aikins (200 back, 400 free relay, 400 medley relay, 800 free relay), freshman Connor Boyle (200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay), sophomore Matt Brownstead (100 free, 50 free, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay), junior Josh Fong (400 medley relay), senior Justin Grender (200 back, 800 free relay), sophomore Matt King (100 free, 50 free, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay), junior August Lamb (200 free relay, 200 medley relay), sophomore Noah Nichols (200 medley relay, 400 medley relay), senior Casey Storch (400 IM) and junior Jack Wright (800 free relay).

 

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