By Hannah Close on SwimSwam
2023 NCAA WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS
March 15-18, 2023
Allan Jones Aquatic Center–Knoxville, Tennessee
SCY (25 yards)
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The Virginia Women won the 800 free relay at the 2023 NCAA Division 1 Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships last night with a time of 6:49.82. The relay team of Aimee Canny, Alex Walsh, Reilly Tiltmann and Ella Nelson set a new school record, beating the previous mark of 6:55.25 set in 2016.
The fastest splits were swum on the front of the relay, with first-year Canny leading off with her very first NCAA Championship swim. Walsh explained that the front-loaded relay order was intentional. “We really just wanted to send it,” said Walsh.
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