Douglass, Virginia continue to lead swimming championships

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Virginia’s Kate Douglass smashed the NCAA record by 1.7 seconds in the 200-yard IM and the Cavaliers continue to lead the NCAA women’s swimming and diving championships. Douglass went 1:48.37 to set an American record. Stanford’s Torri Huske and Virginia’s Alex Walsh, the second and third-place finishers, also beat the previous record. Douglass, along with Gretchen Walsh, Lexi Cuomo and Maxine Parker, captured Virginia’s second straight title in the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1.24.51. Virginia finished the second day of the four-day event with 208.5 points. Texas is second with 162 and Louisville third at 117.

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