FUKUOKA, Japan (CBS19 SPORTS) – Team USA closed out the World Aquatics Championships on a high note, capturing gold in the women’s 4x100 medley relay with the help of Cavaliers Kate Douglass and Gretchen Walsh.

Douglass brings home a lot of hardware from Japan as she won six medals over the course of the championships. Those six tie her for the most by any swimmer at the meet. Douglass won two gold, one in Sunday's relay and one in the 200 individual medley while also reeling in three silver medals in 4x100 freestyle relay, 4x100 freestyle relay, and 200 breaststroke, and a bronze in the mixed 4x100 medley relay.


Walsh walks away with three medals, starting with her first individual medal at the international level, a bronze in the 50-meter butterfly. In addition to her bronze Walsh placed 11th in the 50-meter free and won gold while swimming the butterfly leg of the 4x100-meter medley relay.

Fellow Cavaliers Alex Walsh and Maxine Parker also walk away with medals of their own. Alex Walsh won silver in the 200-meter IM and just missed the podium in the 400-meter IM, placing fourth overall. Parker won one silver, making that 11 medals in total earned by the 2022-23 Cavaliers.