Katie Ledecky and Chase Travis were named PVS Outstanding Distance Athletes of the Year for the 2019-2020 season. This award is given to the top PVS female in the 1000 yard freestyle and 800 meter freestyle, as well as the top PVS male in the 1650 yard freestyle and 1500 meter freestyle during the period from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. PVS also awards the top 18&under swimmer in any of the 4 events in which the winner is older than 18.
Ledecky and Travis swept the women’s open awards. Ledecky posted the top time in PVS in the women’s 800 meter freestyle, while Travis was the fastest in PVS in the women’s 1000 yard freestyle. Travis also won the 18&under award in the 800.