2019 NC STATE/GAC INVITE
- Thursday, November 21 – Saturday, November 23, 2019
- Greensboro Aquatic Center – Greensboro, NC
- Prelims 9:30 AM / Finals 5:30 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)
- Short course yards (SCY) format
- Live results
- Results also on Meet Mobile as “NC State GAC Invitational”
- Full Day 2 Results
During the final prelims session of the meet, Beata Nelson got things rolling with a 1:50.88 in the 200 back. Nelson holds the NCAA Record at 1:47.24, and her swim this morning was faster than the 1:51.21 she swam in prelims of her mid-season invite last season. NC State’s Emma Muzzy was 2nd this morning in 1:51.80, coming just off her personal best of 1:51.58. NC State freshman Katharine Berkoff was 3rd with a 1:52.54.
Julie Meynen, an Auburn senior, tore to a 47.89 in the 100 free this morning, marking her 3rd fastest flat-start performance of her career. The time gave Meynen the top seed for tonight by .22 seconds of Duke star Alyssa Marsh (48.11). Marsh’s time was a personal best by .16 seconds, setting up what could be a great race tonight. NC State’s Ky-Lee Perry was 3rd this morning with a 48.15, and Auburn’s Claire Fisch 4th (48.21). Additionally Duke’s Melissa Pish was 5th this morning with a 49.12. Pish’s best time is 48.63.
NC State was a force in the women’s 200 breast this morning, taking the top two spots. Sophie Hansson was first in this morning, touching in 2:09.59, which is right in line with what she swam at mid-season last year. Julia Poole was next in, finishing in 2:11.55. Arizona State freshmen went 1-2 in the women’s 200 fly this morning. Jade Foelske was first into the touch (1:57.20), followed by Lindsay Looney (1:57.46).
Coleman Stewart led the way in the men’s 200 back this morning, swimming to a 1:41.69. That time is faster than Stewart swam in prelims of the IU Invite last season (1:42.54). NC State’s Nyls Korstanje led the way in a fast 100 free this morning. Korstanje was 42.43 this morning, followed by Carter Swift (ASU) in 42.83, Cody Bybee (ASU) in 42.85, and Miles Williams (Duke) in 42.99.