This is not a headline that anybody expected when East Carolina recruited Kristen Stege out of high school as a sprinter.
With 14 likely qualifiers so far, the Virginia women are in a good position heading into the final weekend of women’s D1 conference championship meets.
The Navy women won their 9th-straight Patriot League title, while the Navy men won their 17th-straight crown this weekend.
The East Carolina and Cincinnati men battled closely, with ECU winning an exciting match up by single digit points. Houston extended their women’s streak.
East Carolina’s Santos set a Meet Record in the 100 fly and was also a part of the winning 400 medley relay that took down a Meet Record on day 3.
Kearsey raced to a new AAC Meet Record in the 50 free. The former mark of 19.58 was set by Louisville NCAA Champion Joao De Lucca in 2014.
Virginia’s Morgan Hill (above) will swim the 100 fly as the #4 seed instead of the 200 free as the #2 seed on Friday at the ACC Championships.
The Houston women (800 free relay) and East Carolina men (200 medley relay) took down Meet Record to kick off the 2020 AAC Championships in Houston.
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Houston’s Peyton Kondis, the 2019 runner-up in both breaststrokes, has already been way under what it took to win the 100 breast and 200 IM last season.
The Cincinnati men will battle for their 3rd-straight title this week at the 2020 American Athletic Conference Championships.
While the Greek Winter Open Championships were raging in Athens, Ioanna Sacha broke a Greek Record in Houston, Texas on Friday.
Following their Friday meet with Texas, SMU held Saturday time trials as a final tuneup ahead of AACs. Several best times were set in the trials.
Overall, 12 Pool Records were broken by the Longhorns: the 200 medley relay, 50/100/200/500/1000 free 100/200 back, 100 breast,100/200 fly, and 200 free relay