We saw Day 4 of racing pick up, with some very exciting swims to end the conference championship weekend on a high note.
Louisville Junior Nick Albiero blasted a 1:38.65 in the final of the men’s 200 yard butterfly to both defend his title from 2019 and lower the meet record.
Louisville junior Nick Albiero became the 4th-fastest performer all-time in the 200 yard fly with his 3rd-straight ACC title tonight in Greensboro.
That’s the 6th-straight title for NC State, which was one of the top teams in the conference from 1954-1985, then only won once in the next 30 years.
At this point, NC State looks like to be a lock for their 6th-straight team title, but there’s still plenty of great racing ahead of us this evening.
NC State’s Coleman Stewart took more than 8-tenths of a second off the old ACC Record in the 200 yard back on Saturday to win his third-straight title.
Notre Dame’s Luciana Thomas, above, almost broke the Notre Dame school record in the 200 fly at the Purdue Last Chance meet on Saturday.
This morning NC State, Virginia, Louisville, and Virginia Tech accounted for 23 out of 32 possible A-final spots tonight.
The last prelims session of the 2020 ACC Championships will feature defending champions in three of the four events being contested.
After 3 days of conference action, we’ve seen some very solid swims. But nothing breath taking, no swim with that X factor to really pile the pancakes on.
Check out race videos from day 3 of the 2020 Men’s ACC Swimming and Diving Championships, including a 100 back battle that saw 3 men dip under 45 seconds.
University of Virginia Head Coach Todd DeSorbo breaks down UVA’s accomplishments so far in Greensboro and considers the team’s improvement.
NC State Coleman Stewart will be going for the double victory in the 100 fly and the 100 back tonight, one of three men who will be in both A-finals.
NC State’s Coleman Stewart swam a 44.0 to break his own ACC Championship Record in one of the fastest 100 back finals in NCAA conference meet history.
Casey Storch will be among the men in the hunt for the 400 IM title on the third day of the 2020 Men’s ACC Swimming and Diving Championships.