North Carolina Aquatic Club standout Lindy Bilden will swim for the hometown UNC Tar Heels in the class of 2026.
In a battle of ACC opponents, the Virginia Cavalier men and women each won against the UNC Tar Heels, with the men’s outcome decided by the final relay.
Notre Dame Jack Hoagland won three events, and the Fighting Irish downed several pool records, as Notre Dame faced Missouri State at the Shamrock Invite.
The Cavaliers will face North Carolina at the Koury Natatorium in Chapel Hill on Friday before traveling to NC State on Saturday to face the Wolfpack.
Izaak Bastian was one of three double winners for the Seminoles; he swept the breaststrokes, going 54.56 in the 100 and 2:00.13 in the 200 breast.
North Carolina’s Aranza Vazquez and Louisville’s Daniel Pinto were also named the conference’s Women’s and Men’s Divers of the Week.
The Seminole men are seeking its first program win against the Tigers (0-18), while the FSU women last defeated Auburn in 1983 (3-14 all-time).
Since her freshman year of high school, Morgan has finished no lower than third in the 200 IM and 500 free at the Florida HS 3A State Championships.
Kate Douglass tripled as the Virginia Cavaliers took down in-state rivals Virginia Tech Hokies in Charlottesville for Senior Day.
In the 200 free, Alons won by over four full seconds, charging to a 1:47.76. In the 200 back, she was again first by over four seconds, clocking a 1:55.59.
Blakesley has shown impressive relay speed; she swam on Arizona’s 200 medley relay at the 2019 Pac-12 Champs, splitting a quick 26.67 breast leg.
Aiden Hayes (above), Arsenio Bustos, and Garrett Boone all swam under 54 seconds on Friday evening in Richmond. That makes for a monster training group next fall.
Bork has been a three-sport athlete in high school, competing in swimming, football and track. He says he’s dropping football, though, to pursue swimming.
NC State Wolfpack easily defeated the UNC Tar Heels, winning all except five swimming events, and several NC State stars made their season debut.
The Louisville men blasted a 1:25 in the 200 medley relay as the Cardinal men took down the Missouri Tigers 199-101, despite missing the Albiero family.