Miami swept both titles on day 1 of the Zone B diving meet, while defending NCAA champs Georgia qualified two women to dive at NCAAs.
Virginia Tech led the way with three NCAA eligible divers after one day of Zone competition at home.
Heading into the meet, Jones was ranked 44th in the nation with his 3:46.62 from the ACC Championships. On Sunday, he took over 3 seconds off of that time, clocking in with a 3:43.36 to move up to 19th in the nation and secure his place at NCAAs.
Louisville’s Mallory Comerford and Kelsi Worrell not only won their individual events last night, they also make great roommates.
Chantal van Landeghem (above) and Team Canada will be represented individually by 14 swimmers at the 2017 women’s NCAA Championships. That’s more than any other country.
Tonight’s action will feature a battle between ACC Record holder Hennessey Stuart and Championship Record holder Grigory Tarasevich in the 200 back, but Robert Owen may also challenge for the title in that event.
2017 MEN’S ACC SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Monday, February 27th – Thursday, March 2nd Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) McAuley…
Ryan Held and the NC State Wolfpack are en route to a third straight ACC title
The final preliminary session of the 2017 men’s ACC Championships is upon us, with heats of four events followed by timed final heats of the 1650 free and qualifying rounds of platform diving. NC State has a commanding 100-point lead over Louisville, but competition is still very live for spots #3-#12.
NC State and Louisville battled for the gold, with just .12 separating them at the finish. During the entire duration of the race, they were never separated by more than 3 tenths of a second.
NC State will be looking to build its lead tonight after putting 11 swimmers into A-finals this morning.
NC State senior Soeren Dahl is the top seed in tonight’s 200 freestyle
Louisville’s Grigory Tarasevich and Carlos Claverie will try to snap the NC State Wolfpack’s event-winning streak in Atlanta.
His 51.46 marked his first time breaking the 52-second barrier.