Previews & Recaps
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.
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 will be looking to build its lead tonight after putting 11 swimmers into A-finals this morning.
Louisville’s Grigory Tarasevich and Carlos Claverie will try to snap the NC State Wolfpack’s event-winning streak in Atlanta.
The NC State Wolfpack won both relays on opening night of the ACC Championships, and also live-streamed the race so the whole world could see.
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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.
Ryan Held set a new ACC record in the 100 fly tonight with a 44.79.
His 51.46 marked his first time breaking the 52-second barrier.
An unshaved Ryan Held shredded his way to a new ACC Record on night 2 of the 2017 Men’s ACC Championships, securing the victory for the Wolfpack with a lifetime best 18.68.