As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….
Following seven first-place finished in a two-day dual meet against Virginia Tech and Pitt, Abbie Dolan has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Swimmer of the Week.
The Notre Dame women and Virginia Tech men each earned two wins as Notre Dame hosted VT and Pitt this weekend.
Both the Notre Dame men and women lead Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech halfway through their two day triple dual meet.
Dolan also split 22.64 to anchor the winning women’s 200 medley.
Notre Dame went 1-2-3-4-5-6 in the women’s 50 free.
The ND women had an impressive team showing, claiming victory over Kentucky and Mizzou, which are 2 top 20 teams from last season’s NCAAs, and ending in a tie with IU, the 8th place team performer at last year’s NCAAs.
Dolan swam the 2nd-fastest time of her career in the 100 free in a limited event schedule on Sunday in Charlotte.
With NC State likely missing Ky-lee Perry and Courtney Caldwell, their chances look slim to repeat as ACC champions.
Notre Dame hosted Ball State and Green Bay for all 3 teams’ last regular season meet. The Fighting Irish came out on top of Ball State and Green Bay in both the men’s and women’s meets.
Notre Dame was responsible for breaking 7 of their own pool records en route to topping the field in the men’s and women’s scoring.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish completed their two day dual against FSU, winning against their men and women today.
ND freshman Zach Yeadon picked up two wins today as the Fighting Irish hold a slight lead over the Florida State Seminoles.
The Notre Dame men’s team won convincingly in a 2 day meet against Iowa, while the women’s team took on both Iowa and Illinois and only dropped the 200 breast and 200 IM.
Ryan Held posted an NCAA-leading 45.92 100 fly at the Ohio State Invite.