Conference champions, including Ohio State (above), Kentucky, Virginia, and Texas, performed well on day 1 of the NCAA Championship meet on Wednesday.
At ACCs, UVA’s Alex Walsh won the 200 IM title with a monster 1:51.53. Could Walsh win the NCAA title and threaten the American record as a freshman?
The UVA women won the 400 free relay in a 3:10.14, the top time in the NCAA this season. The entire relay had the top four fastest splits at the meet.
UVA’s Paige Madden will aim for her 3rd ACC title this meet in the 1650 free, after previously sweeping the 200/500 free.
This morning, Kate Douglass will swim the 100 free over the 200 breast. The prelims of the 200 back and 200 fly will also take place.
This morning, the prelims of the women’s 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back will take place. UVA’s Kate Douglass leads the 100 fly.
Virginia’s Kate Douglass and NC State’s Kylee Alons have both scratched out of extra events to focus on the 100 fly on Friday’s prelims session of ACCs.
NC State freshman Abby Arens hit a lifetime best in the 100 breast in the first round of time trials at this week’s ACC Championships.
After helping UVA to an NCAA record in the 200 medley relay on Wednesday, Kate Douglass enters the 200 IM as the big favorite on Thursday.
Torri Huske and Jack Aikins won the individual high point awards, while the TAC Titans and SwimAtlanta won the women and men’s team titles.
Kylee Alons powered the NC State women with three individual victories, as NC State wrapped up the dual meet season by sweeping Virginia Tech at home.
Paige Madden bounced back from a rare freestyle DQ to shine as the #1 Virginia Cavalier women overcame the #5 NC State Wolfpack in a tight team battle.
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 combined results of the multi-site 18 & Under Winter Championships have been finalized, capping a virtual win for North Carolina’s TAC Titans.
The rankings aren’t final, as meet results are still trickling into the database. But the qualifying period has closed on the virtual Junior Championships.