Three men and three women on UNC Wilmington’s team won two events. The men improved their season record to 5-4, while the women improved to 4-8.
The South Carolina men defeated UNC-Wilimington 207-114 and the South Carolina women defeated UNC-Wilmington 238-91 on Saturday, January 15th.
Olympians Lydia Jacoby (pictured) and Torri Huske headlined the 2021 selection to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team.
2019 Winter Junior Nationals qualifier Silas Crosby has committed to swim for UNC Wilmington beginning in the fall of 2021.
NOVA sisters Grace and Caroline Sheble come in as tonight’s top 2 seeds in the 200 fly final while Inspire Swim Team holds the top 2 men’s 50 back seeds.
The NCSA Day Two Championships take place tonight with three pairs of siblings competing alongside each other in A-finals.
Duffy lopped almost two seconds off of his old best. He was 1:57.64, over a second ahead of the rest of the field.
In the 1650, Tadder clocked a 16:10.53, shaving more than two seconds off her old best. She also went 4:42.64 in the 500 free and 2:10.12 in the 200 breast.
Noah Sipowski has committed to the UNCW class of 2025 and will join the Seahawks with CAA B final-worthy times in the 50 free, 100 breast and 200 breast.
A handful of USA Swimming’s top club teams are racing at an invitational event in Virginia this weekend, where top age groupers posted best times in long course.
At the 2020 Virginia 5A HS Championships, Duffy won the 100 breast (56.96) and 200 IM (1:50.61), hitting a lifetime best in the latter.
Sheble was also within a second of her lifetime best in the 200 fly (1:57.95), while she was nearly hit a best in the 100 fly (55.25).
Zoe Dixon and Samantha Tadder were among the record-setting standouts at the Virginia Class 5 State Championships this weekend.
The UVA men, along with other elite collegiate athletes, dominated the men’s events – whereas the women’s events were largely won by age groupers.
For Patrick Henry, it was their 4th-straight state title.