The second day of the final Pro Swim Series Meet for 2021 is set to kick-off in Indy featuring the 100 free, 200 fly, 100 breast, and 400 free.
Paige Madden was named Swimmer of the Year, Alex Walsh earned Rookie Swimmer of the Year and Todd DeSorbo was selected as Coach of the Year.
Madden was voted the ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Year for the second consecutive season, while Albiero was selected as the Men’s Swimmer of the Year.
Even with four key deferrals, the high school class of 2020 lived up to the hype with five massive NCAA scorers (30+ points) and 29 total freshmen scorers.
Virginia’s Class of 2019 / 2023 has been outstanding, with four top-20 recruits all scoring as sophomores and Kate Douglass winning a national title.
It’s a yearly tradition: using our Swim of the Week to highlight a ‘turning point’ swim that ultimately led to the NCAA team title.
The first NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships didn’t disappoint, and here’s our take on the moments and people which stood out to us last week.
Three event titles for Virginia’s Paige Madden were part of 6 total by the Cavaliers at the meet, who now have 12 in program history.
Grace Countie, individually, was +28 points versus her projected seeds – better than anybody else at this year’s championships.
Katharine Berkoff will take flight in the 200 back final tonight as NC State tries to clinch second in a tight battle for second.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 free final, followed by the finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free relay.
The Cavaliers picked up 6 A-finalists this morning, flexing their depth in the 200 breast, led by #2 Alex Walsh, #3 Ella Nelson, and #6 Alexis Wenger.
After Top-8 Finished in the 200 IM and 200 free, Virginia freshman Alex Walsh broke down what her training has looked like in Charlottesville this season
Virginia will have at least one A-finalist in each of the five individual events while Texas, NC State, and Cal will see 4 swimmers in the A-final.
Watch Cal win the 200 free relay, frosh Alex Walsh become an NCAA champion, NC State break the NCAA 400 medley relay record, and more from night two.