NC State’s Christian McCurdy helped the Wolfpack sweep Villanova on Saturday. The men beat their hosts 170-85, while the women downed the Wildcats 173.5-87.5.
Princeton fêted its seniors during Friday’s home meet with NC State. The women included: Courtney Ciardiello, Elizabeth Gelb, Reese Iriondo, Shirley Wang, and Emily Yu.
NC State won 9 of the 10 swimming events at the meet’s opening session and swept the diving boards to jump to an early team points lead on both sides.
Notre Dame junior Emma Reaney, an American Record holder in the 200 yard breaststroke, was named the top student-athlete in women’s swimming & diving in the ACC for the 2013-2014 season.
Eight members of the No. 22 NC State women’s swimming & diving team were selected to take part in the…
UNC’s Alex Gianino won two individual events as the North Carolina men snuck by NC State’s impressive sprint group.
The Golden Gopher men and women combined for 9 straight wins to close the meet in dominating fashion over a fired-up NC State squad that put up huge performances on the road.
“I’m looking for our program to raise their race awareness and toughness on finishing races, said Coach Holloway. “We have struggled at times in finishing races, so hopefully we can take another step forward in this area.”
Boffa (featured image), a native of Verona, Italy, earned two individual victories in the 100 (44.03) and 200 (1:37.47) freestyle events against Florida State and Georgia Tech to capture ACC Male Swimmer of the Week honors.
Pavel Sankovich won a pair of events as the Seminoles tipped North Carolina State and Georgia Tech in Tallahassee.
“After an adventurous ride to Blacksburg, we had an up and down battle today with the Hokies,” said head coach Braden Holloway. “The ladies’ victory was a total team effort and it was great for them. For the guys, it was a rough day. Virginia Tech was ready for us and did a good job. The guys are going to have to be better in order to have success at this level.”