UVA looks to be in control, as they had over a 100 point lead on NC State heading into today and put 11 women into A-final swims this morning.
UVA has a chance to essentially seal the victory with a strong final morning at the 2020 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.
The UVA Cavaliers should build on their 27.5 lead after putting 12 women into tonight’s A-finals, including four in the 100 fly.
NC State’s Sophie Hansson broke ACC and meet records in the 100 breast last year as a freshman, and she returns as the favorite on day 3.
Among 5 highlight races worth watching on Friday night will be a battle between World Champion Zane Waddell (above) and charging sophomore Shaine Casas.
With 19 scoring swims, Virginia was suffocating on day 3 prelims, and have set themselves up to run away with the ACC points lead tonight.
The ACC postseason gets underway this evening in Greensboro with the 200 medley relay, 1m diving finals, and the 800 free relay, along with men’s 3m diving.
For 10 of the past 12 years, the University of Virginia women’s won the team title at the ACC Championships. Only in 2017 and 2019 did they place second.
The assault on Virginia’s AFC pool record board that began Friday night continued Saturday, with another five pool records going down.
Since we know you’re dying to ask, we’ll answer your questions here. No, she wasn’t in a tech suit. No, one else in the NCAA has broken 2:07 this season.
The Virginia Tech men hung on to narrowly defeat Virginia at home, while the Cavalier women topped the Hokies by 70 points.
It features 3 of the 4 women that were on Virginia’s nation-leading 200 medley relay just a few weeks ago in Knoxville doing a 50 for time
Sophomore Alexis Wenger (above) split 26.49 on the breaststroke leg, which is faster than anyone besides Lilly King went at NCAAs last season.
A trio of women, including Erika Brown (above), Kate Douglass, and Zoie Hartmann, are in a position to make history on Friday evening in Knoxville.
Georgia freshman Zoie Hartman is now the 5th-fastest freshman in the history of the women’s 100 yard breaststroke and 2nd-fastest 17-18 ever.