The ACC is back and better than ever! With the Women’s ACC Championships kicking off tonight, swimmers from across the conference posted some insanely impressive splits tonight, particularly in the 200 medley relay.
UVA men and women downed UNC Friday in the first part of a weekend road trip against ACC rivals.
The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will conclude the regular season this weekend with road dual meets against North Carolina on Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C., and NC State on Saturday in Raleigh, N.C.
Julia Menkhaus is a big reason why UVA slides in at #11 on the top incoming NCAA classes rankings.
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The 13-14 NAG record holder in the 100 breaststroke will add sprint breaststroke speed to the UVA program, combining with fellow freshman Kaki Christensen to form a 1-2 breaststroke punch.
Thursday night finals will feature the 200 free, 50 breast, 400 IM, 50 fly, and 400 free relay. 13 year old Claire Tuggle is seeded 1st in the women’s 200 free.
Victoria Kwan from Markham Aquatic Club has made a verbal commitment to the University of Michigan’s class of 2022.
London, Ontario’s Maggie MacNeil has verbally committed to swim for the University of Michigan next fall.
The University of Michigan has received a verbal commitment from South Africa’s Mariella Venter for the class of 2022.
Katie Minnich of Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan, and Birmingham Blue Dolphins has verbally committed to swim for the Wolverines in 2018-19.
Two-sport athlete Alexis Wenger from Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, has opted to swim in college and gave a verbal commitment to the Wolverines.
Dynamo’s Michael Taylor has a shot to erase a current Team USA standout’s name from the 15-16 National Age Group record books in Atlanta.
In the first semi-final of the night Shauna O’Brien put up the fastest time in the women’s 100m fly with a 1:00.21. That time took a big chunk off what she was in prelims. Not only was it a huge improvement for O’Brien, but it broke the previous Irish national record of 1:00.53.
With only three swimmers previously under the nation’s qualifying times to swim at Worlds in Kazan, Russia this summer, Ireland’s national team will get a little bigger after the first day of Irish Nationals.