Townley Haas’s 1:29.66 anchor was the first time in history anyone has gone under 1:30 with a relay start.
The reigning 100 backstroke champion returns as NC State’s Coleman Stewart is the top seed heading into NCAAs.
Three of the top-5 performers all-time in the men’s 200 yard butterfly are returning to the NCAA Championship this year, not one of them American.
As we tick down the days to the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.
NC State senior Andreas Vazaios is the fastest returner in the men’s 200 IM field – the only competitor with a lifetime best under 1:40.
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
Over the last two years, Texas has brought in the #2 and #1-ranked recruiting classes, both centered around one event: the 200 free.
Ress has been swimming the 200 free of late, but this year, he has opted to trade out the 200 free for the 100 back.
NC State has locked up their 5th-straight team title, but Louisville and Virginia face a tight race for 2nd tonight on the final day of the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, NC.
Andreas Vazaois and Nick Albiero are set for a rematch in the 200 fly, where Albiero just won last year.
Justin Ress continues to focus on the freestyle events, rather than the backstroke events, collegiately.
The first night of the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships will feature the 200 medley and 800 free relay, as the NC State Wolfpack will be looking to make it five straight conference titles.
We don’t know what Andreas Vazaios will swim individually on day 3 of the ACC Championships, but we do know it won’t be the 400 IM.
NC State freshman Kylee Alons set a new school record in the 200 fly, highlighting the Wolfpack men’s and women’s sweeps of visiting UVA Saturday afternoon.
Broomfield, Colorado’s Luke Miller has verbally committed to NC State for the fall of 2020.