The Tar Heel men kept it close against the Wolfpack, winning a fair share of the events, including both relays to open and close the meet.
Louisville returns more individual points, but freshmen, transfers, and returning redshirts means that NC State is ready for yet another ACC title.
The incoming freshman class for NCAA swimming & diving is deep with distance swimmers, including 15:03 miler Lleyton Plattel.
Texas’s Jordan Windle and Miami’s David Dinsmore have won the last three NCAA platform titles, and were separated by just 6.25 points last year.
South Carolina’s Anton Down-Jenkins is 2-for-2 so far in Zone B after a day 2 win on the 1-meter platform. Georgia’s men also qualifed a diver.
Florida International freshman Mandy Song won the Zone B 1-meter title in an event where the non-qualifiers are as newsworthy as the qualifiers.
Anchored by a 21.88 split from freshman Talia Bates (above), the Florida women hit the NCAA automatic invite time in the women’s 200 free relay on Friday.
Florida’s Kieran Smith and Georgia’s Zoie Hartman headlined the SEC’s weekly honors by being named the men’s and women’s swimmers of the week.
South Carolina swimming and diving returns home to face North Carolina on Friday, looking to avenge last season’s loss to the Tar Heels
Tennessee’s Connolly and Brown, Georgia’s Homans and Hartman, Auburn’s Maillard and South Carolina’s Down-Jenkins were honored by the SEC.
South Carolina swimming and diving will begin its 2019-20 campaign Friday as the Gamecocks host Tennessee at the Carolina Natatorium/Blatt PE Center.
Athletes from Auburn, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas A&M were honored by the Southeastern Conference for their efforts last week.
Anna Hopkin, Brooke Schultz and Vanessa Herman of Arkansas; Angel Martinez, Sam Thornton and Claire Rasmus of Texas A&M and Anton Down-Jenkins of South Carolina picked up weekly awards from the SEC.
South Carolina men’s and women’s swimming and diving will compete in the final dual meet of the season for each team on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m., as they travel to Georgia Tech.
Juan Hernandez of LSU won a pair of events at the Georgia Diving Invitational in Athens.