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.
NC State didn’t take any top seeds this morning, but will have 16 finalists across tonight’s three individual events, including four in the 500 free A-final.
Virginia super-freshman Kate Douglass was the top seed in the 200 IM and the 50 free on Thursday, but opted for the former.
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.
Sibirtsev’s 14:56.07 is fast enough to have placed 8th at 2019 ACCs and within striking range of the 14:55.89 that’s projected to qualify for NCAAs.
ACC Champ Nick Albiero smashed his own 200 fly Pool Record by nearly 2 seconds as the Louisville men and Kentucky women earned wins.
Sprinter Andrej Barna’s season debut helped the Louisville men top the Wildcats by nearly 60 points, but the women’s contest came down to the final relay.
The final day of the 2019 Purdue Invite saw a pair of milers and a 200 backstroker with some big time drops to claim wins.
Louisville is currently holding substantial leads in the team battles, with host Purdue sitting 2nd in both.
Despite the fairly similar scores, the Louisville men and women took markedly different paths to their respective victories over Notre Dame.
Northwestern’s Calypso Sheridan won a pair of events on Friday to open the SMU Classic.
Sophomore Maria Sumida went 3-for-3 this afternoon as the Louisville Cardinals opened up their season with a home at home over Xavier.