Claire Curzan was the top qualifier in both the 100 fly and 100 back this morning, but she’ll be challenged by Torri Huske and Katherine Berkoff in each.
This morning’s prelims session will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.
NC State’s Nyls Korstanje blazed a 44.95 100 fly as the #5/#4 Wolfpack swept the #12/unranked Kentucky Wildcats in their home opener.
NC State has finished 4th at NCAAs for five of the last six NCAAs, and they bring back another strong freestyle group and dynamite relays once again.
Curzan produced a time of 2:00.36 to knock nearly two seconds off her previous best of 2:02.27.
The Texas Longhorns will be swimming for their second-straight title in the 400 medley relay, but on a new night in the schedule.
Bjorn Seeliger has taken over the mantle from Ryan Hoffer as Cal’s go-to sprinter, and the Bears are looking primed for a repeat win in the 400 free relay.
The NC State men reclaimed the ACC title this week by a wide margin after a two-point loss to Louisville last year ended a six-year winning streak.
The UVA women need a strong showing tonight to hold off NC State in a session that promises to be full of thrilling racing.
With one day of racing to go, the NC State men are in the driver’s seat, while the women are trying to close the gap against UVA.
In addition to dominating the team competition at ACCs, the NC State men are racking up a large number of likely NCAA invites.
The NC State men are on pace to easily reclaim their conference championships, while the UVA women are hunting for more records tonight.
Virginia Tech’s Youssef Ramadan comes in as the top seed and defending champion in the men’s 100 fly on Day 3 of the ACC Championships in Atlanta.
The first-years are showing up in Greensboro. Leon Marchand of ASU and Stanford’s Regan Smith and Torri Huske had strong morning swims.
Olympic Trials finalist Katharine Berkoff dropped time across-the-board from last week’s Tennessee meet as the NC State men and women dominated in Auburn.