Boyd Poelke

Justin Ress Hits 53.0 Career-Best In 100 Back, Moves To #2 In U.S. This Year

Justin Ress tuned up for the U.S. Olympic Trials with two huge personal bests, including the #2 time among all Americans this season in the 100 back.

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UNC Men Break 200 Medley Relay School Record (1:24.23) At Last Chance Meet

On their third attempt in less than 48 hours, the UNC men’s 200 medley relay of Burhans, Abaliksta, Poelke, and Messenger broke the program record at 1:24.23.

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2021 ACC Men’s Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

The Louisville Cardinals are the defending champions, or have the highest returner, in five of six events on the 3rd day of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships.

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2021 Men’s ACC Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Four of the five events this morning at the 2021 ACC Championships will feature Louisville Cardinals as the highest-returners from last year’s championships.

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Valdas Abaliksta Leads UNC Charge Over Duke with Breaststroke Double

Abaliksta swept the breaststroke events, hitting a 52.66 in the 100 and a 1:55.47 in the 200, coming just tenths off of season bests in both.

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UNC Men & Women Win 10 Events A Piece To Sweep South Carolina

The UNC Tar Heels swept the South Carolina Gamecocks on Sunday, each team winning 10 events. Both UNC 400 medley relays improved their season bests as well.

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Douglass hits 2:08 200 Breast, Men Come Down to Final Relay, as UVA Sweeps UNC

In a battle of ACC opponents, the Virginia Cavalier men and women each won against the UNC Tar Heels, with the men’s outcome decided by the final relay.

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2020 UNC Invite Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The meet primarily features college squads, but there’s a smattering of professionals swimming tonight, including NC State alum Coleman Stewart.

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UNC Invite Day 1 Prelims: Kylee Alons, Kate Moore Shine for NC State

On day 1 of the Janis Hape Dowd Invite, Alons broke the NC State 100 fly record and Moore posted a faster 500 free than she swam at the 2019 DI NCAA’s.

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NC State Men Hold Off North Carolina To Open Up Season

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.

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Ranking The 2020 Men’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: Honorable Mentions

The incoming freshman class for NCAA swimming & diving is deep with distance swimmers, including 15:03 miler Lleyton Plattel.

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Fly/IM Specialist Sam Long Commits to the Tar Heels for 2020-21

Sam Long from 757 Swim has committed to swim for the University of North Carolina beginning in the fall of 2020.

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Curzan Posts 58.00 100 Fly and 200 Free Lifetime Best at Cary Sectional Champs

Curzan has only been quicker once before this, a 57.87 from this past summer that sits just off of Torri Huske’s 57.71 15-16 NAG record.

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Sam Hoover Crushes NC State Record with 43.1 100 Free at NCHSAA 3A States

Hoover, who came into the meet with a best of 44.43, took almost 1.5 seconds off his best to break the State Record set by Tim Connery at the 1A-2A state meet

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YOTA Breaststroker Perry Becker Verbally Commits to In-state Tar Heels

Perry Becker from Raleigh’s Sanderson High School and YMCA of the Triangle Area has verbally committed to UNC for 2020-21.

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