Three ACC powers have officially named team captains for the 2020-2021 NCAA Swimming & Diving season: NC State, Virginia, and Virginia Tech.
While it’s tragic that the 2020 NCAA season ended this way, the season we did have was filled with amazing individual and team performances.
UVA teammates Caroline Gmelich and Ella Nelson spoke with SwimSwam at the conclusion of the meet Saturday, commenting on one another’s “best race” at ACCs.
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.
With 19 scoring swims, Virginia was suffocating on day 3 prelims, and have set themselves up to run away with the ACC points lead tonight.
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.
Alyssa Marsh is the 2nd-fastest 50 yard butterflier in medley relay history, a position she reaffirmed on Wednesday at the ACC Championships.
For 10 of the past 12 years, the University of Virginia women’s won the team title at the ACC Championships. Only in 2017 and 2019 did they place second.
Sophomore Alexis Wenger (above) split 26.49 on the breaststroke leg, which is faster than anyone besides Lilly King went at NCAAs last season.
A trio of women, including Erika Brown (above), Kate Douglass, and Zoie Hartmann, are in a position to make history on Friday evening in Knoxville.
Swim fans got their first look at two of the top ranked recruiting classes in the nation, as the Cavaliers split up for their annual intrasquad meet.
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
If there’s one relay that feels hard to project, it’s this one.