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.
We kick off this morning with the 500 free, where 2019 NCAA runner-up Paige Madden leads the Virginia Cavaliers into heats.
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.
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.
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.
Kelly Pash and Maxime Rooney each doubled for Texas, as both the Longhorn men and women defeated Indiana and Louisville in LCM action in Bloomington.
Graduated star Mallory Comerford’s relay production will be tough to replace, but Louisville still has a deep sprint group and some butterfly stars.
Louisville’s Mallory Comerford will decide between the 500 free and the 50 free, and 2017 ACC 50 free champ Ky-Lee Perry looks to rebound after injuries limited her in 2018.
Riverside Aquatics Association’s Liberty Williams has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Louisville for 2020-21.
Alina Kendzior won twice as Louisville’s men and women defeated Missouri.