UVA’s Alexis Wenger broke the 100 breast ACC record at 57.67. However, tonight NC State’s Sophie Hansson will aim to defend her 2020 title against Wenger.
After helping UVA to an NCAA record in the 200 medley relay on Wednesday, Kate Douglass enters the 200 IM as the big favorite on Thursday.
The 2021 ACC Women’s Championships kick off tonight with the timed finals of the 200 medley and 800 free relays. UVA leads both relays on the psychs.
Kraus won the 200 free by over three seconds, registering a 1:44.97 for a lifetime best by over a second. She now ranks #7 nationally this year.
The Kentucky women and Louisville men emerged with victories as the intrastate rivals competed today in Lexington, Kentucky.
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.
Graduated star Mallory Comerford’s relay production will be tough to replace, but Louisville still has a deep sprint group and some butterfly stars.
#2 seed Tom Shields has scratched out of the 200 fly at US Nationals, yet he is expected to swim the event at the Pan American Games within the coming days.
The 15-year old Matteson is primarily a breaststroker; but in his first individual final of the meet, he won the 200 fly in a new lifetime best.
Madelyn Donohoe picked up two wins to match her win in the mile on day 1.
Day 2 of the NCSA Spring Junior Championships will feature finals in the 200 back, women’s 100 free, men’s 500 free, 100 breast, 200 fly, and top 2 seeded heats of the 200 medley relay.
Grace Sheble of NOVA of Virginia declined her spot in the A final of the 500 free to focus on the 200 IM.
Watch the race videos from Day 5 finals at 2018 Speedo Junior Nationals in Irvine.