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.
After a 200 free relay win to close Thursday’s finals session, Louisville will look to carry the momentum through on Friday with 22 individual entries.
It’s getting increasingly crowded at the top of the ACC, but the NC State men should win their 7th-straight title this week in Greensboro.
In the 200 free, Alons won by over four full seconds, charging to a 1:47.76. In the 200 back, she was again first by over four seconds, clocking a 1:55.59.
Jack Saunderson of Wolfpack Elite will race against the top finishers from NC State, Virginia Tech, UNC, and Duke in the 100 fly final tonight.
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.
Newcomer Sally Foley swam two breast times that would have scored at the 2020 ACC Championships at Duke’s intrasquad meet on Saturday.
Senior Alyssa Marsh, along with fellow fourth-year Nathaniel Hernandez, were named the team’s Most Valuable Athletes.
Alyssa Marsh split 22.0 fly on the medley, while UNC’s Caroline Hauder dropped a 59.2 100 breast. Meanwhile, the UNC men controlled the meet and won.
Freshmen showed up big for both teams, claiming victory in 5 women’s events.
Beata Nelson and Nyls Korstanje highlighted this morning’s prelims, but there should be plenty of opportunities for more fast swims this evening.
Marsh’s 22.58 fly leg on the 200 medley relay out-split the other flyers in the field as well as every freestyle anchor.
The Duke swimming and diving program hosts SEC powerhouse Georgia in its annual Pink Meet Saturday at Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion.
UCLA senior Kenisha Liu, swimming for BREA Aquatics, won two events on Day 1 of the 2019 CA/NV Sectionals in Santa Clarita.
7 swimmers and 1 diver will make up Duke men’s swimming and diving team’s class of 2022 in the fall.