Newcomer Sally Foley swam two breast times that would have scored at the 2020 ACC Championships at Duke’s intrasquad meet on Saturday.
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.
Duke’s Lee and Louisville’s Somov were named Women’s and Men’s Swimmers of the Week, & Molly Fears and Nathaniel Hernandez were named ACC Divers of the Week.
Freshmen showed up big for both teams, claiming victory in 5 women’s events.
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.
Two Blue Devil freshmen garnered 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials cuts to highlight Duke’s weekend at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Richmond.
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Duke earned a 1-2 punch in the women’s 200 free, where Melissa Pish, a freshman and the school record-holder, took the race in 1:46.89. Fellow freshman Easop Lee came in 2nd, posting a 1:48.21.
Back in competition for the first time in three weeks, the Blue Devil men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams face Tobacco Road rival North Carolina in the teams’ regular season finale Saturday.
Max St. George took wins in both backstrokes as one of Duke’s top performers.
After not racing on Wednesday evening as the top seed in the women’s 800 free, Leah Smith is also absent from Thursday morning’s heat sheets at the Pro Swim Series stop in Knoxville.
Maddy Banic, at the heart of Tennessee’s sprint group, will compete this weekend as the Vols host the Tennessee Invitational.
This weekend marks a busy one for the Duke swimming and diving program, as Blue Devils embark to two different meets in Princeton, N.J., and West Lafayette, Ind.