It was shaping up to be a banner year for freshmen, led by #1 recruit Kate Douglass – who was on the cusp of a historic freshman scoring effort.
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.
29 swimmers age 18 or younger are projected to earn NCAA individual invites on the women’s side, including one 17-year-old.
UVA freshman Kate Douglass will repeat her multi-discipline event lineup from ACCs at her first NCAA Championships later this month.
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.
It was an explosive first week of major conference championships. We count down our top 10 swims of a week including SECs, ACCs, and Big Tens.
The ‘A’ final of the 200 breast turned out to be one of the most exciting races of the meet with each of the top-3 finishers achieving NCAA ‘A’ cuts.
The Virginia Cavaliers took the 2020 ACC Women’s Swimming & diving title with the highest score in championship history.
UVA looks to be in control, as they had over a 100 point lead on NC State heading into today and put 11 women into A-final swims this morning.
The Virginia Cavaliers should be in cruise control after putting 11 swimmers up across the four events contested this morning.
UVA has a chance to essentially seal the victory with a strong final morning at the 2020 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.
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.
Virginia’s Morgan Hill (above) will swim the 100 fly as the #4 seed instead of the 200 free as the #2 seed on Friday at the ACC Championships.
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.