After the first of 3 intrasquad meets over the next month, the Orange and White teams are tied in the battle for the honorary team belt.
Sam Tornqvist set a new Pool Record in the 200 back. His 1:41.70 was within a second of his best and eclipsed the 6-year-old record by a second.
Virginia Tech’s Blake Manoff had a huge swim in the 200 free. The lone man in the race dropped nearly 2.5 seconds off his lifetime best, clocking a 1:33.68.
The Virginia Tech men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened the 2019-20 season in decisive fashion, defeating George Washington on both sides.
The Virginia Tech men and women defeated George Washington on both sides. Tech’s men claimed a 203-87 win while the women topped the Colonials 208-87.
For years, Northern Virginia has been a hotbed of elite high school swimming, and the atmospherics at the 6A Northern Region championship meet – typically held before a capacity crowd at the Oak Marr Rec Center – often lead to some of the fastest prep times in the country.
Virginia Tech head swimming and diving coach Ned Skinner has announced the addition of 16 new H2Okies that will join…
McLean’s Sinead Eksteen broke the regional record in the 200 free of U.S. National Teamer Cassidy Bayer, who missed the meet with a knee injury.
Nicole Pape of Rochester, Michigan and Heather Sigmon of Greensboro, North Carolina have both given their verbal pledge to the H2Okies this week.
Emily Meilus, who swims for Herndon High School and Machine Aquatics, has made a verbal commitment to Virginia Tech’s class of 2021.
The Langley boys and Robinson girls won the Virginia 6A Northern Region meet this weekend.
Nation’s Capital is taking no prisoners for this meet as the girls’ score pulls ahead tremendously and furthers the gap between spots.