Virginia Tech freshman Ivanov took 1st place in the 200 fly against Olympic medalist Schooling, but Schooling claimed victory in the 100 fly.
The meet primarily features college squads, but there’s a smattering of professionals swimming tonight, including NC State alum Coleman Stewart.
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.
Emma Atkinson posted a school and pool record-breaking 200 back (1:52.71) at the final dual of the Hokies Belt Challenge, won by team Orange.
The story for VT has been the immediate contributions from freshman backstrokers Emma Atkinson and Caroline Bentz and distance specialist Chase Travis.
After Dual Meet #2, Team Orange now leads in overall point scores over Team Maroon. Dual Meet #3 on October 24th will decide the Hokies Belt Challenge winner.
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.
Virginia is in the midst of a recruiting tear – but how do their returning points stack up after graduating a few key contributors?
We kick off our expanded rankings of the incoming freshman classes for NCAA swimming & diving with our 13th- through 16th-ranked programs.
The Virginia Tech H2Okies have added Spain’s Nadia Gonzalez to their incoming freshman class – the freestyler will start at Virginia Tech in the fall of 2020.
This is perhaps the best recruiting class we’ve ever ranked, with instant-impact swimmers in back, breast and fly. World record-holder Regan Smith sits #1.
After breaking the National Independent High School Record in the 50 free, Pennington junior David Curtiss completed the sprint sweep with another record.
Foley, a Duke commit, made a drop of over 3 seconds in the 200 IM to break 2:00 for the first time. Her swim is fast enough to have placed 7th at 2019 ACCs.
Kierstin Godfrey, with small drops, could join the Virginia Tech free relays immediately as a freshman when she arrives in Blacksburg this fall.
There were 3 Pool Records set at the 2020 Girls Inter-AC Invite. A couple of those marks were formerly held by some noteworthy national team swimmers.