The Cavaliers picked up 6 A-finalists this morning, flexing their depth in the 200 breast, led by #2 Alex Walsh, #3 Ella Nelson, and #6 Alexis Wenger.
Conference champions, including Ohio State (above), Kentucky, Virginia, and Texas, performed well on day 1 of the NCAA Championship meet on Wednesday.
Alabama junior Rhyan White owns a best time nearly two seconds faster than anyone in the field of the 200 back at the upcoming Women’s NCAA Championships.
Western Albemarle won the men’s meet while Monticello was victorious at the VHSL Class 3 State Swimming and Diving Championships.
Catch Paige Madden’s 2nd-straight 1650 free title, Kate Douglass’ 46.8 100 free, Sophie Hansson’s 3rd-straight 200 breast, and more race videos from day 4.
UVA’s Paige Madden will aim for her 3rd ACC title this meet in the 1650 free, after previously sweeping the 200/500 free.
This morning, Kate Douglass will swim the 100 free over the 200 breast. The prelims of the 200 back and 200 fly will also take place.
UVA’s Alexis Wenger broke the 100 breast ACC record at 57.67. However, tonight NC State’s Sophie Hansson will aim to defend her 2020 title against Wenger.
This morning, the prelims of the women’s 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back will take place. UVA’s Kate Douglass leads the 100 fly.
After helping UVA to an NCAA record in the 200 medley relay on Wednesday, Kate Douglass enters the 200 IM as the big favorite on Thursday.
Virginia is the heavy favorite to repeat as team champion, while NC State and Louisville are projected to defend their 2nd and 3rd place finishes.
Kylee Alons powered the NC State women with three individual victories, as NC State wrapped up the dual meet season by sweeping Virginia Tech at home.
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.
Pro Michael Chadwick threw down a speedy 42.0 in the prelims of the 100 free this morning, but we should be in for some fast swimming from college stars too.