Katharine Berkoff (pictured) is the American record holder in the women’s 100 back, and looks to win her fourth ACC title in a row in the event.
After not cracking the 52-second barrier last season, Nichols broke the 51-second barrier for the first time tonight to break the ACC record.
Louisville’s Gabi Albiero clocked a 51.40 to break her own pool record in the 100 fly as Louisville hosted Cincinnati for senior day.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde was one of just a handful of 5th year swimmers who scored more points at this year’s NCAA Championship meet than last year’s.
Tennessee freshman Jordan Crooks had the fastest anchor freestyle of the night with 40.52 at the end of the Vols’ relay.
The Texas Longhorns will be swimming for their second-straight title in the 400 medley relay, but on a new night in the schedule.
McHugh’s sights are assuredly set on breaking the 50-second barrier, which would make him just the 2nd swimmer in history to do so.
Louisville made program history last year, winning their first ever NCAA relay title by taking this race with a 1:22.11.
The NC State men put up over 1500 points to regain the ACC trophy, but they were far from the only team that impressed this past week in Atlanta.
Jonathan Affeld of Stanford broke two Avery Aquatic Center records en-route to sweeping the butterfly events as Stanford topped Cal.
With one day of racing to go, the NC State men are in the driver’s seat, while the women are trying to close the gap against UVA.
Though ACC records were broken all night, the most exciting race came at the end, when the Virginia women smashed the US Open record in the 400 medley relay.
All seven individual events tonight at the 2022 ACC Championships will each feature the defending champion trying to defend their titles.
Somov won his fifth straight ACC title in the men’s 100 breaststroke in a time of 51.13, joining teammate Nicolas Albiero who did so earlier in the 200 fly.