Youssef Ramadan earned the Hokies’ first-ever individual NCAA title, while the team surged to a program-best 9th place finish last season.
The 100 back looks primed for a shakeup this year at the Division I Men’s NCAA Championships, as just eight of the finalists from last year are returning.
Cal junior Bjorn Seeliger (pictured) was one of three swimmers under Ryan Murphy’s 50 back record during last year’s 200 medley relay final.
Backstroker Zac Ouzilou from New Jersey has announced his commitment to the Virginia Tech Hokies, beginning with the 2023-2024 season.
After rejoining the Tennessee Volunteers in the spring semester, Julia Mrozinski was on the bubble to qualify for NCAAs this year – until Friday morning.
UVA sophomore Reilly Tiltmann will seek a successful ACC title defense on Saturday in the women’s 200 backstroke.
The Cavalier Invite isn’t the only show in town in the Old Dominion this weekend, as Ramdan and teammate Carles Coll Marti both put up top-notch swims.
Youssef Ramadan was part of three pool records, including a 45.4 opening 100 split in the 200 back, on the first night of the annual Virginia Tech Invite.
While swims fans didn’t see the same level of time as on the women’s side, there were plenty of exciting races between the UVA and Virginia Tech men today.
#20 ranked Duke women took down #22 ranked Virginia Tech women, while the #10 ranked Hokie men came out on top on the men’s side.
Virginia Tech kicked off the season with the first intrasquad meet of the 2022 Hokie Belt Challenge, a season-long competition designed to build team culture.
Rising junior Youssef Ramadan won ACC Championships Most Valuable Swimmer in 2022 and went under the 44 second mark in the 100 fly at NCAAs.
Projected to outscore Texas by 21.5 points tonight, the Cal Golden Bears are now within striking distance of the team lead by night’s end at NCAAs.
Virginia Tech’s AJ Pouch won the 100 breast swim-off in a 51.92 and will compete in the B final this evening, one of four Hokies with second swims today.