The UNC Tar Heels swept the South Carolina Gamecocks on Sunday, each team winning 10 events. Both UNC 400 medley relays improved their season bests as well.
In a battle of ACC opponents, the Virginia Cavalier men and women each won against the UNC Tar Heels, with the men’s outcome decided by the final relay.
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.
The NC State women touched first in every swimming event, although several of them were exhibitioned toward the end of the meet.
Yoder adds her name to a large and ever-growing list of swimmers looking to join the rising Tar Heels.
Beata Nelson stormed to the win in this event last year, erasing every record to become the fastest female 100-yard backstroker in history.
NC State’s Sophie Hansson broke ACC and meet records in the 100 breast last year as a freshman, and she returns as the favorite on day 3.
For 10 of the past 12 years, the University of Virginia women’s won the team title at the ACC Championships. Only in 2017 and 2019 did they place second.
The assault on Virginia’s AFC pool record board that began Friday night continued Saturday, with another five pool records going down.
After two seasons of regression, Emma Cole hit monumental best times in all of her best events at the Georgia Tech Invite.
On the final day of the 2019 Georgia Tech Invitational, Leah Braswell swam 15:47 in the 1650 free, which is the best time in the country by almost 10 seconds.
Anchored by a 21.88 split from freshman Talia Bates (above), the Florida women hit the NCAA automatic invite time in the women’s 200 free relay on Friday.
This afternoon, Hartman went 1:00.84 to win the 100 breast, tying her for seventh in the country this season. She also won the 200 breast and 200 IM.
UNC sophomore Emma Cole was called a “social media sweetheart” during the ACC Network’s broadcast of the 2019 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships. SwamSwam caught up with Cole to ask her why.
Back at home for the first time in 2019, the North Carolina swimming and diving programs host the Virginia Cavaliers in Koury Natatorium on Friday at 3 p.m.