Tonight’s session will be brief with only 5 races: the 400 IM (men’s and women’s), 100 fly (men’s and women’s), and the women’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.
Prelims of the men’s and women’s 400 IM, men’s and women’s 100 fly. Only 44 heats total this morning for what will likely be the shortest session of the meet
Regan Smith delivered yet another World Junior Record in the 100 meter backstroke in the final session of racing at the 2019 Counsilman Classic.
Now the 9th-fastest performer all-time, Smith is a mere 0.22 away from Missy Franklin’s National Age Group Record of 58.33.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, the 500 free champion, is on fire.
Hansson’s got the raw speed, but Eastin has the upper hand on the back half.
The Cal Bears come in with the fastest time this season in the 400 medley relay, and they appear to be the favorites to put an end to Stanford’s winning streak in this event.
USC’s Louise Hansson and Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil could have an exciting battle in the 100 fly as both swimmers have been under 50 seconds multiple times in their careers.
The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.
It should be NC State’s meet to lose at this point, but we should still be in some for some close, exciting races on the final night of the 2019 ACC Championships.
Louisville junior Grace Oglesby is one of three Cardinals aiming to defend their titles on the final day of the 2019 ACC Champs.
It’s shaping up to be a close race between NC State and UVA, with Louisville not completely out of it either, as we begin the third night of the 2019 ACC women’s championships.