NC State is still the cream of the crop of an increasingly-competitive conference, but the ACC looks a bit different with new coaches and missing swimmers.
Brendan Burns swept the 100 fly (46.19), 200 fly (1:43.28) and 200 back (1:44.95) to lead the Indiana men to a dominant 193-107 sweep over Louisville.
Mizzou hosted Louisville for a men’s and women’s dual meet last Friday, falling to the Cardinals decisively in both meets.
Louisville had probably their strongest showing of the night in the women’s 100 fly final, where the Cardinals had the top four finishers.
Louisville freshmen racked up the victories as the Cardinal men and women both defeated the Xavier Musketeers in the season opener.
The Cardinals had their lowest NCAA finish since 2015 and lose some big names, but a new core could coalesce this year and return Louisville to the top ten.
The Louisville senior has shared his story of attempted suicide and encourages others suffering from depression to seek help.
Louisville made program history last year, winning their first ever NCAA relay title by taking this race with a 1:22.11.
The Louisville Cardinals put up season-best times in both 200 free relays just two weeks away from the combined ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.
Rye Ulett was scheduled to arrive at Louisville next fall, but made a surprise debut last week at Indiana. She’s already making a big impact.
The NCAA has released videos for all of the Men’s races from the 2021 NCAA Swimming Championship on their YouTube channel. You can view them all here.
Defending 200 fly national champion Nick Albiero (above) is one of a number of NCAA qualifying-caliber swimmers absent for Louisville at this week’s Purdue Invite.
Tennessee threw down a few times that rank in the top five in the nation so far this season as they defeated Louisville as home.
The Louisville men return a few key fifth years, and bring in a couple of Olympians, as they seek to build on a historic 2020-2021 season.
Casey Chung led off in 52.86, with Letitia Sim splitting 59.38 on breast, Maggie MacNeil splitting 50.88 on fly, and Lindsay Flynn anchoring in 47.36.