Kylee Alons blasted the 4th-fastest fly relay split in history to help lead the Wolfpack to the first-ever sub-3:25 400 medley relay. **Updated with video**
Arkansas’ Peyton Palsha has scratched out of the 400 IM after coming into the meet seeded 15th overall.
Michigan junior Olivia Carter dropped the 200 IM on Day 2 of NCAAs as the 20th seed.
The 400 medley relay is seeded to be a very tight race at the top, with the 4 top seeds all entering at 3:26.
NC State’s MacCausland, USC’s Delgado, and MIchigan’s Pyshnenko were all crucial 21.8-legs in their respective relays before their scratches.
Donna Depolo will be Nevada’s first NCAA Championship qualifier in swimming since 2016 after a scratch pulled her into the meet.
The UVA women won the 400 free relay in a 3:10.14, the top time in the NCAA this season. The entire relay had the top four fastest splits at the meet.
UVA’s Paige Madden will aim for her 3rd ACC title this meet in the 1650 free, after previously sweeping the 200/500 free.
Kate Douglass anchored 46.66 on the 400 medley relay to secure UVA another ACC relay title and conference record. The next fastest split was a 48.16.
The UVA Cavaliers wrapped up a fast night with a 3:26.25 in the 400 medley relay, setting a new ACC Record and tying the 7th-fastest performance ever.
UVA’s Alexis Wenger broke the 100 breast ACC record at 57.67. However, tonight NC State’s Sophie Hansson will aim to defend her 2020 title against Wenger.
Despite getting second to UVA by 0.05s, NC State’s entire 200 free relay swam all sub-22 splits to combine for a 1:26.59.
The UVA women toppled the NC State women for the 2021 ACC title in the 200 free relay at 1:26.54, highlighted by Douglass’ 21.50 ACC meet record lead-off.
The first potential juggernaut matchup between Virginia’s Kate Douglass (above) and NC State’s Katharine Berkoff has been avoided.
Kylee Alons powered the NC State women with three individual victories, as NC State wrapped up the dual meet season by sweeping Virginia Tech at home.