The first night of the 2023 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships will featured six events, including the promise of some historically-fast relays.
Alons became just the fifth woman to split under 22 seconds on butterfly during the opening night of the ACC Championships in Greensboro.
With a massive freshman and transfer class, the Virginia women are heavily favored to win their fourth-straight ACC Championships title this year.
Kacper Stokowski and Denis Petrashov share the men’s award, while Heather MacCausland and Gabi Albiero received co-women’s honors.
NC State clocked a 200 medley relay time of 1:33.49, nearly a second faster than the previous NCAA-leading mark of 1:34.33 that belonged to Virginia.
Claire Curzan was the top qualifier in both the 100 fly and 100 back this morning, but she’ll be challenged by Torri Huske and Katherine Berkoff in each.
This morning’s prelims session will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.
The first finals session of the Wolfpack Invite will feature ASU star Leon Marchand (pictured) as well as Stanford Olympians Torri Huske and Claire Curzan.
Katharine Berkoff will once again be a driving force for the NC State women as they aim to move up from their fifth-place finish at the 2022 NCAAs.
NC State swimmers dominated third finals session at the Cary Sectionals, sweeping all six individual events on Saturday evening.
After swimming the fastest time in history at ACCs, the Virginia women are set up for a clear victory in the 200 free relay at NCAAs.
The UVA women need a strong showing tonight to hold off NC State in a session that promises to be full of thrilling racing.
The first-years are showing up in Greensboro. Leon Marchand of ASU and Stanford’s Regan Smith and Torri Huske had strong morning swims.
Kylee Alons of NC State is the top seed in the women’s 50 free after clocking a 21.90 in prelims this morning.