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.
Paige Madden bounced back from a rare freestyle DQ to shine as the #1 Virginia Cavalier women overcame the #5 NC State Wolfpack in a tight team battle.
Pro Michael Chadwick threw down a speedy 42.0 in the prelims of the 100 free this morning, but we should be in for some fast swimming from college stars too.
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.
Springfield Aquatics sprinter Casaundra Moses has selected NC State for her collegiate swimming career. She will start in the fall of 2022.
The NC State women touched first in every swimming event, although several of them were exhibitioned toward the end of the meet.