With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.
Here’s our predictions for the top 25 teams at this week’s event.
Tonight’s action will feature a battle between ACC Record holder Hennessey Stuart and Championship Record holder Grigory Tarasevich in the 200 back, but Robert Owen may also challenge for the title in that event.
The 500 free will feature a battle between 2 Olympic distance swimmers, Louisville’s Marcelo Acosta and NC State’s Anton Ipsen, who will be chasing Matt McLean’s Meet Record from 2009.
The 2017 Men’s ACC Championships kick off today at the McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta, GA. Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.
Henry Campbell pulled off a successful triple for the UNC men, starting with a victory in the 1000 free after he touched in 9:23.34 ahead of Navy’s Sam Ciocco (9:27.09).
NC State’s 200 free relay celebrating the fastest swim of the meet, before they were disqualified for a relay exchange infraction.
Stephen Coetzer (pictured) and NC State are on a roll, and showing they’re far from a one-dimensional program. That and more in tonight’s 5 Big Things.
2015 Men’s ACC Championships: Bilis throws down 18.9, NC State smashes 200 free relay records at day 2 finals
NC State’s Simonas Bilis became the 3rd man in the NCAA to break 19 seconds in the 50 this season, leading off a barn-burning Wolfpack relay in 18.98.
UNC Top-15 Rankings: Men’s 200-yard backstroke, Patrick Myers, 13th, 1:46.89
Chase Kalisz won his signature event, the 400 IM, to give him his third win of the evening. His time of 3:50.38 was an extremely solid in-season swim.
University of North Carolina head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach Rich DeSelm capped off a tremendous fall recruiting…
UNC adds one male and female to their verbals from the 2014 class. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)