Kieran Smith and Ryan Lochte have scratched the 400 IM for day 1 prelims. Smith will instead focus on the 400 free while Lochte has eyes on the 200 IM.
Action continued Saturday in Richmond, with several Wave I cuts, and three swimmers adding to their win totals from previous days.
While Cal fell a bit short to Texas in the overall battle, the Bears closed out the meet with their win in the 400 free relay since 2011.
Day 2 of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships will feature finals of the 500 free, 200 IM and 50 free, plus timed finals of the 200 free relay.
The first full day of swimming of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships gets going this morning with prelims of the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.
It’s getting increasingly crowded at the top of the ACC, but the NC State men should win their 7th-straight title this week in Greensboro.
In a battle of ACC opponents, the Virginia Cavalier men and women each won against the UNC Tar Heels, with the men’s outcome decided by the final relay.
The UVA men narrowly edged Alabama, thanks to a team record-setting 400 free relay to close out the meet, to close out three fast days by all teams.
Kate Douglass is now only a quarter of a second away from being the fastest women ever in the SCY version of the 200 IM.
SEC foes Alabama and Tennessee join with the ACC’s Virginia for a three day invite-style double dual in Knoxville this week.
The psych sheets are topped primarily by current UVA swimmers and age group stars, but there’s a couple former NCAA champions entered as well.
UVA continues to get some speedy intrasquad racing in before the Cavaliers embark on some away meets in the weeks to come.
Louisville returns more individual points, but freshmen, transfers, and returning redshirts means that NC State is ready for yet another ACC title.
With 10 recruiting classes ranked since SwimSwam’s inception, we’re looking back at the top overall NCAA swimming recruits since the class of 2013.
At this point, NC State looks like to be a lock for their 6th-straight team title, but there’s still plenty of great racing ahead of us this evening.