48-point NCAA Championship scorer Ella Nelson will serve as a captain for the Virginia Cavaliers this season as they look to defend their national title.
The Virginia women defended their ACC team title, earning their 17th team title in program history. UVA now has the most team titles in conference history.
UVA’s Paige Madden will aim for her 3rd ACC title this meet in the 1650 free, after previously sweeping the 200/500 free.
This morning, Kate Douglass will swim the 100 free over the 200 breast. The prelims of the 200 back and 200 fly will also take place.
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.
This morning, the prelims of the women’s 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back will take place. UVA’s Kate Douglass leads the 100 fly.
Virginia is the heavy favorite to repeat as team champion, while NC State and Louisville are projected to defend their 2nd and 3rd place finishes.
The 14-year-old also moved into a tie for 19th in age group history in the 100 fly (53.44), and put up times of 22.64 and 49.23 in the 50 and 100 free.
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.
UVA looks to be in control, as they had over a 100 point lead on NC State heading into today and put 11 women into A-final swims this morning.
UVA has a chance to essentially seal the victory with a strong final morning at the 2020 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.
Swim fans got their first look at two of the top ranked recruiting classes in the nation, as the Cavaliers split up for their annual intrasquad meet.
UVA is without a doubt in a stronger place heading into this season than last season, thanks in large part to the #1 recruiting class this year.
Prelims of the men’s and women’s 400 IM, men’s and women’s 100 fly. Only 44 heats total this morning for what will likely be the shortest session of the meet
The University of Virginia opened it season with a pair of wins that highlights the talent and versatility of its large freshman class.