While it’s tragic that the 2020 NCAA season ended this way, the season we did have was filled with amazing individual and team performances.
One way we at SwimSwam are dealing with our pain is taking a look back at what ended up being the last taper meets of the NCAA season
Brooke Forde returns to defend her 2019 crown, holding the best time of anyone in the field by at least a half-second at 4:31.34.
Though Alons raced only sprint free and back individually at ACCs, she believes her best performance came in the 400 medley relay on Friday night.
Moore remains the only woman in NC State history to win an ACC title in the 400 IM. NC State has been part of ACC women’s swimming since it started in 1979.
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.
Paige Madden is the ACC’s fastest swimmer in both the 200 back and 1650 free this season, but opted to race the latter on Saturday.
NC State didn’t take any top seeds this morning, but will have 16 finalists across tonight’s three individual events, including four in the 500 free A-final.
For 10 of the past 12 years, the University of Virginia women’s won the team title at the ACC Championships. Only in 2017 and 2019 did they place second.
The NC State men and women each won by wide margins over Virginia Tech, the school where Wolfpack head coach Braden Holloway was at before NC State.
Since we know you’re dying to ask, we’ll answer your questions here. No, she wasn’t in a tech suit. No, one else in the NCAA has broken 2:07 this season.
NC State’s Kate Moore shattered her personal best in the mile by over a second to place 2nd in the race. Shortly afterward she placed 5th in the 200 back.
MJ Mao will be going for the breastroke sweep tonight after winning the 100 breast yesterday and putting up the fastest 200 time in this morning’s prelims.
Beata Nelson was 50-point in the 100 fly and 100 back. Arizona State sophomore Cody Bybee hit lifetime-bests in a tough 100 fly/200 free double in prelims.
Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson put up a nation-leading 1:53.85 in prelims of the 200 IM, one of many nationally-ranked swims from this morning’s Wolfpack Invite.