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.
UVA sophomore Ella Nelson captured her first individual ACC title in record fashion, setting a new conference record in the 400 IM.
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’s Kate Douglass and NC State’s Kylee Alons have both scratched out of extra events to focus on the 100 fly on Friday’s prelims session of ACCs.
Watch freshman Alex Walsh topple No. 3 performer Kate Douglass in the 200 IM and more races from day 2 of the 2021 ACC Women’s Championships.
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.
After helping UVA to an NCAA record in the 200 medley relay on Wednesday, Kate Douglass enters the 200 IM as the big favorite on Thursday.
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.
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.
Berkoff’s within a second of her lifetime best, a 1:50.13 from early 2019; that will likely go down tonight based on how she’s looked this weekend.
The meet primarily features college squads, but there’s a smattering of professionals swimming tonight, including NC State alum Coleman Stewart.