It was shaping up to be a banner year for freshmen, led by #1 recruit Kate Douglass – who was on the cusp of a historic freshman scoring effort.
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
The Big Ten Champion Ohio State Buckeyes are our fastest risers in our end-of-season poll, flying from unranked to #11 overall.
Beata Nelson stormed to the win in this event last year, erasing every record to become the fastest female 100-yard backstroker in history.
Butte High School senior Catherine Russo defended her title in the 50 free, winning it for the 4th year in a row.
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.
The UVA Cavaliers should build on their 27.5 lead after putting 12 women into tonight’s A-finals, including four in the 100 fly.
NC State’s Sophie Hansson broke ACC and meet records in the 100 breast last year as a freshman, and she returns as the favorite on day 3.
Virginia super-freshman Kate Douglass was the top seed in the 200 IM and the 50 free on Thursday, but opted for the former.
The ACC postseason gets underway this evening in Greensboro with the 200 medley relay, 1m diving finals, and the 800 free relay, along with men’s 3m diving.
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.
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.
Kylee Alons had a pair of highlight swims for the Wolfpack as the NC State men and women beat ACC rival UNC on the road.
Chase Kalisz has dropped the 200 BR on night 4 of the US Open after finishing 9th in prelims, meanwhile, Kieran Smith will contest only in the 200 BK A-final.