Mack would have gone into the 100 back and 50 free and 5th and 3rd seeds, respectively but has opted out of both events.
The time has finally come for the first non-Lilly King 100 BR NCAA champion to be crowned in 2021. NC State’s Sophie Hansson looks to be the best candidate.
Kate Douglass anchored 46.66 on the 400 medley relay to secure UVA another ACC relay title and conference record. The next fastest split was a 48.16.
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.
The UVA women propel to the lead on day one with their double relay wins. Among the highlights was Berkoff’s 23.37 BK and Madden’s 1:42.9 200 free split.
The 2021 ACC Women’s Championships kick off tonight with the timed finals of the 200 medley and 800 free relays. UVA leads both relays on the psychs.
Kraus won the 200 free by over three seconds, registering a 1:44.97 for a lifetime best by over a second. She now ranks #7 nationally this year.
The Kentucky women and Louisville men emerged with victories as the intrastate rivals competed today in Lexington, Kentucky.
The Louisville men blasted a 1:25 in the 200 medley relay as the Cardinal men took down the Missouri Tigers 199-101, despite missing the Albiero family.
The Notre Dame women and the Louisville men came out on top in a pair of back-and-forth contests between ACC rivals over the weekend.
Canadian world champ Maggie MacNeil will swim the 100 fly this afternoon, and former world record-holder Kathleen Baker heads the 100 back.
In prelims of the 100 breast, Friesen dropped a 59.62 to move up to 25th in the NCAA. She then swam a 2:07.24 in the 200 breast, which ranks #8 in the NCAA.
Erika Brown tripled for the second week in a row, as Tennessee followed up last weekend’s defeat of Virginia by soundly beating Louisville.
Graduated star Mallory Comerford’s relay production will be tough to replace, but Louisville still has a deep sprint group and some butterfly stars.