The Louisville Cardinals are the defending champions, or have the highest returner, in five of six events on the 3rd day of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships.
Four of the five events this morning at the 2021 ACC Championships will feature Louisville Cardinals as the highest-returners from last year’s championships.
The swimming portion of the 2021 Men’s ACC Championships begin today with two relays which NC State has dominated the last seven years.
It’s getting increasingly crowded at the top of the ACC, but the NC State men should win their 7th-straight title this week in Greensboro.
Senior Keefer Barnum holds came within a whisker of his own 100 breast school record, punching a 52.40 that moves him up to #11 in the nation
UVA sophomore Kate Douglass threw down 2:03.93 in a 200 breast time trial, the 9th-fastest time ever according the SWIMS database.
NC State’s depth was on display in a 190.5-107.5 win over ACC rival Virginia, as eight different men earned individual wins for the Wolfpack.
Kate Douglass tripled as the Virginia Cavaliers took down in-state rivals Virginia Tech Hokies in Charlottesville for Senior Day.
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 continues to get some speedy intrasquad racing in before the Cavaliers embark on some away meets in the weeks to come.
Last season, Zhang became the program’s 3rd swimmer in history to qualify for the NCAA meet. Jones’ qualifying time marks the 4th.
At this point, NC State looks like to be a lock for their 6th-straight team title, but there’s still plenty of great racing ahead of us this evening.
This morning NC State, Virginia, Louisville, and Virginia Tech accounted for 23 out of 32 possible A-final spots tonight.
The last prelims session of the 2020 ACC Championships will feature defending champions in three of the four events being contested.
NC State Coleman Stewart will be going for the double victory in the 100 fly and the 100 back tonight, one of three men who will be in both A-finals.