East Carolina University has cut four of its 20 intercollegiate sports, including men’s and women’s swimming & diving, as part of a plan to save $4.9 million.
Out goes backstroke sensation Beata Nelson and in comes elite prospect Phoebe Bacon for one team in our ranked NCAA swimming & diving recruiting classes.
After a legendary breakout meet at the AAC Championships for East Carolina, Stege will transfer to the University of Tennessee next season.
This is not a headline that anybody expected when East Carolina recruited Kristen Stege out of high school as a sprinter.
The East Carolina and Cincinnati men battled closely, with ECU winning an exciting match up by single digit points. Houston extended their women’s streak.
Kearsey raced to a new AAC Meet Record in the 50 free. The former mark of 19.58 was set by Louisville NCAA Champion Joao De Lucca in 2014.
Houston’s Peyton Kondis, the 2019 runner-up in both breaststrokes, has already been way under what it took to win the 100 breast and 200 IM last season.
The East Carolina men posted a 176-101 win over William & Mary, while the women’s team notched a 173.5-99.5 victory over the Tribe.
2018 Illinois Girls Swimming State Finals Nov. 16-17, 2018 Meet Site Live Results Preliminaries are now officially in the books…