Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the reigning NCAA Champion, made history this season as the first woman to break 21 in the 50 free.
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 didn’t take any top seeds this morning, but will have 16 finalists across tonight’s three individual events, including four in the 500 free A-final.
We kick off this morning with the 500 free, where 2019 NCAA runner-up Paige Madden leads the Virginia Cavaliers into heats.
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.
The NC State men and women each won by wide margins over Virginia Tech, the school where Wolfpack head coach Braden Holloway was at before NC State.
It’s a massive slate of duals, including NC State at Virginia for ACC supremacy. We’ve also got Arizona & Arizona St. making swings through Cal and Stanford.
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.
The tides are turning, and we have a new #1 in our NCAA swimming & diving rankings, updated after mid-season invites across the nation.
Rematch! Erika Brown won two races against Kate Douglass in a dual meet earlier this year. They could meet up to three more times at the Tennessee Invite.
A couple sprint-heavy teams are rising into the top 10 in our second round of power rankings for NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving.