It was a senior-heavy NCAA, with five seniors projected among the top 8 individual scorers. We look back at the past 4 years to evaluate recruiting ranks.
While it’s tragic that the 2020 NCAA season ended this way, the season we did have was filled with amazing individual and team performances.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the reigning NCAA Champion, made history this season as the first woman to break 21 in the 50 free.
The Big Ten Champion Ohio State Buckeyes are our fastest risers in our end-of-season poll, flying from unranked to #11 overall.
After leading Tennessee to a historic SEC title, senior Erika Brown has a great chance to close her career with an individual NCAA win in the 100 free.
After placing third in the 100 back at SECs in February, NC State’s Kylee Alons will instead race the 100 fly on day three at NCAAs.
Though Alons raced only sprint free and back individually at ACCs, she believes her best performance came in the 400 medley relay on Friday night.
Moore remains the only woman in NC State history to win an ACC title in the 400 IM. NC State has been part of ACC women’s swimming since it started in 1979.
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.
Paige Madden is the ACC’s fastest swimmer in both the 200 back and 1650 free this season, but opted to race the latter on Saturday.
Virginia’s Morgan Hill (above) will swim the 100 fly as the #4 seed instead of the 200 free as the #2 seed on Friday at the ACC Championships.
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.