Cal saved Abbey Weitzeil for the other four relays, and an NC State scratch could speed up their 200 medley relay. Meanwhile USC will have to keep Louise Hansson off a different relay and Tennessee used Erika Brown only to miss scoring entirely.
The Cal Bears come in with the fastest time this season in the 400 medley relay, and they appear to be the favorites to put an end to Stanford’s winning streak in this event.
Cal was within .07 of winning this relay last year and returns all four legs, including two potential 20-point splits.
For the title of sprint queen in the 50 free, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Tennessee’s Erika Brown look to have a battle like none other for the American record.
The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.
It should be NC State’s meet to lose at this point, but we should still be in some for some close, exciting races on the final night of the 2019 ACC Championships.
Louisville junior Grace Oglesby is one of three Cardinals aiming to defend their titles on the final day of the 2019 ACC Champs.
NC State freshman Kylee Alons will be focusing on the 200 fly, an event in which she is already the school record-holder, on the final day of the 2019 ACC Champs.
It’s shaping up to be a close race between NC State and UVA, with Louisville not completely out of it either, as we begin the third night of the 2019 ACC women’s championships.
UVA’s Morgan Hill dropped a quarter second off her prelims time of 21.93 (also her previous personal best time), touching just ahead of NC State’s Ky-lee Perry, 21.68 to 21.69.
NC State has surged to a 45-point lead in the ACC, but with two days of racing left, it’s still anybody’s game between the Wolfpack, Louisville and Virginia.
NC State has 13 individual swims in tonight’s finals.
NC State had 4 new legs on their 200 free relay as compared to last year’s ACC Championship. The new group excelled, breaking the ACC Record by half-a-second.
The women’s ACC Championships kick off tonight with the 200 medley relay, 800 free relay, and women’s 3 meter diving.
Coleen Gillilan will be looking to defend her 200 free and 100 fly titles at the CHSAA 5A Girls State Championships this weekend.