Melanie Margalis of Saint Petersburg Aquatics gave up her spot in the A final of the 200 breast to concentrate on the 400 free.
This weekend marks a busy one for the Duke swimming and diving program, as Blue Devils embark to two different meets in Princeton, N.J., and West Lafayette, Ind.
He leads the NCAA this year with that swim by nearly a full second.
Courtesy: Duke Athletics DURHAM, N.C. – After kicking off the season last weekend at Virginia Tech, the Blue Devil swimming…
Easop Lee, Cabell Ann Whitlow, and Melissa Pish all won as the Duke women beat VT.
The Madeira School girls won the team title by 0.5 points over Norfolk Academy.
Maddie Hess (above) is 1 of 3 Blue Devils to have earned a last-minute qualification for the NCAA Championships.
Today will feature the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 1 meter diving.
Duke freshman Connie Dean, a British IM/Breaststroker, had one of the highlight swims of the day. In prelims of the 400 IM, Dean blew away the field with a 4:12.40.
Maddie Hess won both backstrokes as the Duke women prevailed over in-state rivals UNC.
The Duke swimming and diving squads round out dual meet action at home in Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion Saturday, hosting North Carolina at 1 p.m.
Katherine Drabot of Ozaukee Aquatics was the high point winner on the women’s side with 205 points.
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Katie Drabot has a shot at three of the four event titles on the girls side, holding top seeds in the 400 IM and 50 fly while also sitting among the top contenders in the 200 free.