Stanford has won this event 4 of the last 5 years, but they do not appear to be a favorite to win this time around.
Stanford looks like the favorite, but the interesting strategy to watch Saturday will be where teams use their star sprinters – both Simone Manuel and Abbey Weitzeil could anchor or lead off. And where they swim just might be the difference-maker if the race gets tight.
Rose Bi and G Ryan both had “off” swims in the 500 on Thursday, and Beryl Gastaldello placed 5th in the 50 free and anchored Texas’ 400 medley relay.
Katie McLaughlin has taken over for the now-graduated Farida Osman on Cal’s 200 free relay.
Virginia put up dominating performances in the free events at the ACCs, resulting in 3 relay meet records, 2 relay ACC records, and 1 individual meet record.
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Today will feature the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 1 meter diving.
Virginia had a monster anchor split from Caitlin Cooper, leading UVA to break the ACC record by over half a second.
Cooper was 1 of 4 Cavaliers in the A-Final of the 50 free.
Day 2 prelims featured the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.
Lynch led by a nail at the halfway mark, but was able to outpace Hoffer to stretch his lead up to a couple of tenths through the back half.
Virginia head swimming and diving coach Augie Busch announced Monday (Dec. 9) that 13 student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to join the Cavalier program in the fall of 2014.
The Virginia Cavaliers picked up a verbal commitment from freestyle specialist Laine Reed out of Longhorn Aquatics/Austin High School.