The second night of racing at the women’s ACC Championships featured a big Virginia push in the 500 free, led by new ACC record-holder Leah Smith.
Emily Lloyd celebrates Virginia’s win and new ACC record in the 200 medley relay.
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Courtney Bartholomew is one of the big-name swimmers hoping to lead Virginia to its 7th-straight ACC title. They’ll go toe-to-toe with UNC at Greensboro to kick off the major conference meet season.
Virginia Tech’s Nathan Hoisington went from 43rd in the conference to 10th in the 100 breaststroke over the weekend, and earned Swimmer of the Week honors for his efforts.
North Carolina State University owned the sprint races in their regular season finale at home against Virginia. That was enough for the men to power away from the Cavaliers, but the Wolfpack women dropped the meet to a hard-charging Virginia squad.
Florida State’s Pawel Sankovich (above) was one of two swimmers named as the ACC’s Swimmer of the Week.
Virginia picks up 11 wins on Day 2, yet the Virginia Tech men get their first dual win against UVA since 1981.
The women of UVA and men of Virginia Tech take the reigns on day one.
Among the great backstrokers in the SEC, Big Ten, and Pac-12, Virginia’s Courtney Bartholomew pulled the ACC back into the conversation this weekend at the Ohio State invitational.
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Fast time went down in Columbus on night one of the Ohio State Invitational (Photo Credit: Amanda Smith)
With two top backstroke swims last weekend, Courtney Bartholomew of Virginia deserves HardCoreSwim of the Week honors.
Gunnar Bentz is one of a handful of swimmers who is doing junior/senior double duty this year. (Photo: Anne Lepesant)
Leah Smith of the JCC Sailfish is a part of a very good recruiting class for the Virginia Cavaliers. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Lia Neal will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing World Championship Trials with a strong performance at this week’s U.S. Open.
Conor Dwyer (right) has been on fire since he began training with Bob Bowman (glasses). He comes into the 200 free final on Wednesday evening as the top seed. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)