NC State won their second relay title ever with the third-fastest time ever in the 200 medley relay tonight at the 2021 NCAA Championships.
Virginia will have at least one A-finalist in each of the five individual events while Texas, NC State, and Cal will see 4 swimmers in the A-final.
Virginia is going into night 3 with 7 ‘A’ finalists while 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place teams NC State, Texas, and Cal each have 4 swimmers in the ‘A’ finals.
Cavalier Alex Walsh is the big favorite in the 200 IM as we head into Day 2 finals at the Women’s NCAA Championships.
NC State’s MacCausland, USC’s Delgado, and MIchigan’s Pyshnenko were all crucial 21.8-legs in their respective relays before their scratches.
After the pandemic cancelled the 2020 NCAAs, Michigan JR Maggie MacNeil and Virginia SO Kate Douglass will finally take their aims at the 100 fly NCAA title.
The UVA women won the 400 free relay in a 3:10.14, the top time in the NCAA this season. The entire relay had the top four fastest splits at the meet.
The Virginia women defended their ACC team title, earning their 17th team title in program history. UVA now has the most team titles in conference history.
UVA’s Paige Madden will aim for her 3rd ACC title this meet in the 1650 free, after previously sweeping the 200/500 free.
This morning, Kate Douglass will swim the 100 free over the 200 breast. The prelims of the 200 back and 200 fly will also take place.
Kate Douglass anchored 46.66 on the 400 medley relay to secure UVA another ACC relay title and conference record. The next fastest split was a 48.16.
The UVA Cavaliers wrapped up a fast night with a 3:26.25 in the 400 medley relay, setting a new ACC Record and tying the 7th-fastest performance ever.
UVA’s Alexis Wenger broke the 100 breast ACC record at 57.67. However, tonight NC State’s Sophie Hansson will aim to defend her 2020 title against Wenger.
This morning, the prelims of the women’s 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back will take place. UVA’s Kate Douglass leads the 100 fly.
Despite getting second to UVA by 0.05s, NC State’s entire 200 free relay swam all sub-22 splits to combine for a 1:26.59.