NC State swimmers nearly swept the final day of competition in Cary, while SwimMAC emerged with combined team title for the meet.
NC State swimmers dominated third finals session at the Cary Sectionals, sweeping all six individual events on Saturday evening.
Wilby, who competes internationally for Great Britain, swam his lifetime best of 1:55.97 last summer, making him the #5 British performer all-time.
The first day of the 94th Ohio Valley Championships is in the books, and Indiana’s Mac Looze came out of day 1 with a pair of wins.
Curzan produced a time of 2:00.36 to knock nearly two seconds off her previous best of 2:02.27.
The dream of Dressel in the 200 free will remain just that for at least another meet after he declared a false start and left an empty lane on Wednesday.
Caeleb Dressel is the favorite in the men’s 100 fly, though he has been beaten twice this year in the race: once by Michael Andrew and once by Shaine Casas.
Bjorn Seeliger, runner-up in the 100 free, led off Cal’s 400 free relay in 40.92, the only sub-41 flat-start time in the field.
The Texas Longhorns will be swimming for their second-straight title in the 400 medley relay, but on a new night in the schedule.
Although Kieran Smith is the only man in the field who has been sub-1:30, there is a chance that swimmers like Texas’s Drew Kibler (pictured) could join him.
LSU’s Brooks Curry leads the NCAA in the 100 free this year and is the newest member of the 40-point club, making him the odds-on favorite for the title.
Bjorn Seeliger has taken over the mantle from Ryan Hoffer as Cal’s go-to sprinter, and the Bears are looking primed for a repeat win in the 400 free relay.
Drew Kibler and the Texas Longhorns are primed to make it three in a row in the 800 free relay next week at the Men’s NCAA Championships.
The NC State men put up over 1500 points to regain the ACC trophy, but they were far from the only team that impressed this past week in Atlanta.
The NC State men reclaimed the ACC title this week by a wide margin after a two-point loss to Louisville last year ended a six-year winning streak.