Boilermaker Aquatics’ Kaersten Meitz became the 5th fastest American performer this year in the 400 freestyle.
Mallory Comerford picked up a pair of wins in the 200 free and 100 fly on the first day of the 90th Ohio Valley Championships.
Simone Manuel will battle a stacked field tonight in the women’s 100 freestyle in Indianapolis.
NCAA champions Mallory Comerford of Louisville and Andreas Vazaios of NC State headline the Atlantic Coast Conference’s yearly award winners for the 2017-18 Swimming and Diving Season.
Louisville’s Mallory Comerford will go up against Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey in the 200 free.
Stanford went 5-for-5 on the day, wrapping up with a new American/NCAA/U.S. Open record in the 400 medley relay.
Hansson scratched the 200 IM, where she was the #16-seed, but is the #2 seed in both the 100 and 200 fly later in the meet.
A deep freestyle group is a tried and true formula for success, and that’s exactly what Virginia has on its roster.
Virginia will look to lock down the ACC title tonight.
Tonight’s final will include the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 3 meter diving, and 400 medley relay.
With NC State likely missing Ky-lee Perry and Courtney Caldwell, their chances look slim to repeat as ACC champions.
The team scores for college men and women, club men and women, and combined for both show Louisville and Nation’s Capital to be the big team winners form the meet.
Swimmers are set to compete in finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 4×100 free relay. The fastest heat of the women’s and men’s 1650 free will also be contested tonight and will open the session.
The final prelims session of the weekend will hold the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
On the men’s side, Zane Grothe (200 free) is back in action after taking down the 500 free American Record last night.