Freshmen showed up big for both teams, claiming victory in 5 women’s events.
MJ Mao will be going for the breastroke sweep tonight after winning the 100 breast yesterday and putting up the fastest 200 time in this morning’s prelims.
Beata Nelson and Nyls Korstanje highlighted this morning’s prelims, but there should be plenty of opportunities for more fast swims this evening.
Marsh’s 22.58 fly leg on the 200 medley relay out-split the other flyers in the field as well as every freestyle anchor.
Courtney Harnish tripled up today, finding her way to the wall first in the 1000 free (10:01.88), the 200 free (1:48.25), and finally the 500 free (4:51.35).
The Duke swimming and diving program hosts SEC powerhouse Georgia in its annual Pink Meet Saturday at Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion.
NC State has locked up their 5th-straight team title, but Louisville and Virginia face a tight race for 2nd tonight on the final day of the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, NC.
Coleman Stewart will be looking to follow up his stellar day yesterday as we head into the final day of the 2019 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.
Led by a trio of returning individual champions, NC State should be in cruise control en route to their 5th-straight ACC title.
Duke earned a 1-2 punch in the women’s 200 free, where Melissa Pish, a freshman and the school record-holder, took the race in 1:46.89. Fellow freshman Easop Lee came in 2nd, posting a 1:48.21.
Back in competition for the first time in three weeks, the Blue Devil men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams face Tobacco Road rival North Carolina in the teams’ regular season finale Saturday.
Junior diver Nathaniel Hernandez was recognized as the ACC Men’s Diver for the second time this season Monday while senior Mackenzie Willborn was named the ACC Women’s Diver of the Week and junior Miles Williams took home ACC Men’s Swimmer of the Week honors following a successful trip for Duke to the Tennessee Invitational.
This weekend marks a busy one for the Duke swimming and diving program, as Blue Devils embark to two different meets in Princeton, N.J., and West Lafayette, Ind.
He leads the NCAA this year with that swim by nearly a full second.