Senior Alyssa Marsh, along with fellow fourth-year Nathaniel Hernandez, were named the team’s Most Valuable Athletes.
As the coronavirus continues to impact athletic events worldwide, a handful of universities have suspended athletic activities for the foreseeable future.
At this point, NC State looks like to be a lock for their 6th-straight team title, but there’s still plenty of great racing ahead of us this evening.
This morning NC State, Virginia, Louisville, and Virginia Tech accounted for 23 out of 32 possible A-final spots tonight.
The last prelims session of the 2020 ACC Championships will feature defending champions in three of the four events being contested.
Even after an early relay DQ, the Louisville men have turned heads with their day 1 performance at the ACC Men’s Swimming Championships.
NC State is still the favorite, but key losses across the conference will give underclassmen a chance to step up & make an impact across the board this year.
Alyssa Marsh split 22.0 fly on the medley, while UNC’s Caroline Hauder dropped a 59.2 100 breast. Meanwhile, the UNC men controlled the meet and won.
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.