The 100 fly is one of the most anticipated showdowns, featuring 2 women tied as the NCAA Record holders and a 3rd who holds the American Record.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the reigning NCAA Champion, made history this season as the first woman to break 21 in the 50 free.
After leading Tennessee to a historic SEC title, senior Erika Brown has a great chance to close her career with an individual NCAA win in the 100 free.
The Virginia Cavaliers took the 2020 ACC Women’s Swimming & diving title with the highest score in championship history.
UVA looks to be in control, as they had over a 100 point lead on NC State heading into today and put 11 women into A-final swims this morning.
UVA has a chance to essentially seal the victory with a strong final morning at the 2020 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.
The UVA Cavaliers should build on their 27.5 lead after putting 12 women into tonight’s A-finals, including four in the 100 fly.
NC State’s Sophie Hansson broke ACC and meet records in the 100 breast last year as a freshman, and she returns as the favorite on day 3.
With 19 scoring swims, Virginia was suffocating on day 3 prelims, and have set themselves up to run away with the ACC points lead tonight.
Virginia’s Morgan Hill (above) will swim the 100 fly as the #4 seed instead of the 200 free as the #2 seed on Friday at the ACC Championships.
NC State didn’t take any top seeds this morning, but will have 16 finalists across tonight’s three individual events, including four in the 500 free A-final.
We kick off this morning with the 500 free, where 2019 NCAA runner-up Paige Madden leads the Virginia Cavaliers into heats.
Virginia super-freshman Kate Douglass was the top seed in the 200 IM and the 50 free on Thursday, but opted for the former.
The ACC postseason gets underway this evening in Greensboro with the 200 medley relay, 1m diving finals, and the 800 free relay, along with men’s 3m diving.
For 10 of the past 12 years, the University of Virginia women’s won the team title at the ACC Championships. Only in 2017 and 2019 did they place second.