Louisville and Virginia led all Division I women’s teams with 16 First-Team Selections, while Texas led on the Division I men’s side with 17.
Louisville returns more individual points, but freshmen, transfers, and returning redshirts means that NC State is ready for yet another ACC title.
Albiero talked about how the delay of the Olympics until 2021 impacts him and his athletes, the process of returning to practice, and much more.
While it’s tragic that the 2020 NCAA season ended this way, the season we did have was filled with amazing individual and team performances.
“The fear is I don’t know that we have any answers right now,” Albiero said regarding the training plan for his athletes moving forward.
Despite his multitude of accomplishments, Albiero is not above helping “change the pool,” in other words, moving lane lines.
We saw Day 4 of racing pick up, with some very exciting swims to end the conference championship weekend on a high note.
Louisville Junior Nick Albiero blasted a 1:38.65 in the final of the men’s 200 yard butterfly to both defend his title from 2019 and lower the meet record.
Louisville junior Nick Albiero became the 4th-fastest performer all-time in the 200 yard fly with his 3rd-straight ACC title tonight in Greensboro.
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.
Check out race videos from day 3 of the 2020 Men’s ACC Swimming and Diving Championships, including a 100 back battle that saw 3 men dip under 45 seconds.
NC State Coleman Stewart will be going for the double victory in the 100 fly and the 100 back tonight, one of three men who will be in both A-finals.
Casey Storch will be among the men in the hunt for the 400 IM title on the third day of the 2020 Men’s ACC Swimming and Diving Championships.