The Louisville Cardinals have a strong quartet that should be in the mix with recent 400 medley champs Cal, Indiana, and Texas.
18-year-old David Curtiss knocked his own 50-yard free independent HS record down from 19.42 to 19.26, now moving up to 7th all-time in 17-18 history.
We’ve got the closest men’s ACC Championships in years, with a three-team race that could come down to the final relay tonight in Greensboro.
The final morning of the 2021 ACC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships consists of heats of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Day 2 of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships will feature finals of the 500 free, 200 IM and 50 free, plus timed finals of the 200 free relay.
Kylee Alons powered the NC State women with three individual victories, as NC State wrapped up the dual meet season by sweeping Virginia Tech at home.
NC State’s depth was on display in a 190.5-107.5 win over ACC rival Virginia, as eight different men earned individual wins for the Wolfpack.
In the 200 free, Alons won by over four full seconds, charging to a 1:47.76. In the 200 back, she was again first by over four seconds, clocking a 1:55.59.
Quickly-improving sprinter Drew Salls from Bolles School Sharks has made a verbal commitment to the Wolfpack for 2022-23 and beyond.
Jack Saunderson of Wolfpack Elite will race against the top finishers from NC State, Virginia Tech, UNC, and Duke in the 100 fly final tonight.
On day 1 of the Janis Hape Dowd Invite, Alons broke the NC State 100 fly record and Moore posted a faster 500 free than she swam at the 2019 DI NCAA’s.
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.
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.
Stokowski, one of three transfers out of Florida this offseason, will start at NC State in the fall of 2020 after his Olympic redshirt year.
Despite losing 5 NCAA scorers and 12/20 relay legs to graduation, a talented freshman class arrives to help rebuild around returning star Coleman Stewart.