Virginia will have at least one A-finalist in each of the five individual events while Texas, NC State, and Cal will see 4 swimmers in the A-final.
NC State’s MacCausland, USC’s Delgado, and MIchigan’s Pyshnenko were all crucial 21.8-legs in their respective relays before their scratches.
This morning, the prelims of the women’s 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back will take place. UVA’s Kate Douglass leads the 100 fly.
Virginia is the heavy favorite to repeat as team champion, while NC State and Louisville are projected to defend their 2nd and 3rd place finishes.
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.
Pro Michael Chadwick threw down a speedy 42.0 in the prelims of the 100 free this morning, but we should be in for some fast swimming from college stars too.
The meet primarily features college squads, but there’s a smattering of professionals swimming tonight, including NC State alum Coleman Stewart.
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.
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.
The NC State men and women each won by wide margins over Virginia Tech, the school where Wolfpack head coach Braden Holloway was at before NC State.
Fans in Greensboro might be watching some nation-leading swims tonight from the likes of Beata Nelson and Coleman Stewart.
NC State has immense relay potential, with young stars in back (freshman Katharine Berkoff) and breast (sophomore Sophie Hansson) plus elite free sprinters.