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.
Fresh off the ISL season, Justin Ress will swim the 50 free, 100 free and 100 back at the UNC Invite with Wolfpack Elite.
The game is simple. They had to get the weight to the top of the rack in under 6 seconds. If they went over 6 seconds, they have to drop weight.
25-year-old Nathan Lile of the Gamecocks won two of the four sprint titles contested on the third night of the 2019 Charlotte Ultra Meet.
Conger dropped a 1:49.68 to take the 200 free, and he followed that with a victory in the 100 fly over Wolfpack’s Coleman Stewart.
The first day of the 2019 Charlotte Ultra Meet showcased all four 50s as well as the women’s 800 and the men’s 1500 meter freestyles.
Missouri State swimming and diving head coach Dave Collins has finalized his staff for the upcoming 2018-19 season with the addition of Ethan Jacobsen as assistant coach and Paul Le as volunteer assistant coach.
The men’s 100 back continues to be one of the most competitive events in the U.S.
Paul Le took the men’s 100 back in decisive fashion, touching in 55.78.
15-year-old kate McCarville (Springfield Aquatics) won the women’s 200 fly with a 2:14.51, shaving 1-tenth of a second off her previous best of 2:14.63.
Daniel Hein (Mizzou) won the men’s 200 back, posting a 2:03.21, exactly half a second off his personal best of 2:02.71.
Georgia postgrad Melanie Margalis swam the 100 breast this morning, qualifying for the B final at 13th. Margalis scratched the 200 IM, one of her signature events, later in the session. Tonight, she’s scratched out of the 100 breast.
After competing in this morning’s prelims, swimmers are now gearing up for the finals session, which will feature the 400 free, 50 free, 50 back, 50 fly, 50 breast, and 200 mystery IM
Leah Smith threw down the 4th fastest 800 free of the year on day 1 of the Charlotte Ultraswim.