A bevy of fifth years, redshirts, and freshmen have the NC State men eyeing a top three finish at NCAAs despite stiff competition.
We were curious about “Hottub Tuesday”, a speed challenge that originated last year which most recently saw redshirt freshman Quintin McCarty go 18.8
Brooks Curry scratched the 50 freestyle. He was ninth this morning missing the ‘A’ final by 0.02 seconds. There are only 3 total scratches.
The high school boys’ class of 2023 is one of the deepest in recent memory, with NCAA scoring times not even enough to guarantee top 10 placement.
Cotter was not able to walk from November 2022 to January 2023, but is now back in training and has his eyes set on U.S. Nationals this June.
With wins in the 200 free and 400 free already under her belt, 17-year-old Bella Sims will take on the 800 free on Saturday in Mission Viejo.
The first full day of racing in Mission Viejo will feature the 100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 50 backstroke, 200 butterfly, and 400 freestyle.
Texas A&M’s Baylor Nelson had a very strong freshman campaign as SwimSwam’s #1 ranked recruit, winning two SEC titles and scoring 19 NCAA points.
The Wolfpack men scored the highest point total in ACC Championships history in an utterly dominant showing to take their second consecutive title.
Several of Virginia and NC State’s biggest names on the men’s side are missing from the 2023 ACC Championship pre-scratch psych sheets.
McCarty has been absent from the Wolfpack’s first two meets of the season, and it’s unknown if he’ll return this weekend against Texas.
Palo Alto’s Ethan Harrington had the fastest 50 free at 2022 Winter Juniors, leading the 36 sub-20 second swims swum across both the East and West meets.
The Italians are primed to defend the world title in the men’s 200 free relay and are also favored to claim the 400 free crown after taking second last year.
The first finals session of the Wolfpack Invite will feature ASU star Leon Marchand (pictured) as well as Stanford Olympians Torri Huske and Claire Curzan.
Gretchen Walsh shined in UVA’s dual against Florida, while Quintin McCarty was a standout in NC State’s meet with Kentucky.