The Louisville Cardinals have now won three out of four relays, and lead the team standings, heading into the final day of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships.
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.
NC State Wolfpack easily defeated the UNC Tar Heels, winning all except five swimming events, and several NC State stars made their season debut.
Through 4 days’ worth of action at the 2020 Polish Winter Swimming Championships, numerous national records bit the dust.
NC State expects most of its top international students to join the team next semester and compete at NCAAs, including Kacper Stokowski and Erge Gezmis.
Cameron Karkoska, an SEC-scoring breaststroker for the LSU Tigers, is transferring to NC State for his senior year in 2020-2021.
Five different NC State swimmers scored 70 or more points, and diving gave the Wolfpack a boost of 123 points the week before men’s swimming began.
The swimming side of the 2020 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships gets underway tonight with the 200 medley and 800 free relays.
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.
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.
Fans in Greensboro might be watching some nation-leading swims tonight from the likes of Beata Nelson and Coleman Stewart.
Kylee Alons and Coleman Stewart each earned individual three wins — in the exact same events — as the NC State men and women each down South Carolina.
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.