NC State’s Nyls Korstanje blazed a 44.95 100 fly as the #5/#4 Wolfpack swept the #12/unranked Kentucky Wildcats in their home opener.
Berkoff swam a 52.45 100 back on Saturday, which sits behind Maggie MacNeil’s 51.10 as the second-fastest time this season in official competition.
Quintin McCarty, one of the fastest freshman sprinters in the NCAA, went 19.44 in the 50 free unsuited and was just 0.09 seconds off of his personal best.
Gabriel Jett will be one of many key players for the Cal men this season as they seek a national title defense. For now, we’re picking them to do so.
NC State has finished 4th at NCAAs for five of the last six NCAAs, and they bring back another strong freestyle group and dynamite relays once again.
The Texas Longhorns will be swimming for their second-straight title in the 400 medley relay, but on a new night in the schedule.
Bjorn Seeliger has taken over the mantle from Ryan Hoffer as Cal’s go-to sprinter, and the Bears are looking primed for a repeat win in the 400 free relay.
Drew Kibler and the Texas Longhorns are primed to make it three in a row in the 800 free relay next week at the Men’s NCAA Championships.
Diehl swam a best time by over three and a half seconds in the 200 backstroke to now be 5th in the 15-16 age group all-time.
The NC State men put up over 1500 points to regain the ACC trophy, but they were far from the only team that impressed this past week in Atlanta.
The NC State men reclaimed the ACC title this week by a wide margin after a two-point loss to Louisville last year ended a six-year winning streak.
All seven individual events tonight at the 2022 ACC Championships will each feature the defending champion trying to defend their titles.
In addition to dominating the team competition at ACCs, the NC State men are racking up a large number of likely NCAA invites.
The NC State men are on pace to easily reclaim their conference championships, while the UVA women are hunting for more records tonight.