UVA’s Sean Conway helped the Virginia men to the team title by going undefeated over four events at the 2021 Richmond Speedo Sectionals.
Action continued Saturday in Richmond, with several Wave I cuts, and three swimmers adding to their win totals from previous days.
Claire Weinstein got the pool rocking early with a 2:00.95 in the 200 free, marking her only the 11th woman in US history to get under 2:01 by the age of 14.
Racer X Aquatics’ Zoe Skirboll was the only multiple event winner tonight in Richmond, taking the 200 IM and the 100 breast in lifetime bests.
We’ve got the closest men’s ACC Championships in years, with a three-team race that could come down to the final relay tonight in Greensboro.
The final morning of the 2021 ACC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships consists of heats of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
The Louisville Cardinals are the defending champions, or have the highest returner, in five of six events on the 3rd day of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships.
Four of the five events this morning at the 2021 ACC Championships will feature Louisville Cardinals as the highest-returners from last year’s championships.
Day 2 of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships will feature finals of the 500 free, 200 IM and 50 free, plus timed finals of the 200 free relay.
That’s a lifetime best by .18, moving her up one spot to #10 in history, and bringing her less than a second off of the fastest time ever done (49.26).
Kate Douglass is now only a quarter of a second away from being the fastest women ever in the SCY version of the 200 IM.
SEC foes Alabama and Tennessee join with the ACC’s Virginia for a three day invite-style double dual in Knoxville this week.
We should be in for plenty of fast swimming at the Richmond location of the U.S. Open, thanks to a good mix of college stars and age group standouts.
The psych sheets are topped primarily by current UVA swimmers and age group stars, but there’s a couple former NCAA champions entered as well.
UVA continues to get some speedy intrasquad racing in before the Cavaliers embark on some away meets in the weeks to come.