NC State didn’t take any top seeds this morning, but will have 16 finalists across tonight’s three individual events, including four in the 500 free A-final.
For 10 of the past 12 years, the University of Virginia women’s won the team title at the ACC Championships. Only in 2017 and 2019 did they place second.
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.
Fans in Greensboro might be watching some nation-leading swims tonight from the likes of Beata Nelson and Coleman Stewart.
Beata Nelson and Nyls Korstanje highlighted this morning’s prelims, but there should be plenty of opportunities for more fast swims this evening.
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.
NC State has immense relay potential, with young stars in back (freshman Katharine Berkoff) and breast (sophomore Sophie Hansson) plus elite free sprinters.
The Connecticut native Brandt also spent time at Marshall, UMBC and Wesleyan in various coaching capacities prior to his latest stint at NC State.
El equipo para Lima 2019 está liderado por el pechista Jorge Murillo, el espaldista Omar Pinzón, y la velocista Isabella Arcila. Foto: Jonathan Gómez.
Dynamo’s Abby Pilkenton has committed to NC State for 2020-21.
ASU’s Cierra Runge was once the NCAA Record holder in the 500 freestyle, but tonight she’s looking for her first NCAA title in the event.
Cal freshman Izzy Ivey will compete in her first ever NCAA individual event in prelims of the 200 IM.
UVA’s Morgan Hill dropped a quarter second off her prelims time of 21.93 (also her previous personal best time), touching just ahead of NC State’s Ky-lee Perry, 21.68 to 21.69.
NC State had 4 new legs on their 200 free relay as compared to last year’s ACC Championship. The new group excelled, breaking the ACC Record by half-a-second.