Justin Ress tuned up for the U.S. Olympic Trials with two huge personal bests, including the #2 time among all Americans this season in the 100 back.
Claire Curzan (pictured) and Torri Huske became the #2 and #4 American performers in the 100 fly while breaking NAGs for 15-16 and 17-18 girls.
Virginia will have at least one A-finalist in each of the five individual events while Texas, NC State, and Cal will see 4 swimmers in the A-final.
University of Virginia sophomore Kate Douglass has chosen the 100 free as her individual event for the final day of the 2021 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
Virginia’s Kate Douglass and NC State’s Kylee Alons have both scratched out of extra events to focus on the 100 fly on Friday’s prelims session of ACCs.
The UVA women propel to the lead on day one with their double relay wins. Among the highlights was Berkoff’s 23.37 BK and Madden’s 1:42.9 200 free split.
The first potential juggernaut matchup between Virginia’s Kate Douglass (above) and NC State’s Katharine Berkoff has been avoided.
Virginia is the heavy favorite to repeat as team champion, while NC State and Louisville are projected to defend their 2nd and 3rd place finishes.
We’re kicking off the NCAA conference swimming season with our updated Power Ranks – including one big question we’d like to see answered for each team.
With a handful of stars entered in 5 or more events on the pre-cut psych sheets, ACC coaches still have to make some choices in order to optimize points.
Countie put up her second-fastest performance ever behind her 51.59 from 2019, making it her second time under 52 seconds ever.
The UNC Tar Heels swept the South Carolina Gamecocks on Sunday, each team winning 10 events. Both UNC 400 medley relays improved their season bests as well.
In a battle of ACC opponents, the Virginia Cavalier men and women each won against the UNC Tar Heels, with the men’s outcome decided by the final relay.
Pro Michael Chadwick threw down a speedy 42.0 in the prelims of the 100 free this morning, but we should be in for some fast swimming from college stars too.