Kylee Alons of NC State is the top seed in the women’s 50 free after clocking a 21.90 in prelims this morning.
Kate Douglass and the Virginia Cavaliers continue to hold down the top spot in the November edition of our women’s NCAA power rankings.
Lilly Higgs won the 100 breast and was runner-up in the 200 breast during North Carolina’s win over Division II powerhouse Queens University of Charlotte.
UNC burst onto the scene at the 2021 Women’s NCAA Championships, finishing 12th after a 42nd-place finish in 2019, right before Mark Gangloff took over.
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.