Despite being the third-fastest performer in history and 2020 ACC champ in the 200 IM, UVA junior Kate Douglass will race the 50 free instead today.
The Louisville men return a few key fifth years, and bring in a couple of Olympians, as they seek to build on a historic 2020-2021 season.
The defending NCAA Champion in the 200 fly, Nick Albiero, will return as one of 8 captains for the Louisville Cardinals next season.
On paper, it’ll be Cal and Texas dueling it out in the 400 free relay while simultaneously aiming to wrap up a team title.
The Louisville Cardinal men won their first-ever ACC Swimming and Diving Championship, snapping a six-year streak of NC State wins.
The Louisville Cardinals won their first ACC title in the 200 free relay with a deja vu leadoff swim and a pair of sub-19 relay splits.
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.
The first full day of swimming of the 2021 ACC Men’s Championships gets going this morning with prelims of the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.
Albiero’s swim comes about eight-tenths off of his lifetime best a 44.75 from the 2020 ACC Championships, and this was just his second 100 back since then.
The Louisville men blasted a 1:25 in the 200 medley relay as the Cardinal men took down the Missouri Tigers 199-101, despite missing the Albiero family.
The first full finals session the 2020 ACC men’s championships will feature the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and the 200 free relay.
Sibirtsev’s 14:56.07 is fast enough to have placed 8th at 2019 ACCs and within striking range of the 14:55.89 that’s projected to qualify for NCAAs.
While the Cardinals lose the spark plug that was Zach Harting, they return most of the core that propelled them to a program-best 5th place NCAA in 2019.
Walking onto the University of Louisville swim team, Tanner Cummings wasn’t prepared for the stark transition from club and high school…
Louisville has a good chance of moving up from last year’s 9th place NCAA finish thanks to a strong returning core.