The final session of the 2020 U.S. Open gets underway this morning with timed finals of the 1500 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and the 200 fly.
U.S. Open record-holder Ryan Lochte finished 3rd in the combined results of the men’s 200 IM on Friday morning.
Today’s sessions will feature 2017 World Champion Chase Kalisz in the 200 IM, along with Harvard star Dean Farris making an appearance in the 50 free.
Emma Atkinson posted a school and pool record-breaking 200 back (1:52.71) at the final dual of the Hokies Belt Challenge, won by team Orange.
Training as part of the Pinnacle Racing USA Swimming club group, Manoff was one of a handful of swimmers who participated in simulated racing on Saturday in Christiansburg.
After winning the 800 free on the first night, Wiltsey completed his sweep of both of the longest distances with his victory in the 1500 on the final night.
The Duke swimming and diving program closed a historic 2018-19 campaign by celebrating accomplishments from the pool, the boards and the classroom Friday at the program’s annual awards banquet.
Max St. George took wins in both backstrokes as one of Duke’s top performers.
Melanie Margalis of Saint Petersburg Aquatics gave up her spot in the A final of the 200 breast to concentrate on the 400 free.
Zheng Quah, Tom Shields, Daniel Carr, and Pace Clark all scratched out of the 200 free final to focus on other events.
He leads the NCAA this year with that swim by nearly a full second.
Easop Lee, Cabell Ann Whitlow, and Melissa Pish all won as the Duke women beat VT.
Huske posted a quick 2:18.85, marking a drop from her previous best of 2:20.04, and the first time she’s broken 2:20.
After rounding out the dual meet portion of the season with a pair of victories, the Blue Devil men and women will feature a number of swimmers in action at this weekend’s Janis Hape Dowd Carolina College Nike Invitational.