The meet primarily features college squads, but there’s a smattering of professionals swimming tonight, including NC State alum Coleman Stewart.
The Tar Heel men kept it close against the Wolfpack, winning a fair share of the events, including both relays to open and close the meet.
At this point, NC State looks like to be a lock for their 6th-straight team title, but there’s still plenty of great racing ahead of us this evening.
This morning NC State, Virginia, Louisville, and Virginia Tech accounted for 23 out of 32 possible A-final spots tonight.
The last prelims session of the 2020 ACC Championships will feature defending champions in three of the four events being contested.
Kate Douglass wasn’t the only swimmer with an impressive swim in a practice suit, as Stewart threw down a 45.65 to break a pool record.
MJ Mao will be going for the breastroke sweep tonight after winning the 100 breast yesterday and putting up the fastest 200 time in this morning’s prelims.
Julie Meynen, an Auburn senior, tore to a 47.89 in the 100 free this morning, marking her 3rd fastest flat-start performance of her career.
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.
Kentucky’s Isabella Gati had a massive swim in the women’s 100 fly, winning the event by just under a second.
The Wolfpack tied for first in the men’s 200 free, with Eric Knowles and Zach Brown both touching in 1:49.87
Emma Barksdale of South Carolina won the women’s 200 IM with a 2:15.15, a little off her personal best of 2:13.35.
NC State has locked up their 5th-straight team title, but Louisville and Virginia face a tight race for 2nd tonight on the final day of the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, NC.
Mackenzie Glover will not race in the 200 back tonight after securing an A-final spot with a 2:14.71 this morning.
Hali Flickinger is slated to swim the 200 back and 200 fly at day 4 prelims of U.S. Winter Nationals in Greensboro.