2021 ACC WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIPS
When: Wednesday, February 17 th- Saturday, February 20 th | Prelims: 11:00 am | Finals: 7:00 pm( EST)( Except Wednesday’s period finals, which begin at 5:15 EST) Where: Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, NC Defending Champion: University of Virginia( x1)( results) Format: 25 Gardens/ Short Course Yards( SCY) Championship Central: Here Championship Manual Psych Sheets( uncut ) Live Results Complete Results
The 2021 ACC Women’s Championships will come to a close at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, where the UVA women are on their way to defending their 2020 ACC team title. Earlier in the working day, men’s diving wrapped up with the platform event final. Tonight, the timed finals of the 1650 free, the finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 heart, and 200 fly, and the 400 free relay duration finals will be contested.
UVA elderly Paige Madden will aim for her 3rd ACC title this congregate in the 1650 free timed finals. Madden previously wiped the 200/500 free phenomena here in Greensboro. NC State’s Katharine Berkoff will too is necessary to sweep the backstroke affairs with her top seed in the 200 back.
Then, UVA sprinter Kate Douglass will make her be targeted at a 2nd ACC title in the 100 free, where both Comerford ACC records could be in peril. NC State’s Kylee Alons, Thursday’s 50 free endorse, will too rivalry in the final.
Top 200 breast grains NC State’s Sophie Hansson and UVA’s Ella Nelson are only separated by a half second, and will swim in the middle paths of tonight’s -Afinal. UVA freshman Abby Harter likewise produces the women’s 200 fly, time in front of Louisville swimmers Alena Kraus and Abby Hay.
WOMEN’S TEAM SCORES — AFTER DAY 3
UVA, 1047 NC State, 879 Louisville, 683.50 Virginia Tech, 578 Notre Dame, 509 Duke, 502 UNC, 399.50 Georgia Tech, 391 Florida State, 380 Miami, 329 Pittsburgh, 277 Boston College, 147
Men’s Platform Diving Finals
ACC Record: 548.90, Nick McCrory( DUKE ), 2011 ACC Meet Record: 523.90, Nick McCrory( DUKE ), 2010 2020 Champion: David Dinsmore( MIA ), 510.35
A trio of Miami divers too are eligible for the programme final, led by# 6 prelims seed Brodie Scapens( 333.65 pts ). In the final, Miami would finish 1-2-3. Senior Zach Cooper won the ACC title with 421.50, a handful of pitches ahead of sophomore teammate Max Flory( 416.05 pts ).
Looking at the men’s ACC team orchestrates after diving, UNC precedes the direction with 214 diving places, followed by Miami( 207 ), Virginia Tech( 142 ), Louisville( 120 ), Florida State( 110 ), Georgia Tech ( 85 ), Duke( 72 ), NC State( 62 ), Pittsburgh( 40 ), and Notre Dame( 34 ). The UVA husbands did not score any diving moments this past weekend.
Women’s 1650 Free Timed Finals
ACC Record: 15:25.30, Leah Smith( UVA ), 2016 ACC Meet Record: 15:25.30, Leah Smith( UVA ), 2016 NCAA’ A’ Cut: 15:52.41 2020 Champion: Paige Madden( UVA ), 15:50.38
Defending another ACC title this weekend was UVA elderly Paige Madden, clocking in the top time in the NCAA by 2 seconds with a 15:45.45. In the last heat, UVA sophomore Maddie Donohoe sat second at 16:10.32. Overall, Donohoe placed 3rd.
Finishing in second place overall out of heat one was Louisville freshman Liberty Williams, stroking in at 16:10.32, shaving 6 seconds off her lifetime best. Placing third in the final hot and fourth overall was Virginia Tech newcomer Chase Travis, clocking in at 16:14.41.
Women’s 200 Back Finals
ACC Record: 1:49.09, Alexia Zevnik( NCS ), 2017 ACC Meet Record: 1:49.61, Alexia Zevnik( NCS ), 2017 NCAA’ A’ Cut: 1:50.50 2020 Champion: Emma Muzzy( NCS ), 1:50.79
At the 150 -mark, four swimmers were even with each other. Then, NC State junior Emma Muzzy exploded off the last wall to defend her 2020 designation and pay her 3rd-consecutive 200 back title. Muzzy’s winning meter of 1:50.12 now ranks 3rd in the NCAA. Placing second was 100 back champion Katharine Berkoff( 1:51.06 ), also of NC State. Berkoff lead the morning hots with a 1:50.82. Wolfpack major Kate Moore, who opted out of the 1650 free, located 7th at 1:54.50.
Rounding out the top 3 was UVA’s Alex Walsh, clocking in at 1:51.12. Walsh produced a quadruplet of newcomer swimmers in this top heat. Virginia Tech newcomer Emma Atkinson located 4th at 1:51.64, ahead of fellow rookies UVA’s Reilly Tiltmann( 1:52.53) and Louisville’s Tatiana Salcutan( 1:54.04 ).
Women’s 100 Free Finals
ACC Record: 46.20, Mallory Comerford( LOU ), 2018 ACC Meet Record: 46.67, Mallory Comerford( LOU ), 2019 NCAA’ A’ Cut: 47.18 2020 Champion: Morgan Hill( UVA ), 47.47
Picking up her second ACC title this weekend was UVA sophomore Kate Douglass, clocking in a lifetime best of 46. 83. While simply reducing 0.03 s off her previous best, Douglass is now the #13 performer all-time in this event, time one one-hundredth ahead of Olympian Natalie Coughlin. Douglass came home in a 50 split of 24.54, nearly a half second fastest than anyone in the field.
Earning another platform finish was runner-up NC State’s Kylee Alons, clocking in a sub-4 8 act of 47. 73. Alons now moves up to the top 5 times in the NCAA this season.
Sealing a third-place finish for Virginia Tech was sophomore Sarah Shackelford( 48.42 ), knocking UVA’s Lexi Cuomo( 48.52) off the pulpit by a tenth. VT teammate Abby Larson made 5th at 48.72 while another UVA swimmer, Kyla Valls, placed 7th at 49.37.
UNC junior Grace Countie participated in her 3rd -Afinal this convene, residence 6th at 48.87.
Women’s 200 Breast Finals
The NC State Wolfpack finished 1-2 in the 200 heart -Afinal, led by now 3-time happen champ Sophie Hansson, clocking in a lifetime best of 2:04.87. That is something that marks Hansson’s third year in a row sweeping the breaststroke happenings at ACCs. Hansson is now the 11 th-fastest performer in contest biography and is No. 2 in the NCAA this season.
Her teammate, junior Andrea Podmanikova, clocked in a time of 2:05.86, touching out UVA’s Ella Nelson( 2:05.91) by 0.05 s to finish second. UVA freshman Anna Keating targeted 4th in times of 2:07.52, stroking 0.04 s ahead of NC State’s Abby Arens( 2:07.56 ).
NC State sophomore Heather MacCausland won the B-final in a time of 2:10.56.
Women’s 200 Fly Finals
ACC Record: 1:50.61, Kelsi Worrell( LOU ), 2016 ACC Meet Record: 1:52.81, Grace Oglesby( LOU ), 2019 NCAA’ A’ Cut: 1:53.20 2020 Champion: Grace Oglebsy( LOU ), 1:53.70
The UVA women valued another 1-2 finish , now in the 200 fly final. Surprising herself with a win was UVA junior Jessica Nava, touching in at 1:54.49. Nava’s season best of 1:54.36 came from this past December, which grades No. 9 in the NCAA. Freshman teammate and prelims chairwoman Abby Harter came in second with another sub-1: 55 execution of 1:54.93.
Out of footpath 8, Louisville freshman Tristen Ulett was in name assertion at the 150 -mark. The rookie would hold on to place 3rd at 1:55.38, shaving three-tenths off her lifetime best. Ulett now ranks #35 in 17 -1 8 age group history. Sophomore teammate Abby Hay ended up in 4th with a occasion of 1:55.67 while junior teammate Alena Kraus located 6th in 1:55.89.
Another Louisville freshman, Gabi Albiero, subdued the B-final with a day of 1:55.24.
Women’s 400 Free Relay Finals
ACC Record: 3:09.45, UVA, 2018 ACC Meet Record: 3:09.45, UVA, 2018 NCAA’ A’ Cut: 3:14.61 2020 Champion: UVA, 3:14.61
UV-A 3:10.14 NC State- 3:14.63 Louisville- 3:15.26
Kate Douglass swam her third 46.8 100 free this encounter, leading off the UVA relay with a 46.88. It was lights out for the Gallant after that, as Lexi Cuomo( 48.12 ), Paige Madden( 47.90 ), and Alex Walsh( 47.22) spurred UVA to another relay make at 3:10.14. Earlier at the SEC Championships, Alabama won the 400 free relay with a era of 3:10.28, which momentarily preceded the NCAA. The UVA women now lead the NCAA with their winning time.
The UVA maids are now 5-for-5 on all relays. The last occasion the Cavaliers attained that achievement was back in 2009 and again in 2010. In 2005, the Maryland women’s swim team had also swept all 5 communicates at that year’s championships.
Placing second was the NC State Wolfpack, with Julia Poole( 48.84 ), Heather MacCausland( 48.59 ), Sirena Rowe( 48.83 ), and Abby Arens( 48.37) clocking in at 3:14.63. Notably, top sprinters Alons and Berkoff were not entered in this relay.
Out of the second heat, the Louisville Cardinals clocked in the third overall occasion at 3:15.26, composed of Gabi Albiero( 48.68 ), Tristen Ulett( 49.12 ), Christiana Renegauer( 48.79 ), and Alena Kraus( 48.67 ).
The UVA Cavaliers have successfully attacked their 2020 ACC team title, assuring their 17 th planned title with 1,486 spots. The NC State Wolfpack took second place with 1,317 times while the Louisville Cardinals made third at 1,006.50 stations. The Virginia Tech Hokies located 4th with 832 phases, improving massively from their 8th-place squad finish in 2020.
Final Team Scores
UVA, 1486 NC State, 1317 Louisville, 1,006.50 Virginia Tech, 832 Notre Dame, 716 Duke, 647 Florida State, 551 UNC, 516.50 Georgia Tech, 498 Miami, 375 Pittsburgh, 360 Boston College, 177
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