NC State, Virginia and Notre Dame have brought their ‘A’ stroke to conference swimming and diving. The Wolfpack, Cavaliers and Irish all have unblemished ACC records going into the weekend. How is the rest of the ACC doing? To answer that question all you need to do is take a look at the latest CSCAA Top 25.
A total of fourteen conference teams lay claim to a place in both polls. Five of those teams were in the receiving votes category last week. An additional team is just one spot away from joining the Top 25.
The loss of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge hasn’t seemed to have fazed how conference teams rank. Two men’s teams are in the top 10 while three women’s teams are included in that top tier.
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|RANK||TEAM (MEN)||RANK||TEAM (WOMEN)|
|#16||VIRGINIA TECH||#14||NOTRE DAME|
|#20||GEORGIA TECH||#19||NORTH CAROLINA|
|#21||NOTRE DAME||#22||FLORIDA STATE|
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Contributions during the ACC/Big Ten Challenge were pluses in determining the ACC Swimmers and Divers of the Week.
NC State’s Andreas Vazaios and Louisville’s Mallory Comerford earned the Swimmer of the Week honors.
Duke’s Nathaniel Hernandez and the Blue Devils’ Maddi Pullinger earned the Diver of the Week honors.
Florida State and North Carolina will head to Georgia Tech to compete in their Invitational this weekend.
Sports seasons are here and gone quickly. There’s no exception with swimming and diving as the schedule packs a lot into a very narrow window. With that in mind it’s never too early to bring up the ACC Swimming and Diving Championships.
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The Greensboro Aquatics Center will play host to the 2019 ACC events. The women’s swimming and diving plus men’s diving competition begin on Wednesday, February 20 and run through Saturday, February 23.
The following week, the men’s swimming competition begins on Wednesday, February 27 in Greensboro.
The 2019 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships will be held in Austin, Texas at the Texas Swimming Center.
The women’s competition begins on March 20 and the men’s on March 25 with each segment lasting three days.