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Duke Set for Males’s ACC Championships

DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke males’s swimming program begins the 2021 postseason because it competes within the 2021 Males’s ACC Swimming & Diving Championships, Feb. 25-28, on the Greensboro Aquatic Heart in Greensboro, N.C.
 
The meet will run Wednesday-Saturday with preliminaries within the morning, adopted by finals within the night.
 
LAST YEAR’S ACC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Duke positioned tenth within the 2020 ACC Males’s Swimming & Diving Championships with a rating of 421 factors. All through the week, Duke was led by former Blue Satan Miles Williams who reached the ‘A’ Remaining within the 100 freestyle, inserting sixth with a time of 42.90 and positioned tenth within the 50 freestyle (19.54). Williams’ time of 19.54 within the 50 free matched the Duke college report.
 
PICKING UP WHERE THEY LEFT OFF
The Blue Devils enter the 2021 Males’s ACC Championships in seventh place after the Duke males’s diving squad scored 72 factors in the course of the diving championships final week. Freshman Seamus Harding Jr. led the divers by inserting sixth within the platform diving ultimate with a rating of 333.65.
 
THE COMPETITION
The Blue Devils will face tall competitors on the convention meet. 9 ACC groups enter the meet ranked the CSCAA Division I Ballot. No. 5 NC State, No. 7 Louisville, No. 10 Virginia, No. 13 Virginia Tech, No. 15 Florida State, No. 17 Notre Dame, No. 18 North Carolina, No. 22 Georgia Tech and No. 25 Pittsburgh characterize the league within the rankings.
 
WOMEN WRAP UP ACC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Duke positioned sixth (647 factors) on the 2021 Girls’s ACC Swimming & Diving Championships after a robust week within the pool and on the boards. The Duke ladies recorded 16 career-best occasions whereas reaching 31 finals.
 
Sophomore diver Ali Watson earned All-ACC honors in platform diving for the second consecutive season and led the Blue Devils all through the week with 59 factors. She positioned second in platform this season after ending third in 2020. Freshman Sarah Foley ws not far behind with 56 factors for Duke. Foley reached the ‘A’ Remaining of the 200 breaststroke whereas inserting second within the ‘B’ Remaining of each the 100 breaststroke and 200 particular person medley.
 
HOW TO FOLLOW
Streaming will start at 4 p.m. on Wednesday to kick off the occasion. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the stream will run from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
 
ACC Community Additional (ACCNX) is out there on the ESPN App to ACC Community authenticated subscribers. For extra info on ACCN please go to www.GetACCN.com
 
ACC Community Additional Schedule
Wednesday Feb. 24 | 4 – 7 p.m. | ACC Community Additional
Thursday, Feb. 25 | 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. | ACC Community Additional
Friday, Feb. 26 | 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. | ACC Community Additional
Saturday, Feb. 28 | 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. | ACC Community Additional
 
Dwell stats will likely be accessible on MeetMobile.
 
FOLLOW ALONG
For extra info on Duke swimming and diving, comply with the Blue Devils on Twitter, Fb and Instagram by looking for “DukeSwimDive”. You may also discover all-access protection of all Duke athletic packages on SnapChat by looking for “dukeathletics”.
 
COMING UP NEXT
Choose Duke swimmers will compete within the UNC Final Likelihood Meet on Sunday, Feb. 28. The meet will likely be an all-day affair and stay stats will likely be accessible on MeetMobile.
 
#GoDuke
 

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