xyb2021 ACC Men’s Swimming Championships
- When: Wednesday, February 24th to Saturday, February 27th Prelims 10:00 am | Finals 6:00 pm (Wednesday timed finals at 4pm; 1650 prelims Saturday at 4:00 pm)
- Where: Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, North Carolina (Eastern Time Zone)
- Defending Champion: North Carolina State University (NC State) (29x, 6th-straight) (results)
- Streaming: ACC Network
- Championship Central: Here
- Detailed Timeline: Here
- Psych Sheets: Here
- Live Results
The swimming portion of the 2021 Men’s ACC Swimming & Diving Championships gets underway this afternoon in Greensboro with timed finals of the 200 medley relay and the 800 free relay.
No team besides Louisville or NC State has won either of these events at ACCs since 2013. During that span, Louisville won the 800 free in 2018 and 2020, and the 200 medley relay in 2019, with NC State winning the rest of the titles. Last year, Louisville touched first in the 200 medley relay, but was DQ’d for an early takeoff, leaving NC State the champions once again.
There’s a good chance that we see that trend hold today. Louisville’s medley relays have been looking sharp all season, although Georgia Tech does have the fastest time in the conference this season, with a 1:23.89 from mid-season that actually would have beaten NC State last year. Meanwhile, NC State hit 6:14.44 in the 800 free relay in the fall, one of the fastest mid-season times ever, and they seem to be in the driver’s seat for that event today, although Louisville is the defending champion and teams like Virginia and Virginia Tech could make some noise too.
200 Medley Relay
- ACC Record: 1:22.37, NC State, 2019
- ACC Meet Record: 1:22.37, NC State, 2019
- NCAA ‘A’ Cut: 1:24.30
- NCAA ‘B’ Cut: 1:24.97
- 2020 Champion: NC State, 1:24.13
800 Free Relay
- ACC Record: 6:05.31, NC State, 2018
- ACC Meet Record: 6:09.92, NC State, 2017
- NCAA ‘A’ Cut: 6:17.18
- NCAA ‘B’ Cut: 6:21.85
- 2020 Champion: Louisville, 6:12.02