The Hokies kicked off the 2023 ACC Championships with a school record, a bronze medal, an NCAA A-cut time and two top 10 times in Tech history.
Emma Atkinson, Carmen Weiler Sastre, Sarah Shackelford, and Emily Claesson finished off the finals strong with a school record in the 800-free relay with a time of 7:00.97, taking fourth place. The Hokie women topped their record-breaking time of 7:01.31, which they swam during day one of the ACC Championships last year.
Noah Zawadzki started off the day with a qualifying score of 307.95 in the men’s 1-meter diving event during prelims. Later in the finals, Zawadzki placed sixth with a score of 345.15.
Starting off the finals, Forest Webb, Cobi Lopez Miro, Youssef Ramadan and Carles Coll Marti placed sixth in the 200-medley relay with a time of 1:24.36. This time is sixth in Hokie history.
The relay team of Luis Dominguez, Carles Coll Marti, Mario Molla Yanes, and Nico Garcia Saiz won bronze in the men’s 800-free relay with a time of 6:14.86. This time is currently fourth in the Virginia Tech top 10 times in history and is an NCAA A-cut time.
DAY 1 RESULTS
Prelims – 3 meter
12th – Izzi Mroz – 282.10
18th – Peyton Guziec – 268.25
22nd – Miah Fisher – 256.95
Finals – 200 medley relay
10th – Emma Atkinson, Fanni Gyurinovics, Karisa Franz, Madelyn Moore – 1:37.82
Finals – 800 free relay
4th – Emma Atkinson, Carmen Weiler Sastre, Sarah Shackelford, Emily Claesson – 7:00.97
Prelims – 1 meter
8th – Noah Zawadzki – 307.95
16th – Jacob Fisher – 283.85
Finals – 1 meter
6th – Noah Zawadzki – 345.15
Finals – 200-medley relay
6th – Forest Webb, Cobi Lopez Miro, Youssef Ramadan, Carles Coll Marit – 1:24.36
Finals – 800-free relay
3rd – Luis Dominguez, Carles Coll Marti, Mario Molla Yanes, Nico Garcia Saiz – 6:14.86
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