Swimming & Diving to End Regular Season in Chapel Hill
RALEIGH, N.C. – The NC State swimming and diving program will end its regular season this weekend with two separate meets in nearby Chapel Hill. The Wolfpack will take on North Carolina in ACC competition on Friday, Feb. 5, before several student-athletes compete at the Triangle College Cup on Saturday, Feb. 6 and Sunday, Feb. 7.
Both events will be held at Koury Natatorium on the UNC campus. Live stats will be available via this link throughout the weekend.
The Wolfpack returns to action after sweeping Clemson at home on Jan. 23. The men stand at 5-1 (3-1 ACC), while the women carry a 7-1 (3-1 ACC) record. Both teams hold third place in the conference standings, while the women are receiving votes in the latest CSCAA Division I poll.
Mason McGee (500 freestyle) and Anna Linkenauger (400 IM) have both hit NCAA “B” cuts, while all four Wolfpack divers – Chris Arcara, Hannah Hopkins, Hudson Rains and Kirstyn Shepler) – have qualified for the diving zones.
Both Tar Heel teams (men: 9-1, 5-1 ACC / women: 8-2, 5-1 ACC) occupy second in the ACC standings. The UNC men are ranked No. 14 in the CSCAA poll, and the women are No. 15.
The Triangle College Cup will take place over the course of two days, with student-athletes competing from NC State, North Carolina, Duke, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech and Clemson.