Swimming & Diving to Hold Scrimmage on Friday
RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will give friends, family, alums and fans a glimpse of the season ahead at its annual Red & White Scrimmage tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 9. Action will be held at Casey Natatorium on campus beginning at 5 p.m., with free admission offered to all fans of Wolfpack athletics.
The Wolfpack men return 18 letterwinners from last season, including multiple school record-holder Mason McGee (200, 500 freestyle). Kevin Woodhull-Smith also owns the school record in the 200 individual medley. The women’s squad boasts 22 returnees, highlighted by Anna Linkenauger who owns program records in the 200 breaststroke and both 200 and 400 individual medley.
In-depth season previews for both the men’s and women’s teams are available on GoPack.com
A year ago the men posted a 5-3 (3-3 ACC) record, while the women went 5-5 (2-4 ACC). Kristin Davies collected the first diving national championship in school history by picking up an NCAA crown in the platform dive, en route to being named ACC Diver of the Year and ACC Swimming & Diving Scholar Athlete of the Year. Davies also garnered All-America status.NC State men’s and women’s swimming and diving will officially begin its 2009-10 season against Maryland and Duke on Saturday, Oct. 24, in College Park, Md.