On Tuesday afternoon, the ACC officially canceled the remainder of winter and spring sports activities, both competition and practice, for the 2019-20 school year in a press release, with hopes to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
On Thursday afternoon, the ACC “suspended all athletic related activities including competition, formal and organized practice, recruiting and participation in NCAA championships until further notice. The decision was made following consultation with the league’s presidents and athletic directors to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19.”
The No. 5 NC State men’s swim team took home the ACC Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center for the sixth year in a row scoring 1250 points with a commanding lead of 161 points.
The NC State men’s swim team has the opportunity to win its sixth straight ACC championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center this week.
The NC State women’s swim team finished in second place behind Virginia with 1,333 points in the four-day long ACC Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
The NC State women’s swim team and the men and women’s diving team will compete in the ACC Championship from Wednesday, Feb. 19 to Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
In the final meet of the regular season, the NC State swim team traveled north to Blacksburg, Virginia to take on Virginia Tech’s swim team. The men blew past Virginia Tech with a score of 178-120 and the women won by an even bigger margin of 181-114.
The NC State swimming and diving team will travel to Virginia Tech Saturday, Feb. 1 for its final meet of the regular season.
Although the NC State women’s swim team lost 127-173 on the road against Virginia this Saturday, the men beat Virginia by a score of 169-131 and the diving team had a solid performance as well.