GREENSBORO, N.C. – Florida State diver Molly Carlson will dive in her third championship final of the meet after qualifying second out of prelims on platform with a score of 250.70.
The Seminoles will return five swimmers to finals on the last day of the ACC Swimming and Diving Championships.
Sophomore Maddie McDonald swam her career best in the 200 back at 1:56.04 to qualify in 11th place for the consolation heat. The swim keeps her in fifth place on the FSU all-time top 10 list.
Sophomore Kertu Alnek originally tied for 16th place in the 100 free at 49.24 and was forced to compete in a swim-off, where she posted a 49.53 to put her as the top seed for tonight’s C final. Emma Terebo also made the bonus heat at 50.04.
Junior Rebecca Moynihan also competed in a swim-off after tying for 25th place (50.07) and touched with a season best of 49.77.
The Seminoles had two swimmers make it back to finals in the 200 breast, led by sophomore Nina Kucheran in 10th at 2:11.53, followed by Katherine Baker in 20th at 2:15.21.
Sophomore Aryanna Fernandes touched in 17th place in the 200 fly (1:59.75) and will be the top seed in tonight’s bonus final.
Finals of the 1650 free are still to come.
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Prelims: 10 a.m. – 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly • Women’s platform, 1650 free
Finals – 6 p.m. – 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, women’s platform, 400 free relay
Live Timing: https://theacc.co/wsd20results
Live Scoring: https://theacc.co/wsd20results1