GREENSBORO, N.C. – Senior divers Molly Carlson and Ayla Bonniwell will be the top two seeds for the women’s 3-meter final at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championships tonight at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
Carlson qualified first with a total of 337.95 and Bonniwell followed with a total 337.05. The pair took over the top two spots after the fourth round after Carlson posted a tally of 53.20 on her back 1 ½ and Bonniwell scored 67.20 on hers. Carlson followed in the fifth round with a reverse 2 ½ somersault that scored 8.5-9.0’s for 71.40 points and Bonniwell tallied 52.20 on the same dive. This will be their fourth ACC springboard final together.
Junior Joshua Davidson also secured the top spot for the men’s 1-meter final by scoring 351.80. Finals will start at 5 p.m.
Finals for women’s 3-meter will take place following the 50 free and before the 200 free relay.
Prelims of men’s 1-meter will begin shortly.
The Seminoles qualified three back to finals in the 50 free, led by sophomore Kertu Alnek in 14th place at 22.60. The Estonian will compete in the consolation finals.
Junior Ana Zortea swam a personal best at 22.72 for 20th place and her classmate Rebecca Moynihan clocked 22.75, which was her best time for 24th. Both Zortea and Moynihan will compete in the bonus final.
Sophomore Hannah Womer was just off her best time (1:59.78) in the 200 IM, posting a 1:59.94 for 19th place and a spot in the C final.
Finals will start at 5 p.m. with the top eight divers from men’s 1-meter and will air on the ACC Network Extra.
The Seminoles will compete in the 200 free relay to end tonight’s finals.
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Finals – 5 p.m. – Men’s 1-meter, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, women’s 3-meter, 200 free relay