The Atlantic Coast Conference
The Atlantic Coast Conference has a strong reputation nationally when it comes to swimming and diving. Here are a few highlights:
- The ACC has had 31 student-athletes recognized as COSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America selections, including three in 2009-10.
- By the end of the 2009-10 season, a total of 14 new men’s records, including six ACC Championship meet records, had been set, and 14 new women’s marks, including nine ACC Championship meet times, had been rewritten into the ACC’s record book.
- A combined 12 teams – six men and six women – saw action at the NCAA Championship meet last season, with the men placing five ACC teams among the top-25 team finishes nationally and the women placing four. The 2009-10 season marked the sixth consecutive season that men’s programs have had five or more teams compete at the national meet, while the women had at least six teams for the third-straight year.
- A total of 27 women student-athletes and 23 men student-athletes earned a combined 50 and 54 All-America honors, respectively, at the NCAA 2010 Swimming & Diving Championships.
- Overall, the men’s programs have seen 250 participants honored as All-Americans, 17 national individual champions, and one national championship relay team in its 57 years. In 30 years of existence, women’s programs have had 274 All-Americans and seven individual champions.