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Virginia Tech is able to battle UVA

BLACKSBURG, VA – The Hokies will host in-state rival UVA on Saturday, January 15th. On the ACC Championship final yr, the Hokie males topped the Wahoos and the ladies fell simply quick. This yr the No. 16 ranked Tech crew and No. 17 ranked Virginia shall be an thrilling battle till then finish. New additions, Nico Gracia Saiz and Mario Molla Yanes will add one other layer of power to Virginia Tech. The Virginia girls’s crew has held first rank after successful the 2021 NCAA Championship, however the Hokie girls, who’ve been ranked as excessive as 18, are able to compete.
 
The CAC shall be following the identical vaccination indoor occasion coverage as Virginia Tech.
 
MEET INFORMATION
Virginia Tech vs UVA
Date/Time: Jan 15th | 11:00 am
Location: Christiansburg Aquatic Middle
Stay Stats: Meet Cellular 
 
HEAD COACH SERGIO LOPEZ MIRO
“We’re excited to host ACC and in-state rival, UVA, this weekend. We’re coming off a fantastic block of winter coaching and I am unable to wait to see how our athletes reply on Saturday. It is all the time an thrilling meet when our two groups get collectively; with quite a lot of quick swimming. Go Hokies!” 
 
MID-SEASON ADDITIONS
The Hokies have added three mid-season additions to their roster. Luana Alonso, Nico Gracia Saiz, and Mario Molla Yanes are not any strangers to success and are able to compete on Saturday for the Hokies.
 
Alonso, from Asuncion, Paraguay, competed within the 2020 Olympics. She is a Pan American Junior medalist and document holder, Nationwide and South American champion, and a Nationwide document holder within the 50 fly and 100 fly. Through the Hokie Belt Problem, she earned her first victory as a Hokie within the 100 yard fly (53.05).
 
Garcia Saiz, an Olympic swimmer from Madrid, Spain, focuses on backstroke and IM. He was an Olympic finalist within the 200 backstroke. He has one World championship, one European championship, 1 World Junior championship, and two European Junior championship appearances. 
 
Molla Yanes, from Barcelona, Spain, focuses on freestyle and butterfly. He has had one European Championship and one Nationwide Championship look. 
 
EVENT SCHEDULE
400 Medley Relay
1000 Freestyle
200 Freestyle 
100 Backstroke
100 Breaststroke
200 Butterfly
50 Freestyle
1M Diving
100 Freestyle
200 Backstroke
200 Breaststroke
500 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
3M Diving
200 IM
400 Freestyle Relay

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