Swim & Dive Shines on Final Day of ACCs
GREENSBORO, N.C.— The University of Miami swimming and diving team concluded its successful trip to the 2023 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships on Saturday night, adding an individual record, honor, and two more medals at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
The Hurricanes’ top performance of the night came from men’s divers, Mohamed Farouk and Max Flory, who were in a tight competition in the men’s platform dive.
Flory added another gold medal to his name, after winning two additional gold medals throughout the week. Flory’s final score in the platform dive was 395.60, followed by Farouk taking home silver (390.45). Flory swept all three diving events, for the first time since 2014.
In addition to his gold medal-winning performances, Flory was named ACC Championships Men’s Diving MVP, for the second year in a row.
In the preliminary round, Giulia Carvalho earned herself a new personal best in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.76) and set the national record in her home country of Brazil.
The Hurricanes had multiple competitors qualify in the evening finals.
The final rounds began with Adrianna Cera competing in the 1,650-yard freestyle, finishing 16th (16:38.57).
Three Hurricanes went on to compete in the 200-yard breaststroke finals.
Carvalho, Zorry Mason, and Tara Vovk each earned a spot in the ‘B’ final. Mason placed 12th (2:10.94), followed by Vovk in 13th place (2:11.22), and Carvalho in 16th (2:13.30) out of all the swimmers in the meet.
To conclude the week, the Hurricanes competed in the 400-yard relay, finishing in third place (3:19.88).