Former NCS Age Group swimmers Justin Ress (MOR-NC State) and Olivia Carter (EAC-Georgia) were among those earning medals at the World University Games in Naples, Italy. The United States closed out the final night of swimming with eight medals – five gold, two silver and a bronze. The Americans led all teams over the course of the seven-day competition with a final medal tally of 40 – 19 gold, 12 silver and nine bronze.
Ress won the 50 back and placed third in the 100 back. He also led off the winning 4 x 100 medley relay on the final day of the competition. Carter finished just behind Georgia teammate Dakota Luther to bring home a silver medal in the 200 fly. Ress’s NC State teammates, Elise Haan, Coleman Stewart, and Ky-Lee Perry also visited the podium. Perry won gold in the women’s 50 free while Haan placed second in the 100 back and Stewart placed third in the 100 fly.