(Video Interview) Anton Ipsen Did What He Does Best

Photo Courtesy: Reagan Lunn/Georgia Tech Athletics

NC State’s Anton Ipsen cruised to first in the men’s 1650 free on the final night of the 2018 NCAA Championships. He posted a time of 14:24.43 for the win, ranking him seventh on the all-time list.

The senior said it hasn’t sunk in yet that his last collegiate swim was one for the books, but is pleased and excited with his race. He talked about his race plan and the moment he knew he needed to make his move.

As for the team race, Ipsen noted that NC State’s fourth-place finish for the third consecutive year overall feels like a victory because of how close the top five were. He said he couldn’t be more pleased to be a member of the Wolfpack and his looking forward to the long course season.

Watch more videos from the men’s NCAA championships.

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Author: Chandler Brandes

Chandler Brandes is a senior at the University of Vermont where she is majoring in Public Communication and double minoring in Coaching and Sports Management. She is a former swimmer for the Catamounts and this is her fourth year on board with Swimming World.

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