Jan. 20, 2007
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Senior Ryan Bishop tallied a pair of first-place finishes in the men’s 200-yard individual medley (1:52.01) and 200 breaststroke (2:05.66) to lead the Georgia Tech men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams against Virginia Tech and Maryland on Saturday.
The men defeated Maryland, 186-52, and fell to host Virginia Tech, 160-83. The women dropped both meets to the Terrapins, 136-94, and the Hokies, 154-88.
Sophomore Noah Copeland clocked a pool record time of 1:38.77 in the men’s 200 freestyle to finish in first place for the Yellow Jackets.
Divers Hannah Krimm and Stephanie England swept the women’s one- and three-meter springboards for the Jackets. Krimm, a freshman from Upper Arlington, Ohio, finished first on the one-meter board with a NCAA Zone diving qualifying mark of 285.25. England, a junior from Titusville, Fla., posted a NCAA mark of 303.70 on the three-meter board to finish first.
Junior Evan Stowers tallied a pair of runner-up finishes on the springboards for the Jackets. Stowers posted a NCAA Zone qualifying score of 326.25 on the three-meter board.
Senior co-captain Alison Walker clocked a season-best time of 2:23.69 in the women’s 200 breast to finish in third place for the Jackets.
Tech will return to action on Feb. 14-17, for the Women’s ACC Swimming and Diving Championships and Men’s Diving Championships, in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Men’s ACC Swimming Championships will run from Feb. 21-24, in Chapel Hill.