@GTSwim Rolls Past Darton In Regular-Season Finale

Jan. 31, 2015

Complete Results

THE FLATS – In its final tune-up before hosting the ACC Swimming & Diving Championships in February, the Georgia Tech men and women cruised past Darton College on Saturday at the GT Aquatic Center. Andrew Kosic, Chiara Ruiu and Katherine Kerman each won a pair of events to pace the Ramblin’ Wreck.

The Yellow Jackets won all 32 events contested on Saturday afternoon as the men posted a 165-76 win over the Cavaliers, while the women won by a 163-58 margin. The Tech men, who are receiving votes in the Top 25, improved to an ACC-best 11-4 overall, while the women ended their regular season with a .500 record of 8-8.

Meet Highlights:
• Senior All-American Andrew Kosic won a pair of individual events and posted a pair of NCAA B-cuts in the 100 fly (47.60) and the 100 free (44.24).
• Kosic also helped the men’s 200 free relay to victory with Mark Sarman, Andrew Chetcuti and Nico van Duijn in a time of 1:22.69.
• Ruiu and Kerman had strong meets to pace the women, as Ruiu won the 200 free (1:54.94) and the 100 free (52.74). Kerman took home the 100 fly (57.05) and the 100 back (56.58).
• Kerman also aided the 200 medley relay to victory in a time of 1:46.87 with Carly Sweeney, Efrat Rotsztejn and Sarah Williford.
• Ruiu teamed on the women’s winning 200 free relay with Elise Breaux, Xanna Tracy and Maddie Paschal in a time of 1:36.38.
• Tech’s freshmen men stepped up and won the 200 medley relay as Brian Woodbury, Moises Loschi, Brad Oberg and Noah Harasz put down a time of 1:31.69 to edge the veterans Chetcuti, Sarman, Kosic and van Duin (1:31.80).
• Tracy (24.73) and Harasz (20.83) won the men’s and women’s 50 free for the Yellow Jackets.
MaryKathryn Terry won the women’s 1,000 free (10:41.32), Yuval Safra took the men’s 1,000 (9:37.85). The 500 free events were claimed by Sarah Williford (5:08.27) and Mats Westergren (4:44.27).
• On the boards, Brad Homza won both the 1m (352.35) and 3m (387.60), while Shannon Lumbra also won both the 1m (288.38) and 3m (321.45).

Up Next:
Tech hosts the Women’s ACC Swimming & Diving Championship at the GT Aquatic Center Feb. 17-21, while the Men’s Championship is set for Feb. 24-28.

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