@GTSwimDive Finishes Day 1 of GT Invite

Nov. 19, 2015


THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech swimming and diving team completed the first day of the Georgia Tech Invitational at McAuley Aquatic Center on Thursday night. The men are currently in 3rd with 287.5 points, while the women are in 6th at 92 points.

The day was highlighted by the efforts of Noah Harasz, Youssef Hammoud, Edwin Zhao and Robert Borowicz, who combined to form the winning 200 freestyle relay team.

In individual events, the Jackets had six total participants who qualified for A-Final races, meaning they finished in the top-10 in preliminary events. Yuval Safra led the way individually, finishing 3rd in the men’s 500 freestyle.

The women were led by Chiara Ruiu, who finished 11th in the women’s 500 freestyle preliminary, setting a career-best time of 4:54.54.

Friday 10 a.m. Prelims; 6 p.m. Finals
200 yard medley relay
400 yard IM
100 yard butterfly
200 yard freestyle
100 yard breaststroke
100 yard backstroke
Women’s 3m Diving
Men’s 1m Diving
800 yard freestyle relay

Saturday 10 a.m. Prelims; 6 p.m. Finals
1650 yard freestyle
200 yard backstroke
100 yard freestyle
200 yard breaststroke
200 yard butterfly
Platform Diving
400 yard freestyle relay

For the second time in program history, Georgia Tech and the McAuley Aquatic Center will serve as the host site for the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. The Women’s Championships will be held March 16-19, followed by the Men’s Championships March 23-26. Georgia Tech previously hosted the 2007 NCAA Championships and the CRC was also the site of the 1996 Summer Olympics swimming and diving competitions.

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