Jackets Return to the Pool for Competition this Week

Feb. 28, 2018

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech swimming and diving will have a total of 17 swimmers hit the water this weekend, March 1-4, at the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series meet held at the McAuley Aquatic Center, while three other Jackets in Rodrigo Correia, Christian Ferraro and Moises Loschi will travel to Austin, Texas to compete at the American Short Course Championships over the same days.

On the women’s side, Tamir Gonen (200 free, 400 free, 200 fly), Kristen Hepler (100 breast, 200 breast), Emily Ilgenfritz (400 free, 200 fly), Caroline Lee (200 back), Camille Long (400 free), Chloe Miller (50 free, 200 IM), Alexandra Nilsson (100 breast), and Julia Shuford (400 IM) will all compete for the Jackets over the weekend.

The men’s team will have a total of nine Jackets compete in the pro series event in Austin Daniel (50 free, 100 free, 100 back), Clay Hering (200 fly), Joonas Koski (400 free, 200 IM), Jeffrey Murray (50 free, 100 free, 200 free), Franco Reyes (50 free, 100 free, 100 fly), Jonathan Vater (50 free, 100 free, 200 free), Leon Warnakulasuriya (100 back, 200 back), Austin Whalen (200 free, 400 free, 200 fly) and Colt Williamson (100 back).

At the American Short Course Championships in Texas, Correia will compete in both the 100 and 200 back events, while Ferraro and Loschi will participate in the 200 fly and 200 breast events, respectively.

For information on the TYR Pro Swim Series at Atlanta meet taking place at the McAuley Aquatic Center click here.

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