Men's Swimming Set for ACC Championships

Feb. 23, 2010

ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech men’s swimming team is set for the 2010 ACC Championships this weekend. The event, hosted by the University of North Carolina, begins Wednesday evening and concludes Saturday night.

Fans are reminded that championship finals will be video-streamed on theACC.com Thursday-Saturday 7-9 p.m. All championship information can be found at http://www.theacc.com/championships/10-sd-championship.html.

This weekend, Tech is looking to improve on a fourth place finish in last year’s ACC Championships held at the University of Maryland, marking the second straight year that the Yellow Jackets finished in the fourth spot. Junior Nigel Plummer will start the championships seeded first in the 50-free and second in the 100-free, while senior Gal Nevo is seeded second in the 200-IM and sophomore Matthew Vaughan is third in the 100-breast.

Overall, Georgia Tech had unprecedented success at last year’s ACC Championships, as Yellow Jacket swimmer broke 15 school record and eight ACC Records. In all, nine Tech swimmers punched their tickets to last season’s NCAA Swimming Championships with their performances in College Park.

Full recaps and results will be available once competition wraps up each night at www.ramblinwreck.com.

2010 ACC Men’s Swimming Championships Schedule of Events:

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Finals – 6 p.m.

200 Medley Relay

Finals – 7 p.m.

800 Free Relay

Thursday, Feb. 25

Prelims — 11 a.m.

500 Free

200 IM

50 Free

Finals — 7 p.m.

500 Free

200 IM

50 Free

**25-minute intermission**

200 Free Relay

Friday, Feb. 26

Prelims — 11 a.m.

400 IM

100 Fly

200 Free

100 Breast

100 Back

Finals — 7 p.m.

400 IM

100 Fly

200 Free

100 Back

**25-minute intermission**

400 Medley Relay

Saturday, Feb. 27

Prelims — 11 a.m.

200 Back

100 Free

200 Breast

200 Fly

1650 Free — 4 p.m.

Finals — 7 p.m.

1650 Free — Final Heat

200 Back

100 Free

200 Breast

200 Fly

**25-minute intermission**

400 Free Relay

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