Wei Leads Jackets On Final Day Of Virginia Tech Invitational

Feb. 5, 2012

Complete Results

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – Georgia Tech wrapped up the Virginia Tech Invitational Sunday, with freshman Wilson Wei highlighting the action with a third-place finish in the 200 back and a fourth-place showing in the 200 IM.

Wei touched the wall in 1:50.61, which was good for a bronze medal in the 200 back, and later, the rookie was clocked in 1:54.00 to claim a fourth-place finish in the 200 IM.

“This was a good meet for us and I’m proud of the effort,” said head coach Courtney Shealy Hart.

Junior Michael Hart continued his solid weekend, leading a trio of Jackets in the top seven in the 200 fly. Hart put down a time of 1:48.80, which was good for third, and was followed by junior Colin Schouten in sixth (1:52.83) and sophomore Sam Morgan in seventh (2:00.43).

Also in the 200 back for Tech was freshman Kristopher Bryant in seventh (1:52.58) and following Wei in the 200 IM was freshman Dylan Kase in sixth (1:54.84).

Senior Brian Robbins collected a 10th-place finish in the 100 free (47.20) and freshman Jack Beall was 12th (48.17).

For the women, freshman Kelsey Maloney grabbed a seventh-place finish in the 200 fly (2:11.86) and posted a time of 2:16.64 in the 200 IM that was good for ninth.

The Yellow Jackets will occupy Blacksburg, Va. over the next three weeks as the ACC Championships commence Feb. 15 at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center. The women’s championship runs Feb. 15-18, while the men’s championship will be contented Feb. 22-25.

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