Jan. 21, 2005
ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will open up the second half of its season against Atlantic Coast Conference foe Clemson this Saturday at Noon in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. The meet can be followed on RamblinWreck.com via live stats.
The Jackets closed out the first half of the season at the Georgia Tech Invitational where the men finished third and the women finished second, upending No. 23 Tennessee in the process. No. 3 Florida men and women won the fall invitational meet.
Posting NCAA `B’ qualifying standards for Tech in the first half were junior and sophomore . Morgan tallied a time of 4:27.32 in the men’s 500-yard freestyle at the Georgia Tech Invitational last December.
Stojanovska posted two NCAA `B’ qualifying standards at the GT Invite with times of 1:49.37 and 4:51.20 in the women’s 200 and 500 freestyle events. The Skopje, Macedonia, native broke three school records at the meet in the 200, 500 free and the 200 butterfly (2:01.89).
Also setting new school records in the early half of the season was freshman . Stowe set a new Tech mark in the women’s 1000 free (10:06.92) against No. 2 Georgia and broke the school record in the mile with a time of 17:02.96 at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
All Georgia Tech home swim meets are free admission. The Yellow Jackets will host Emory and North Florida for their final dual meet of the season on Saturday, Jan. 29. Tech will also host the men’s and women’s ACC Swimming & Diving Championships on Feb. 16-19 and Feb. 23-26 in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center.