March 23, 2002
AUSTIN, Texas – With a 44th-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly at the 2002 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Georgia Tech freshman Cara DeVinny concluded the inaugural season of Yellow Jacket women’s swimming Saturday. The meet is being held at the University of Texas’ Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
She posted a time of 2:03.90 in the prelims, while Stanford senior Shelly Ripple went 1:54.20 to clock the top time of the morning.
The top eight finishers in the prelims will swim in the final, while the next eight will compete in the consolation final.
DeVinny also competed in the 200 IM, finishing 48th in a school record time of 2:04.11, and the 400 IM, where she placed 22nd.
Tech’s men’s squad will compete in the men’s NCAA Championships, which are scheduled for March 28-30. The Jackets will have as many as four competitors in the meet, scheduled for the University of Georgia.