Feb. 24, 2007
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Junior Rob Miller and freshman Ryan Crete swam NCAA `B’ standard times of 15:26.39 and 15:28.15 in the 1650-yard freestyle to finish 10th and 11th, respectively, to lead Georgia Tech to a sixth-place finish (267.50) at the Men’s Atlantic Coast Conference Swimming Championships on Saturday night in Koury Natatorium.
Sophomore Noah Copeland tallied a ninth-place finish in the 100 free with a personal-best time of 45.01. Senior Ryan Bishop also posted a ninth-place finish, clocking a time of 2:01.87 in the 200 breaststroke for the Jackets.
Junior Onur Uras and senior Conrad Aach both tallied top-16 finishes for Tech in the 200 butterfly. Uras swam a lifetime-best time of 1:49.15 in the preliminaries, finishing 11th in the finals (1:49.66). Aach also posted a personal-record time in the prelims (1:49.95) and finished 16th in the finals (1:50.94).
Florida State upset eight-time defending champion Virginia with a total of 714 points. UVa finished second (616.5), North Carolina (532.5), Virginia Tech (388), Clemson (323.5), Georgia Tech (267.5), NC State (258), Maryland (253), Duke (128), Maimi (73) and Boston College (68).
Tech All-ACC Performers
Ryan Bishop – 400 IM (3rd)