THE FLATS – Georgia Tech swimming and diving will have eight Yellow Jackets a part of the inaugural ACC/Big Ten Challenge hosted by Purdue University at the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center on Nov. 10-11.
The ACC’s roster is comprised of 12 schools, 84 swimmers and 20 divers, while the Big Ten will be represented by 13 schools 76 swimmers and 20 divers. The competition will feature 17 men’s and 17 women’s swimming events, which will include 13 individual races and four relays for each gender. Divers will compete in the 3-meter and platform.
Representing Georgia Tech will be swimmers Caio Pumputis, Rodrigo Correia, Christian Ferraro on the men’s side and Emily Ilgenfritz, Laura Branton and Iris Wang from the women’s team. The ACC diving team will feature Matt Casillas and Camryn Hidalgo from Tech as well, both competing in the platform.
Saturday’s events will be the 400 medley relay, 400 IM, 100 free, 200 back, 200 breast, 100 fly, 500 free, women’s platform, men’s 3-meter and 800 free relay. Sunday’s races will be the 200 medley relay, 1000 free, 200 free, 100 back, 100 breast, 200 fly, 50 free, 200 IM, women’s 3-meter, men’s platform, 400 free relay.
The two-day showcase will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network, provided with a subscription. Saturday’s coverage will begin at 5 p.m. ET on BTN2Go and Sunday’s events will begin at 10 a.m. ET on BTN. Admission is free to the public.
Live results can be found HERE.
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