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Hidalgo Medals on Final Day of ACCs

Day 4 Results

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech diving and women’s swimming concluded the 2019 ACC Championships on Saturday evening at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

The Yellow Jackets finished the meet ninth overall with 360 points.

Georgia Tech will begin the ACC Men’s Swimming Championships on Wednesday, Feb. 27 back in Greensboro, N.C.

Women’s Highlights

Sophomore Camryn Hidalgo carried forward her momentum from yesterday by not only finalling in the 1-meter, but reaching the podium, finishing in third place with a score of 290.35. Hidalgo improved by nearly 30 points from prelims to finals, qualifying with a 262.80.

Over in the swimming pool, Tech was led by Iris Wang, who finished sixth in the 100 free by swimming an NCAA B cut of 48.68.

In the 1650 free, Emily Ilgenfritz finished eighth overall with an NCAA B qualifying time of 16:25.33. Close behind her was freshman Morgan Johnson, who clocked a 16:29.51 NCAA B cut.

In the C final of the 200 back, Allie Paschal once again made an appearance, swimming an NCAA B qualifying time of 1:56.82 to finish sixth in the heat and 22nd overall.

Then in the 200 breast, Nicole Williams (2:14.18) and Kristen Hepler (2:14.39) finished back-to-back in the C final. Williams finished fourth in the C final and Hepler finished fifth. Junior Ilgenfritz also finished first in the C final of the 100 fly, swimming a 1:59.25.

In the 400 free relay, Tech’s squad of Wang, Ilgenfritz, Sarah Gilbert and Lila Best finished 11th with a time off 3:20.99.

Men’s Highlights

Senior diver Matt Casillas finished eighth in the platform event, scoring a 288.35.

Tech Tidbits
* Allie Paschal turns in a career-best time of 1:56.75 and qualifies for finals in the 200 back, time also good for a NCAA B cut
* Sara Gilbert sets a new career-best with a time of 1:58.74 in the 200 back
* Jami Williams lands a career-best with a time of 2:00.58 in the 200 back
* Iris Wang turns in a season-best time of 48.67 to qualify for finals in the 100 free, time also an NCAA B cut time
* Kristen Hepler turns in a season-best time of 2:13.69 and qualified for finals in the 200 breast, also an NCAA B cut time
* Nicole Williams swims an impressive time of 2:15.78 also qualified for finals in the 200 breast
* Catriona Macgregor turns in a career-best time of 2:18.79 in the 200 breast
* Emily Ilgenfritz qualifies for finals swimming a season-best time of 2:00.53 in the 200 fly
* Chloe Miller turns in a season-best time of 2:01.80 narrowly missing being an automatic qualifier but will be an alternate in the 200 fly
* Maddie Hadd swims a career-best time of 2:03.87 in the 200 fly
* Emily Ilgenfritz turns in not only a career-best but a season-best time for the Jackets with a time of 16:25.33, finishing in second in her heat in the 1650, time also a NCAA B cut time, 8 best overall in the 1650
* Morgan Johnson swims a career-best time of 16:29.51, placing 4th in her heat in the 1650, also a NCAA B cut time, 10th best overall in the 1650
* Camille Long swims a season-best time, 16:55.42 in the 1650
* Lindsay Wallace turns in a career-best time of 16:56.46 in the 1650
* Allie Paschal finishes in 6th in the C Final with a time of 1:56.82, also an NCAA B cut time
* Iris Wang finishes in 6th with a blazing time of 48.68 in the 100 free, also an NCAA B cut time
* Nicole Williams turns in a career-best time of 2:14.18 finishing in 4th in the C Final in the 200 breast
* Kristen Hepler finishes in 5th in the C Final with a time of 2:14.39 in the 200 breast
* Emily Ilgenfritz swims not only a career-best but also a season-best time of 1:59.25 to finish 1st in the C Final in the 200 fly

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