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Homza Finishes Seventh in ACC Men's 3M Finals

Feb. 20, 2015

2015 #ACCWSD Day 3 Results 

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech sophomore diver Brad Homza finished seventh in the men’s 3-meter diving finals Friday night at the 2015 ACC Swimming & Diving Championship. Homza scored 306.80 in the finals after posting a score of 358.20 in the afternoon prelims.

Tech’s women’s swimming & diving team remains in 11th place with 137 points.

North Carolina overtook Virginia for the lead through xx events. The Tar Heels have 862 points, while the Cavaliers have 839.5 points. Virginia Tech is in third with 664.5 points, followed by Louisville with 641 and NC State with 589.

In the first event of the morning, junior Frederique Lefebvre posted a time of 4:28.16 in the 400 individual medley, missing the cut for the C finals by 1.43 seconds.

Brad Homza scores 63.00 on final prelim dive; currently third with 358.20 #ACCWSD | WATCH: pic.twitter.com/z5Y5Av5bhu

— GT Swimming & Diving (@GTswim) February 20, 2015

Sarah Williford finished 8th in heat 3 of 200 free prelims (1:53.17) | #ACCWSD #TogetherWeSwarm pic.twitter.com/KcNPEy3GXf

— GT Swimming & Diving (@GTswim) February 20, 2015

Junior Chiara Ruiu finished 5th in C finals of 200 freestyle with time of 1:49.43 #ACCWSD pic.twitter.com/Hre6NCDQZS

— GT Swimming & Diving (@GTswim) February 20, 2015

Morgan Lyons, Kate Brandus and Megan Young all competed in the 100 butterfly prelims. The freshman Lyons (35th) posted Tech’s fastest time at 56.26, followed by Brandus in 37th at 56.93 and Young in 39th at 57.14.

Italian sophomore Chiara Ruiu made the C finals of the 200 freestyle, finishing 24th in the prelims with a time of 1:49.39. She finished 21st overall with a time of 1:49.43. Junior Sarah Williford finished 34th with a 1:53.17 clip.

Four swimmers competed in the 100 breaststroke prelims. Sophomore Maddie Paschal led the Yellow Jackets with a time of 56.18, finishing 32nd overall. Young (56.65), sophomore Xanna Tracy (56.96) and junior Carly Sweeney (57.50) finished 40th, 42nd and 44th, respectively.

In the morning’s final swimming prelim, junior Efrat Rotsztjen finished 27th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:04.02. Senior Catherine Richards finished 32nd with a time of 1:06.39.

The fourth and final day of the 2015 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. Doors at the GT Aquatic Center will open at 9 a.m. Below is the schedule of events for the final day:

10 a.m.
Swimming Prelims (200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly)

12 p.m.
Diving Prelims (Women’s platform)

3:15 p.m.
Diving Prelims (Men’s platform)

4 p.m.
1650 freestyle prelim heat (all heats except last)

5:50 p.m.
Senior Recognition

6 p.m.
Finals (1650 free final heat, 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, women’s platform, men’s platform, 400 freestyle relay)

After completion
ACC Championship Awards

Saturday’s finals will be broadcast live on ESPN3 beginning at 6 p.m.

Complete event schedule and heat sheets for 2015 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship will be available at the ACC championship page. For fans attending the championship, please visit our parking information page. Follow @GTswim on Twitter and the official hashtag, #ACCWSD.

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