THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech swimming and diving concluded the first day of the ACC Championships after competing in two diving and two relay events.
Four events were contested today; the Men’s 1M Event, Women’s 3M Event, 200 Medley Relay and 800 Free Relay.
In the diving events, three Jackets just missed the placement to score in the events. Luke Dotson finished 25th for Tech in the men’s 1M event with a score of 255.75. In the women’s 3M event, Carmen Woodruff also placed 25th with a score of 238.95 and Anna Bradescu finished behind Woodruff in 26th place with a score of 238.10.
Both of the relay events scored points for the Tech men’s and women’s teams.
In the 200 Medley Relays, the men finished 10th and the women finished 11th. The men’s team, comprised of Berke Saka, Daniel Kertesz, Leandro Odorici and Will Coady swam a time of 1:26.01. Kendal Chunn, Clarissa Sabin, Lindsey Merk and Anna Hadjiloizou recorded a time of 1:40.43.
The women’s 800 free relay, comprised of Zora Ripkova, Rei Kuramoto, Deniz Ertan and Brooke Switzer, took home eighth place with a time of 7:11.03. Batur Ünlü, Saka, Mert Kilavuz and Kertesz came in ninth place with a time of 6:22.08.
At the end of the first day, the men sit in 10th place with a team score of 74 points and the women are in 11th place with 76 points.
The Jackets will continue competition on Wednesday, Feb. 15 with the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 Free, Women’s 1M Diving and 200 Free Relay.
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