Jan. 8, 2011
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – In their final meet of their Florida road trip, the Georgia Tech men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads split in a meet at Florida State with UNC-Wilmington. The Jackets swept the Seahawks while falling to the Seminoles in a tri meet Saturday.
Tech started off strong on the day with a first place performance by the men’s squad in the 200-Free relay as Bo Hatchett, Matt Vaughan, Sullivan Lynch and Garrett Robberson clocked in with a time of 1:32.50. The women went 2-3 with their A and B squads in times of 1:46.49 and 1:48.20 respectively.
Travis Wagner kept the momentum going taking first in the 200-Free with a time of 1:42.06 while Lexi Weber came across first for the Lady Jackets in the same event in third place in a time of 1:53.12. Heidi Hatteberg and Nick Colletti headed the Jackets surge in the 100-Back as Hatteberg netted a third place finish in 57.83 while Colletti took home fourth with a time of 52.32.
Anton Lagerqvist, Vaughan, and Ryan Salmon went 3-4-5 in the 100-Breast with times of 57.62, 57.90 and 58.47 respectively while Christine Chuang, Keren Siebner and Kristen Dornstauder took second, fourth and fifth with times of 2:08.03, 2:08.18, and 2:09.11 respectively.
Robberon and Lynch kept their success in the 50-Free going with second (21.02) and third (21.07) place finishes while Weber and Jeffrey Phillips each took home third place finishes in the 100-Free with times of 52.55 and 46.71.
Anton Lagerqvist, Vaughan and Salmon went 2-3-4 in the 200-Breast with times of 2:02.75, 2:09.03 and 2:09.67 while Jemec and Chuang took home a share of the 100-Fly title with a time of 57.85.
Lagerqvist continued his success in the 200-IM earning a first place finish of 1:53.56 while Morgan Trickett led the Jackets on the women’s side with a second place finish in 2:11.02.
The diving corps on the day also did well as Brandon Makinson took home first place in the one-meter dive (350.40) while also taking the runner up spot in the three-meter dive (379.65). Chris Khosravi finished sixth (293.47) and fourth (321.75) in the same events.
On the women’s side, Helen Alvey led the divers with a third place finish in the one-meter dive (267.30) and a sixth place showing in the three-meter (250.50).
The Jackets will return to the pool next Friday night when they travel to Davidson for a dual meet with the Wildcats at 6 p.m. They will round out their weekend with an ACC match-up at NC State on Saturday at 1 p.m.