Jan. 7, 2006
ATLANTA – Senior Brian Huff and Ashley Kracke led the Georgia Tech men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams to a sweep over Savannah College of Art and Design, 102-72 (men) and 114-70 (women), on Saturday afternoon in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center.
Huff finished first in the men’s 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.73 and swam a leg of the 400 medley relay that finished first with a time of 4:04.98.
Kracke had three wins for Tech in the 200 backstroke, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay. Kracke clocked a time of 2:07.14 in the 200 back, led off the medley relay with a split time of 1:00.96 (100 back) and swam a leg of the 400 free relay team.
Sophomore Elizabeth Stowe tallied a pair of individual wins for the Yellow Jackets. Stowe posted a time of 1:55.28 in the women’s 200 free and swam a time of 5:05.72 in the women’s 500 free.
Junior Ryan Bishop, senior Jason Howard and redshirt freshman Chris Ewald all tallied a pair of wins for Tech. Bishop finished first in the 200 individual medley (1:57.06), Howard won the 100 free (48.11) and Ewald won the 200 butterfly (1:56.27), while all three swam a leg of the 400 medley relay.
Junior Natanya Harper posted a pair of victories for the Yellow Jackets in the 50 free and 400 medley relay. Harper clocked a time of 24.75 in the 50 free and anchored the relay team with a split of 55.95 (100 free).
Senior Liz Foster registered a pair of wins for Tech. Foster swam a time of 2:11.39 in the 200 IM and led off the 400 free relay team with a 100 free split time of 54.54.
Freshman Caroline Jones clocked a personal-best time of 10:26.99 in the women’s 1000 free to finish in first place for the Jackets.
Seniors Jacob Wilson, Sam Morgan and junior Ofer Finkler had first-place finishes for the men. Wilson touched the wall in 2:00.23 in the 200 back, Morgan finished with a time of 9:32.92 in the 1000 free and Finkler posted a time of 1:44.42 in the 200 free.
Rounding out first-place finishes for the Jackets was junior Alex Williams, sophomore Katie McGraw and freshman Noah Copeland. Williams finished the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:10.83, McGraw clocked a time of 2:33.85 in the women’s 200 breast and Copeland swam a time of 4:44.76 in the men’s 500 free.
The Yellow Jackets will take a week off before traveling to Atlantic Coast Conference foe Clemson on Jan. 21. The combined dual meet is slated for a 1 p.m.