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Kosic, Rotsztejn Lead @GTSwim On Saturday

Jan. 24, 2015

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Andrew Kosic paced the men and Efrat Rotsztejn guided the women as the Georgia Tech swimming & diving teams were in action Saturday afternoon in Blacksburg, Va.

Tech’s men split their double-dual meet, beating UNC-Wilmington, 244-56, but falling to No. 15 Virginia Tech, 190-110. Tech’s women went 2-1 on the day, edging Miami, 151-148, beating UNC-Wilmington, 245-52, but falling to the host Hokies, 224-75.

The men are now 9-4 overall and finished their ACC schedule at 3-2. The women improved to 7-8 overall and 3-4 in the ACC.

The Yellow Jackets are back home next Saturday to host Darton College at noon.

Women’s Highlights
• Rotsztejn had a strong afternoon as she picked up a win for the Yellow Jackets in the 200 IM (2:07.61) and was third in the 200 back (2:22.18).
Catherine Richards followed Rotszetjn in fourth in the 200 back (2:23.65), while Chiara Ruiu was third in the 200 IM (2:09.17).
• Camille Felix collected a third-place finish in 1,000 free (10:43.52).
• In the 100 back, Katherine Kerman posted a second-place showing in a time of 56.58.
Sarah Williford was third in the 500 free (5:07.74).

Men’s Highlights
• Senior Andrew Kosic was impressive again for Georgia Tech as the 2014 All-American won three individual events and posted a pair of NCAA B-cuts.
• Kosic won the 200 free (1:38.52), and recorded B-cuts by winning the 50 free (20.06) and the 100 fly (47.68).
• Teammate Noah Harasz also came up big, finishing third in the 200 free (1:41.67) and second in the 100 free (45.55).
Brian Woodbury, Mark Sarman, Ben Southern, Andrew Chetcuti teamed on the 200 medley relay for a second-place finish in 1:31.01.
• Sarman also brought home a pair of second-place finishes in the 200 IM (1:53.25) and the 100 breast (56.68).
Yuval Safra was second in 1,000 free (9:29.97) and third in the 500 free (4:32.41).
• Southern (1:48.70) and Nico van Duijn (1:51.01) went second and third in 200 fly.
Moises Lochi also took second in the 200 breast (2:05.30).
• Tech’s 400 free relay of Kosic, Taylor Wilson, Harasz and van Duijn finished second in a time of 2:59.62.

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