Feb. 17, 2005
ATLANTA – Sophomore Vesna Stojanovska broke the school record in the 500-yard freestyle with a NCAA `B’ cut time of 4:47.36 to record a fifth-place finish in the finals to lead the Georgia Tech women’s swimming and diving team on Thursday night at the 2005 Women’s Atlantic Coast Conference Championships in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. Tech stands in seventh place with 100.5 points, while Maryland continues to lead after two days with 238 points.
Freshman Elizabeth Stowe swam a lifetime-best time of 4:50.52 in the consolation finals of the 500 free to record a NCAA `B’ cut time and finish in ninth place. Junior Liz Foster tallied a 15th-place finish for Tech in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:05.81.
Leading the Jackets in the 50 free was sophomore Natanya Harper and senior Jaclyn Keys. Harper finished 11th with a time of 23.75, after breaking the school record in the prelims in the morning session with a lifetime-best time of 23.68. Keys finished 16th in the consolation finals of the 50 free with a time of 24.10.
Junior Laurissa Prystaj registered a seventh-place finish to lead the Tech divers with a score of 267.35 on the one-meter springboard. The Tech 200 free relay team of Keys, Foster, Moeko Wallis and Harper tallied a fifth-place finish with a season-best time of 1:34.54.
The ACC Championship meet will continue on Friday with prelims at 11 a.m. and finals at 7 p.m. in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. The entire meet can be followed on www.ramblinwreck.com.
1. Maryland 238 pts.
2. Virginia 217 pts.3. North Carolina 156 pts.4. Florida State 140 pts.5. Virginia Tech 125.5 pts.6. Clemson 110 pts.7. Georgia Tech 100.5 pts.8. Miami 90 pts.8. NC State 90 pts.10. Duke 89 pts.
-GT SWIMMING & DIVING-