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Swim-Dive: Men Place Second, Women Third at FSU Fall Classic

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Georgia Tech swim-dive concluded day two of the FSU Fall Classic with five first-place performances. 

Clarissa Sabin finished the day with a second-place time of 2:06.01 in the 200 IM, while Elizabeth Powley also had a second-place performance with 262.00 points on the women’s 3-meter.  

Tech also medaled in the 400 Medley Relay and the 200 Free Relay, recording third-place finishes. In the 400 relay the team of Rothwell, Sabin, Ripkova, and Mrzyglod finished with a time of 3:49.79. In the 200 relay the team of Ripkova, Murphy, Mrzyglod, and Smith finished with a time of 1:35.53. 

Through 36 events, the women finished with a total of 172 points, ending the FSU Fall Classic in third place. 

The Yellow Jacket men also had success on Saturday, claiming first place in four events.  

Freshman Max Fowler had another impressive performance on the diving boards, finishing the day with 326 points on the men’s 1-meter board, claiming the center spot on the podium. Batur ÜNLÜ clinched the 500 Free, with a first-place time of 4:23.47. ÜNLÜ also finished in the second-place spot in the 100 Free with a time of 44.82.  

The Georgia Tech men’s team clinched first-place wins in both 200-meter events. In the 200 Breast, Nils Bognar finished with a time of 2:02.61. In the 200 Back, Berke Saka finished with a time of 1:47.24 to place second.  

In the 200 Free Relay the team of Justin Alderson, Unlu, Bognar, and Odorici also finished with a second-place time of 1:21.51. 

Through 36 events, the men finished with a total of 220 points, just 18 points behind first place Florida State. 

UP NEXT:  

Georgia Tech swimming and diving will be back in action on Wednesday, Oct. 11 as they head to Athens to take on Georgia in a dual meet. 

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