Oct. 1, 2004
ATLANTA – The Georgia Tech men’s and women’s swimming and diving team hosted its annual intrasquad meet on Friday night in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. Sophomore Ryan Bishop led the White squad to a 102-75 victory with first-place finishes in the 200 individual medley (1:58.47) and the 150 breaststroke (1:33.92).
“I was very pleased with the performances today,” said head coach Seth Baron. “The freshman did a good job and it was exciting for the athletes to get out there and race one another. We still have a long way to go before we compete against Tennessee in three weeks, but we’ll be ready.”
Freshman Elizabeth Stowe led the Gold squad with first-place finishes in the 200 freestyle (1:56.06) and 400 free (4:01.39). Stowe’s time in the 200 free ranks 10th all-time in Tech history.
Freshman Chris Ewald tallied a first-place finish in the men’s 400 free for the White team with a time of 4:01.39, edging returning All-American Sam Morgan (3:41.56). Ewald tallied a second first-place finish in the 150 butterfly with a time of 1:24.19. Fellow freshman and Olympian, Onur Uras, finished second with a time of 1:24.41.
Senior Lisa Hancock finished first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:14.66, while junior Ashley Kracke placed first in the 150 backstroke with a time of 1:34.21. Senior Jeremy Raines tallied a first-place finish for the White team in the 150 back with a time of 1:27.02.
Junior Laura Heiser posted a time of 1:45.87 in the women’s 150 breast to finish first for the Gold squad, while junior Meghan DeVinney tallied a victory in the women’s 150 fly with a time of 1:33.74 for the White team.
The Yellow Jacket men will open the regular season against Tennessee in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center on Thursday, Oct. 21. The dual meet is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.
-GT SWIMMING & DIVING-