Dec. 1, 2006
ATHENS, Ga. – Freshman Ryan Crete clocked a season-best time of 4:30.21 in the men’s 500-yard freestyle, finishing third, to lead the Georgia Tech men’s and women’s swimming teams at the Georgia Invitational on Friday night.
Sophomore Noah Copeland tallied a season-best time of 4:31.11 in the 500 free to finish in fifth place for Tech. Junior Elizabeth Stowe tallied a 13th-place finish for the women in the 500 free with a season-best time of 4:54.65.
Sousa clocked a personal-record time of 20.72 in the preliminaries of the men’s 50 free, finishing eighth in the finals with a time of 20.77. Freshmen Agatha Kwasnik and Lisa Pucci also posted personal-best times in the women’s 50 free, finishing in 18th (23.99) and 20th (24.21), respectively.
Senior Ryan Bishop tallied an eighth-place finish in the men’s 200 individual medley with a season-best time of 1:52.56 for the Jackets.
Day two of the UGA Invitational will start tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. with the prelims. The Tech diving teams will host the Georgia Tech Diving Invitational beginning at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center.