March 31, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Georgia Tech wrapped up the 2013 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship Saturday at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind., with a 27th-place finish in the 400 free relay.
Andrew Kosic, Eric Chiu, Andrew Chetcuti and Nico van Duijn swam the relay for the Yellow Jackets, and were clocked in a time of 2:57.19. Kosic’s split of 44.06 led the relay off, Chiu went 44.33, Chetcuti followed in 44.53 and van Duijn brought it home in 44.27.
Tech’s stay in Indianapolis included Chiu becoming the first Yellow Jacket to complete in an individual men’s swimming event since 2010. Chiu brought the NCAA’s 16th-fastest 100 fly time to the meet, and his qualification locked up spots for four Jacket relays.
Chiu finished 27th on Friday in the 100 fly (47.02). Tech’s 200 medley relay was 26th overall (1:28.90), the 400 medley relay finished 26th in a time of 3:13.51, and the 200 free relay took 24th place (1:19.21). Kosic set the school record in the 100 back by leading off the 400 medley relay in a time of 47.53.