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Tech's Stowers Claims ACC Title on Three-Meter Board at ACC Championships

Feb. 16, 2006

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Sophomore Evan Stowers won the men’s three-meter springboard with a personal-record score of 373.05 to win his first Atlantic Coast Conference title on Thursday night to lead Georgia Tech at the Women’s ACC Swimming and Diving Championships and Men’s ACC Diving Championships in Maryland’s Campus Recreation Center.

“It’s great, he [Evan Stowers] was incredible in finals,” said head diving coach John Ames. “He did not miss a dive and it was one of the biggest moments in Georgia Tech diving.”

In the women’s ACC meet, North Carolina leads with 198 points through two days of competition. Tech stands 10th after two days with 69 points.

Senior Laurissa Prystaj finished 11th on the women’s one-meter board with a score of 236.90. Sophomore Stephanie England finished 13th with a score of 235.90.

In the women’s ACC swim meet, junior Vesna Stojanovska clocked a NCAA `B’ standard of 4:53.67 in the 500-yard freestyle to post a 12th-place finish. Sophomore Elizabeth Stowe finished 20th with a season-best time of 4:56.48.

In the men’s ACC Diving Championships, junior Tony Burkhardt finished 12th with a score of 280.05, while sophomore Peter Doblar finished 13th with a score of 273.00.

In the women’s 50 free, junior Natanya Harper finished 24th with a time of 24.05.

The ACC meet will continue on Friday with the prelims beginning at 12 Noon. Live stats are being provided at ACC Meet Results.

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