THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech men’s swim and dive team concluded day one of the NCAA Championships with an All-American performance from Batur Ünlü in the 500 free.
Ünlü qualified for the consolation finals of the 500 free with a 14th place time of 4:13.39. He maintained his 14th place spot with a time of 4:14.74 in the finals which earned him the Honorable Mention All-American honors.
Three other Jackets competed today in the swim and dive events. Mert Kilavuz competed alongside Ünlü in the 500 free, finishing 31st with a season-best time of 4:17.41. Berke Saka swam finished 32nd in the 200 IM with a time of 1:43.60.
Ruben Lechuga represented Tech in the men’s 1 Meter event. Lechuga recorded a score of 307.75 and finished in 37th place.
The Jackets continue competition at the NCAA Championships tomorrow with the 200 free and 100 back events.
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