Virginia Takes Down Georgia Tech in Swimming and Diving

Nov. 4, 2006

Complete Results

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Freshman Jing Li and junior Peter Doblar won a pair of events to lead Georgia Tech against Virginia in swimming and diving action on Saturday. The Yellow Jacket men (0-4, 0-2 ACC) fell 136-86, while the women (1-4, 1-2 ACC) lost 125-118.

Li, a native of Chapel Hill, N.C., swam a personal-best time of 2:03.78 in the 200-yard butterfly and posted a season-best time of 4:57.75 in the 500 freestyle to capture both events. Li clocked a time of 4:32.52 in the 400 individual medley to finish in second place.

Doblar, a native of Woodinville, Wash., swept the men’s springboard events for the Jackets, tallying scores of 231.85 (1-Meter) and 282.15 (3-Meter).

Sophomore Noah Copeland and senior Ofer Finkler finished first and second in the men’s 100 free with season-best times of 46.35 and 47.15, respectively.

Junior diver Stephanie England won the women’s three-meter board with a score of 264.00. Freshman Hannah Krimm posted a score of 251.70 on the one-meter board to finish first for Tech.

Freshman Agatha Kwasnik tallied a second-place finish for the Jackets in the 100 free with a time of 52.97.

The men’s and women’s 400 free relay teams finished second to close out the meet. The Tech men’s team of Copeland, Johnny Hagaman, Finkler and Mauricio Sousa clocked a time of 3:07.60, while the women’s relay team of Kwasnik, Mari McLeod, Taylor Flynn and Lisa Pucci posted a season-best time of 3:34.71.

The Yellow Jackets will train for the next three weeks for the Georgia Invitational, Dec. 1-3, in Athens. That invitational meet will conclude the fall season for the Jackets.

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