Nov. 4, 2006
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).
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.