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Clemson Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Teams Defeat Georgia Tech

Clemson Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Teams Defeat Georgia Tech

Jan. 10, 2003

ATLANTA, GA – The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams defeated Georgia Tech on Friday evening at Emory University’s Woodruff P.E. Center in Atlanta. The Tiger women’s team defeated the Yellow Jackets by a score of 156-87, improving its overall record to 6-4 (1-1 ACC). Clemson’s men’s team won a 159-84 decision over Georgia Tech. With the win, the men’s team is 6-2 in dual meets and 2-0 in the ACC on the season.

The Clemson women’s team was led by Kim Routh, who won the 200 free (1:53.66) and the 1000 free (10:09.63). The Tigers’ Nichole Carlton and Kim Cober finished second and third in the 1000 free with times of 10:16.89 and 10:18.70, respectively. Carlton won the 500 free for the Tigers with a time of 5:04.74, while Liz Dwors finished second (5:08.16) and Cober finished third (5:10.48).

Clemson’s Elise Thieler won the 50 free with a time of 24.43 while Christine Woodruff finished second in 24.65. In the 100 free, Woodruff placed second (53.62), followed by Ashley Shafer in third (53.72). Jenna Burtch took second place in the 200 free with a time of 1:54.36.

The Tigers took the top three spots in the 200 IM. Lindsey Kroeger finished first with a time of 2:08.29, while Kate Walker was second (2:12.72) and Sarah Deibler was third (2:14.02). Walker also took third place in the 200 back with a time of 2:07.14. Meaghan Murphy won the 200 fly for Clemson, posting a time of 2:05.99.

The Clemson women finished first, second and third in the 200 breast. Mandy Commons won, recording a time of 2:23.37, while Shafer finished second (2:24.27) and Caitlin Bissell was third (2:26.84).

In the one-meter diving competition, Clemson’s Jessica Watcke placed second, scoring 224.25 points, while Shastin Leathers took third place with 220.73 points. The Tigers’ Cristina Curtuneanu finished second in the three-meter competition with a score of 240.90 points.

In the relay events, the Clemson women won the 400 medley relay, posting a time of 3:52.52. The Tiger women also finished first in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:34.60.

On the men’s side, Craig Thomas led the Tiger divers, winning both the one and three-meter competitions with 284.10 and 282.23 points, respectively. Eric Shulick finished second in the one-meter, scoring 258.98 points, and third in the three-meter with 248.18 points.

The Tigers’ Mark Henly won the 200 IM with a time of 1:53.89, and the 200 back with a time of 1:49.92. Buddy Reed finished second in the 200 IM (1:54.29) for Clemson. Reed also took second place in the 200 back (1:52.81), while Charlie Dillon finished third (1:53.52).

Drew Scheerhorn finished first in the 100 free for the Tigers with a time of 46.64. Derrick Mulder and Brent Hitchcock tied for second, each recording a time of 46.76 in the event. Scheerhorn posted a time of 21.62 for a second-place finish in the 50 free. Hitchcock won the 200 free with a time of 1:42.65, followed by Dillon in second with a time of 1:42.83.

In the distance free events, Jonathan Mengering placed second in the 1000 free with a time of 9:31.18 and third in the 500 free with a time of 4:41.59. Greg Middleton took second place in the 500 free (4:40.81) for the Tigers.

In the 200 fly, Rob Kummer won the event posting a time of 1:52.67. Clemson’s James Stoffer finished second with a time of 1:55.42. Gregor Govse posted a time of 2:06.05 in the 200 breast for a second-place finish.

The Tiger men’s team won the 400 medley relay, recording a time of 3:24.84 in the event. Clemson also won the 400 free relay with a time of 3:08.39.

The Tiger swimming and diving teams will play host to North Carolina on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 1:00 p.m. Due to renovations to Clemson’s McHugh Natatorium, the meet will be held at the Spartanburg Middle Tyger YMCA in Spartanburg, SC.

Licensed to North Atlanta Swim Assoc Champ Hy-Tek’s Meet Manager 1/10/2003 07:17 PM Clemson vs. Georgia Tech – 1/10/2003 Results Event 1 Women 400 Yard Medley Relay=============================================================================== School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Clemson University-SC ‘A’ 3:52.52 28.25 57.50 (57.50) 1:27.51 (30.01) 2:02.38 (1:04.88) 2:28.14 (25.76) 2:59.67 (57.29) 3:24.59 (24.92) 3:52.52 (52.85) 2 Clemson University-SC ‘B’ 3:55.71 28.75 59.26 (59.26) 1:29.94 (30.68) 2:05.14 (1:05.88) 2:31.61 (26.47) 3:02.57 (57.43) 3:27.73 (25.16) 3:55.71 (53.14) 3 Georgia Tech Swimming-GA ‘A’ 3:57.19 28.31 58.34 (58.34) 1:29.73 (31.39) 2:05.58 (1:07.24) 2:32.38 (26.80) 3:04.04 (58.46) 3:29.25 (25.21) 3:57.19 (53.15) 4 Georgia Tech Swimming-GA ‘B’ 4:07.21 28.98 59.44 (59.44) 1:32.52 (33.08) 2:10.57 (1:11.13) 2:38.05 (27.48) 3:10.76 (1:00.19) 3:36.52 (25.76) 4:07.21 (56.45) 5 Clemson University-SC ‘C’ x4:10.29 29.85 1:01.80 (1:01.80) 1:35.27 (33.47) 2:14.09 (1:12.29) 2:42.22 (28.13) 3:14.41 (1:00.32) 3:40.26 (25.85) 4:10.29 (55.88)Event 2 Men 400 Yard Medley Relay=============================================================================== School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Clemson University-SC ‘A’ 3:24.84 24.64 50.78 (50.78) 1:17.42 (26.64) 1:48.31 (57.53) 2:11.01 (22.70) 2:38.21 (49.90) 3:00.44 (22.23) 3:24.84 (46.63) 2 Clemson University-SC ‘B’ 3:26.21 25.26 51.51 (51.51) 1:18.24 (26.73) 1:48.90 (57.39) 2:11.94 (23.04) 2:39.90 (51.00) 3:01.67 (21.77) 3:26.21 (46.31) 3 Georgia Tech Swimming-GA ‘A’ 3:26.95 25.51 52.10 (52.10) 1:19.05 (26.95) 1:49.34 (57.24) 2:04.96 (15.62) 2:39.86 (50.52) 3:02.44 (22.58) 3:26.95 (47.09) 4 Georgia Tech Swimming-GA ‘B’ 3:27.10 24.74 51.84 (51.84) 1:17.88 (26.04) 1:48.04 (56.20) 2:11.43 (23.39) 2:39.29 (51.25) 3:01.43 (22.14) 3:27.10 (47.81) 5 Clemson University-SC ‘C’ x3:37.67 26.04 53.82 (53.82) 1:21.76 (27.94) 1:55.15 (1:01.33) 2:19.65 (24.50) 2:48.21 (53.06) 3:11.75 (23.54) 3:37.67 (49.46)Event 3 Women 1000 Yard Freestyle=============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Kim Routh FR Clemson-SC 10:09.63 28.40 58.56 (30.16) 1:29.28 (30.72) 2:00.11 (30.83) 2:30.95 (30.84) 3:01.81 (30.86) 3:32.79 (30.98) 4:03.60 (30.81) 4:34.45 (30.85) 5:05.30 (30.85) 5:35.95 (30.65) 6:06.63 (30.68) 6:37.26 (30.63) 7:08.10 (30.84) 7:38.53 (30.43) 8:08.69 (30.16) 8:39.99 (31.30) 9:09.94 (29.95) 9:40.14 (30.20) 10:09.63 (29.49) 2 Kim Routh FR Clemson-SC 1:53.66 27.35 56.13 (28.78) 1:25.42 (29.29) 1:53.66 (28.24) 2 Nichole Carlton FR Clemson-SC 5:04.74 28.04 58.08 (30.04) 1:28.83 (30.75) 1:59.86 (31.03) 2:30.46 (30.60) 3:01.22 (30.76) 3:32.02 (30.80) 4:03.24 (31.22) 4:34.24 (31.00) 5:04.74 (30.50) 2 Kim Cober JR Clemson-SC 5:10.48 28.74 59.22 (30.48) 1:30.18 (30.96) 2:01.27 (31.09) 2:32.63 (31.36) 3:03.89 (31.26) 3:35.38 (31.49) 4:07.16 (31.78) 4:38.70 (31.54) 5:10.48 (31.78) 4 Maguire, Michelle F SO Georgia Tech-GA 5:16.02 28.83 1:00.13 (31.30) 1:32.06 (31.93) 2:04.06 (32.00) 2:36.15 (32.09) 3:08.18 (32.03) 3:40.37 (32.19) 4:12.36 (31.99) 4:44.34 (31.98) 5:16.02 (31.68) 5 Wood, Kathy A FR Georgia Tech-GA 5:36.27 30.79 1:04.69 (33.90) 1:39.07 (34.38) 2:13.59 (34.52) 2:47.99 (34.40) 3:21.74 (33.75) 3:55.29 (33.55) 4:29.25 (33.96) 5:02.94 (33.69) 5:36.27 (33.33) Event 20 Men 500 Yard Freestyle=============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Ayalon, Shilo SR Georgia Tech-GA 4:34.57 24.82 52.00 (27.18) 1:19.53 (27.53) 1:46.97 (27.44) 2:14.46 (27.49) 2:42.30 (27.84) 3:10.59 (28.29) 3:38.78 (28.19) 4:07.14 (28.36) 4:34.57 (27.43) 2 Ashley Shafer FR Clemson-SC 2:24.27 32.84 1:09.76 (36.92) 1:47.20 (37.44) 2:24.27 (37.07) 3 Caitlin Bissell JR Clemson-SC 2:26.84 33.94 1:11.33 (37.39) 1:49.02 (37.69) 2:26.84 (37.82) 4 Heiser, Laura H FR Georgia Tech-GA 2:32.37 34.50 1:13.44 (38.94) 1:52.99 (39.55) 2:32.37 (39.38) 5 DeVinny, Cara N SO Georgia Tech-GA 2:32.46 34.96 1:13.20 (38.24) 1:51.57 (38.37) 2:32.46 (40.89) 6 Skala, Ashley E SO Georgia Tech-GA 2:35.20 35.62 1:14.72 (39.10) 1:54.94 (40.22) 2:35.20 (40.26) Event 24 Men 200 Yard Breaststroke=============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Tsuji, Tommy SR Georgia Tech-GA 2:05.94 28.67 1:00.49 (31.82) 1:33.06 (32.57) 2:05.94 (32.88) 2 Gregor Govse SR Clemson-SC 2:06.05 28.98 1:00.91 (31.93) 1:33.41 (32.50) 2:06.05 (32.64) 3 Foster, Robbie A SR Georgia Tech-GA 2:06.32 28.70 1:01.40 (32.70) 1:34.58 (33.18) 2:06.32 (31.74) 4 Cassella, Ryan JR Clemson-SC 2:06.78 28.68 1:00.14 (31.46) 1:32.83 (32.69) 2:06.78 (33.95) 5 Raynovich, Jordan FR Clemson-SC x2:14.64 30.43 1:04.46 (34.03) 1:39.36 (34.90) 2:14.64 (35.28) Event 25 Women 400 Yard Freestyle Relay=============================================================================== School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Clemson University-SC ‘A’ 3:34.60 25.68 54.10 (54.10) 1:19.66 (25.56) 1:47.83 (53.73) 2:13.48 (25.65) 2:41.40 (53.57) 3:06.01 (24.61) 3:34.60 (53.20) 2 Georgia Tech Swimming-GA ‘A’ 3:37.39 25.88 53.36 (53.36) 1:20.05 (26.69) 1:48.69 (55.33) 2:14.46 (25.77) 2:43.13 (54.44) 3:09.06 (25.93) 3:37.39 (54.26) 3 Clemson University-SC ‘B’ 3:46.91 27.50 56.47 (56.47) 1:22.62 (26.15) 1:52.30 (55.83) 2:18.56 (26.26) 2:48.95 (56.65) 3:16.81 (27.86) 3:46.91 (57.96)Event 26 Men 400 Yard Freestyle Relay=============================================================================== School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Clemson University-SC ‘A’ 3:08.39 22.90 48.24 (48.24) 1:10.14 (21.90) 1:34.74 (46.50) 1:57.02 (22.28) 2:22.01 (47.27) 2:43.92 (21.91) 3:08.39 (46.38) 2 Georgia Tech Swimming-GA ‘A’ 3:11.06 23.03 48.63 (48.63) 1:11.78 (23.15) 1:36.54 (47.91) 1:59.61 (23.07) 2:24.51 (47.97) 2:46.58 (22.07) 3:11.06 (46.55) 3 Clemson University-SC ‘B’ 3:11.92 23.31 48.44 (48.44) 1:11.39 (22.95) 1:36.42 (47.98) 1:59.57 (23.15) 2:24.96 (48.54) 2:47.42 (22.46) 3:11.92 (46.96) 4 Georgia Tech Swimming-GA ‘B’ 3:13.70 23.81 49.89 (49.89) 1:12.37 (22.48) 1:37.77 (47.88) 2:00.47 (22.70) 2:25.25 (47.48) 2:48.19 (22.94) 3:13.70 (48.45) 5 Clemson University-SC ‘C’ x3:25.51 23.50 48.52 (48.52) 1:12.73 (24.21) 1:38.46 (49.94) 2:02.15 (23.69) 2:31.04 (52.58) 2:56.92 (25.88) 3:25.51 (54.47)

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