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Clemson Swimming and Diving Falls to Georgia Tech

Jan. 22, 2005

The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams fell to Georgia Tech, 150.5-92.5 (men) and 162-81 (women), on Saturday afternoon in the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. The Tigers fall to 4-7 overall this season.

The Clemson men opened up on top as Tommy Rappold, Atilla Ruszka, Mark Vahle, an Stephen Russell earned a victory in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:24.31.

Junior All-American Kim Routh earned a victory in the 1000 free with a winning time of 10:04.98.

Freshman Mark Vahle continued his success in the 50 free, earning another event victory as his time of 20.69 was tops in the competition. Charlie Dillon finished first in the 200 back (1:51.46) for Clemson’s next event victory.

Ashley Shafer and Aurelie Gresset finished one-two in the 200 breast with times of 2:23.12 and 2:23.86 respectively.

Clemson returns to action next Saturday as they play host to North Carolina State at 11 a.m. at the McHugh Natatorium.

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