Nov. 22, 2002
The men’s and women’s 400 medley relay teams took first to lead the Clemson swimming and diving teams in the Indiana Invitational on Friday. The men’s team of Mark Henly, Ryan Cassella, Rob Kummer and Drew Scheerhorn, finished in a time of 3:23.82. and the women’s team of Lindsey Kroeger, Mandy Commons, Elise Thieler and Jenna Burtch took the top spot with a time of 3:45.65.
Both the men and women placed third in the 400 medley relay as well . The team of Buddy Reed, Gregor Govse, Thomas Rappold and Derek Mulder finished in a time of 3:24.20, while Kate Walker, Caitlin Bissell, Courtney Humes and Christine Woodruff finished with a time of 3:50.25
In other men’s action, Greg Middleton and Jordan Raynovich placed third and fourth in 500 free with times of 4:37.35 and 4:38.55, respectively. Henly took second in the 200 IM with a time of 1:51.83 and was joined in the finals by three Tigers. David Schulze finished fourth (1:53.84), Charlie Dillon (1:54.05) finished fifth and Raynovich finished eighth (1:59.59).
The men took fourth and fifth in the 200 free relay. The team of Mulder, Kummer, Josh Williams and Scheerhorn finished in a time of 1:23.02, just ahead of teammates Rappold, James Stoffer, Govse and Dillon, who finished in 1:26.47.
In diving action Craig Thomas took sixth in the 1m and fourth in the 3m to lead the Tiger effort. He scored 258.45 and 476.20 points, respectively.
In women’s action, Lindsey Kroeger finished third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:05.68. Elise Thieler led a trio of Lady Tigers in the finals of the 50 free with her time of 23.74, good enough for fourth. Jenna Burtch took eighth in 23.89.
The women’s 200 free relay team of Lindsey Kroeger, Elise Thieler finished second with a time of 1:33.74.
The men’s field consists of Clemson, Cincinnati, Evansville and Indiana while the women are competing against Arkansas, Cincinnati, Indiana, New Mexico and Tennessee. The event will continue on Saturday and conclude on Sunday.
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