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Men’s Swimming Moves into Sixth Place at ACCs

February 27, 1998

The men’s swimming and diving team moves into sixth place of the ACC Championships as day two ends in Charlottesville, VA. The Tigers accumulated a total of 218 points, while the Terrapins move into the fifth position with 250 points. The Tar Heels took the lead from Virginia posting 508.5 points, while the Cavaliers hold down second with 445 points. Florida State is third with 365 points and N.C. State is fourth with 313 points.

The only Tiger qualifier for the day was Razvan Petcu. Petcu qualified in the 100 butterfly with a time of 47.99, a NCAA Division 1 Consideration Standard. This was the best time in Clemson history.

Razvan is also a member of the 200 medley relay that finished sixth with a time of 1:30.88, the best in Clemson history. The relay consisted of Mike Pridemore, Alejandro Dubreuil and Tim Collis.

Dan Hoeller had a personal and season best of 57.51 in the 100 breaststroke. Dubreuil followed with his personal best and second season best time of 57.68, landing him the 10th best time in Clemson history.

The 800 freestyle relay (Will York, John Dunham, Rob Etheridge, Drew Gessert) grabbed a season best time of 6:47.67.

Tim Collis moved into third place on the Clemson All-Time Top 10 list in the 100 backstroke with a time of 50.16.

The ACC Championship concludes tomorrow with preliminaries at 11:00 am, followed by finals at 7:00 pm.

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