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Tiger Swimmers Named Atlantic Coast Conference Performers Of The Week

Tiger Swimmers Named Atlantic Coast Conference Performers Of The Week

Nov. 25, 2002

Clemson’s Elise Thieler and Rob Kummer were named ACC Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week for the week of Nov. 25, 2002. Thieler and Kummer are the first Tigers to earn the honor this season.

Thieler, a senior from Harbor Township, NJ, won the 100 fly at the Indiana Invitational, posting a personal-best and ACC-leading time of 54.70. Thieler also led the Tigers’ 200 and 400 medley relay teams to first-place finishes in both events. Thieler swam a 24.41 split in the butterfly leg of the 200 medley relay and a 54.95 split in the butterfly leg of the 400 medley relay. She helped Clemson’s 200 free relay team to a second-place finish, swimming a 22.91 split for her leg of the relay.

Kummer, a junior from Fort Wayne, IN, finished first in the 100 fly at the Indiana Invitational posting a season-best time of 49.07 in the event. With this performance, Kummer now holds the ACC’s top time for the event this season. He helped lead the Tigers’ 400 medley relay team to a first-place finish, posting a 48.95 split time in the butterfly leg of the race. Kummer posted a season-best time of 1:50.23 in the preliminary round of the 200 fly, which was the fastest time recorded in the preliminaries of the event and the second fastest time in the ACC this season.

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