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Tigers Finish Sixth at ACC Swimming and Diving Championships

Mar. 1, 1998

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Freshman Razvan Petcu breaks UVa Aquatic and Fitness Center pool record with NCAA Division 1 “B” Standard qualifying time of 43.82 in the 100-yards freestyle, the best in Clemson history.

Several Tigers produced personal best time in the 200-yard backstroke. Mike Pridemore finished ninth in the 100-yard freestyle with a personal best time of 45.47, second best time of the season. Sasha Novozhilov had a personal best in the 100-yard freestyle with a 47.27 time.Will York had the second best time of the season with 1:50.66 in the 200-yard backstroke. P.J. Olson had a personal best of 1:51.97, as teammate Rob Etheridge also had a personal best of 1:52.66 in the 200-yard backstroke.

The 200-yard breaststroke gave Dan Hoeller a personal and season best time of 2:06.93. Alejandro Dubreuil followed with the team’s second best time of 2:07.27 in the same event.

Tim Collis moved into second place on Clemson’s All-Time Top 10 list with a time of 1:49.03, the season’s best in the 200-yard backstroke. Adam Porter moved from 10th to seventh place on Clemson’s All-Time Top 10 list with a time of 1:50.74.

Lady Tigers at Bulldog Invitational

In a effort to get last chance qualification times for the NCAA, the Lady Tigers only posted personal best times. Kasia Gawronska had a great day with times of 59.28 in the 100-yard backstroke and 1:06.48 in the 200-yard backstroke.

Teammate Leslie Anderson grabbed a 24.34 in the 50 freestyle. Anderson is also a member of the 200-yard medley relay, along with Kathy Lowry, Amy Suppinger and Charli Reasons that claimed the third fastest time of the season with a 1:46.81.

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