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Tigers Move into Fourth at ACC Championships

Tigers Move into Fourth at ACC Championships

Feb. 25, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The Clemson men’s swimming team finished the second day at the ACC Championships in fourth place with 138 points. Clemson’s men had a strong day as they competed in the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free and 200 free relay.

The first event of the evening was the 500 free, where Clemson junior David Gordon scored with a tenth place finish in a time of 4:24.56. This is a NCAA B time and moves him into second in Clemson history. Sophomore Will Clark finished 17th with a NCAA B time of 4:27.86 and fellow sophomore Alex Carr took 24th with a time of 4:36.42.

Then in the next event, the 200 IM, sophomore Matt Angelini also scored for the Tigers in the event as he finished 13th in a time of 1:49.02, which puts him third in school history.

Clemson then had its best finish on the day when freshman Eric Bruck took second in the 50 free with a NCAA B time of 19.90, which makes him third all-time at Clemson. His second place finish earns All-ACC honors. Three other Tigers scored in this event as Seth Broster took tenth with a NCAA B time of 20.25 to move into seventh in Clemson history, Myles Oliver finished 12th and Chris Reinke finished 13th and his prelim time of 20.46 puts him tenth at Clemson.

In the 200 free relay, the final event on the day, Clemson’s group of Seth Broster, Chris Dart, Myles Oliver and Eric Bruck finished fifth with a NCAA B time of 1:19.71 to make them second in Clemson history.

In diving, which competed last weekend, senior David Giambra scored for the Tigers with a 14th place finish.

Friday Schedule:

On Friday, the men will compete in the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back and 400 medley relay. The preliminaries will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the finals will take place at 7:00 p.m. and will be steamed live on theACC.com. The prelims and finals can also be followed live on livestats on the ACC Championship site.

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