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Tigers Pick Up Conference Victory Over Hurricanes

Tigers Pick Up Conference Victory Over Hurricanes

Jan. 7, 2012

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CORAL GABLES, FL – The Clemson women’s swimming and diving team edged Miami (FL) 125-116 in a dual conference meet on Saturday morning in Coral Gables. The Tiger women improved to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference with the victory.

“This is a great ACC win for our women,” Head Coach Christopher Ip said. “The meet was very close and our competitive spirit came through. Many women had to compete in back to back events to solidify the victory.”

The women’s team was led in the victory by Tori Cervone, who earned the victory in both the 1000 free (10:31.04) and the 200 IM (2:09.92). Kristen Redmond added a pair of wins in the 200 free (1:52.69) and the 500 free (5:07.61). Meg Anderson picked up a win in the 100 free with a time of 51.56 seconds, and she finished second in the 50 free with a time of 23.56 seconds.

Kelsey Krauss finished second behind Redmond in the 200 free with her time of 1:54.90. Sarah Bechard posted a second-place time of 58.20 seconds in the 100 fly. Cervone came in second place in the 500 free with her time of 5:11.60. Maddie Tarantolo was the second-place finisher in the 100 breast with a time of 1:06.80. In diving, Cassie Self came in second in the three-meter with a score of 288.23.

The Clemson men competed as well, as the meet represented an opportunity to get several individuals into each event. Chris Dart picked up victories in both the 200 IM (1:56.52) and the 100 back (52.28).

Alex Carr won the 1000 free with his time of 10:28.94. Scott Clary was victorious in the 200 free with his time of 1:45.78. Derek Barre won the 50 free with a time of 21.30 seconds. Seth Broster was the winner in the 100 fly with a swim of 51.41 seconds.

Eric Bruck was the winner in the 100 free with a time of 46.41 seconds. Will Clark was the winner in the 500 free with his time of 5:02.44. Chase Henderson won the 100 breast with his time of 1:00.54. In diving, Austin Braver and Pat Chamberlain finished in the second and third slots in both the one-meter and the three-meter.

The Tigers will return to the pool on Monday, January 16, when they will travel to Chapel Hill, NC to face the North Carolina Tar Heels at 11 a.m.

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