Clemson Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Teams Complete Day Two At Indiana Invitational

Nov. 23, 2002

BLOOMINGTON, IN – The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed the second day of competition at the Indiana Invitational on Saturday in Bloomington, IN. The Clemson men’s team has 615 points through day two and is currently in second place behind Indiana (650 points). The Tiger women are in second place with 448 points behind the Hoosier women, who lead the team competition through day two with 529.5 points.

The Clemson men were led by Rob Kummer, who won the 100 fly with a time of 49.07. The Tigers’ Tommy Rappold finished second in the event (49.41), while Ben Kanoy (51.91) and James Stoffer (52.31) placed seventh and eighth, respectively.

Mark Henly finished second in the 400 IM for Clemson with a time of 4:00.25. Buddy Reed took third in the event (4:01.41). Jordan Raynovich and Charlie Dillon placed sixth and seventh for the Tigers, posting times of 4:03.20 and 4:03.79, respectively.

Greg Middleton led the Tigers in the 200 free with a second-place finish and a time of 1:42.07. Dillon posted a time of 1:43.01 for a third-place finish. Clemson’s Derrick Mulder, Raynovich and Josh Williams finished in fifth, sixth and seventh place, with times of 1:43.81, 1:44.97 and 1:45.18, respectively.

In the 100 breast, Gregor Govse of Clemson placed second, posting a time of 57.31. Ryan Cassella finished fourth in the event with a time of 58.56.

Reed, Rappold and Drew Scheerhorn placed second, third and fourth, respectively in the 100 back for Clemson. Reed posted a time of 50.80 in the event, while Rappold finished in 50.85 and Scheerhorn in 52.26.

Clemson’s 200 medley relay team of David Liebers, Govse, Stoffer and Mulder finished third in the event with a time of 1:34.70. The Tigers’ Henly, Stoffer, Mulder and Middleton posted a third-place finish in the 800 free relay with a time of 7:01.07.

Elise Thieler led the Clemson women’s team, posting a time of 54.70 to win the 100 fly. Courtney Humes finished second in the event with a time of 56.10. The Tigers’ Nikki Deering placed fifth (57.09) and Lindsey Kroeger finished in a tie for seventh place (57.44).

Mandy Commons won the 100 breast with a time of 1:03.47. Ashley Shafer placed second (1:03.76) and Caitlin Bissell was fifth in the event with a time of 1:05.76.

Lindsey Kroeger of Clemson took first place in the 100 back, posting a time of 55.46. The Tigers’ Kate Walker finished seventh with a time of 58.31.

Clemson’s Jenna Burtch posted a second-place finish in the 200 free with a time of 1:51.58. Burtch, along with Kroeger, Commons and Thieler, led the Tigers’ 200 medley relay team to a first-place finish (1:42.89).

The Tigers will conclude competition in the Indiana Invitational on Sunday beginning at 9:00 a.m. The event finals will start at 3:00 p.m.