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Clemson Men’s Swimming And Diving Defeats Georgia Tech, 156.5-86.5

Clemson Men’s Swimming And Diving Defeats Georgia Tech, 156.5-86.5

Jan. 21, 2000

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson men’s swimming and diving team defeated Georgia Tech 159.5-84.5 on Friday afternoon at the McHugh Natatorium on Clemson’s campus. The Tigers won nine of 13 events to improve their overall record to 5-1. Clemson is now 2-1 in the ACC.

The Clemson divers took the top three positions in both diving events. Freshman Craig Thomas won the one-meter event with a score of 259.43, and freshman Nate Spice took first on the three-meter board with 277.95 points.

In the swimming events, senior Rob Etheridge won the 50 free with a time of 21.24, and sophomore Kenny Roberts won the 100 free in 46.60. Senior Chris Moro placed first in the 200 free at 1:42.63, while sophomore Matt Wilson won the 200 IM in 1:54.19. Senior Wes Morrow placed first in the 200 fly with a time of 1:54.13.

Clemson’s 400 medley relay team of Adam Porter, Gregor Govse, Etheridge and Mike Pridemore was first with a time of 3:26.35, and the 400 free relay team of Roberts, Moro, Wilson and Drew Cleveland won the event in 3:10.69.

Clemson’s men’s and women’s teams will compete against Alabama at 1 p.m. on Saturday in the McHugh Natatorium.