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Clemson Stands in Fifth at ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships

February 20, 1999

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Clemson stands fifth with 260 points after the second day of competition at the women’s swimming and diving ACC Championships. The meet is being held on the campus of the University of Maryland at College Park. The Lady Tigers had three swimmers provisionally qualify for the NCAA Championships, which will be held March 19th-21st in Athens, GA.

After 13 events, Virginia has a 31-point lead over North Carolina, 504-473. Maryland is third with 315 points, followed by Florida State with 294 points. In sixth is NC State with 238 points and Duke seventh with 93 points.

In the 100-Yard Backstroke, Clemson’s junior Jennifer Mihalik broke an ACC meet record by finishing first and provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Championships with a time of 55.48. This is a new Clemson record beating the old time of 55.81 held by former swimmer Jill Bakehorn.

In the 400-Yard Individual Medley, freshman Cami Sink, finished second and provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships with a time of 4:19.49. Ginny Kirouac and Lisa Bartlett finished seventh and eighth with times of 4:26.50 and 4:27.08, respectively.

In the 100-Yard Butterfly, Kathy Lowry and Katie Mizell placed seventh and eighth. Lowery had a time of 56.76 and Mizell finished with a time of 57.42.

Clemson’s 200-yard Medley Relay team of Carolina Douglas, Danielle Goetz, Amy Suppinger and Kathy Lowry, finished sixth with a time of 1:46.71.