Nov. 22, 2009
ATLANTA, GA – The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finished the Georgia Tech Invitational on Sunday afternoon with both teams taking third place in a meet that featured some of the top athletes in the country. The women’s team finished with 471 points and the men had 486 points.
Clemson had another relay team earn a NCAA-B time as the men’s group of sophomores Seth Broster, Myles Oliver, Chris Reinke and Chris Dart took third in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:00.80.
The 200 backstroke was a strong event for the Tiger men as senior Tom Recko took second, sophomore Chris Dart finished fourth and freshman Andrew Abeysinghe took eighth.
The men had another great showing as they had four men in the finals for the 100 free. Matt Angelini scored for the Tigers with a seventh place finish in the 200 butterfly.
The women had a pair of scorers in the 1650 free as Sarah Smith and Mandy Snell finished seventh and tenth respectively. Freshman Sarah Andrews took fifth in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:00.67 which puts her eighth all-time at Clemson. Fellow freshman Meg Anderson had another great race as she took second in the 100 free with a career best time of 50.62 to move her into eighth all-time at Clemson.
Senior Katrina Obas took fourth in the 200 breaststroke and junior Meggie Mizelle took fifth in the 200 butterfly for the Tigers.
In diving, David Giambra placed tenth.
The Tigers will have a break before they face Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, FL on December 18.
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