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Clemson Swimming and Diving Travels to NC State

Jan. 22, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – Head Coach Christopher Ip and the swimming and diving teams will travel to Raleigh, NC to face ACC opponent NC State on Saturday, January 23 at 11:00 a.m.

Clemson enters the meet with a record 5-3 record, 0-3 ACC on the men’s side and are 8-3 overall and 2-2 in the ACC on the women’s side. NC State’s men are 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the ACC while their women are 5-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference.

The two teams met last season and split as the Tigers’ women won 173-126 and the Wolfpack took the win on the men’s side 165-135. In the series between the two teams, Clemson’s women lead 21-13, while NC State’s men have a 40-13 advantage.

On the women’s side, Clemson freshman Sarah Andrews, who currently ranks eighth in the ACC in the 200 back, will go up against NC State’s Jennifer Kopenitz ranks tenth. The 200 breast should also be a race to watch as Anna Likenauger is ranked sixth and Katrina Obas is eighth for the Tigers.

A race to watch on the men’s side will be the 50 free, which will pit Clemson’s Eric Bruck against NC State’s Conor Brennan against each other. Both currently rank in the top 10 in the ACC.

After the NC State meet, Clemson will host their last dual meet of the season when Duke travels to Clemson on Saturday, January 30 for senior day.