Jan. 24, 2004
CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams defeated Georgia Tech on Saturday afternoon at McHugh Natatorium. On Senior Day, the Tigers’ 14 seniors helped lead their teams to victory, with the Clemson men defeating the Yellow Jackets by a score of 147-89 and the Tiger women’s team winning a 136-107 decision over Georgia Tech.
The Clemson men’s team (12-2-1, 3-1-1 ACC) was led by Drew Scheerhorn, who won the 50 and 100 free with times of 21.42 and 46.46, respectively. Derrick Mulder and Brian Regone helped complete a Tiger sweep of the 100 free, finishing second (47.45) and third (47.61), respectively. Clemson also swept the 200 free, with Brent Hitchcock winning the event in 1:41.96, followed by Mark Henly in second (1:42.76) and Regone in third (1:43.62).
Jonathan Mengering took first place in the 500 free with a time of 4:36.21, and placed third in the 1000 free (9:32.85) for the Tigers. Buddy Reed finished third in the 500 free with a time of 4:36.55 for Clemson.
The Tigers took the first three places in the 200 fly, with Rob Kummer winning with a time of 1:53.66. Ben Kanoy placed second (1:54.42) and Tommy Rappold was third (1:55.34) for Clemson in the event. Clemson also swept the 200 back, with Henly taking first (1:48.13), Charlie Dillon finishing second (1:53.48) and Joel Johnson placing third (1:55.95). In the 200 IM, Reed won the event with a time of 1:53.12, while Jordan Raynovich finished third (1:57.30) for the Tigers. Will Dorris took third place in the 200 breast for Clemson with a time of 2:15.16.
Clemson’s 400 medley relay team of Johnson, Ryan Cassella, Kummer and Hitchcock won the event with a time of 3:25.09. The Tigers’ team of Raynovich, Rappold, Johnson and Kanoy took second place in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:19.50.
Eric Shulick won both the one and three-meter diving competitions for Clemson, posting 314.75 and 295.05 points, respectively, in the events. The Tigers’ Marsh Lindley took third place in the one-meter (294.00 points) and the three-meter (279.37 points).
Five different swimmers each won one event for the Tiger women’s team (10-4, 1-3 ACC) on Saturday. Nichole Carlton won the 1000 free for Clemson, finishing the event with a time of 10:16.30. Kim Cober and Kim Routh completed the Tiger sweep of the event, finishing second (10:18.32) and third (10:20.93), respectively. Routh finished first in the 500 free for the Tigers, posting a time of 4:57.96, while Carlton took third place with a time of 5:04.84.
Christine Anseeuw won the 100 free for Clemson with a time of 53.16. Caroline Boden placed second in the event, recording a time of 53.28. Anseeuw and Routh took second and third place for Clemson in the 200 free, with times of 1:53.89 and 1:54.41, respectively, while Kallie Deters finished second in the 50 free with a time of 24.73.
The Tigers’ Janelle Brodrick won the 200 fly with a time of 2:07.08, while Shelly Klaus finished second in the event (2:08.17). Aurelie Gresset took first place in the 200 breast (2:23.71) and was followed by Sarah Cefalu in second with a time of 2:26.19. Lindsey Kroeger finished second in the 200 IM for Clemson, posting a time of 2:08.47 in the event, while Kate Walker took second in the 200 back (2:07.44).
The Tigers’ 400 medley relay team of Lindsey Kroeger, Caitlin Bissell, Courtney Humes and Deters took first place in the event, recording a time of 3:53.39. Clemson’s 400 free relay team of Deters, Humes, Walker and Nicole Kroeger finished second with a time of 3:39.87.
Clemson’s Jessica Watcke finished in second place in the three-meter diving competition with 257.55 points. Watcke posted 234.67 points in the one-meter competition to place third.
The Tigers will travel to Raleigh, NC on Saturday, Jan. 31 to compete in a double dual meet against N.C. State and Alabama. The meet is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. and will be held at the William Casey Aquatics Center on the Wolfpack’s campus.
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