Oct. 18, 2003
CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams fell to Georgia on Saturday afternoon at McHugh Natatorium. The Tiger men’s team lost a 154-89 decision to the Bulldogs to fall to 2-1 on the season. Clemson’s women’s team fell to Georgia by a score of 154-84, falling to 2-1 overall. With the wins, Georgia’s men’s and women’s teams both improve to 3-0. The men’s 400 medley relay team won the event for the Tigers, while Mark Henly and Kim Routh won the men’s 200 back and the women’s 500 free, respectively for Clemson.
The Clemson men’s 400 medley relay team of Mark Henly, Ryan Cassella, Rob Kummer and Drew Scheerhorn took first place in the event with a time of 3:23.30. The Tigers’ 200 free relay team of Derrick Mulder, Bryce Herrington, Charlie Dillon and Scheerhorn placed second with a time of 1:24.83.
Scheerhorn finished second in the 50 free, posting a time of 21.60, while in the 100 free, Buddy Reed placed second (47.13) and Mulder finished third (47.15). Reed also took second place in the 200 free for the Tigers with a time of 1:41.12. Brett MacLennan placed second in the 500 free for Clemson (4:36.58), while Jonathan Mengering took third in the 1000 free (9:41.22).
Henly was the winner in the 200 back for the Tigers, recording a time of 1:49.13 in the event. Kummer placed second in the 200 fly (1:53.37), while Cassella and MacLennan placed second and third in the 200 breast with times of 2:06.92 and 2:08.16, respectively. MacLennan also took third place in the 200 IM, posting a time of 1:55.46.
Eric Shulick placed third in both the one and three-meter diving competitions for the Tigers. He posted 279 points in the one-meter and 272.77 points in the three-meter for Clemson.
In the women’s competition, the Tigers’ 400 medley relay team of Lindsey Kroeger, Ashley Shafer, Courtney Humes and Christine Anseeuw placed fourth with a time of 3:53.73. Clemson’s 200 free relay team of Kallie Deters, Amanda Vaughan, Humes and Anseeuw finished the event with the fourth-fastest time of 1:38.98.
Kim Routh won the 500 free for Clemson, recording a time of 4:56.51 in the event. In the 1000 free, Kim Cober placed third for the Tigers with a time of 10:15.23. Anseeuw finished second in the 100 free (52.86) for Clemson, while Deters took third place in the 50 free (24.47).
In the 200 fly, Shelly Klaus took third place with a time of 2:07.25, while Kate Walker finished third in the 200 back (2:07.25). Aurelie Gresset posted the third-fastest time in the 200 breast of 2:24.77 for Clemson.
Jessica Watcke placed second in the one-meter and third in the three-meter diving competition for Clemson. She posted 247.95 points in the one-meter board and 237.52 points in the three-meter.
The Tigers will travel to Blacksburg, VA on Saturday, October 25 to compete in a tri-meet with Virginia Tech and Maryland. The meet is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.
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