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North Carolina Tops Clemson in Swimming and Diving on Saturday

North Carolina Tops Clemson in Swimming and Diving on Saturday

Jan. 9, 2010

Complete Results

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The Clemson swimming and diving teams fell to nationally ranked North Carolina Saturday afternoon in Chapel Hill, NC. On the men’s side, the Tar Heels defeated the Tigers 181-110 and on the women’s side, 187-106. The Tiger men fall to 5-2 (0-2 ACC) and the women are now 8-2 (2-1 ACC).

Senior Thomas Recko had a strong day by winning the 200 back and finishing second in the 100 back for the men. Senior Katrina Obas finished the day with a win in the 200 IM and third place finishes in the 100 and 200 breast.

Freshman Meg Anderson picked up two top five finishes by taking second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free. Maddie Tarantolo also came away with two top finishes, as she took second in the 100 fly and third in the 50 free.

Harry Foster got a win for the Tigers in the 100 fly and Chris Dart had a win in the 200 IM to go along with taking second in the 500 free and third in the 200 free. Seth Broster had two top five finishes taking second in the 100 free and third in the 100 butterfly.

In diving, sophomore Patrick Chamberlain took fourth on both events for the men.

Clemson’s group of Heather Savage and Tori Cervone won the 400 free relay for the women. The men’s group of Chris Reinke, Eric Bruck, Marcus Elliott and Harry Foster finished the day with a win in the 400 free relay.

The Tigers will be back in action on Saturday, January 16 as they host nationally ranked Florida State in McHugh Natatorium at 11:00 a.m.

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