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Swimming & Diving Teams Defeat Charleston, Lose To Virginia In Weekend Action

Swimming & Diving Teams Defeat Charleston, Lose To Virginia In Weekend Action

Nov. 1, 2003


The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed in meets on consecutive days against College of Charleston and Virginia. Both the men and women traveled to Charleston on Friday and defeated the Cougars by a scores of 136-82 and 143-87, respectively. Clemson then hosted the defending ACC Champion Cavaliers and fell by scores of 137.5 -105.5 (men) and 151-90 (women).

Clemson won a 20 of 26 total events against College of Charleston. The women took the top three spots in both the 800 free and the 100 fly while the men swept in four events. Nichole Carlton won the 800 free in a time of 9:13.11 and was followed by Janell Brodrick and Kristie Fancher. In the 100 fly, Kelly Urso’s time of 1:05.81 edged out teammates Caroline Boden and Kate Hicks.

On the men’s side, Buddy Reed won the 800 free with a time of 8:52.11, ahead of teammates Brent Hitchcock and Charlie Dillon. Brian Ragone’s time of 24.98 led teammates James Stoffer and Ryan Casella in the 50 free. In the 200 IM, Rob Kummer led the way in 2:13.84 and was followed by teammates Greg Middleton and Tommy Rappold. Jordan Raynovich won the 100 fly in a time of 58.82 ahead of teammates Joel Johnson and Derrick Mulder.

Against Virginia, Christine Anseeuw won the the women’s 100 free in a time of 52.95. The women’s 400 free relay team also took first with a time of 3:33.33. The 400 free relay team for the Clemson men won with a time of 3:05.90 and the men’s 400 medley relay edged out Virginia by .15 with a time of 3:21.42.

Other Clemson winners on the men’s side include Buddy Reed won the 100 free in a time of 46.97.

The Clemson women now stand at 4-3 (0-2 ACC) and the men have a 5-2 (1-1 ACC) record. The women’s team will next host Gardner Webb in McHugh Natatorium on Friday at 3:00 PM. and the men’s team will host Florida State on Saturday at 10:00 AM.