Jan. 29, 2004
CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will travel to Raleigh, NC to face N.C. State and Alabama in a double-dual meet on Saturday. The meet will be held at the Wolfpacks’ William Casey Aquatics Center and is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m.
The Tiger men’s team is 12-2-1 overall and 3-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference after defeating Georgia Tech last weekend (147-89) in Clemson. The team has been led by seniors Mark Henly and Drew Scheerhorn and junior Eric Shulick. Henly has won 11 individual events and has been a member of six first-place relay teams, while Scheerhorn has finished first in nine individual events and eight relays in dual meet competition. Shulick has taken first place in seven dual meet diving competitions this season.
Clemson’s women’s team is 10-4 overall and 1-3 in conference action, most recently defeating Georgia Tech by a score of 136-107 at home. Sophomore Kim Routh has led the Tigers, posting 10 first-place finishes in dual meet competition so far this season. Senior Lindsey Kroeger has finished first in four individual events and has been a member of five winning relay teams for Clemson.
Clemson is 9-35 all-time against the Wolfpack in men’s swimming and diving action, with the Tigers winning last year’s meeting between the two teams by a score of 136.5-105.5. This season, N.C. State is 7-3 overall and 2-3 in the ACC after defeating Duke by a score of 144-85 in Durham on Jan. 19.
The Tiger men’s team is 1-8 in the series against Alabama. The Crimson Tide defeated Clemson by a score of 137-100 during the 2000-01 season. Alabama’s men’s team is 6-3 on the season, most recently falling to Florida by a score of 135-94.
The Clemson women’s team holds a 16-11 advantage in the series against the Wolfpack, with the Tigers defeating N.C. State by a score of 149-94 last season. N.C. State is currently 4-6 overall and 1-5 in conference action, most recently winning a 122-121 decision over Duke.
Against Alabama, the Tiger women’s team is 1-5 all-time, most recently falling to the Crimson Tide by a score of 136-105 during the 2000-01 season. Alabama fell to 5-4 overall this season after falling to Florida by a score of 146-82 last weekend.
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