Nov. 21, 2010
CLEMSON – The Clemson men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams used some solid performances to remain competitive in Saturday’s action at the Georgia Tech Invitational. The men’s squad held onto third place with 415 points, while the women’s squad is now in seventh place with 190 points.
The top performer for the men’s team on Saturday was Chris Dart. He finished third in the 100 backstroke with a time of 48.70 seconds after posting the top time in qualifying (49.08 seconds). He was also a part of the victorious 200 medley relay team, along with Mark Schindler, Seth Broster, and Eric Bruck. The foursome finished the race in an NCAA-B cut time of 1:29.82, 35-hundredths of a second quicker than any of their competitors.
Elsewhere in men’s action, Broster finished sixth in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 49.25 seconds. Anderson Sloan finished in tenth place in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 57.21 seconds. The 800 freestyle relay team of Dart, Lucas Gerotto, and David Gordon came in seventh place with a time of 6:47.92.
For the women’s team, the 200 medley relay team of Ali Polhill, Maddie Tarantolo, Sarah Bechard, and Meg Anderson came in seventh place with a time of 1:44.91. In addition, the 800 freestyle relay squad of Kristen Redmond, Anderson, Kelsey Krauss, and Tori Cervone finished in 7:31.62, which was good enough for sixth place.
Tarantolo also finished tenth in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.89 seconds.
The Tigers will conclude action at the Georgia Tech Invitational on Sunday.
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