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Women’s Swimming Ranks 21st Nationally

January 22, 1999

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s swimming team ranks 21st nationally, according to the latest Speedo America’s College Swimming Coaches Association Poll. The Tigers moved up from a 22nd-place ranking in the last poll. Clemson defeated 33rd-ranked South Carolina last Saturday and 18th-ranked North Carolina two weekends ago.

The team is led by freshman Cami Sink, who ranks fifth nationally with a time of 4:15.33 in the 400 IM. Her time in the 200 IM, 2:01.05, is the ninth-best time in the nation. Junior Jennifer Mihalik ranks fifth nationally in the 200 back (1:59.31) , and senior Kathy Lowry is 18th in the 50 free with a time of 23.35. Senior Wendy Henson is 21st in the 200 free (1:49.35) and 14th in the 500 free (4:49.28).

The Clemson women’s team ranks seventh nationally in the 400 free relay (3:23.75) and is eighth nationally in the 200 free relay (1:33.72).

The Tigers will play host to N.C. State Saturday, January 30, at 1 p.m.

The complete poll is as follows:

        1       Georgia        2       Stanford        3       Arizona        4       SMU        5       Southern California        6       Auburn        7       California        8       Nebraska        9       Michigan        10      Texas        11      Florida        12      Northwestern        13      Nevada        14      Minnesota        15      Tennessee        16      Wisconsin        17      UCLA        18      North Carolina        19      Virginia        20      Kentucky        21      Clemson        22      Notre Dame        23      Arizona State        24      Columbia        25      Texas A&M