Swimming & Diving ACCtion: Saturday, January 10
Jan. 10, 2009
CLEMSON, S.C. - Swimming its first dual meets in over two months, the 13th-ranked University of North Carolina men's swimming and diving team and 14th-ranked women's swimming and diving team scored victories over Clemson Saturday afternoon at McHugh Natatorium. The Tar Heel men defeated the Tigers 180-118 and the UNC women triumphed by a score of 174-124.
Carolina ran its dual meet win streak to three in a row on each side of the ledger as both teams are now 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Tar Heel men now have an all-time dual-meet record of 45-5-1 against the Tigers and the women lead the all-time series 26-5.
DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke men’s and women’s swimming & diving squads returned for the second half of the 2008-09 season Saturday afternoon as they hosted South Carolina and Davidson in a dual meet at the Taishoff Aquatic Pavilion. The men came out victorious and the women fell by just two points to USC in a down-to-the-wire finish but defeated Davidson in both teams’ first official meet in over a month.
Florida State Swimming And Diving Loses A Pair Of Tight Contests To LSU
BATON ROUGE, La. – The Florida State swimming and diving team was swept by LSU on Saturday in Baton Rouge, La. The men were defeated 159-141 while the women lost 166-134.
The Seminole men (6-3, 1-1) were led by fifth-year senior Kyle Young and junior Andy Hodgson, who each won a pair of events. Young won the 1000 free (9:19.94) and 500 free (4:30.92) and Hodgson was victorious in the 200 free (1:39.84) and 200 back (1:46.57). The Seminoles also swept the breaststroke events with junior Scott Thacker winning the 100 breast (56.01) and sophomore Rob Holderness earning the win in the 200 breast (2:02.18).
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