1M Diving Sweep Helps FSU Lead ACC Championships

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virg., February 19. AS the second day of the Atlantic Coast Conference women’s swimming and diving championships progressed, things started looking better and better for Florida State University. By the end of the finals it looked great. On the strength of three event wins, the Seminoles moved into first place with 233 points.

North Carolina is just six points back of Florida State in second at 227, followed by the host Virginia with a total of 219. Maryland rounds out the top four at 190.

The Virginia Cavaliers swept the 500-yard freestyle to begin finals action tonight. Sophomore Rachael Burke took first place with a pool record time of 4:43.24 (NCAA A), with freshmen teammates Kimi Kelly and Rory Schmidt claiming second and third place with times of 4:44.87 and 4:46.85, respectively.

"It was awesome," said Burke, of UVa's performance in the 500 freestyle.
"It was actually more exciting that we went one-two-three. I didn't even realize that I broke the pool record until someone told me. I think going in there the only thing that mattered to us is that we went one-two-three."

In the second event of the evening, the 200-yard individual medley, Duke sophomore Katie Ness placed first with a time of 2:00.27. Maryland's Marina Mulyayeva touched the wall next at 2:01.01, with Florida State's Andree-Anne Leroy rounding out the top three with a time of 2:02.77.

In one of the best team performances ever in an individual event at the ACC meet, the FSU diving squad took the top five honors, collecting a total of 82 points. Breaking the meet and pool record that she set just a few hours earlier, Tiffany Manning (Mission Viejo, Calif.) won her first ACC championship with a score of 312.45.

Also eclipsing the record was junior Courtney McClow (Jacksonville,Fla.) as she posted a 301.65 to take second. Placing third in her first ACC meet was rookie Taryn Ignacio (Richmond, Ky.) with a tally of 287.00. Rounding out the sweep was Camille Akridge (Orlando, Fla.) at 276.70 for fourth and a fifth-place mark 274.40 by Brittany Lerew (Orlando, Fla.). “Virginia has probably been close to that in the distance events, but for the way they did it, they dominated the event,” Harper added on the sweep. “To go one through five is unbelievable. It says a lot about our program and a lot about Patrick and the work he has done.”

“I don’t think so. I think this is a first,” diving coach Patrick Jeffrey said of the sweep. “That’s just a coach’s dream. They worked really hard this year and I couldn’t expect any more out of them. They got behind each other, they worked as team, even though it’s an individual sport, they bought into it and it works.”

Senior Emma Dutton (Bradford, England) is getting pretty comfortable on top of the winner’s stand as she claimed her second championship in as many days. Seeded first after the prelims, she notched a career-best NCAA “A” cut time of 22.64 to win the 50-yard freestyle. On Wednesday she was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay.

Florida State captured its third title of the night by virtue of a disqualification. Originally, Maryland out-touched the Seminoles in the 200-yard freestyle relay, but the Terrapins were disqualified for leaving the blocks early. As a result, the team of Dutton, Emily Breen (Savannah, Ga.), Rachel Dong (Paramount, Calif.) and Lisa How (Preston, England) won the event with a time of 1:32.03.

In the first event of the evening, junior Angie Leach (Leesburg, Fla.) posted a career-best time of 4:57.37 in the 500-yard freestyle. Also bettering her time from the morning races, Laura Kenney (Plano, Texas) touched in at 2:04.73 to take 13th-place in the 200-yard IM.

“They really have the power to help the rest of the team,” Jeffrey added. “We’ve got so much talent on the swimming end that I think they can see how when positive things are happening that it can affect everyone and it gives everyone a shot in the arm.”

“It was a topsy turvy day for us,” FSU head coach Neil Harper said. “We were a little down after the morning swims. Even though we had some girls swim personal bests, we weren’t in the position that we wanted to be in. We regrouped this afternoon and we got a big boost this evening. Now we’re in the thick of things and we’ll just have to see how everything goes from here.”

Place School Points
1 Florida State University FSU 233
2 University of North Carolina UNC 227
3 University of Virginia UVA 219
4 University of Maryland UMD 190
5 Duke University DUKE 121
6 Georgia Tech GT 106
7 N.C. State University NCSU 105
7 Clemson University CU 105

Event 1 Women 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
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ACC Record: # 1:30.98 2002 Univ. of Virginia
Georoff, Ellis, Crane, Roesch
Meet Record: @ 1:31.34 2001 Univ. of Maryland
Novotny, Catterson, Adamkova, Bowman
Pool Record: & 1:31.34 2/15/2001 Univ. of Maryland
Novotny, Catterson, Adamkova, Bowman
1:31.01 NC-A
1:33.74 NC-B
School Seed Finals Points
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1 Florida State University 1:32.57 1:32.03 NC-B 40
1) Breen, Emily JR 2) Dong, Rachel SR
3) How, Lisa JR 4) Dutton, Emma SR
23.26 46.61 (23.35) 1:09.89 (23.28) 1:32.03 (22.14)
2 University of Virginia 1:37.28 1:33.67 NC-B 34
1) White, Brielle SO 2) Roller, Cynthia SR
3) Hogan, Shannon FR 4) Bland, Katy FR
23.89 47.30 (23.41) 1:10.43 (23.13) 1:33.67 (23.24)
3 Georgia Tech 1:37.14 1:34.25 32
1) Keys, Jaclyn JR 2) Wallis, Moeko JR
3) Foster, Elizabeth SO 4) Harper, Natanya FR
23.84 47.14 (23.30) 1:11.01 (23.87) 1:34.25 (23.24)
4 University of North Carolina 1:35.17 1:34.67 30
1) Eickmann, Meagan FR 2) Hanson, Virginia JR
3) Carroll, Emily SO 4) Martin, Leila SO
24.13 47.68 (23.55) 1:11.45 (23.77) 1:34.67 (23.22)
5 Clemson University 1:35.83 1:34.81 28
1) Humes, Courtney JR 2) Vaughan, Amanda FR
3) Anseeuw, Christine FR 4) Deters, Kallie FR
24.04 47.94 (23.90) 1:11.52 (23.58) 1:34.81 (23.29)
6 Duke University 1:38.54 1:35.91 26
1) Lewis, Julia SO 2) Stupp, Nora SO
3) Halligan, Amy SR 4) Ness, Katie SO
23.99 48.09 (24.10) 1:12.06 (23.97) 1:35.91 (23.85)
7 N.C. State University 1:37.67 1:36.55 24
1) Perry, Rebecca FR 2) Jamerino, Melissa FR
3) Brewer, Shannon SO 4) Woodworth, Lola SO
23.87 47.84 (23.97) 1:11.93 (24.09) 1:36.55 (24.62)
— University of Maryland 1:33.11 DQ
1) Brian, Jenny SR 2) Weir, Cynthia JR
3) Walter, Amber FR 4) Mulyayeva, Marina JR
23.46 46.23 (22.77) 1:09.17 (22.94) DQ (22.42)

Event 2 Women 500 Yard Freestyle
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ACC Record: # 4:39.18 1989 Mitzi Kremer, Clemson
Meet Record: @ 4:42.35 2002 Cara Lane, UVA
Pool Record: & 4:43.55 2/17/2001 Cara Lane, UVA
4:45.46 NC-A
4:54.02 NC-B
Name Year School Prelims Finals Points
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A – Final
1 Burke, Rachael SO U VA Cavaliers 4:46.88 4:43.24&NC-A 20
26.50 54.58 (28.08) 1:22.90 (28.32) 1:51.40 (28.50)
2:20.02 (28.62) 2:48.81 (28.79) 3:17.49 (28.68) 3:46.35 (28.86)
4:15.08 (28.73) 4:43.24 (28.16)
2 Kelly, Kimi FR U VA Cavaliers 4:47.45 4:44.87 NC-A 17
26.34 54.76 (28.42) 1:23.22 (28.46) 1:51.77 (28.55)
2:20.45 (28.68) 2:49.33 (28.88) 3:17.95 (28.62) 3:47.03 (29.08)
4:16.08 (29.05) 4:44.87 (28.79)
3 Schmidt, Rory FR U VA Cavaliers 4:44.59 4:46.85 NC-B 16
27.07 55.50 (28.43) 1:24.35 (28.85) 1:53.30 (28.95)
2:22.38 (29.08) 2:51.29 (28.91) 3:20.11 (28.82) 3:49.22 (29.11)
4:18.31 (29.09) 4:46.85 (28.54)
4 Lavell, Elizabeth JR U MD Terps 4:48.29 4:49.22 NC-B 15
26.48 55.05 (28.57) 1:23.97 (28.92) 1:53.19 (29.22)
2:22.58 (29.39) 2:51.99 (29.41) 3:21.58 (29.59) 3:51.44 (29.86)
4:21.14 (29.70) 4:49.22 (28.08)
5 Weeks, Kelly SR U NC Tar Heels 4:48.64 4:49.76 NC-B 14
26.76 55.24 (28.48) 1:24.02 (28.78) 1:52.90 (28.88)
2:22.11 (29.21) 2:51.54 (29.43) 3:21.04 (29.50) 3:50.73 (29.69)
4:20.49 (29.76) 4:49.76 (29.27)
6 Miller, Chrissy JR U MD Terps 4:52.00 4:52.18 NC-B 13
26.80 55.49 (28.69) 1:24.60 (29.11) 1:53.78 (29.18)
2:23.09 (29.31) 2:52.53 (29.44) 3:22.26 (29.73) 3:52.23 (29.97)
4:22.43 (30.20) 4:52.18 (29.75)
7 Smith, Whitney SR U NC Tar Heels 4:51.01 4:54.22 12
27.78 57.03 (29.25) 1:26.72 (29.69) 1:56.47 (29.75)
2:26.31 (29.84) 2:56.07 (29.76) 3:25.86 (29.79) 3:55.55 (29.69)
4:25.16 (29.61) 4:54.22 (29.06)
8 Cober, Kim SR Clemson Tigers 4:52.01 4:56.97 11
27.40 56.66 (29.26) 1:26.11 (29.45) 1:55.76 (29.65)
2:25.58 (29.82) 2:55.72 (30.14) 3:26.12 (30.40) 3:56.48 (30.36)
4:26.93 (30.45) 4:56.97 (30.04)
B – Final
9 Malanina, Alexandr FR U MD Terps 4:53.16 4:50.22 NC-B 9
26.94 56.14 (29.20) 1:25.60 (29.46) 1:55.09 (29.49)
2:24.72 (29.63) 2:54.10 (29.38) 3:23.61 (29.51) 3:52.94 (29.33)
4:21.84 (28.90) 4:50.22 (28.38)
10 Routh, Kim SO Clemson Tigers 4:53.07 4:50.50 NC-B 7
27.43 56.50 (29.07) 1:25.97 (29.47) 1:55.39 (29.42)
2:24.98 (29.59) 2:54.35 (29.37) 3:23.77 (29.42) 3:53.33 (29.56)
4:22.31 (28.98) 4:50.50 (28.19)
11 Wrenshall, Kate JR U VA Cavaliers 4:52.23 4:50.69 NC-B 6
27.76 56.93 (29.17) 1:26.48 (29.55) 1:55.98 (29.50)
2:25.34 (29.36) 2:54.76 (29.42) 3:24.37 (29.61) 3:54.03 (29.66)
4:22.89 (28.86) 4:50.69 (27.80)
12 Cutrell, Erin FR U NC Tar Heels 4:54.16 4:53.15 NC-B 5
27.53 56.84 (29.31) 1:26.53 (29.69) 1:56.20 (29.67)
2:25.97 (29.77) 2:55.69 (29.72) 3:25.30 (29.61) 3:55.02 (29.72)
4:24.58 (29.56) 4:53.15 (28.57)
13 Rodriguez, Jackie FR Duke Blue Devils 4:54.56 4:53.67 NC-B 4
27.50 56.43 (28.93) 1:26.01 (29.58) 1:55.62 (29.61)
2:25.25 (29.63) 2:54.98 (29.73) 3:24.77 (29.79) 3:54.77 (30.00)
4:24.70 (29.93) 4:53.67 (28.97)
14 Downey, Betsy SR U VA Cavaliers 4:52.36 4:53.90 NC-B 3
27.33 56.60 (29.27) 1:26.28 (29.68) 1:55.93 (29.65)
2:25.73 (29.80) 2:55.59 (29.86) 3:25.22 (29.63) 3:55.07 (29.85)
4:25.01 (29.94) 4:53.90 (28.89)
15 McWilliams, Katie JR U VA Cavaliers 4:52.19 4:54.06 2
28.11 57.93 (29.82) 1:27.94 (30.01) 1:57.82 (29.88)
2:27.58 (29.76) 2:57.33 (29.75) 3:27.12 (29.79) 3:56.62 (29.50)
4:25.81 (29.19) 4:54.06 (28.25)
16 Hansen, Loren SR F S U Seminoles 4:54.94 4:54.92 1
26.75 55.89 (29.14) 1:25.48 (29.59) 1:55.31 (29.83)
2:25.18 (29.87) 2:55.17 (29.99) 3:25.31 (30.14) 3:55.42 (30.11)
4:25.48 (30.06) 4:54.92 (29.44)
C – Final
17 Carlton, Nichole SO Clemson Tigers 4:56.94 4:56.57
27.35 56.57 (29.22) 1:26.20 (29.63) 1:56.07 (29.87)
2:25.98 (29.91) 2:56.00 (30.02) 3:26.09 (30.09) 3:56.44 (30.35)
4:26.78 (30.34) 4:56.57 (29.79)
18 Leach, Angie JR F S U Seminoles 5:01.45 4:57.37
28.84 59.07 (30.23) 1:29.26 (30.19) 1:59.38 (30.12)
2:28.98 (29.60) 2:58.78 (29.80) 3:28.54 (29.76) 3:58.58 (30.04)
4:28.31 (29.73) 4:57.37 (29.06)
19 Marcus, Golda JR F S U Seminoles 4:59.82 4:59.02
27.59 57.04 (29.45) 1:26.87 (29.83) 1:56.62 (29.75)
2:26.84 (30.22) 2:56.98 (30.14) 3:27.39 (30.41) 3:58.24 (30.85)
4:29.18 (30.94) 4:59.02 (29.84)
20 Matz, Heather FR GT YellowJackets 5:01.64 4:59.42
27.73 57.41 (29.68) 1:27.56 (30.15) 1:57.73 (30.17)
2:28.19 (30.46) 2:58.61 (30.42) 3:29.12 (30.51) 3:59.55 (30.43)
4:29.86 (30.31) 4:59.42 (29.56)
21 Whitson, Kerry FR N C S U Wolfpack 5:02.37 5:01.42
27.46 57.38 (29.92) 1:27.67 (30.29) 1:58.27 (30.60)
2:29.04 (30.77) 2:59.64 (30.60) 3:30.16 (30.52) 4:01.03 (30.87)
4:31.73 (30.70) 5:01.42 (29.69)
22 Battle, Ann JR GT YellowJackets 5:00.33 5:03.03
29.24 59.75 (30.51) 1:30.24 (30.49) 2:00.91 (30.67)
2:31.60 (30.69) 3:02.23 (30.63) 3:32.77 (30.54) 4:03.19 (30.42)
4:33.39 (30.20) 5:03.03 (29.64)
23 Maguire, Michelle JR GT YellowJackets 5:03.59 5:04.14
28.38 58.61 (30.23) 1:29.15 (30.54) 1:59.62 (30.47)
2:30.34 (30.72) 3:01.07 (30.73) 3:31.85 (30.78) 4:02.65 (30.80)
4:33.69 (31.04) 5:04.14 (30.45)
24 Gresset, Aurelie JR Clemson Tigers 5:04.54 5:04.33
27.80 57.75 (29.95) 1:27.87 (30.12) 1:58.40 (30.53)
2:29.05 (30.65) 2:59.89 (30.84) 3:30.99 (31.10) 4:02.30 (31.31)
4:33.66 (31.36) 5:04.33 (30.67)

Event 3 Women 200 Yard IM
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ACC Record: # 1:59.31 2002 Mirjana Bosevska, UVA
Meet Record: @ 1:59.31 2002 Mirjana Bosevska, UVA
Pool Record: & 1:59.88 2/17/2001 Erika Acuff, UNC
2:00.67 NC-A
2:04.29 NC-B
Name Year School Prelims Finals Points
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A – Final
1 Ness, Katie SO Duke Blue Devils 2:00.76 2:00.27 NC-A 20
26.47 56.97 (30.50) 1:32.13 (35.16) 2:00.27 (28.14)
2 Mulyayeva, Marina JR U MD Terps 2:02.30 2:01.01 NC-B 17
26.47 57.68 (31.21) 1:32.50 (34.82) 2:01.01 (28.51)
3 Leroy, Andree-Anne SR F S U Seminoles 2:03.07 2:02.77 NC-B 16
27.12 57.88 (30.76) 1:33.26 (35.38) 2:02.77 (29.51)
4 Halligan, Amy SR Duke Blue Devils 2:03.54 2:03.34 NC-B 15
27.75 58.71 (30.96) 1:34.90 (36.19) 2:03.34 (28.44)
5 Corgan, Erin FR U VA Cavaliers 2:02.34 2:03.48 NC-B 14
26.76 58.21 (31.45) 1:34.11 (35.90) 2:03.48 (29.37)
6 Hanson, Virginia JR U NC Tar Heels 2:03.91 2:04.22 NC-B 13
27.05 58.44 (31.39) 1:35.53 (37.09) 2:04.22 (28.69)
7 Berg, Corey SO U VA Cavaliers 2:04.11 2:04.55 12
27.93 58.71 (30.78) 1:35.82 (37.11) 2:04.55 (28.73)
8 Gordon, Katie SO U VA Cavaliers 2:02.74 2:04.63 11
27.67 58.60 (30.93) 1:35.76 (37.16) 2:04.63 (28.87)
B – Final
9 Acker, Becky SR U NC Tar Heels 2:04.28 2:03.68 NC-B 9
28.08 1:00.24 (32.16) 1:35.05 (34.81) 2:03.68 (28.63)
10 Smith, Amanda SO U NC Tar Heels 2:04.17 2:03.78 NC-B 7
27.90 59.31 (31.41) 1:35.38 (36.07) 2:03.78 (28.40)
11 Bland, Katy FR U VA Cavaliers 2:04.98 2:04.09 NC-B 6
27.84 59.59 (31.75) 1:36.11 (36.52) 2:04.09 (27.98)
12 Levavi, Inbal SO U MD Terps 2:04.17 2:04.44 5
27.87 59.18 (31.31) 1:35.27 (36.09) 2:04.44 (29.17)
13 Kenney, Laura JR F S U Seminoles 2:04.82 2:04.73 4
26.99 58.79 (31.80) 1:35.84 (37.05) 2:04.73 (28.89)
14 Bruce, Lizzy SO U NC Tar Heels 2:04.82 2:05.16 3
27.72 1:01.14 (33.42) 1:35.17 (34.03) 2:05.16 (29.99)
15 Foster, Elizabeth SO GT YellowJackets 2:05.39 2:06.22 2
26.36 58.34 (31.98) 1:36.62 (38.28) 2:06.22 (29.60)
16 Hancock, Lauren SR Duke Blue Devils 2:05.46 2:07.60 1
27.18 59.98 (32.80) 1:38.02 (38.04) 2:07.60 (29.58)
C – Final
17 Baly, Amy SR U VA Cavaliers 2:05.88 2:04.45
28.82 1:01.03 (32.21) 1:36.44 (35.41) 2:04.45 (28.01)
18 Kroeger, Lindsey SR Clemson Tigers 2:05.69 2:05.06
27.45 58.53 (31.08) 1:36.16 (37.63) 2:05.06 (28.90)
19 Mumper, Laura SO U VA Cavaliers 2:05.56 2:05.96
28.00 1:00.64 (32.64) 1:36.40 (35.76) 2:05.96 (29.56)
20 Stupp, Nora SO Duke Blue Devils 2:06.81 2:06.00
28.20 1:00.73 (32.53) 1:36.43 (35.70) 2:06.00 (29.57)
21 Koenig, Jess SO N C S U Wolfpack 2:06.57 2:06.24
27.48 59.61 (32.13) 1:36.32 (36.71) 2:06.24 (29.92)
22 Walker, Kate SR Clemson Tigers 2:06.47 2:06.86
27.49 58.41 (30.92) 1:36.90 (38.49) 2:06.86 (29.96)
23 Cutler, Laura JR N C S U Wolfpack 2:06.39 2:07.43
27.19 59.79 (32.60) 1:37.56 (37.77) 2:07.43 (29.87)
24 Granger, Julie SO Duke Blue Devils 2:06.70 2:08.44
27.97 59.96 (31.99) 1:37.67 (37.71) 2:08.44 (30.77)

Event 4 Women 50 Yard Freestyle
===============================================================================
ACC Record: # 22.40 1998 Richelle Fox, UNC
Meet Record: @ 22.45 2002 Christy Watkins, UNC
Pool Record: & 22.51 10/25/2003 Eileen Coparropa, AU
22.88 NC-A
23.56 NC-B
Name Year School Prelims Finals Points
===============================================================================
A – Final
1 Dutton, Emma SR F S U Seminoles 22.76 22.64 NC-A 20
2 Perruquet, Jessi SR U NC Tar Heels 23.12 22.95 NC-B 17
3 Brian, Jenny SR U MD Terps 23.41 23.31 NC-B 16
4 Perry, Rebecca FR N C S U Wolfpack 23.43 23.35 NC-B 15
5 Hogan, Shannon FR U VA Cavaliers 23.49 23.50 NC-B 14
6 Weir, Cynthia JR U MD Terps 23.45 23.56 NC-B 13
7 Knepper, Megan JR U MD Terps 23.62 23.63 12
8 Sumrall, Barbara SO U MD Terps 23.56 23.79 11
B – Final
9 Walter, Amber FR U MD Terps 23.75 23.45 NC-B 9
10 Deters, Kallie FR Clemson Tigers 23.75 23.71 7
11 Wallis, Moeko JR GT YellowJackets 23.93 23.74 6
12 Keys, Jaclyn JR GT YellowJackets 23.82 23.77 5
13 Whistler, Martha FR U MD Terps 23.76 23.85 4
14 Lewis, Julia SO Duke Blue Devils 23.88 23.96 3
15 White, Brielle SO U VA Cavaliers 23.77 23.97 2
16 Humes, Courtney JR Clemson Tigers 23.91 23.98 1
C – Final
17 Harper, Natanya FR GT YellowJackets 24.02 23.89
18 Courtois, Valerie SR U MD Terps 23.98 24.02
19 Zemina, Kayce JR F S U Seminoles 24.00 24.04
20 Jerdonek, Lindsey SO U MD Terps 23.98 24.07
21 Eickmann, Meagan FR U NC Tar Heels 24.11 24.19
22 Carroll, Emily SO U NC Tar Heels 24.06 24.26
23 Shafer, Ashley SO Clemson Tigers 24.33 24.32
24 Brick, Lauren FR F S U Seminoles 24.36 24.39

Event 5 Women 1 mtr Diving
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Pool Record: & 274.50 2/16/2001 Chelsie Lerew, FSU
Name Year School Prelims Finals Points
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Finals
1 Manning, Tiffany JR F S U Seminoles 293.80 312.45& 20
2 McClow, Courtney JR F S U Seminoles 265.85 301.65& 17
3 Ignacio, Taryn FR F S U Seminoles 256.60 287.00& 16
4 Akridge, Camille FR F S U Seminoles 263.35 276.70& 15
5 Lerew, Brittany FR F S U Seminoles 259.20 274.40 14
6 Culberson, Molly SO N C S U Wolfpack 249.40 258.75 13
7 Karatanevski, Laur FR U NC Tar Heels 259.25 255.25 12
8 Santoro, Gia SO U NC Tar Heels 248.00 246.00 11

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