Florida A&M vs. Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, October 23. THE Florida State men's and women's swimming and diving teams returned to the Morcom Aquatics Center this afternoon to take in-city rival FAMU.

The Seminoles easily handled the small Rattler squad as the men won 79 to 58 and the women by a score of 76 to 47.

On the men's side Florida State's swimmers and divers earned the fast times and highest scores in every event. Ian Rowe continued to shine in the men's second meet of the season, earning wins in the 1000 freestyle (9:28.18) and 100 backstroke (53.39). Junior Landon Marzullo continued to shine for the Seminoles as he won the one-meter (399.90) and three-meter diving events (425.85).

Like the men's team, Florida State's women's team also proved to be the best in every event. Senior Carly Cavalieri, junior Brittany Selts and freshman Marissa Harrington each earned two individual wins during the meet. Cavalieri finished first in the 200 freestyle (1:56.29) and the 100 butterfly (1:00.66). Selts recorded the fast meet times in the 50 freestyle (24.23) and 100 backstroke (58.93). Harrington is quickly making a name for herself in the distance free events with the fastest times in the 1000 freestyle (10:19.97) and the 500 freestyle (5:07.16). Senior Aleia Monden swept the one-meter (338.25) and three-meter diving (339.50) events.

Also this weekend, a small delegation of Seminole swimmers and divers from the women's team are in Dallas, Texas for the SMU Classic invitational. The meet will take place from Friday to Saturday.

Up next, Florida State hosts LSU on November 7, at 2:00pm at the Morcom Aquatics Center.

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