ATLANTA, Georgia, November 8. THE Georgia swimming and diving teams swept instate rival Georgia Tech in Atlanta on Wednesday afternoon at the Tech Aquatic Center. The men's team posted a 134-104 decision while the women tallied a 139-94 result.
"We're real excited about getting two good wins against Tech," said Georgia coach Jack Bauerle, who improved to a combined 21-0 against Georgia Tech. "Our teams did a great job as a group. It was a pretty good team effort."
Troyden Prinsloo and Chris Colwill each won a pair of events for the Bulldog cause; Prinsloo finished first in the 1000y free (9:04.33) and the 500y free (4:30.02), while Colwill swept the diving events. Other event winners included Nathan Bibliowicz (100y free), Billy Cregar (200y breast, exhibition), Mark Dylla (200y fly), Martin Kata (400y IM), Sebastien Rouault (200y back), and Gil Stovall (200y free). The foursome of Stovall, Bibliowicz, James Lavender, and Chris Jennings posted the top time in the 200y free relay (exhibition) to close the meet.
The Lady Bulldogs opened the meet with a first-place finish in the 200y medley relay behind the efforts of Alek Putra, Kelly McNichols, Lisa Caprioglio, and Emily Montesinos (1:45.33). Courtney Monsees won two individual events, the 200y free (1:49.78, B standard) and the 500y free (4:55.55). Other event winners included Anne-Marie Botek (50y free), Lauren Cartwright (400y IM), Lauren Groblewski (200y back), Anna Miller (1000y free), Mhyria Miller (200y breast, 2:16.29 B standard, exhibition), and Hannah Moore (1m diving).
Special thanks to Georgia for contributing this report.