North Carolina Closes Out Two-Day Double-Dual with Minnesota, Richmond

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, November 4. THE Tar Heel men's and women's swimming and diving teams completed the second day of competition with the University of Minnesota and the University of Richmond Saturday afternoon at Koury Natatorium. The UNC women defeated both the Golden Gophers and Spiders, while the men fell to Minnesota.

Carolina women finished atop five events, including three relays on the second day of competition. Junior Lindsey Marck became a multi-event winner for the second time this season, this time in the 100-yard butterfly and 400-yard medley relay.

Tar Heel freshman Megan Steeves was the other individual winner for the Carolina women, finishing first in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 51.47. Fellow freshman, Alison Clemens, also took second in the 200-yard breaststroke after winning the 100-yard breaststroke Friday evening.

Carolina's men's team took home three events Saturday afternoon. Junior Ryan Funderburk continued to go unbeaten this season in the 3-meter diving competition, winning the event and registering a season-high score of 388.40. UNC sophomore Yi-Khy Saw topped the 400-yard individual medley, his second win of the meet, with a time of 4:00.43.

Tar Heel freshman Jeff James also won the men's 200-yard backstroke in a time of 1:49.07. He remains undefeated in the event on the season.

TEAM SCORES: Women — UNC 212, Minnesota 158; UNC 284, Richmond 86; Minnesota 272, Richmond 98. Men — Minnesota 238, UNC 132.

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