Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech swimming and diving groups concluded a profitable day of competitors with victories over Queens and West Florida. The ladies defeated Queens, 191-103, and West Florida, 234-66. The lads beat Queens with a last rating of 149-112.

Each the women and men earned high three performances within the 200 medley and 200 free relays.

Within the males’s 200 medley relay, Tech positioned second with a time of 1:26.28 and third with a time of 1:28.10. The lads additionally completed second and third within the 200 free relay with occasions of 1:19.56 and 1:21.02.

On the ladies’s aspect, the Jackets took house second (1:40.54) and third (1:42.80) within the 200 medley relay. Tech earned the identical placements within the girls’s 200 free relay with a second-place time of 1:33.19 and third-place time of 1:35.90).

The Jackets additionally expertise success within the girls’s diving occasions. Katie McKyton gained the 1 meter (300.45) whereas Anna Bradescu positioned third (295.20) and Carmen Woodruff completed third (276.75). Within the 3-meter occasion, Bradescu was the champion (297.68) and Woodruff took house second (285). All these high scores achieved by the Jackets meet NCAA Zone Diving {qualifications}.

Tech swept each the boys’s 1650 and 500 free. Mert Kilavuz (14:53.61) gained the 1650 free, Charles Perks positioned second (15:32.15) and Sean Santos completed in third (15:36.56).  Batur Ünlü championed the five hundred free (4:17.17), Kilavuz got here in second (4:19.90) and Perks secured the sweep with third place (4:29.78).

Deniz Ertan gained each the ladies’s 1650 free (16:11.69) and 500 free. Her teammate, Allison Brown, joined her with third-place occasions of 16:53.72 and 4:58.25 within the occasions.

Within the 200 free, Ünlü (1:35.61) and Rei Kuramoto (1:47.10) had first-place finishes. Ben Gerhard got here in third (1:38.54) for the boys and Zora Ripkova positioned second for the ladies (1:49.80).

Within the girls’s 50 and 100 free occasions, Anna Hadjiloizou positioned second (22.69, NCAA B Reduce/50.32) and Kiah Smith completed third (23.48/51.43). David Gapinski got here in second (20.22) and Daniel Kertesz (20.31) within the males’s 50 free. Within the males’s 100 free, Ünlü took house second (43.70) and Will Coady completed third (45.14).

Berke Saka was victorious in each of the boys’s backstroke occasions, swimming a time of 46.15 within the 100 again and a time of 1:41.57 within the 200 again. On the ladies’s aspect, Astrid Dirkzwager positioned second within the girls’s 100 again (56.63) and 200 again (2:01.22).

Tech dominated the ladies’s 200 fly with McKenzie Campbell in first (1:58.04), Lindsey Merk in second (2:00.09) and Abby Cohen in third (2:01.51). The ladies additionally had Ripkova win the 100 fly (54.07) and Merk place second with a time of 54.29. Antonio Romero took house second (1:46.56) within the males’s 200 fly and Hunter Foehner completed third (49.25) within the 100 fly.

Claudia Butterfield gained the ladies’s 100 breast (1:01.65) and positioned second within the 200 breast (2:15.70). In the identical occasions, Clarissa Sabin completed in third (1:02.58/2:17.87). On the boys’s aspect, Daniel Kertesz was additionally a champion within the 100 breast (54.77) and Joao Caballero positioned third within the 200 breast (2:01.58).

Within the 400 IM, Campbell (4:16.67) gained for the ladies with an NCAA ‘B’ minimize time and Nils Bognar gained for the boys (3:54.38). The ladies swept the occasion with Kuramoto in second (4:21.57) and Cohen in third (4:23.43). Jack Mezzogori additionally completed within the high of the boys’s 400 IM with a third-place time of 4:00.31.



Tech swimming’s subsequent competitors will likely be towards Carson Newman at 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27 at McAuley Aquatic Middle. The divers are set to host Miami, Florida State and Auburn for 2 days of competitors on Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28.


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