THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech swimming and diving workforce capped off the weekend of competitors with a victory over Gardner-Webb. The boys beat Gardner-Webb 190-69 and the ladies defeated the Bulldogs 181-75. Tech diving conclude competitors in opposition to Miami, Florida State and Auburn with the lads’s and ladies’s platform occasions.
As we speak, the Jackets acknowledged their 2023 senior class. The 11 swim and dive seniors are McKenzie Campbell, Abby Cohen, Atticus Cohen, Kyrsten Davis, Imane El Barodi, Daniel Kertesz, Ruben Lechuga, Duda Seifer, Jonathan Shaheen, Brooke Switzer and Carmen Woodruff.
Within the girls’s platform diving occasion, Anna Bradescu received with a Zone B qualifying rating of 275 and Carmen Woodruff completed fifth with a rating of 218.65. On the lads’s aspect, Elijah Klier got here in sixth with a Zone B qualifying rating of 317.25.
The swimmers dominated their opponent as they swept 11 occasions, beginning off with the lads’s 1000 free. Mert Kilavuz (9:31.63) championed the occasion for the second time this weekend. Sean Santos positioned second (9:32.47) and Caleb Blischke got here in third (9:34.92).
The Jackets claimed the highest three spots in girls’s and males’s 200 free. Deniz Ertan received the ladies’s occasion (1:49.88) whereas Rei Kuramoto took second place (1:50.08) and Ari Sakellaris completed third (1:56.67). On the lads’s aspect, Daniel Kertesz positioned first (1:39.62), Charles Perks got here in second (1:41.66) and Leandro Odorici positioned third (1:42.55).
Tech additionally dominated the ladies’s 50 free and 100 free. Anna Hadjiloizou led the Jackets within the 50 free (23.36), Arianna Dirkzwager adopted behind in second place (24.47) and Zora Ripkova positioned third (24.52). Ripkova went on to win 100 free with a time of 52.48. She was joined by Abby Cohen (53.52) in second and Brooke Switzer in third place (53.79).
Tech has continued to expertise success within the breaststroke occasions. The Jackets swept the lads’s and ladies’s 100 breast together with the ladies’s 200 breast.
Males’s 100 Breast: 1. Julian Killius (56.07), 2. Joao Caballero (56.52), 3. Berke Saka (56.86)
Girls’s 100 Breast: 1. Clarissa Sabin (1:05.29), 2. Imane El Barodi (1:05.42), 3. Kendal Chunn (1:06.41)
Girls’s 200 Breast: 1. Claudia Butterfield (2:19.77), 2. Okay. Chunn (2:21.30), 3. C. Sabin (2:23.57)
Antonio Romero championed the lads’s 200 fly with a time of 1:49.12. Kilavuz positioned second (1:49.89) and Hunter Foehner got here in third place (1:53.87).
Within the 200 backstroke, Kuramoto led the ladies (2:06.79) and Chris Richardson led the lads (1:48.86) to commanding performances. Ertan (2:09.84) and Anne Deedy (2:12.94) adopted behind Kuramoto with second and third-place finishes. On the lads’s aspect, Romero took dwelling second (1:54.37) and Saka completed third (1:54.50).
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