Jan. 25, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--The Virginia men's and women's swimming and diving teams finished the first day of a tri-meet against Wisconsin and Virginia Tech Friday evening (Jan. 25) at the Aquatic and Fitness Center in Charlottesville.
After day one, Virginia's women lead Virginia Tech, 81-52, and Wisconsin, 83-48. Wisconsin leads the Hokies, 78-53.
On the men's side, the Cavaliers lead VT, 80-51, and the Badgers, 92-39, while the Hokies lead Wisconsin, 86-45.
On the diving boards, sophomore JB Kolod finished first and broke his own school and pool record in the 3-meter event with a score of 420.65. He previously set the records at last week's meet against Duke (418.05). Freshman Carl Buergler was fourth with a score of 366.30.
In the women's 1,650 free, junior Rachel Naurath placed first in a time of 16:27.31, while sophomore Kelly Offutt was second in 16:36.85. On the men's side, junior Jan Daniec won the event and posted a UVa season-best time of 15:08.65, freshman Chris Webb was second in 15:16.26 and junior Brad Phillips was third in 15:19.11.
In the men's 200 breast, junior Taylor Grey picked up the win in 1:59.14 and senior Nick Montes de Oca was third in a season-best time of 2:02.07.
The women's 400 free relay of Naurath, sophomore Emily Dicus, junior Emily Lloyd and Perdue won in a time of 3:21.11. The men's 400 free relay of Alexiou, Camp, Barrett and Phillips touched second in 2:59.51.
The action continues Saturday (Jan. 26) at the AFC. There will be two swimming sessions at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Diving will take place immediately following the first swimming session.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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