Nov. 15, 2006
The Match Up
The Florida State men’s (No. 16) and women’s (No. 13) swimming and diving teams will compete against North Carolina (No. 22 women & No. 22 men), Clemson (M&W), East Carolina (M&W), Florida International (W), Gardner Webb (W), James Madison (M), Kentucky (M&W), Miami (W), Syracuse (M&W), Virginia Tech (M&W) at the Nike Cup. The meet will take place November 16-18 at the Koury Natatorium on the campus of the
So Far This Season
The men’s and women’s teams have been on a roll to begin their respective seasons. The men are 2-0 while the women are 4-0. The men have recorded victories over Clemson 198-97 and Florida Atlantic 206-86. The women have picked their wins over Clemson 179-116,
The last time the Seminoles were in action FSU registered three victories in Florida International’s pool on October 28. The men defeated Florida Atlantic 206-86 while the women defeated Florida Atlantic 187-112 and Florida International 245-51.
Men: Junior Ian Powell (
Women: Sophomore Christie Raleigh (Toms River, N.J.) led the way for the women’s team as she recorded two individual event wins.
Top Times in The ACC
The men’s team currently has three of the fastest times in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Roof sits a top the conference in the 1650 free (15:24.72) while Powell holds the fastest time in the 200 fly (1:49.34). The men’s team also has recorded the ACC’s best time in the 200 medley relay (1:31.53).
The women’s squad holds ten of the ACC’s best top times. Raleigh sits a top four events including the 50 free (23.03), 100 free (50.69), 100 fly (54.37) and 200 fly (2:01.63). Brick is tops in the 100 breast (1:01.95) while freshman Jennifer Guyler (Palm Harbor, Fla.) holds the best time in the 1000 free (9:45.03). The Seminoles also hold four of the leagues fastest relay times including the 400 medley relay (3:45.73), 200 medley relay (1:43.11), 800 free relay (7:27.51) and 400 free relay (3:24.87).
The men’s and women’s teams will wrap up their fall seasons when they host Florida (No. 2 women and No. 10 men) at the Bobby E. Leach Center on Tuesday, November 21. The meet will begin at 6:00 p.m. and admission is free to all.