Oct. 19, 2006
The Match Up
The Florida State women’s swimming and diving team will travel to Dallas, Texas to compete in the SMU Women’s Classic on Fri-Sat., Oct. 20-21. The meet will take place in Perkins Natatorium and begin each night at Along with
All-Time Team Records
Although the SMU Women’s Classic is a tournament FSU has had some recent success against some of their opponents in dual meet competitions.
The Seminoles opened up their season with a dual meet win over Clemson 179-116. Sophomore Christie Raleigh (Toms River, N.J.) led the way for the Seminoles as she recorded two individual event wins in the 50 free (23.03) and 100 free (50.72). Both times were NCAA “B” cut times. Freshman Aleia Monden (
Raleigh, the 2006 ACC Freshman of the Year, picked up right where she left off during the Seminoles’ home opener against Clemson.
Freshmen Rank among the Top Divers in the ACC
After just one competition so far this season for Florida State, a pair of freshman divers sit one and two in the ACC in 1M diving. Monden has recorded the highest score to date of 263.78 and is followed closely behind by classmate Katie Sirounis (
Fastest in the ACC
Raleigh, who holds three of the ACC’s fastest times, is joined at the top of the conference ranks by several teammates. Sparg is the league leader in the 100 fly with a time of 56.24 while Elias holds the fastest time in the 200 fly of 2:02.34. Ranking second in events are Elias in the 100 fly (56.25), Cipoletti in the 200 breast (2:19.48), Grimes in the 200 free (1:51.58), Brick is second in 100 breast (1:03.35), sophomore Georgia Holderness (Butleigh, Somerset, England) in the 200 IM and senior Romy Altmann (Capetown, South Africa) in the 100 back (56.64).