Oct. 20, 2001
HARRISONBURG, Va. –
Florida State University’s women’s swimming and diving team remained undefeated on the season earning victories against James Madison (144-102) and William & Mary (141-95) in a tri-meet Saturday afternoon in Harrisonburg, Va. The Lady Seminoles placed first in 12 of the afternoon’s 13 events.
Senior All-American Christy Cech won the 100 and 200-meter freestyle, touching the wall at 52.49 and 1:56.22, respectively. Freshman Jennie Lyes placed first in the 50 free (23.59) for the second day in a row after taking the win yesterday against Maryland. Lyes picked up a second win in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:05.93.
In diving, sophomore Chelsie Lerew, the 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference Diver of the Year, won the one-meter event with a score of 303.8. In three-meter action, freshman Courtney McClow earned her first victory of the year with a point total of 310.5.
In relay action, the 400-meter medley relay team of junior Margaret Colley, seniors Keryn Krynauw, Candice Nethercott and Cech placed first with a time of 3:54.64. The 400 free relay went to FSU as well when the team of freshman Golda Marcus, junior Betsy Nagy, sophomore Jennifer Smith and Krynauw paced the competition with a time of 3:32.52.
Other individual wins for the Lady Seminoles came from freshman Angie Leach in the 1000-meter free (10:29.49) and 500 free (5:07.53), freshman Lisa How in the 200 butterfly (2:06.42) and Krynauw in the 200 breast (2:19.91).
Scoring in tri-meet action is determined how the FSU swimmer or diver does against her opponent from each team.
The Lady Seminoles return to the pool on November 2, when they travel to Atlanta to take on ACC foe Georgia Tech in dual meet action set to start at 5:00 p.m.