Dec. 7, 2002
Athens, GA –
Another record-breaking day for the Florida State women’s swim team has them holding strong in second place after day two of the Georgia Invitational. After Loren Hansen move into second-place in Florida State swimming record books with a blistering time of 4:50.18 in Friday’s 500-yard freestyle, junior Emma Dutton set was able to set a new school record in the 100-yard breaststroke at today’s meet with an A-cut time of 1:01.92 and help the Lady Seminoles keep a strong hold on second place.
The Tribe was lead by a number of strong contributors in day two, which included a first-place finish from junior Andree-Anne LeRoy in the 400-yard Individual Medley (4:19.52 B). Sophomore Emily Breen also was a key provider of points as she put together a second-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly (54.80 B) and a third-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke with a B-cut time of 56.61. Breen also teamed up Hansen, Dutton and Junior Amy Lo to take second-place (7:27.79) in the 800-yard freestyle relay.
Junior Rachel Dong also scored strong points for the Seminoles as she placed third in the 100-fly with a B-cut time of 55.10 and was able to put together a respectable fifth-place finish in the 100-breast (1:04.85).
The Lady Seminoles will look to make a run at first place tomorrow in the final day of action at the Georgia Invitational. The morning session will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the finals scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. at Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Georgia.