January 23, 1999
DALLAS, TX – In action late Friday night, the FSU 800 Free Relay team of
Stephen Parry, Nelson Mora, Julio Santos and Matt McVittie took the final
event of the night to give the Seminoles 161 points and the first place
spot after the first night of competition at the Dallas Morning News
Classic. The nine member squad finished on top ahead of #6 Tennessee, #11
Minnesota, #18 Southern Methodist, #2 Texas and #9 Michigan respectively
Brendon Dedekind and Stephen Parry both won two events last night as
Dedekind won the 50 Free and the 100 Breast and Parry won the 400 IM and
the 100 Fly. Brett Petersen and Julio Santos won the consolation heats in
the 100 Breast and 50 Free respectively as Greg Main-Baillie finished 4th
in the 100 Back and Matt McVittie finished 4th in the 200 Free. Diver Brent
Burkman finished 5th on the one-meter springboard and will compete in the
three meter competition tonight.
The Seminoles conclude competition in the Dallas Morning News Classic
Saturday night starting at 7:30 CST.