Nov. 7, 2009
Full Meet Results
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State faced their stiffest competition of the season when the LSU Tigers came to the Morcom Aquatics Center Saturday. The Seminoles fought hard and ultimately both the men and women triumphed over the Tigers. The men defeated LSU 156-144, and the women won 162-138.
The Florida State men’s team claimed first place in seven events. Andy Hodgson shined for the Seminoles with victories in the 200 free (1:39.70) and the 200 back (1:48.92). Hodgson also came up big for Florida State in the final event of the meet, the 400 freestyle relay. With only a lap to go, he successfully came from behind to seal the win for FSU with a time of 3:01.75. Rob Holderness also won two individual events, the 100 breast (56.27) and the 200 breast (2:02.99). On the diving side, Terry Horner won the one-meter dive with a score of 387.82 and Landon Marzullo claimed first in the three-meter dive (452.31).
Six athletes on the women’s team combined for six victories during the meet. Marissa Harrington started things off with a win in the 1000 free with a time of 10:80.52. Jocelyn Phillips claimed first in the 200 free (1:49.13), Stephanie Sarandos won the 200 back (1:59.41) and Kristine Polley won the 200 breast (2:18.62). Freshman Caroline Smith took first place in the 500 free with a time of 4:58.79. On the boards Aleia Monden claimed first in the three-meter diving event (293.47).
Next up for the Seminoles is the three-day Georgia Tech Invitational in Atlanta from November 20-22, 2009.
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