Swimming And Diving Teams Fall To Auburn
Seminoles next return to action against Indian River Community College Nov. 12.
Oct. 30, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State swimming and diving teams
fell to the Auburn Tigers this afternoon at the Bim Stults Aquatic
Center in Tallahassee. The men lost to the defending national champions
and second-ranked Tigers 132-108 as the women fell to the eighth-ranked
Lady Tigers 140-102.
The Seminoles started the meet with Greg Main-Baillie, Brett
Petersen, Steve Forson and Kevin Flanagan edging out the Tigers in the
400 Medley Relay to win the event in a time of 3:22.32. All-American
Brett Petersen added a win in the 200 Breast in a time of 2:06.14 as
senior diver Brent Burkman won the one-meter springboard (275.48) while
finishing 2nd on the three-meter (262.65). Other top finishes included
senior Nelson Mora with a 2nd place finish in the 200 Free (1:43.13) and
the 200 Fly (1:52.58), junior Greg Main-Baillie with a 2nd place finish
in the 100 Free and 3rd in the 200 IM, senior Bill Schultz finishing 3rd
in the 1000 Free (9:35.52) and senior diver Glen Gonzales finishing 3rd
on the one and three-meter boards. The relay team of Flanagan, Will
McReynolds, Julian Daily and Nnamnse Ammons won the 400 Free Relay event
in a time of 3:08.21.
The Lady Seminoles were led by sophomore Christy Cech who won
the 50 Free (23.37) and 100 Free (50.97) and Tanya Gurr who finished 2nd
in the 200 Free (1:50.96) and 3rd in the 100 Free (52.42). Other top
finishes on the women’s side included Amber McClain who finished 3rd in
the 1000 Free (10:36.07), Karyn Krenauw who finished 2nd in the 200
Breast (2:18.82), Amber Goodwin with a 2nd place finish in the 200 Back
(2:03.95) and Kristen Adams who finished 3rd in the 200 Free (1:53.08)
and 500 Free (5:06.82). In diving action, sophomore Caren Hirai finished
2nd on the one-meter (232.58) and 3rd on the three-meter (212.10) as
senior Marya Sabesky finished 2nd on the three-meter (260.03) and 3rd on
the one-meter (228.23). The relay team of Anne Blachford, Gurr, Karin
Holmstedt and Christine Williams took the top spot in the 400 Free Relay
in a time of 3:29.60.
The Seminoles are 2-2 as the Lady Seminoles are at 3-2 on the
season. The teams will return to action on Friday, November 12 as they
host Indian River Community College beginning at 3:00pm.