November 15, 2017
Swim & Dive Set for Georgia Tech Invite

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State swimming and diving teams hit the road to compete at the Georgia Tech Invitational, which runs from Nov.16-18 at the McAuley Aquatic Center.

“We’re excited to see what we can do this week,” FSU head coach Neal Studd said. “Our student-athletes have been training very hard and we’re excited for our first chance to accomplish some NCAA cuts.”

Teams Competing

Between the 12 teams competing at the meet, five are listed in the CSCAA rankings while three received votes.

Women:

No. 11 Alabama (2-1)

No. 13 Auburn (3-2)

RV South Carolina (3-3)

RV Florida State (3-4)

Georgia Tech (3-2)

Campbell (4-6)

East Carolina (5-1)

Men:

No. 14 Alabama (1-2)

No. 18 Florida State (3-2)

No. 19 South Carolina (2-3)

RV Georgia Tech (3-2)

East Carolina (4-1)

The Seminoles will compete against Alabama later in the season on Jan. 12, in Tallahassee.

The Meet

Prelims for each day will begin at 10 a.m. and finals will follow at 5:30 p.m. The top 24 times in prelims will advance to finals with the top 20 scoring points towards the team total.

On Thursday, women’s 3-meter prelims will start at 11 a.m. with finals following at 7 p.m. The men will begin 1-meter prelims at 2 p.m. and follow with finals at 4:30 p.m. Friday’s 11 a.m. prelims will feature men’s 3-meter with finals at 7 p.m. and women’s 1-meter will take place at 2:30 p.m. and finals at 4:30 p.m.

Both men and women will compete one list of platform starting at 10 a.m.

The meet will follow the NCAA three-day format:

Thursday

200 free relay (finals only)

500 free

200 IM

50 free

400 medley relay (finals only)

W 3M diving

M 1M diving

Friday

200 medley relay (finals only)

400 IM

100 fly

200 free

100 breast

100 back

800 free relay (finals only)

W 1M Diving

M 3M Diving

Saturday

1650 free

200 back

100 free

200 breast

200 fly

400 free relay (finals only)

Platform diving

Each session will be streamed via the ACC Network Extra and live timing will be available.

 

Last Time Out

Florida State hosted a quad meet on Nov. 4 after an action-packed October, bringing home five overall wins over Florida Southern, West Florida and North Florida. The teams combined for 23 event victories.

In the women’s meet, the freshmen and newcomers stepped up and won most of the 11 women’s wins while the men were led by senior Connor Kalisz with a pair of victories in the backstroke events.

Things to Watch

Women: Five Things to Watch: http://seminoles.com/georgia-tech-invite-things-to-watch/

Men: Five Things to Watch: http://seminoles.com/georgia-tech-invite-five-things-to-watch/

 

Links

Thursday, Nov. 16

Morning:

Live Results: http://www.ramblinwreck.com/livestats/c-swim/

Video: http://www.espn.com/watch/_/id/3198229/georgia-tech-invitational-prelims

Evening:

Live Results: http://www.ramblinwreck.com/livestats/c-swim/

Video: http://www.espn.com/watch/_/id/3198183/georgia-tech-invitational-finals

 

Friday, Nov. 17

Morning:

Live Results: http://www.ramblinwreck.com/livestats/c-swim/

Video: http://www.espn.com/watch/_/id/3198231/georgia-tech-invitational-prelims

Evening:

Live Results: http://www.ramblinwreck.com/livestats/c-swim/

Video: http://www.espn.com/watch/_/id/3198121/georgia-tech-invitational-finals

Saturday, Nov. 18

Morning:

Live Results: http://www.ramblinwreck.com/livestats/c-swim/

Video: http://www.espn.com/watch/_/id/3198228/georgia-tech-invitational-prelims

 

Evening:

Live Results: http://www.ramblinwreck.com/livestats/c-swim/

Video: http://www.espn.com/watch/_/id/3198144/georgia-tech-invitational-finals

 

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