Oct. 9, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida State men’s and women’s swimming
and diving team started the Miami weekend with a decisive win over the
Hurricanes this morning at the Stults Aquatic Center on the FSU campus.
The men took the meet 153-84 to start the season 1-0 as the women won
146-87, also going to 1-0.
The Lady Seminoles took the 400 Medley Relay before taking the
top three spots in every event except for the 200 IM, 200 Breast and 400
Free Relay. All-American Christy Cech led the team with wins in the 50
and 100 Free with All-American Anne Blachford winning the 200 IM and
Lisa Kirsch winning the 1000 Free. FSU divers Marya Sabesky, Caren Hirai
and Anne Oglesby took 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively in the 1-meter and
3-meter diving. Senior Tanya Gurr took first in the 200 Free with
sophomore Amber Goodwin winning the 200 Back. Junior Kristen Adams also
won the 500 Free followed by Lisa Kirsch.
The Seminoles came out strong, taking the top three spots in
every event except for the 200 Free, 200 Breast, and 400 Free Relay.
Senior Danny Chocron won the 500 and 1000 Free as senior Nelson Mora
took the 200 Fly and 200 Free. Junior Greg Main-Baillie added points
with his win in the 200 IM and 200 Back and senior All-American Kevin
Flanagan won the 50 and 100 Free. Seminole divers Glenn Gonzales, Lou
Dondero and Ben Nuttall took the 3rd, 4th and 5th spot in the 1-meter
and 3-meter respectively.
The two teams return to action next weekend as they travel to
Atlanta, Ga. The women will take on the NC State Wolfpack as the men
take on the Wolfpack and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The meet
begins at Noon at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center.