February 21, 2020
#ACCSD Friday Prelim Updates

GREENSBORO, N.C. –  Nine individual swims will take place on Friday night of the ACC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Competition will start at 6 p.m. and will air on the ACC Network Extra.

Florida State had a solid showing in the 100 back, qualifying four swimmers for finals, two in the consolation heat and two in the bonus final.

Junior Emma Terebo turned in the top time, placing 13th at 53.28 ahead of sophomore Maddie McDonald in 16th, who clocked her season best at 53.39.  Juniors Madeline Cohen (53.58) and Ana Zortea (53.71) finished in 18th and 20th as Zortea clocked her personal best. She still ranks as the 10th fastest performer in FSU history.

Sophomore Aryanna Fernandes will compete in the consolation heat of the 100 fly (53.08) after qualifying in 15th place and senior Paige Schendelaar-Kemp finished in 23rd place at 54.08 for a spot in the bonus final.

The Seminoles will have two return to finals of the 400 IM, led by freshman Sydney VanOvermeiren in the B final at 4:14.44. The performance was a season best and now ranks fourth in school history. Sophomore Hannah Womer touched in 19th place with a time of 4:19.30 and will compete in the C final. It was her career best time.

Sophomore Kertu Alnek will swim in the C final of the 200 free after clocking her personal best in prelims at 1:48.43.  Her classmate, Nina Kucheran tied for ninth place in the 100 breast (1:00.76) and will swim in the B final.

The 400 medley relay will conclude the session.

Senior Aidan Faminoff finished in ninth place in prelims of the men’s platform with a total of 278.10 just ahead of his classmate Cam Thatcher in 10th place at 274.20.


Prelims: 10 a.m. – 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back • Men’s platform

Finals – 6 p.m. – 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, Men’s platform, 400 medley relay

Watch: http://www.espn.com/watch?id=703b59db-d594-4afa-bef6-6a2f4820298e

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