October 9, 2011 - by
Day Three

Oct. 9, 2011

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finished a fabulous weekend of competition at the All-Florida Invite in Gainesville, Fla. Both teams ended up in second place behind the University of Florida, with the men scoring 942 points and the women posting 911.

Senior Mateo De Angulo cruised to victory in the 1650 free with a time of 15:25.33 to start the evening. Sophomore Jack Deedrick took sixth at 16:17.28.

Freshman Josh Friedel swam a 1:50.77 in the 200 back en route to a third place finish. Sophomore Mike Thomas took fifth at 1:51.83 and junior Brad Morrison was seventh with a time of 1:54.06.

The Seminole sprinters placed second, third and fourth in the 100 free, with junior Mark Weber touching in second at 45.56. Just two one-hundredths back was junior Trice Bailey with a 45.58 and sophomore Paul Murray snatched fourth at 45.93.

In the 200 breast, freshman Juan Sequera posted a 2:08.58 for seventh just ahead of sophomore Alex Rodriguez who touched in eighth with a 2:08.89.

Junior Danny Nguyen touched in fifth place in the 200 fly with a time of 1:51.88 and De Angulo followed in sixth with a 1:53.05.

The men would finish up the meet with a third place finish in the 400 free relay with a team of freshman Kevin Rogers, Murray, Weber and De Angulo, posting a time of 3:04.59.

Senior Charlotte Broadbent swam a 17:29.88 and touched the wall in fifth place in the 1650 free. Junior Marissa Harrington finished in seventh at 17:31.97, just ahead of junior Corey Allison who came in eighth with a time of 17:32.77.

Senior Stephanie Sarandos swam a 2:01.51 in the 200 back and touched the wall in third place. Her teammates, sophomore McKayla Lightborn finished in fifth at 2:02.65 and freshman Haley Powell followed in sixth with a 2:02.83.

Sophomore Tiffany Oliver and freshman Kaitlyn Dressel punched in for a second and third in the 100 free, with Oliver posting a 50.36 and Dressel touching at 50.57. Freshman Ginny Grams would be seventh with a 52.35.

In the 200 breast, junior Kristine Polley placed third with a time of 2:18.35 with junior Jamie Barrett touching in seventh at 2:22.39 and senior Tori Richmond came in eighth with a 2:22.67.

Freshman Elizabeth Pepper swam to a second place finish in the 200 fly, just shy of breaking two minutes at 2:00.03. Sophomore Julia Henkel grabbed sixth with a 2:03.58 and Richmond followed in seventh with a 2:05.39.

Oliver, Grams, Powell and Dressel would team up and place third in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:26.23.

The Seminoles will be back in the pool on Friday with a dual meet against LSU at the Morcom Aquatics Center at 3 p.m.

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