November 17, 2000 - by
Florida Tops Nationally-Ranked FSU In Swimming And Diving

Nov. 17, 2000

The Seminole swimming and diving team were back in
action on Friday against intra-state rival, the University of Florida. The
Gators came into the meet with both the men’s and women’s team nationally
ranked at 10th and 8th respectively.

The Gators jumped out to big lead early and never looked back in
defeating the Lady Seminoles 139 to 102, keeping their all-time undefeated
record against the Lady Noles. Christy Cech led the charge for the Lady
Noles winning both the 100 and 200 Freestyle. Keryn Krynauw also won her
event in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:17.84. The Seminoles also took
first in the both the 400 Medley and 400 Freestyle Relay. In the 1-meter
diving event, Michelle Sekeres (252.83) and Chelsie Lerew (252.15) picked
up valuable second and third place points.

On the men’s side, the Gators dominated the meet defeating the
Seminoles 147 to 94. The Seminoles made a strong showing in the 50 Free
with Nnamnse Ammons placing first in a time of 21.08. Greg Main-Baillie
clinched first place points for the Seminoles in both the 100 and 200
Freestyle events. The Noles took first and second in the 400 Freestyle
Relay to conclude the meet. In diving, Josh Edelman placed second in the
1-meter (270.90), while James Korten finished in fourth with a point total
of 253.80.

With the loss, the Lady Noles moved to 4-2, while the men dropped
to 3-4. The next meet for the Seminoles will be in Athens, GA for the
University of Georgia Invitational on December 1-3.

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