Nov. 24, 2002
SALT LAKE CITY –
Florida State’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams defeated the University of Utah late Saturday night to end a two-day road trip out in the West. The No. 23 Lady Seminoles (7-1, 1-0 ACC) won by the score of 142-99, while the FSU men (6-2, 1-0 ACC) defeated Utah 132-109. The Lady Seminoles recorded eight victories in the dual meet, and the men scored wins in six events.
Junior Emma Dutton once again led the way for the Lady Seminoles with wins in the 50-yard freestyle (23.85) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:04.19) to bring her week’s win total to six.
Junior Jennifer Smith earned the first win for the women with a final time of 17:30.17 in the 1650-free. Following her with victories in the pool were juniors Rachel Dong in the 100-yard butterfly (57.11) and Andree-Anne LeRoy in the 100-yard backstroke (58.42).
The Lady Seminoles ended the night with a victory in the 200-free relay as seniors Elizabeth Parkinson and Margaret Colley, junior Loren Hansen and sophomore Emily Breen teamed up to touch the wall at 1:36.91.
In men’s action, junior Fernando Jacome won the 200-free at 1:42.02. In the 100-fly, senior Devin Crock placed first with a time of 49.99. Freshman Chris Vythoulkas rounded out the individual wins for the Seminoles in the swimming events with a victory in the 100-back at 52.06.
Sophomore diver Louie Gagnet finished first on the one- (322.15) and three-meter (301.80) boards to lead the Seminoles.
FSU will return to action on Dec. 6-8 when they travel to Athens, Ga. to compete at the Georgia Bulldog Invitational.