Dec. 8, 2002
Athens, GA –
The Florida State women’s swim team was able to capture a second-place finish after the final day of competition at the Georgia Invitational. The Lady Seminoles were able to place second out of a five-team field due to great performances once again by juniors Andree-Anne LeRoy and Emma Dutton along with sophomore Emily Breen. LeRoy was able to make her mark on the Florida State all-time top ten record books with a B-cut time of 2:01.06 in the 200-yard backstroke. LeRoy’s time was good enough to place her second all time at Florida State in the 200-back.
Dutton and Breen swam well for Florida State today, as they were both able to score points in the 100-yard freestyle. Dutton had a second-place finish with a B-cut time of 50.27 while Breen was able to achieve a strong fourth-place finish with her own B-cut time of 50.65. Breen and Dutton then teamed up with senior Elizabeth Parkinson and junior Loren Hansen to take home a second-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:22.35 B.
Sophomore Angie Leach and junior Amy Lo were also key contributors in the success of the Lady Seminoles today. Leach was able to put together fifth-place finishes in both the 1650-yard Freestyle (17:00.39) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:2719). Lo had an outstanding performance as well as she scored points in three events for Florida State today. Lo had and eight place finish in the 1650-free with a time of 17:14.75, scored points in the 200-back with a time of 2:05.84 and teamed up with LeRoy, senior Margaret Colley and junior Rachel Dong to take third-place in the 400-free relay.
Florida State will be back home in Tallahassee, Florida on Jan. 4th to take on the University of North Florida and UNC-Wilmington. The meet is scheduled to start at 2:00 p.m.