January 25, 1998 - by


Swimming Teams Split at LSU

Men win; women lose.

Jan. 24, 1998

BATON ROUGE, La. — Florida State’s swimming and diving teams competed
against Louisiana State with the F.S.U. men emerging victorious 127-115,
and the women falling to L.S.U. 97.5-141.5. The win improved the men’s
record to 6-1 on the year, while the women’s record goes to 5-2.

Highlighting the meet for the men was Junior Stephen Parry who placed
first in three events. Parry finished first in the 200 Free (1:39.22), 200
Fly (1:44.90), and 500 Free (4:36.09).

Junior Brendon Dedekind placed first in two events as well. Dedekind
earned his first place finishes in the 50 Free (19.68) and 100 Free (45.02)

Other first place finishes included Sophomore Bill Schultz in the 1000
Free (9:29.62), and Freshman Greg Main-Baillie in the 200 Back event with a
time of 1:50.87. The 400 Free Relay team also placed first with a time of

The women’s team was led by Junior Sherri Fowler, who finished first in
the 200 Fly (2:06.39), and Sophomore Anne Blachford who placed first in the
200 Breast with a time of 2:25.39. Freshman Kristen Adams swam to two
second place finishes in the 200 Free (1:51.44) and the 100 Free (52.35).

Also accomplishing second place finishes were Senior Rachel Amman in the
50 Free (24.63), and Junior Meagan Bradley in the 500 Free (5:05.77).

Up next for the Seminoles is the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships
being held February 19-21 for the women, and February 26-28 for the men in
Charlottesville, Virginia.

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