Oct. 21, 2017
CINCINNATI, Ohio -
South Carolina swimming and diving took home two victories at Cincinnati on Saturday. The men claimed their first win of the 2017-18 season with a 167-128 win over the Bearcats, while the women tallied their third victory of the fall by winning 178-117.
The Gamecocks won 21 out of 32 events between the men and women as both started strong in the diving competition and held the lead throughout the meet to secure their wins.
- Freshman diver Grant Summers earned the first win of his collegiate career with a score of 308.85 on the three meter board.
QUOTABLE: HEAD SWIMMING COACH McGee Moody
"We finished a very tough road trip today with some strong racing against Cincinnati. I am pleased with the way our swimmers and divers responded after a tough loss against Purdue.
QUOTABLE: HEAD DIVING COACH Todd Sherritt
"Today was a great day coming back to my alma mater. Everyone had great performances which made it even more special. We had Cincinnati out-gunned so the victory was expected.
UP NEXT FOR CAROLINA
South Carolina will return to Columbia for their home opener on Thu., Oct. 26, against North Carolina. The meet will begin at 4 p.m. in the Carolina Natatorium.
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