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Swimming and Diving Hosts Georgia Tech
Jan. 19, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. -

MEET INFO

Meet: South Carolina vs. Georgia Tech

Date: January 20

Facility: Carolina Natatorium

Location: Columbia, S.C.

GAMECOCKS IN THE TOP 25
Name Rank Event Time
Fynn Minuth 8 Men's 500 Freestyle 4:16.07
Fynn Minuth 21 Men's 200 Butterfly 1:43.56
Akram Mahmoud 19 Men's 1650 Freestyle 14:57.88
Nils Wich-Glasen 17 Men's 100 Breaststroke 53.01
Nils Wich-Glasen 21 Men’s 200 Breaststroke 1:55.84
Tomas Peribonio 21 Men’s 400 IM 3:45.25
Gamecock Men 18 800 Freestyle Relay 6:28.99
Gamecock Men 25 400 Medley Relay 3:12.27
Emma Barksdale 22 Women’s 200 IM 1:56.41
Emma Barksdale 15 Women’s 400 IM 4:08.20
Allyson Nied 17 Women's Platform 255.10
South Carolina swimming and diving returns to Carolina Natatorium to host Georgia Tech in their second meet of 2018. The meet will take place on Saturday starting at noon.

The Gamecocks are coming off their first meet of 2018, where they topped East Carolina in dual action 176.5-115.5 (men) and 181.5-110.5 (women). South Carolina took first place in every event at the meet, moving the men's 2017-18 record to 3-3 and the women's to 4-3.

Seven Gamecocks have recorded times within this season's top-25, according to CollegeSwimming.com. Fynn Minuth holds the highest ranking for his 4:16.07 in the 500 freestyle, which earned him the No. 8 spot. Minuth is also one of three Gamecocks to hold two top-25 times alongside Emma Barksdale and Nils Wich-Glasen.

The men are up 9-2 in their all-time series against the Yellow Jackets, while the women are undefeated against Georgia Tech in dual meets, 2-0. The Gamecocks last went up against Georgia Tech at the 2017 Georgia Tech Invitational, where South Carolina's men placed fourth and the women placed fifth.

The Gamecocks earned eight first-place finishes at the Georgia Tech Invitational, where they competed against Alabama, Auburn, Campbell, East Carolina, Florida State, Georgia Tech and Georgia Southern.

Follow Saturday's meet by following the Gamecocks on Twitter and Instagram, @GamecockSwim.

UP NEXT FOR CAROLINA

South Carolina is back in Columbia to host the South Carolina Collegiate Invitational on Jan. 26 and 27 in the Carolina Natatorium. The invitational will include UNCW, East Carolina, Queens and Wingate.


 

 

 

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