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Swimming & Diving Hosts SC Collegiate Invitational for Senior Day
Jan. 25, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. -

MEET INFO

Meet: South Carolina Collegiate Invitational

Date: January 26-27

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 15 Women’s 400 IM 4:08.20
Emma Barksdale 22 Women’s 200 IM 1:56.41
Allyson Nied 17 Women's Platform 255.10
South Carolina swimming and diving hosts the South Carolina Collegiate Invitational this weekend at Carolina Natatorium. The quad meet includes UNCW, East Carolina, Queens and Wingate and as South Carolina's final home meet of the season, this weekend will serve to recognize the current Gamecock seniors.

The South Carolina Collegiate Invitational begins Friday at 4 p.m. and continues on Saturday at 10 a.m. The senior men will be honored before the start of Friday's portion of the meet and the women will be recognized on Saturday.

The Gamecocks honor an outstanding senior class, including five NCAA All-Americans and numerous school record-holders. South Carolina also graduates two Olympians in Akram Mahmoud and Julia Vincent. There are a total of 23 seniors on the South Carolina roster, 11 men and 12 women.

South Carolina remains the host of the annual meet, taking first place in both the men's and women's competition at last year's event. South Carolina tallied 22 first-place finishes at the 2017 South Carolina Collegiate Invitational, with junior Emma Barksdale highlighting the meet by taking down a school record to win the 1000 freestyle with a time of 9:49.68.

Admission is free to both days of the South Carolina Collegiate Invitational. Fans who are unable to attend the meet are encouraged to follow the Gamecocks on Twitter and Instagram, @GamecockSwim, for updates on the team's progress at the invitational. Live results from the meet will also be available online, here.
 

 

 

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