Cavalier Women Third After Second Day of ACC Championship
Feb. 15, 2007
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Virginia women’s swimming and diving team remains in third place after the second day of the 2007 ACC Championship Meet at the Koury Natatorium on the campus of North Carolina. The Cavaliers have scored 198 points over the first two days of the meet, trailing North Carolina (262 points) and Florida State (200).
In the 500 free, the Cavaliers had three swimmers in the final. First-year Jenn Narum (Pleasanton, Calif.) finished third, swimming a `B-cut’ time of 4:51.58. Fourth-year Rory Schmidt (Phoenix, Ariz.) was fourth, in a `B-cut’ time of 4:53.12. First-year Jenna Harris (St. Louis, Mo.) also swam a `B-cut” time, finishing sixth in a time of 4:53.20.
Virginia had two swimmers in the finals of the 200 individual medley. First-year Mei Christensen (Reston, Va.) was fifth with a time of 2:02.33. Senior Erin Corgan (Marietta, Ga.) was sixth, swimming a season best time of 2:02.68.
In the 50 free, junior Stephanie Glover (Raleigh, N.C.) was fourth, swimming a 23.33 after posting a season-best 23.28 in the preliminaries. Junior Jess Lewis (Allentown, Pa.) won the consolation final for a ninth place finish, swimming a season-best 23.21.
In the final event of the night, the Cavaliers finished third in the 200 free relay. The team of Glover, Lewis, Amber Bialas (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Katy Bland (Raleigh, N.C.) swam a `B-cut’ time of 1:31.54.
The meet continues Friday with the 400 I.M., 100 butterfly, 200 free, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, 400 medley relay, and the three-meter diving. In addition, the men’s one-meter diving will take place. Preliminaries will be held at 11 a.m. and the finals at 7 p.m. The finals will be broadcast on the web at www.accselect.com.