Virginia Men Remain Second After Day Three of ACC Championship Meet
Feb. 23, 2007
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Virginia men’s swimming and diving team remained in second place after day three of the 2007 ACC Championship Meet at Koury Natatorium on the campus of North Carolina. The Cavaliers have 412.5 points over after the first three days of four-day meet, and trail Florida State (500) by 87.5 points.
The Cavaliers had a pair of event victories on Friday, both posting NCAA `A-cut’ times. Pat Mellors (Pittsburgh, Pa.) completed an individual medley sweep by winning the 400 I.M. in a time of 3:45.47. Darren Ankosko (East Brunswick, N.J.) and Ryan Hurley (Potomac, Md.) took sixth and eighth respectively in the event.
Vanja Rogulj (Zagreb, Croatia) won the 100 breaststroke title for the third consecutive year, winning in a career best 53.14. Hurley took third in the event in a `B-cut’ mark of 54.93 and PJ Sullivan (Franklin, Mass.) was fourth in 55.42.
Virginia had three finalists in the 100 buttefly. Pat Reams (North Easton, Mass.) was second with a `B-cut’ time of 48.07. Lee Robertson (Waynesboro, Va.) took fifth with a time of 48.70 and Eric Olesen (Kingwood, Texas) was eighth (49.02).
Bryan Stahl (Woodlands, Texas) was fourth in the 100 backstroke, with a time of 48.79.
The meet is being broadcast online by ACC Select. The finals of each day of competition will be aired. The meet will conclude on Saturday in Chapel Hill with preliminaries beginning at 11 a.m. and the finals at 7 p.m.