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November 2, 1996

Virginia Swimming Teams Split With Clemson

Men's Results          Women's Results
Virginia (2-0) 148     Clemson (1-0)   123
Clemson (0-1)   86     Virginia (1-1)  120

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Senior Tom Woodworth (Waynesboro, Va.) and junior Jason Webb (Philadelphia, Pa.) both won two events as the University of Virginia men's swimming team posted a 148-86 victory over Clemson this afternoon at the UVa Aquatic & Fitness Center. The Cavaliers improve to 2-0 on the season, while the Tigers open the year 0-1. The Virginia women were not quite as fortunate, losing to Clemson by a score of 123-120 in a meet which came down to the final race of the day. The Cavaliers now stand 1-1 on the year, while the Tigers are 1-0.

On the men's side, Woodworth claimed first place in the 100 yard freestyle in a time of 46.95, while also winning the 50 yard freestyle in a time of 21.07. Webb took first place in the 200 yard individual medley in a time of 1:53.45, while also winning the 200 yard backstroke at 1:47.63. Freshman Kyle McDuffie (Tallahassee, Fla.) was also a double winner for Virginia, capturing first place in both the one meter and three meter diving events. A Cavalier swimmer or relay team had the fastest time of the day in all 11 races.

For the women, Emily Carrig (Richmond, Va.) had an excellent day and won three races. She captured first place in the 200 yard individual medley (2:07.88), 200 yard butterfly (2:04.03) and 1,000 yard freestyle (9:59.54). Freshman Kathryn Caratelli (Westlake, Ohio) won both the one meter and three meter diving, while freshman Rebecca Cronk (Charlottesville, Va.) captured first in the 50 yard freestyle in a time of 24.07. Clemson won the meet on the final event of the day, the 400 yard freestyle relay, winning the race by 0.4 of a second.

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