Virginia Swimming Teams Split With N.C. State
Men's Results Women's Results N.C. State 152 Virginia 180 Virginia 142 N.C. State 111
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Freshman Emily Carrig (Richmond, Va.) won three events and freshman Rebecca Cronk (Charlottesville, Va.) won two events as the University of Virginia women's swimming team posted a 180-111 victory over North Carolina State this afternoon. The Virginia men were not quite as fortunate, as they suffered a 152-142 loss to the Wolfpack. Both the Cavalier men and women now have records of 3-1 on the season.
On the women's side, Carrig took first place in the 200 yard freestyle (1:53.76), the 100 yard butterfly (57.36) and the 400 yard individual medley (4:26.78). Cronk captured her victories in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 24.23 and the 100 yard freestyle in a time of 53.37. Other event winners for the Cavaliers were sophomore Bridget Vogelsang (Menlo Park, Calif.) in the 1000 yard freestyle (10:24.87), junior Nora Grannell (Gambrills, Md.) in the 200 yard backstroke (2:08.27), freshman Sharon Riedlinger (Laurel, Md.) in the 500 yard freestyle (4:59.78), freshman Ann Folkins (Sacramento, Calif.) in the 200 yard breaststroke (2:25.32) and freshman Kathryn Caratelli (Westlake, Ohio) in the three meter diving (307.65).
For the men, junior Jason Webb (Philadelphia, Pa.) and sophomore Shamek Pietucha (Edmonton, Alberta) both won two events. Webb captured the 100 yard backstroke in a time of 50.96 and the 200 yard backstroke in a time of 1:50.54, while Pietucha won the 100 yard butterfly in a time of 49.02 and the 200 yard butterfly in a time of 1:48.57. Other event winners for Virginia were freshman Austin Ramirez (Brookfield, Wis.) in the 500 yard freestyle (4:37.94), freshman Doak Finch (Southern Pines, N.C.) in the 400 yard individual medley (4:02.72) and junior Douglas Gallagher (Manhasset, N.Y.) in the 200 yard breaststroke (2:05.03).
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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