December 7, 1996
Virginia Swimming Teams Split With Harvard
Men's Results Women's Results Harvard 169 Virginia 140 Virginia 73 Harvard 103
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Freshman Emily Carrig (Richmond, VA) led Virginia to a 140-103 victory over Harvard at the UVa Aquatic & Fitness Center, winning the 400 yard individual medley and finishing second in the 100 yard butterfly. Meanwhile, the men's team fell to the Crimson by the score of 169-73. Shamek Pietucha (Edmonton, Alb.) and Jason Webb (Philadelphia, PA) each won a race and swam a leg of the Cavalier's victorius 200 yard medley relay. The women's squad improved to 5-1 on the season while the men slipped to 3-4.
Carrig swam to victory in the 400 yard IM in 4:28.71 while finishing second in the 100 yard butterfly with a time of 58.05. Caratelli's score of 244.65 earned her first place in the 1 meter diving competition. Her 266.80 mark in the 3 meter dive was good enough for second. Other individual event winners for the Cavaliers included Sharon Rielinger (Laurel, MD) in the 1650 yard freestyle (17:18.05), Nora Grannell (Gambrills, MD) in the 100 yard backstroke (59.60), and Holly Sisk (Plano, TX) in the 500 yard freestyle (5:05.56). Freshman Meghan McCubbins (Richmond, VA) won the 100 yard freestyle, finishing in 52.16, her best time of the season
The men team captured the opening event of the meet, winning the 200 yard medley relay in 1:32.50. Harvard went on to win the next five events and never looked back. Pietucha broke the Crimson streak with a win in the 100 yard butterfly, capturing first place with a time of 49.03. Webb took the 100 yard backstroke in 50.71. Diver Kyle McDuffie (Tallahassee, FL) put in a solid performance. McDuffie won the 3 meter diving competition with a score of 210.10 and he placed second in the 1 meter dive (235.35).
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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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