CLEMSON, SC-The Clemson men's 200 medley relay team of Adam Porter, Alejandro Dubreuil, Will Rogers and Rob Etheridge set a new Clemson pool record of 1:33.18 to start Saturday's meet, helping the Tigers to a 136-107 win over Virginia at the McHugh Natatorium on Clemson's campus.
The Tigers won first place in seven events, including both diving events. Freshman Craig Thomas of Maryville, TN, placed first in the one-meter diving competition with a score of 275.93 and won the three-meter event with a score of 300.53.
Sophomore Kenny Roberts (Mahe, Seychelles) took first place in the 200 free (1:42.51), and senior Mike Pridemore (Franklin, TN) won the 50 free in 21.02. Junior Will Rogers (West Columbia, SC) won the 100 free in 46.06, and senior Adam Porter (Boxboro, MA) took first in the 100 back with a time of 50.94. The Tigers' 400 free relay team of Etheridge, Rogers, Pridemore and Roberts won with a time of 3:05.40.
Virginia's Ed Moses won the 100 breast with a NCAA Provisional time of 55.36. Jamie Grimes placed first in the 1000 free (9:19.78), and Guy Yimsomruay was first in the 200 IM with a time of 1:51.66. Doak Finch won the 100 fly with a time of 50.06, and Austin Ramirez won the 500 free in 4:33.59.
Virginia won the women's meet, defeating the Tigers 145.50-97.50. Cara Lane won three events for the Cavaliers, taking first in the 500 free with a provisional time of 4:53.51 and winning the 1000 free in 9:53.47. She also won the 200 fly with a provisional time of 2:01.49.
Rebecca Cronk won the 50 free in 23.66 and the 100 free in 51.95. Laura Sullivan took first in the 200 free in 1:52.03, and Mirjana Bosevska was first in the 200 IM in 2:04.62. Megan Iffland won the 200 back with a time of 2:02.57. Virginia's 400 free relay team of Roesch, Trakas, Cronk and McCubbins placed first with a time of 3:30.66.
For the Tigers, freshman Courtney Ellis (Edmonds, WA) won the 200 breast with a time of 2:20.82. The Clemson 200 medley relay team of Krystal Ball, Mandy Commons, Katie Mizell and Jenna Burtch placed first in 3:50.81.
In the diving competition, Clemson junior Betsy Potter (Elmira, NY) won the three-meter competition with a score of 266.18. Virginia's Alison Sharp won the one-meter competition with a score of 264.53.
Clemson will compete at South Carolina on November 12 at 3 p.m.