Atlanta Georgia. – It was a busy week of racing for the Auburn Tigers, but ryan woomurkaThe crew of was up to the task. The men earned their third top-25 double win of the season, while the women notched their sixth win of the year.
#9 Auburn 213, #21 Georgia Tech 87
#19 Auburn 218, Georgia Tech 82
Saturday started out in dominant fashion for the Auburn women. ellie waldrep, Anastasia Makarova, meghan lee Y lexie mulvihill medley to victory in the 400 medley relay. It was a close race for second place between the Tiger B and C relays and it was ultimately margarita plates, Brynn CurtisAbigail Gibbons and Polina Nevmovenko who edged out their teammates for the win.
emily hetzer he kicked off a strong effort in the 1,000 free for his third victory in the event this season. averee preble Y lilly byrne he followed Hetzer to make sure the Tigers claimed maximum points.
Hetzer, Byrne and Nevmovenko all returned in the 500 free to take another sweep for the distance group.
Continuing his strong day in Atlanta, meghan lee he leads another sweep for the orange and blue in the 200 free. Payton Marvin and Nevmovenko brought second and third for the head coach ryan woomurka.
Auburn, aka back university, shows no signs of stopping its dominance anytime soon. ellie waldrep, kyla maloney Y Hanna Mattson stole the show in the 100 back while Waldrep, Kensley Merritt Y margarita plates He made the sweep in the 200.
Anastasia Makarova claimed a victory in the 100-meter breaststroke for the third time this season. Brynn Curtis Y valerie tarazi although they were not left behind. Curtis would rebound to win the 200 breaststroke, with Tarazi and rookie ainsley jones hitting the wall second and third.
The last time Casey Cullen The first time he touched the wall was in Tiger’s matchup with LSU last October. Cullen got the third win of his career when he hit the 200 fly. Junior Hannah Ownbey he scored a third-place effort.
emma steckiel it showed in the sprints on Saturday. While Mulvihill placed second in the 50, Steckiel edged the field in the 100 free to take her first individual win of the season.
However, Mulvihill would bounce back to a victory in the 100 fly. abby gibbons he also ran well, finishing third overall.
After a victory in the 200 IM on Wednesday, Hannah Ownbey made a clean sweep for the week against Georgia Tech. Ownbey led the way while meghan lee he came in with a solid second place finish.
Completing a dominating encounter, Nevmovenko, Mulvhill, Steckiel and Thamm notched another victory in the 400 freestyle relay.
The men put in an equally impressive effort in the 400 meter medley relay. Aidan Stoffle, Reid Mikuta, nate stoffle Y kalle makinen he led the field by more than a length to start the meet.
grant davis led the charge in 1,000, securing second place with miguel bonson winning fourth place. Later in the 500, he was mikkel gadgaard you hit the wall in second and bricklayer matías insured third party
Gadgaard was also solid in the 200 free where he finished third. However, he was Christian Sztolcmann who had the best effort from Tigre in the event, missing the win by just 0.13 seconds. husband ryan he would round out Auburn’s point total with a fourth-place finish.
Saturday was by Nate Stoffle He shines again in the 100 lap. Georgia native swimming at home ran away from teammates Andrew Simmons Y kalle makinen to steal the crown. Simmons turned around in the 200 to swim faster Aidan Stoffle Y Lleyton Smith since Orange and Blue swept both events.
Reid Mikuta he has swum in five varsity events this season and now has five wins in the 100-meter breaststroke. The junior also won the 200 while Enrique Bethel he would go on to place third in both the 100 and 200. jacques rattle he also snuck in a second-place effort in the 200.
The men’s 200 fly balls were all M. bricklayer matías, seth maschmeier Y Evan McInerny that is to say. The trio swept the longer version of the event. In the meantime, Aidan StoffleSohib Khaled and rusty jerger stole the show at the 100.
Mihalis Deliyiannis he won his first race as a Tiger on Wednesday against Texas A&M and suddenly the youngster can’t be stopped. The Roswell, Ga., product topped everyone in the field in the 50 free for his second straight win.
kalle makinen he was back to his usual tricks in the 100, taking the win as Sztolcman secured third place.
Simmons, Rathle and Maschmeier rounded out Saturday’s individual events with one final sweep in the 200 IM. For Simmons, his two wins throughout the day were the first for the sophomore from Johns Creek, Georgia.
Wochomurka’s men capped off a busy week of racing with a final win in the 400-meter freestyle relay. The law firm of Sztolcman, Makinen, Husband & Stoffle did the job to secure the sixth double win of the season for the Tigers.
creed walker he loves scuba diving in the peach state. The Virginia transfer already picked up a win at the UGA Invite on the tower. On Saturday, Credon bettered the effort with a personal best of 406.88. with andrus Y Kebler Hunter he would also round out strong performances on the platform, finishing third and fourth, respectively.
Fueled by Credon’s performance, Andrus sought his career high in the 3 meters. At 392.63, the Winston-Salem product not only secured a new personal best, but also his first win of the season.
Abigail Farrar she led the women’s charge in the tower, coming in second with 246.83. Ashlyn Sullivan I would hook fourth. Sullivan rebounded in the 3m with a 290.25 and a second-place finish with Farrar close behind in third.