The Emory University Swimming and Diving teams wrapped up the dual meet portion of the 2018-19 schedule on Saturday afternoon, competing against Division I power University of Georgia in Athens.
The Eagles recorded four NCAA B cuts in the swimming heats and national qualifying marks in both men’s diving events on Saturday as the Bulldogs swept the meet, winning 166.5-117.5 on the men’s side and 167-93 on the women’s.
For the men, senior Trey Kolleck compiled NCAA B Cuts in both the 50 Free (20.60) and 100 Free (45.30), finishing third in both events. Classmate Thomas Gordon added a NCAA B Cut with his season-best time of 15:29.49 in the 1,650 Freestyle.
All three male divers in junior Trevor Burke and freshmen Lucas Bumgarner and Colin Stelmach in action on Saturday recorded NCAA qualifying marks in both events with Bumgarner leading the trio in the 1-meter at 308.10 and Burke pacing the group at 311.25 in the 3-meters.
In addition to Kolleck’s top-three finishes, the Emory men saw five more top-three efforts: Kolleck and freshmen Colin LaFave, Tyler Russell and Hwa Min Sim in the 200 Medley Relay (3rd, 1:31.67), Russell in the 100 Breast (T-2nd, 58.47), freshman Zach Lorson in the 200 Breast (3rd, 2:10.63), senior Zachary Chen in the 200 II (3rd, 1:55.97) and Kolleck, LaFave, senior Matt Rogers and junior Sage Ono in the 200 Free Relay (2nd, 1:23.16).
For the women, freshman Clio Hancock turned in the lone national qualifying mark of the meet with her 2:05.62 time in the 200 Fly, one of three top-three finishes at the meet for the Eagles. Senior Meg Taylor recorded a third place finish in the 50 Free, touching at 24.20, before teaming with classmate Fiona Muir, sophomore Lucy Daro and junior Caroline Olson to finish second in the 200 Free Relay at 1:36.56.
For full results of the dual meet, please click here.
Emory begins the home stretch next weekend with the Auburn Invitational before heading to Chicago for the 2019 University Athletic Association Championships.