Friday, August 3, 2012

ACC In The Olympics

WILL COLEMAN - UVA (Leslie Threlkeld Photo)
August 1 recap:
Swimming:
•           Virginia Tech’s Katarina Filova (Slovakia) finished sixth in the fourth heat of the Women’s 100m freestyle preliminaries with a time of 56.58.
•           Virginia’s David Karasek (Switzerland) finished seventh in the second heat of the 200m IM preliminaries with a time of 2:01.35.
•           Georgia Tech’s Gal Nevo (Israel) finished fifth in the fifth heat of the Men’s 200m IM preliminaries with a time of 2:01.35. He advanced to the semifinals where he finished fourth in the first heat with a time of 1:59.17.
•           Virginia Lauren Perdue (United States) swam as part of the 4x200 freestyle relay that captured Gold.

Diving:
•           Miami’s Reuben Ross (Canada) finished sixth in the Men’s Synchronized 3m springboard with partner Alexandre Despatie with a score of 421.83.

Volleyball:
•           Miami’s Ciara Michel and Savannah Leaf (Great Britain) fell to Italy 3-0. Leaf had 12 spikes, 4 digs and 2 blocks while Michel registered 10 spikes, 2 digs and 10 blocks.

July 31 recap:
Swimming:
•           Virginia Tech’s Katarina Filova (Slovakia) finished fifth in the second heat of the Women’s 200m freestyle preliminaries with a time of 2:02.03.
•           Georgia Tech’s Gal Nevo (Israel) finished first in the first heat of the Men’s 200m butterfly preliminaries with a time of 1:59.98.

Diving:
•           Nick McCrory (United States) with partner David Boudia captured the bronze medal in the Men’s Synchronized 10-Meter with a score of 463.47. (read more)

Rowing:
•           Virginia’s Inge Janssen (Netherlands) with partner Elisabeth Hogerwerf finished fourth in the first heat of the Women’s Double Sculls with a time of 7:00.10.

Sailing:
•           In Men’s Finn Races 3 and 4, Miami’s Zach Railey (United States) finished 12th and 17th respectively.

Equestrian:
•           Virginia’s Will Coleman (United States) competed in Cross Country and finished with a score of 82.70.

Volleyball:
•           Miami’s Ciara Michel and Savannah Leaf were part of the first indoor victory for the Great Britain Volleyball team as they beat Algeria 22-25, 25-19, 23-25, 25-19 and 15-8. Michel had four kills and two aces and Leaf had eight spikes.

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