Georgia Tech Set To Open Season With Back-To-Back Meets

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September 22nd, 2023 ACC, College, News, Previews & Recaps

Courtesy: Georgia Tech Athletics

THE FLATS Georgia Tech swimming and diving will open the 2023-24 season with an Intrasquad Scrimmage on Friday, Sept.22 followed by the Swim Across America event on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Before hosting their first opponent in October, The Yellow Jackets will have a White vs. Gold matchup. The White vs Gold Intrasquad Scrimmage will take place at the McAuley Aquatic Center with events beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Order of events:

  • Diving Event
  • 200-yard Medley Relay
  • 1000-yard Freestyle (men and women)
  • 200-yard Individual Medley
  • 200-yard Freestyle
  • 100-yard Backstroke
  • 200-yard Butterfly
  • 50-yard Freestyle (Followed by break, if needed)
  • 100-yard Freestyle
  • 200-yard Backstroke
  • 500-yard Freestyle (men and women)
  • 100-yard Butterfly (Followed by break, if needed)
  • 400 IM (men and women)
  • 200-yard Freestyle Relay

The White team will be coached by Angie Nicolletta and Temaria Tomley and led by captains Berke Saka and Sophie Murphy. The Gold team will be coached by Chico Rego with Claudia Butterfield and Leandro Odorici serving as captains.

Then on Saturday, Georgia Tech will participate in the Swim Across America event for the fifth- consecutive year, which was established in 2013 to raise awareness and funds for the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The 3-mile swim will begin at 7 a.m. at Lake Lanier.

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