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Oct. 24, 2003

Dallas, Texas –
The University of South Carolina women’s swimming & diving team completed the first day of competition at the SMU Women’s Classic and are currently in fifth place with 122.5 points. Florida currently leads the invitational with 181.5 points after the first day. Carolina’s top performance of the night came from junior diver Holly Hodges, who placed first in the one-meter diving competition with a score of 276.45.

In other indvidual competition for Carolina, senior Jennifer VanAssen finished fourth in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:51.64 and junior Heather Skaggs earned a fourth place finish in the 100 backstroke (57.98) and fifth place in the 100 butterfly (56.94). Senior Ashleigh Bastak also earned fifth place for Carolina in the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.96. Kendel Fiorentino took home fifth place as well in the 400 IM with a time of 4:34.37.

Other Carolina swimmers competing included Bronwyn Dedekind (12th 400 IM; 4:38.35 – 12th 100 backstroke; 1:00.91), Kaelon May (12th 100 breaststroke; 1:11.07), Carolynn McHugh (7th 50 freestyle; 24.01 — 8th 100 butterfly; 57.12), and Haley Skaggs (11th 200 freestyle; 1:55.49). Both the Gamecock 400 Medley Relay (Heather Skaggs, Fiorentino, McHugh, Bastak; 3:55.83) and 800 Freestyle Relay (Haley Skaggs, VanAssen, Dedekind, May; 7:43.00) finished in fifth place.


Florida 181.5
SMU 164
IU 130
SC 122.5
TCU 107