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Nied Wins Gold and Wich-Glasen Takes Silver on Day Four of SEC Championships
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Nied Wins Gold and Wich-Glasen Takes Silver on Day Four of SEC Championships

Feb. 17, 2017

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Meet: 2017 SEC Championships ââ’¬” Day 4

Date: Feb. 17, 2017

Facility: Jones Aquatic Center

Location: Knoxville, Tenn..

Place Team Points
1. Florida 929.5
2. Georgia 788
3. Auburn 663.5
4. Alabama 614
5. Texas A&M 549
6. Tennessee 526.5
7. Missouri 521
8. South Carolina 505
9. LSU 482
10. Kentucky 321.5
Place Team Points
1. Texas A&M 961
2. Georgia 843
3. Tennessee 673
4. Kentucky 659
5. Auburn 648
6. Missouri 631
7. Florida 493
8. LSU 448
9. South Carolina 391
10. Alabama 342
11. Arkansas 215 12. Vanderbilt 74
Name Event Finals Time
Allyson Nied Women’s Platform Dive 1st ââ’¬” 325.90
Marissa DelGado Women’s 200 Fly 16th ââ’¬” 1:59.10
Emily Cornell Women’s 100 Back 16th ââ’¬” 53.92
Kersten Dirrane Women’s 100 Breast 9th ââ’¬” 1:00.59
Cornell, Dirrane, Lappin, Barksdale Women’s 400 Medley Relay 8th -3:36.72
Nils Wich-Glasen Men’s 100 Breast 2nd ââ’¬” 51.79
Fynn Minuth Men’s 200 Fly 6th ââ’¬” 1:43.33
Caleb Tosh Men’s 200 Fly 21st ââ’¬” 1:44.91
Jonathan Boland Men’s 100 Back 12th ââ’¬” 46.79
Will Countie Men’s 100 Back 24th ââ’¬” 48.16
Itay Goldfaden Men’s 100 Breast 14th ââ’¬” 53.32
Boland, Wich-Glasen, Minuth, Peribonio Men’s 400 Medley Relay 9th ââ’¬” 3:09.83

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Allyson Nied captured the gold in the women’s platform dive and Nils Wich-Glasen took home the silver in the men’s 100-yard breaststroke to cap off a successful day four of the 2017 SEC Championships for South Carolina.

South Carolina’s men end the day in eighth place with 505 points, while the women remain in ninth with 391 points. Florida leads the men’s side with 929.5 points, while Texas A&M lead the women with 961 points.

On the women’s side, Nied highlighted the day as she took first place in the platform with a score of 325.90 to set a new school record and PR. She finished third in the event at the SEC Championship meet last year.

On the men’s side, Nils Wich-Glasen set a new school record on his way to winning the silver in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 51.70. Wich-Glasen swam a time of 51.79 during prelims and finished fifth in the event at last year’s conference meet.


Carolina started the fourth day of competition with two Gamecocks in the 200-yard butterfly. Fynn Minuth, making his third A final appearance of the meet, finished in sixth place with a time of 1:43.33. Caleb Tosh represented South Carolina in the C final and posted a time of 1:44.91, good for 21st place.

Jonathan Boland set his second school record of the meet, this time in the 100-yard backstroke. Boland broke the school record in the prelims with a time of 46.82, then came back in the finals to break it again with a time of 46.79 and finish in 12th place overall. Will Countie also swam for the Gamecocks in his first-ever SEC final and finished 24th with a time of 48.16.

The Gamecocks wrapped up the evening with the 400-yard medley relay and dropped yet another school record. The squad, made up of Boland, Wich-Glasen, Minuth and Tom Peribonio, finished the race in ninth place with a time of 3:09.83.


Marissa DelGado started the night for the Gamecocks as she swam in the B final of the 200-yard butterfly. Delgado finished with a time of 1:59.10, good for 16th place overall and a NCAA ‘B’ cut.

Emily Cornell made her first-ever finals event as she represented Carolina in the B final of the 100-yard backstroke. Cornell finished 16th overall with a time of 53.92. Cornell’s preliminary time of 53.61 set a new PR and school record.

Kersten Dirrane was the lone Gamecock in the 100-yard breaststroke. Setting a new PR and finishing ninth overall, Dirrane posted a time of 1:00.59.

Setting another school record for South Carolina, Cornell, Dirrane, Christina Lappin and Emma Barksdale earned eighth place in the 400-yard medley relay with a time of 3:36.72.


  • Allyson Nied will go down in the South Carolina record book as the first-ever women’s platform diving champion.
  • The Gamecocks broke a total of five school records on the day.
  • Carolina set a total of 20 personal records on day three of the conference meet.


South Carolina continues their run on the final day of the 2017 SEC Championships tomorrow at 10 a.m.