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Swimming and Diving Travel to East Carolina
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Swimming and Diving Travel to East Carolina

Jan. 12, 2018



Meet: South Carolina at East Carolina

Date: January 13

Facility: Minges Natatorium

Location: Greenville, S.C.

Name Rank Event Time
Fynn Minuth 8 Men’s 500 Freestyle 4:16.07
Akram Mahmoud 19 Men’s 1650 Freestyle 14:57.88
Nils Wich-Glasen 17 Men’s 100 Breaststroke 53.01
Nils Wich-Glasen 21 Men’s 200 Breaststroke 1:55.84
Tomas Peribonio 21 Men’s 400 IM 3:45.25
Gamecock Men 18 800 Freestyle Relay 6:28.99
Gamecock Men 25 400 Medley Relay 3:12.27
Emma Barksdale 22 Women’s 200 IM 1:56.41
Allyson Nied 17 Women’s Platform 255.10

South Carolina swimming and diving travels to East Carolina for its first competition of 2018 this weekend. The Gamecocks will face off against the Pirates in Greenville, N.C., on Saturday at 1 p.m in the Minges Natatorium.

The Gamecocks return from the holiday break with the men ranked No. 25 and the women ranked No. 24 in the CSCAA Division I poll. The team finished off the fall season at the Georgia Tech Invitational where the men took fourth and the women took fifth. Over the break in competition, both teams traveled to Clermont, Fla., for a winter training trip at the USA National Training Center.

Six Gamecocks hold top-25 rankings in individual events, including Nils Wich-Glasen who has top-25 times in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke. Two South Carolina relay teams also earned top-25 times in the fall, with the men ranking 18th in the 800 freestyle relay and 25th in the 400 medley relay. Over the holiday break, Allyson Nied topped her No. 17 score with a 271.20 at the Auburn Diving Invitational.

South Carolina leads the series against East Carolina 16-3 with the men leading 10-2 and the women 6-1. The last matchup on January 30, 2016, saw the Gamecocks win both the men’s and women’s competitions. The men defeated the Pirates 193-105, the women 170-129.

For updates on Saturday’s meet, be sure to follow the Gamecocks on Twitter @GamecockSwim.