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S&D Set for Tri-Meet in Blacksburg

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 01/18/2013
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BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The University of Miami swimming & diving team will travel to the Christiansburg Aquatic Center for a tri-meet with William & Mary and hosts Virginia Tech Saturday. Action from the complex is set to begin at 11 a.m.

Saturday's meet will represent the Hurricanes' last regular season contest before the team starts final training for the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships in Greensboro, N.C. Competition from the Greensboro Aquatic Center will begin Wed., Feb. 20 and end Sun., Feb. 23.

Last time out, the Miami swimmers suffered a disappointing loss to the Harvard Crimson on Senior Day at the Norman A. Whitten University Center Pool. Despite the end result, strong performances from senior Sofia Johansson in the 100 Breaststroke, sophomore Lucy Worrall in the butterfly and freshman My Fridell in both freestyle events provided promise heading into the team's tri-meet in Blacksburg.

Coming off a strong showing at the Bruin Diving Invitational in Los Angeles, the team's divers figure to continue momentum as they prepare for the final stretch of their individual seasons. Senior Carrie Dragland captured second place in the 1-meter diving event at the Spieker Aquatics Center, while sophomore Kara McCormack took fourth in the 3-meter.

After taking down Howard University 215-44 in its most recent dual meet, William & Mary is carrying a two-match winning streak into Saturday's competition. Host Virginia Tech is looking to get back in the win column after dropping a conference meet with NC State by a slim 160-140 margin in Raleigh on Wednesday.

For updates from Saturday's action at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center, make sure to follow @VT_SwimDive on Twitter.

Schedule
 
Saturday, January 10
Swimming and Diving vs. Rutgers / Tulane
Coral Gables, Fla.
11:00 AM
Saturday, January 24
Swimming and Diving at Virginia Tech / Georgia Tech / UNC-Wilmington
Blacksburg, Va.
11:00 AM
Saturday, January 31
Swimming and Diving vs. FIU
Coral Gables, Fla.
12:00 PM
Wednesday, February 18
Swimming and Diving at Day One
Atlanta, Ga.
All Day
Thursday, February 19
Swimming and Diving at Day Two
Atlanta, Ga.
All Day
Friday, February 20
Swimming and Diving at Day Three
Greensboro, N.C.
All Day
Saturday, February 21
Swimming and Diving at Day Four
Atlanta, Ga.
All Day
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