2023 GAMECOCK SWIMMING INVITATIONAL
- November 15-17, 2023
- Columbia, South Carolina
- SCY (25 yards)
- Outcomes on Meet Cell: “2023 Gamecock Swimming Invitational”
- Day 1 Recap
- Outcomes (PDF)
The College of Tampa males’s swimming and diving staff, presently ranked No. 2 within the newest CSCAA ballot for Division II, pieced collectively a formidable 264-point victory over South Carolina on the 2023 Gamecock Invitational.
The Tampa males put the ending touches on their large win with a faculty report within the 400 freestyle relay (2:53.39) courtesy of Blake Moran (43.94), Ian Cooper (43.52), Tibor Tistan (42.89), and Caleb Brandon (43.04).
Tampa freshman Jacob Hamlin set a person college report on Friday within the 1650 free along with his 1st-place end in 15:01.66, dropping greater than 15 seconds off his earlier finest from March. The Spartans additionally bought Day 3 wins out of Parker Knollman within the 200 again (1:54.53) and Santiago Corredor within the 200 fly (1:46.24).
On Thursday, Knollman led off Tampa’s 200 medley relay in 22.05, serving to the quartet break this system report with a complete time of 1:26.33. Jared Mindek cut up 24.32 on breaststroke, Adrian Aguilar cut up 20.75 on butterfly, and Moran anchored with a 19.21 free cut up. Corredor and Aguilar every set particular person college data within the 400 IM (3:45.16) and 100 fly (56.75), respectively, on Thursday.
The South Carolina males completed with 1,270 factors to Tampa’s 1,534. The Gamecocks had been led by Mark Shperkin, who set a pool report within the 100 free with a time of 43.25, about half a second shy of his personal-best 42.73 from the 2020 SEC Championships. Shperkin additionally positioned 4th in 50 free (20.10) and added a 19.96 leadoff on South Carolina’s 200 free relay.
The South Carolina ladies, ranked No. 17 within the newest CSCAA ballot and honorable point out in SwimSwam’s November energy rankings, cruised to a staff victory with 1,988 factors, greater than 1,000 forward of runner-up Vanderbilt (961.5).
South Carolina junior Greta Pelzek established a brand new 200 fly pool report in 1:54.83, taking nearly a full second off her previous-best 1:55.64 from February.
Gamecocks senior Bella Pantano additionally set a pool report within the 200 again with a profitable time of 1:54.20, enhancing upon her previous-best 1:54.93 from earlier this month.
South Carolina sophomore Amy Riordan triumphed within the 200 free (1:45.00), barely off her personal-best 1:44.31 from earlier this month. She additionally gained the five hundred free (4:43.82) and positioned 2nd within the 200 again with a personal-best 1:54.45, shaving nearly a second off her previous-best 1:55.42 from February. Riordan capped off her meet with a 49.64 leadoff on the Gamecocks’ 400 free relay, simply off her personal-best 49.59 from earlier this month.
Vanderbilt’s quartet of Abby Francis (50.64), Ellie Taliaferro (50.64), Sophia Kosturos (50.57), and Megan Ciezczak (49.80) broke the Commodores’ 400 free relay program report from over seven years in the past with a complete time of three:21.65.