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Noles Race Tough at Last Chance


ATHENS, Ga. – The No. 21/24 Florida State swimming and diving teams competed at the UGA Last Chance Invite at the Gabrielsen Natatorium on Saturday.

“We had some good racing today and it was a great atmosphere,” FSU assistant coach Emma Svensson said. “We use this meet as an extra opportunity to race and learn. We are excited for some more racing tomorrow.”

Aryanna Fernandes started the night off, clocking 53.30 in the 100 fly for silver after posting a 53.41 in prelims.

The Seminoles had two in the 50 free, led by Rebecca Moynihan in fifth place with a time of 22.66 ahead of Gloria Muzito in ninth. Muzito swam her personal best at 22.98.

Pia Murray swam over two seconds faster than her prelim time in the 200 back, touching third at 1:55.66.

Maddy Huggins tied for third place in the 100 breast, clocking 1:01.38 and Phoebe Griffiths finished ninth in the 200 free at 1:48.64.

The women’s team ended the night off by winning the 200 free relay with a time of 1:30.64, behind Moynihan, Fernandes, Muzito and Maddie McDonald. The same squad also competed in prelims, touching at 1:30.55.

Members of the men’s team raced in the 200 free, led by Sam Budd, who placed seventh at 1:38.55 after clocking a 1:38.28 in prelims, ahead of Zach Smith in ninth at 1:39.63.

David Quirie competed in the prelims, placing sixth with a time of 1:36.53.

Prelims will start at 10 am and finals will follow at 4 pm Live timing will be available through Meet Mobile.

Sunday’s Events:

400 IM

100 free

200 fly

200 breast

100 back

1650 free

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