Nov. 14, 2003
Elizabeth Gregory (Papillion, NE) and Valeria Dalmastro (Miami, FL) both picked up first place finishes for Florida Atlantic University in the first day of a tri meet against Georgia Tech and Purdue at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. Gregory finished the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.02 and Dalmastro won the 50 freestyle with a time of 24.31 to pace the Lady Owls.
Freshman Geni Burts (Pembroke Pines, FL) picked up three top-five finishes. She was the runner-up in the 1000 freestyle and 200 IM (2:08.30). Her time of 10:18.58 in the 1000 free shaved five seconds off of her season-best time.
In the 100 backstroke Kelly Pancake (Melbourne, FL) finished third in 58.92.
For the men, Richard Marzonie (Cape Coral, FL) and Travis Howard (Apopka, FL) both finished third in the 100 backstroke and 100 breaststroke, respectively. Marzonie touched the wall in 42.41, while Howard set a season-best time of 58.11 in the 100 breast.
The meet will continue on Saturday at 11 am.
Day 1 Results
Georgia Tech 127 FAU 50
Purdue 151 FAU 32
Purdue 123 Georgia Tech 63
Georgia Tech 112.50 FAU 67.50
Purdue 113 FAU 70
Georgia Tech 94 Purdue 92