LADY SWIMMING AND DIVING DEFEAT S CLEMSON: The 11th-ranked Lady Vol
swimming and diving team captured a 167-111 win over the Lady Tigers at the
UT Aquatic Center on Sunday. UT raised its record to 5-0, while Clemson
fell to 6-3. Tennessee is off to its best start since the 1989-90 squad
UT won 12 of the 15 events and were led by junior Christie Shefchunas,
sophomore Fabiola Molina and freshmen Sarah Nichols and Kathy Pesek, who
were each double winners.
Shefchunas captured the sprint events, winning the 50 and 100-yard
freestyle, while Nichols won the 500 and 1,000-yard freestyle events. Pesek
captured both diving events, winning the one and three-meter springboards
and Molina won the 200-yard backstroke and the 400-yard individual
Other triumphant Lady Vols included junior Kari Ann Davis (100-yard
breaststroke), and sophomores Tori DeSilvia (100-yard butterfly), Emily
Plummer (100-yard backstroke) and Erin McGriff (200-yard
The Lady Vols will be back in action Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. against
sixth-ranked Florida in Knoxville.
LADY VOL TRACK OPENS SEASON WITH STRONG SHOWING: The Tennessee Lady
Vol track and field team debuted this season by winning two event titles
and posting an NCAA provisional qualifying mark at the Ohio State
Invitational Saturday in Columbus. UT racked up 10 top-three placings,
including four seconds and four thirds, in the non-scoring meet against
Ohio State, Central State and Vanderbilt.
Senior Marvena Almond won the high jump with an indoor personal record of
1.77m (5-9.75), which meets the NCAA provisional qualifying standard.
Freshmen Kelli White captured the 55 meters title in a personal best 6.9h
to lead UT in a sweep-plus of the event.
NEHER, VOL GOLFERS RANKED IN DISTRICT 3 SOUTH: Vol golfer Jamie
Neher is ranked seventh in the latest District 3 South individual rankings.
The senior from Wayland, Mass., led the Vols this fall with a torrid 72.78
stroke average. Neher's best effort of the fall was a 210 stroke, T-fifth
finish at the Tennessee Tournament of Champions.
The Tennessee men's golf team is ranked eighth in District 3 South
following the fall season. The Vols averaged 299.3 strokes per round in
three events this fall.
Following the upcoming spring season, the top eight teams from District 3
South will qualify to play in the NCAA East Regional May 16-18 in Kiamesha
Lake, N.Y. The Vols begin the spring season at the Rice University
Intercollegiate in Monterrey, Mexico, Feb. 8-10.
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Published: Wed Jan 17, 1996 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:00 p.m.