After two days of the SEC Swimming and Diving Championships at the James E. Martin Aquatics Center in Auburn, Ala., the No. 12 Tennessee men's team sits in fourth place with 170 points.
Auburn is in first place with 306.5 points. Florida is in second with 237, and Georgia is in third with 173.
The Lady Vols are in fifth place heading into today's competition with 146.5 points. Auburn leads the competition with 287.5.
Lady Vol senior diver Jaime Sanger picked up her team's first win of the meet in the 1-meter springboard Thursday night. Her score of 323.25 edged Ashley Rubenstein of Auburn who finished with a 320.30. UT sophomore Lauryn McCalley finished in seventh.
Vol junior Renato Gueraldi finished in second in the 50-yard freestyle Thursday night with a 19.59, after swimming a 19.41 earlier that morning in the preliminaries - just .06 off the SEC record.
Tennessee's 200y free relay of Gueraldi, Michael Burton, Greg Simpson and Raymond Rosal finished in third with a time of 1:19.28.
On Wednesday, UT sophomore Phillip Jones finished in third place in the 1-meter springboard behind Zach Wilcox of Florida and Clayton Moss of Kentucky. Senior Jake Dorsey finished in eighth.
The Lady Vol divers also had a successful first day. Sanger finished in second in the 3-meter with McCalley in fourth.
The Volunteer 800y freestyle relay of Casey Dauw, Tyler Gustafson, Jason Thomas and Evan Nylander finished fourth with a time of 6:30.17.
The Lady Vol medley quartet of Jacque Fessel, Courtney Naparlo, Tatiana Athayde and Abbi Terveer set the school record with a 1:42.96 to finish fourth.