Men's Swimming and Diving Takes 10th at ACCs
March 6, 2014
Final Results (PDF)
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Boston College men’s swimming and diving teams placed 10th out of 11 squads at the 2014 ACC Championship that spanned from Wednesday, Feb. 26, to Saturday, March 1, at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
The Eagles collected 205 team points thanks to hard-fought performances from the relay teams over the course of the conference meet.
Virginia Tech won the ACC team title with 1,264.5 points, while NC State (1,226) and North Carolina (995) capped the top three. Virginia was fourth with 972 points, followed by Florida State (957.5), Notre Dame (907.5), Georgia Tech (543), Duke (482) and Pittsburgh (412.5). Boston College (205) defeated Miami (156) in the overall standings.
The 400-yard medley relay consisting of Sean Murphy, Andrew Stranick, Timothy Benage and Daniel Kelly combined for the Eagles’ best relay mark of the championship. BC’s time eighth-place performance of 3:18.67 in the 400-yard medley relay yielded 44 points. That same quartet garnered a 10th-place mark of 1:29.20 for 34 points in the 200-yard medley.
In the 400- and 800-yard freestyle relays, Boston College finished 10th for 34 points.
Matthew Zerweck, David Hunter, Heinze and Kelly teamed up to clock in at 3:02.64 in the 400-yard freestyle relay while Heinze and Zerweck were paired with Drew Cuttic and Anthony Richardson in the 800-yard freestyle relay. The BC four clocked in at 6:43.34.
Individually, Kelly’s clip of 19.90 in the 50-yard freestyle sprint was 12th best out of 24 finalsts. Kelly’s performance gathered the most points (15) for the Eagles, individually.
Anthony Richardson lasted the 1,650-yard freestyle, finishing the distance race in 16:16.84 for 22nd place and three points. Sean Murphy picked up a point for his 24th-place mark of 1:49.59 in the 200-yard backstroke.