Florida State, Tampa Swimmers Lead National HonorsSomers, WI , October 15th, 2008
Margie Chamberlin, Florida Gulf Coast University
Chamberlin (Land O' Lakes, FL) established new school and Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) records in the 200 butterfly (2:02.93) and 100 butterfly (56.96) in leading FGCU to a 162-138 win over Florida Atlantic University. The junior also assisted the winning 200 Medley (1:32.56) and 400 Freestyle Relays (3:18.20).
Andy Hodgson, Florida State University
Hodgson (Blackpool, England) had two individual wins the Seminoles’ 198-97 win over Florida Atlantic. Hodgson was victorious in the 200 Free (1:39.82) and 200 Back (1:50.46). The junior also made a contribution to the 2nd place 200 Medley (1:38.26).
Division II - Women
Dana Glodek, University of Tampa
Glodek (Norristown, Pa) aided her team in a 147 - 80 victory over Florida Southern with her win in the 200 fly (2:07.40-under last year’s A cut) and her assistance on the winning 200 medley relay (1:56.54). With the outcome of the meet well in hand, the freshman exhibitioned the 100 fly (59.07) and 200 IM (2.14.57-under last year’s B cut), posting times that would have won both events.
Division II - Men Aleksander Hetland, University of Tampa
Hetland (Oslo, Norway) helped his team defeat Florida Southern 140-105. Hetland won the 200 Breast (2:13.72) and the 100 Breast (55.61 - NCAA ‘A’ Qualifying Time). The senior also contributed to the 200 Medley Relay (1:40.64) and he lead off the exhibition 200 Free Relay (1:28.45).
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