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Continuing Coverage from CCSA Championships
The 2013 Coastal Collegiate (CCSA) Swimming & Diving Championships have begun, at Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Ga. Tonight's evening session starts at 6 p.m. with the A heats of the 200 freestyle relay, and concludes with the finals in the 400 medley relay.
Liberty had a strong showing in the morning prelims, with 11 student-athletes qualifying for tonight's finals (five in A finals, six in B finals).
Brye Ravettine swam 22.81, qualifying second in the 50 free with an NCAA B qualifying time. Cori Gary (23.06) tied for fourth in qualifying, and Meghan Babcock (23.11) had the seventh fastest 50 free time. Emilie Kaufman swam 2:04.89, good for fourth seed in the 200 individual medley. Emily Duff qualified sixth in the 500 free, at 5:00.98
Tonight's finals will feature pool-side, live blog coverage as the Lady Flames compete in Athens. Look for coverage to begin shortly before the 6 p.m. finals start with an interactive blog, where all are invited to interact with questions and comments.
Day 1 – Finals (6 p.m.)
200-yard Freestyle Relay "A"
One-meter Diving (Women)
500-yard Freestyle (Emily Duff, Hannah Wakeley)
200-yard Individual Medley (Emilie Kaufman, Laura Day)
50-yard Freestyle (Brye Ravettine, Cori Gary, Meghan Babcock, Chloe Thomas, Jess Reinhardt, Ranndi Grubbs, Rachel Nelson)
Three-meter Diving (Men)
400-yard Medley Relay "A"
Scoring will follow the NCAA championships rules.
Individual events will be scored as follows: 20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Relay events will be scored as follows: 40-34-32-30-28-26-24-22-18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2