Eagles Make a Splash in Charleston as they open CCSA Competition
CHARLESTON, S.C. The Georgia Southern swimming & diving team opened the 2007 season with an impressive victory over the College of Charleston in the Eagles first ever Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) meet, held in Charleston this past weekend.
The Eagles (1-0, 1-0) defeated the Cougars 184-115 on Saturday afternoon. Three Eagles swimmers were triple winners helping GSU to the victory. Sophomore Courtney Martz (Woodbine,
"I am very pleased with our performances, energy level, and racing," said coach Nathan Kellogg. “The meet was short-course meters, so most of our swimmers had no idea what their times meant. It was all about racing and I feel like we did a good job of that.”
The swimming & diving program had a very strong start to the 2007 season. Three other GSU swimmers claimed individual titles in one event each. Freshman Kristen Haudenschild (
“This meet was an opportunity to learn what our strengths and weaknesses are,” said Kellogg. “We'll use this meet to get better for the remainder of the season. Our divers were very successful and we are hopeful that they will continue to do that. Overall, we had a great opening meet and had a lot of fun."
- Category: Swimming & Diving
- Published on Monday, 15 October 2007 00:29