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FSU Tops Nova, Holderness 6th
Senior captain Matt Shead helped the men bounce back with two event wins against Nova Southeastern.


Senior captain Matt Shead helped the men bounce back with two event wins against Nova Southeastern.

Oct. 10, 2010

Complete Results

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida State swimming and diving team earned a sweep against Nova Southeastern on Saturday. The men defeated the Sharks 133-69, while women won 140-53.

The women (3-0), once again were balanced with nine different event winners. Sophomore Marissa Harrington once again won the 1000 free (10:23.96) and freshman Tiffany Oliver continued her strong start in the 50 free (24.05) with another victory.

On the men's side, the Seminoles (2-0) bounced back from a poor performance led by a pair of senior captains. Robby Hayes and Matt Shead both won a pair of events. Hayes touched first in the 200 individual medley (1:56.56) and the 100 free (46.58) and Shead was victorious in the 50 free (21.26) and 200 breast (2:07.24).

Holderness Sixth in 200 Breast

Senior Rob Holderness capped his week at the Commonwealth Games in Dehli, India with a sixth-place finish in the 200 breast. Holderness swam a personal best time of 2:11.85 which is also a NCAA automatic qualifying time.

Florida State returns to the friendly confines of the Morcom Aquatic Center for a meet against ACC rival Miami, Florida Gulf Coast and Florida A&M on Saturday, October 23. For a meet preview, log onto www.seminoles.com.

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