FSU Heads to Auburn for Finale

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FSU Heads to Auburn for Finale

The Florida State swimming and diving teams will travel to Auburn to face the Tigers and Wisconsin in the 2015-16 regular season finale. 

By Christa Salerno

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  The Florida State swimming and diving times are ready to compete against four ranked squads in its regular season finale by facing Auburn and Wisconsin at the James E. Martin Aquatics Center on Friday.

“For us this is going to be a great competition,” FSU head coach Frank Bradley said. “We’re going to have to step up and compete against two ranked teams and both our teams have been making a steady climb and I expect us to close the gap even more this weekend.”

Auburn’s women (No. 11) are 3-3 on the year while the men (No. 7) are 3-2 after defeating third-ranked Florida last weekend. Both Wisconsin squads are ranked 17th and boast a record of 2-2.

The FSU men’s team received votes in the last CSCAA poll and will be seeking its first win over Auburn in program history as the Tigers are 18-0 against the Seminoles. The women are 3-13 all-time. This will be the first ever contest between FSU and Wisconsin.

The meet will follow a 16-event format with the 200 medley relay to start the competition and 400 free relay to conclude.

Diving will start at 10 a.m. (CT) and swimming will begin at 12 p.m.(CT) Friday’s meet will be broadcasted on SECN+ and live timing will be available through auburntigers.com. Live scoring for diving will be conducted through divemeets.com.

This will be the last competition before the ACC Championships which will start on Feb. 17 in Greensboro, N.C.

“Regardless of how we perform we want this to be a dress rehearsal for the next couple of weeks,” Bradley said. “I’m excited for the challenge and I’m looking forward to it.”

 

 

 

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Florida Swim Network