Andkjaer And Wede Pick Up Wins In Final Day of Alabama Classic
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Dec. 2, 2007

Results

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Auburn tallied a pair of wins in the final day of the Alabama Long Course Classic on Sunday, giving the Tigers seven for the weekend.

Jakob Andkjaer earned Auburn's first win, finishing the 100m free in 49.37 while freshman Josefin Wede won the 200m breast with a time of 2:32.59, winning by almost five seconds.

The meet was the last for the Tigers until the team begins is Holiday Training Trip, Dec. 29 - Jan. 4 in Fort Peirce, Fla. Auburn will compete against Indian River Junior College on Jan. 2 as part of the trip.

Freshman Julie Golden got Auburn going on Saturday, coming in third in the 200m back with a time of 2:21.54, followed by Margo McCawley in sixth (2:23.72).

In the men's 200m back, it was Pascal Wollach finishing runner-up with at time of 2:07.50.

Golden again stepped up in the 100m free, finishing second in 58.26. Kara Nelson also made the A Final, finishing eighth with a time of 1:00.94. McCawley picked up a C Final win, finishing 17th overall with a time of 59.42.

Auburn took the top two spots in the men's 100m free as Andkjaer picked up his third win of the three-day meet, followed by John Long in second with a time of 52.59.

In the 100m free B Final, Kyle Maese finished second with a tie of 53.73, followed by David Mathews in third in 54.07. Wollach rounded out the Auburn contingent as he finished seventh, 15th overall, with a time of 55.43.

John Snyder was the top Tiger in the men's 200m breast, finishing sixth in 2:35.98 while Marshel Renz finished fourth in the 200m fly with a time of 2:10.24. Maese also competed in the 200m fly, finishing ninth with a time of 2:12.42.

 

 

In the final event of the meet, senior Jeff Smith posted an eighth-place finish in the 1,500m freestyle with a time of 16:25.50.