Vols Conclude Winter Training Session in Las Vegas

Dec. 20, 2004


Las Vegas, Nev. -- The No. 11 Tennessee men's swimming and diving team concluded its brutal winter training trip Monday evening at the 19th annual UNLV Winter Invitational at the Buchanan Natatorium.

Sophomore Travis Wright led the small group of Vols competing Monday evening with two top-10 finishes.

Wright finished sixth in the 200-yard backstroke in 1:53.08. Teammate Michael Wolfe followed in a close seventh in 1:53.55. Wright continued his strong evening with a seventh-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly with Wolfe following again in 10th in 1:56.31.

In the 100-yard freestyle, junior Tyler Gustafson finished seventh in 44.84 with Bryan Goldberg in ninth in 46.93 and Octavio Alesi in 10th in 47.06.

Junior Kiel Huston rounded out the top-10 Vol performers of the evening with a 10th-place showing in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:09.70.

Next up for the Vols will be the Georgia Diving Invitational Jan. 3-5 in Athens, Ga. Tennessee return to its dual-meet schedule Jan. 7 with a trip to Indiana.





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