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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The No.16 Florida State men’s swimming and diving team (3-0, 1-0 ACC) picked up its third win of the season on Friday, defeating RV LSU 170.5-91.5 at the Morcom Aquatics Center. The No. 22 FSU women (1-1-1, 0-1 ACC) tied the RV Tigers 131-131 as both teams competed in swimming events only. “I thought we had a pretty good day,” FSU head coach Neal Studd said. “We’ve only been back in the water this week and I liked what I saw. We lost at LSU last year on the women’s side, so for us to tie is a step in the right direction. We had some great swims from both teams and I am really proud of the effort.” The men’s team set three Morcom Aquatics Center records in the win, as the team of freshman Mason Herbet, junior Izaak Bastian, sophomore Domen Demsar and sophomore Peter Varjasi started the meet off with a new record of 1:26.85 in the 200 medley relay. The Noles took down the mark of 1:27.30 set by Alabama on Jan. 12, 2018. Varjasi also set a new record in the 50 free at 19.76 and freshman David Quirie set the new standard in the 1650 free at 15:29.19. Varjasi erased Chad Mylin’s 19.90 (Jan. 27, 2018) and Quirie took down Alabama’s Nico Tome-Hernandez’s mark of 15:38.90 (Jan. 12, 2020). Varjasi also won the 100 free (43.69) and was a part 200 free relay (1:19.76) team victory. The Seminoles won 10 […]