PSU Women’s Swimming/Diving defeated by Westfield State

December 8th, 2007 by Adam

            WESTFIELD, Mass. – Westfield State College took 11 of the 16 events Saturday afternoon en route to a 163-117 victory over Plymouth State University in a women’s swimming and diving meet.  The Owls captured their third straight win to improve to 5-1 in dual meets, while PSU slipped to 1-2.

            The home team won both relay races and finished first in nine of the 14 individual events.  Three Owls swimmers were double winners on the afternoon; sophomore Lindsey Malboeuf (Westford, Mass.) won the 50-yard backstroke in 30.64 seconds and the 100-yard backstroke in 1:06.26; junior Aimee Raposo (North Dartmouth, Mass.) took the 50-yard breaststroke in 35.26 seconds and the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:17.38; and freshman Tiffany Moreno (Middlebury, Conn.) out-sprinted the field in the 50-yard freestyle (26.85 seconds) and 100-yard freestyle (59.48).

            Other individual winners for the Owls included junior Cairsten Beanland (Westford, Mass.) in the 1000-yard free (11:38.99), junior Chrissy Lovejoy (Reading, Mass.) in the 100-yard butterfly (1:07.52), and junior Steph Cooper (Dedham, Mass.) in the one-meter diving (202.40 points).

            Senior Christina DiGiacomo (Meriden, Conn.) led the Panthers with a pair of victories, taking the 200-yard free in 2:10.81 and the 500-yard free in 5:57.35.  Sophomore Caitlin Little (Scituate, Mass.) was a winner for PSU in the 50-yard butterfly (30.20 seconds), junior Amanda Branch (Gray, Maine) took first in the 200-yard individual medley (2:33.06), and senior Kate Marrie (Swampscott, Mass.) earned first-place points in the three-meter diving (148.70).

            PSU will wrap up the first semester of competition this Wednesday with a home meet against Bridgewater State at the PSU Natatorium (6:00 p.m.)  Westfield State does not return to competition until late January.

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