Penguins have strong effort in home debut vs. Niagara - 21 News Now, More Local News for Youngstown, Ohio -

YSU Press Release

Penguins have strong effort in home debut vs. Niagara

Updated:

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Youngstown State swimming and diving team put forth a strong effort in an impressive 196-104 win over Niagara on Friday night at the Beeghly Natatorium. YSU won 11 individual events on the evening and both relays.

The Penguins (1-1) opened the night with a win in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:49.08. YSU ended the evening strong with a time of 1:39.85 in the 200-yard freestyle relay.

Megan Ciampa, Ashley Dow, Samantha Roberts and Laura Paz each won two events against the Puple Eagles.

Ciampa won the 1,650-yard freestyle clocking in at 18:16.10 and later won the 500-yard free in a time of 5:24.32.

Dow won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 58.77 seconds and took home a first-place finish in the 200 back at 2:10.06.

Roberts won the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:07.84 while Liseli Baich was second finishing at 1:10.25. Roberts also won the 200 breast with a time of 2:26.17 while Baich was again second at 2:35.06.

Paz took first in the 200-yard butterfly at 2:12.14 as well as the 100 fly with a time of 59.45 seconds.

Freshman Jana Janson had a successful home debut winning the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.90 seconds. Therese Stevens was second in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:59.89

YSU took first, second and third in both diving events. Bec Stafford was first, Casey Hill was second and Tricia Vallinger was third in both dives. Stafford won the one-meter event with a 268.20 and won the three-meters with a score of 258.08.

YSU returns to action on Sunday when it plays host to Butler. The dual is set to start at noon at the Beeghly Natatorium.

  • More From wfmj.comMore>>

  • Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

    Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:30:56 GMT
    The family of an Indiana teenager who crashed in the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight says he knew the risks and had prepared for them.More >>
    The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by a teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday.More >>
  • UPDATED

    Ohio State marching band director fired

    Ohio State marching band director fired

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:26:01 GMT
    Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues," some involving rituals where students were pressured to march in their underwear or participate in sexually themed stunts.More >>
    Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues," some involving rituals where students were pressured to march in their underwear or participate in sexually themed stunts.More >>
  • US airlines to resume flights to Israel

    US airlines to resume flights to Israel

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:15:57 GMT
    United Airlines will be the first U.S. carrier to resume flights to Israel after a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.More >>
    The U.S. airlines serving Israel will resume flights there Thursday, following a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms