Penguins Win Diving Events, 200 IM in Dual vs. Ohio

YSU Swimming and Diving
YSU Swimming and Diving

The Youngstown State swimming and diving team was in action on Saturday afternoon at the Beeghly Natatorium against Ohio. Senior divers McKenzie Stelter (one-meter) and Bethany Glick (three-meter) led the way by sweeping the diving events. Freshman Aida Jurinovics won the 200 IM for the Penguins.

Stelter scored a 262.11 to win the one-meter event by 13.64 points over Ohio's Nicole Hughes. Glick won the three-meter dive with a score of 237.68 and was third with a score of 233.02 in the one-meter. 

Jurinovics picked up here first career event win in the 200 IM with a time of 2:09.05.

Leading the swimmers was Tiphaine Saint-Gilles who was second in the 100-yard breaststroke swimming a time of 1:07.55. She was also second in the 200-yard breast with a time of 2:24.31. Natalie Laurence was third in the 200 breast with a time of 2:33.75.

In the 100-yard freestyle, YSU finished second and third. Placing second was Haley Fisher with a time of 54.31 seconds while Kolburn Jonsdottir placed third with a time 56.05 seconds.

In the 200-yard medley relay, YSU posted a time of 1:50.20. In the 400-yard freestyle relay, the Penguins clocked a 3:38.20.

Taylor Bishop was third in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:54.60. She also placed third in the 200 free with a time of 1:57.01. 

Senior Viktoria Orosz was third in the 100-yard backstroke swimming a time of 2:12.03.

Freshman Jamie Leming was third in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:00.82. Fisher was third in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.35 seconds.

Ohio won the dual by a score of 202-96.

The Penguins are next in action next Saturday at Oakland.