Swimming & Diving: Penguins Fall to Marshall in Dual Action, 133-105

The Youngstown State swimming and diving team dropped a 133-105 decision to Marshall in a dual meet on Saturday afternoon at the Beeghly Natatorium.


Freshman diver Casey Hill picked up nine points by winning the one-meter dive with a score of 235.72 and finished second in the three-meter dive with a score of 216.15. Hill had a strong weekend winning three of four competitions after picking up two wins on Friday.


Sophomore Nishani Cicilson won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.77 seconds while sophomore Kirstin Walker was the top finisher in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 54.80 seconds.


Walker placed second in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 11:06.29. Cicilson placed second in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:00.25.


Freshman Samantha Roberts took the top spot in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:11.79 as two Thundering Herd swimmers who placed ahead of her swam as exhibition.


The Penguins are back in action at the Radford Invitational, Nov. 19-20, in Radford, Va.