2011-12 Swimming & Diving News

  • Eight Top-10 Finishes Spur Penguins to Record Score on Final Day
    February 25, 2012
    Brown Deer, Wis. -- The Youngstown State swimming and diving team produced eight top-10 finishes on the final day of action at the Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships at the Schroeder Aquatic Center.
  • Dow Rises to the Occasion to Win Horizon League Title
    February 24, 2012
    Brown Deer, Wis. — Freshman Ashley Dow (Houston, Texas) swam her way to a Conference Championship and became a league and school-record holder in the process at the Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday at the Schroeder Aquatic Center.
  • Casey Hill Finishes Second in One-Meter Diving at Day Two
    February 23, 2012
    Brown Deer, Wis. -- Youngstown State junior diver Casey Hill finished second in the one-meter dive on the second day of action at the Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships at the Schroeder Aquatic Center.
  • Penguins Have Record-Setting Evening at HL Championships
    February 22, 2012
    Brown Deer, Wis. -- All three individuals who competed set season bests while both the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley relay teams set school records on the first night of action at the Horizon League Swimming and Diving Championships at the Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center.
  • Hill Looks to Defend Title; YSU Heads to League Championships
    February 20, 2012
    Brown Deer, Wis. -- Youngstown State junior diver Casey Hill will look to defend her three-meter diving championship while the Penguins will be after a strong team performance at the Horizon League Championships which start on Wednesday at the Schroeder Aquatic Center.
  • Learn to Swim Clinic Sessions Set for March, April
    February 09, 2012
    The Youngstown State Women's Swimming & Diving team will offer a "Learn to Swim Clinic" for children ages 3-10 in March and April. A total of five sessions will be hosted by the Penguins' student-athletes at the Beeghly Natatorium.
  • Hill Finishes Second in Both Events at YSU Invitational
    February 05, 2012
    Junior Casey Hill finished second in the one and three-meter events at the YSU Diving Invitational which was held on Sunday morning at the Beeghly Center Natatorium.
  • Penguins Put Forth Strong Effort in Home Finale vs. UIC
    February 03, 2012
    The Youngstown State swimming and diving team finished up their home season on Friday against UIC at Beeghly Natatorium. Freshman Ashley Dow broke two pool records and junior Casey Hill continued her dominance in the diving events.
  • Final Weekend of Action; Seniors to Be Honored on Friday
    February 02, 2012
    The Youngstown State swimming and diving team will play host to UIC on Friday at 5:30 p.m. at the Beeghly Natatorium in the final dual meet of the season. YSU will also host its annual Diving Invitational on Sunday morning.
  • YSU Resumes Dual Action at Bowling Green
    January 27, 2012
    Bowling Green, Ohio -- The Youngstown State swimming and diving team was in action on Friday night at Bowling Green. Megan Ciampa and Casey Hill picked up wins for the Penguins in the dual meet.
  • Ashley Dow Named HL Swimmer of the Week
    January 24, 2012
    Indianapolis, Ind. -- Youngstown State freshman swimmer Ashley Dow (Houston, Texas) has been named the Horizon League Women's Swimmer of the Week. It is the first weekly honor of Dow's YSU career.
  • Youngstown State Wins Five-Team Butler Invitational
    January 22, 2012
    Fishers, Ind. — The Youngstown State Swimming and Diving team finished first at the five-team Butler Invitational against Xavier, Hillsdale and Ball State at Fishers High School on Sunday. The Penguins scored 644.50 points to beat out the Musketkeers for the team title.
  • Penguins Have Strong Start in Dual at Wright State
    January 21, 2012
    Dayton, Ohio -- The Youngstown State Swimming and Diving team traveled to Dayton to take on Wright State at Saturday at the WSU Natatorium, but fell short, 147-96.
  • Dow, Hill Win Events in Home Dual Against Ohio
    January 15, 2012
    The Youngstown State Swimming and Diving team competed in their first home dual meet after the break against the Ohio Bobcats at Beeghly Natatorium. The Guins were defeated 145-96, however junior Casey Hill and freshman Ashley Dow picked up event wins.
  • Swimming & Diving Returns to Action With Busy Weekend
    January 13, 2012
    The Youngstown State swimming and diving team will be in action on Saturday at Saint Francis (Pa.) before returning home to play host to Ohio on Sunday at the Beeghly Natatorium.
  • Casey Hill Earns Third Diver-of-the-Week Award
    November 23, 2011
    Indianapolis, Ind. -- Youngstown State junior diver Casey Hill was named the Horizon League's Female Diver of the Week for the week for Nov. 14-20. It is the third time this season that Hill has won the award.
  • Solid Swimming Performances Give YSU Sixth Place Finish
    November 19, 2011
    Radford, Va. -- The Youngstown State Swimming and Diving team finished in sixth place out of 10 teams on Saturday afternoon at the Highlander Invitational scoring 345 points.
  • Casey Hill Sets Second Meet Record at Highlander Invitational
    November 18, 2011
    Radford, Va. -- Youngstown State junior Casey Hill set her second meet record at the Radford Highlander Invitational in winning the 3-meter competition on Friday. Hill won the 1-meter on Thursday.
  • Casey Hill Sets 1-Meter Diving Record at Highlanders Invitational
    November 17, 2011
    Radford, Va. -- Youngstown State junior Casey Hill broke her own meet record in the one-meter diving event on Thursday afternoon at the Radford Highlanders Invitational. The Penguins are in sixth place out of 10 teams at the event.
  • Casey Hill Wins 1-Meter Board in Double Dual
    November 11, 2011
    Youngstown State junior diver Casey Hill won the 1-meter board and finished second in the 3-meter in the Penguins’ double-dual against Cleveland State and Duquesne on Friday at the Beeghly Natatorium.
  • Casey Hill Earns Second Diver-of-the-Week Honor
    November 09, 2011
    Indianapolis, Ind. -- Youngstown State junior diver Casey Hill has been named the Horizon League's Diver of the Week for the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 6, the league has announced. It is the second time this season she has won the award.
  • Hill Wins Both Diving Events as Swimming & Diving Falls to Marshall
    November 05, 2011
    Despite two wins from diver Casey Hill, the Youngstown State swimming and diving team fell to Marshall on Saturday at Beeghly Natatorium, 172-128.
  • Penguins Win 14 of 16 Events in Strong Performance at Niagara
    October 28, 2011
    Niagara University, N.Y. -- The Youngstown State swimming and diving team won 14 of 16 events in defeating Niagara 199-101 on Friday at the Oxy Center. Five Penguins won two events and YSU won both relays against the Purple Eagles.
  • Casey Hill Named Horizon League Diver of the Week
    October 26, 2011
    Indianapolis, Ind. -- Youngstown State junior diver Casey Hill has been named the Horizon League's Diver of the Week for the week of Oct. 17-23, the league has announced.
  • Hill Wins Three-Meter and One-Meter at Clarion Invite
    October 23, 2011
    Clarion, Pa. -- Youngstown State junior diver Casey Hill capped off a perfect weekend with two victories at the Clarion Diving Invitational which was held on Sunday at the W.S. Tippin Natatorium.
  • Penguins Open Dual Meet Slate Against Green Bay
    October 21, 2011
    The Youngstown State swimming and diving team will play host to Green Bay on Friday at the Beeghly Center Natatorium. Admission to the event is free and will be carried on the Horizon League Network.
  • Penguins Win Six Events in Opening Dual vs. Green Bay
    October 21, 2011
    The Youngstown State swimming and diving team hosted their first home meet of the 2011-12 campaign on Friday against seven-time defending conference champion Green Bay at Beeghly Center Natatorium. Green Bay won the dual by a score of 185-115.
  • Penguins Open Slate at Tom Stubbs Relays
    October 14, 2011
    Bowling Green, Ohio -- The Youngstown State swimming and diving program opened their 2011-12 season competing at the Tom Stubbs Relays hosted by Bowling Green at the Cooper Pool. Toledo, Bowling Green, Akron and YSU all participated in the event.
  • Learn to Swim Clinic Set to Start Later This Month
    September 05, 2011
    The Youngstown State Women's Swimming & Diving team will offer a "Learn to Swim Clinic" for children ages 3-10 during three Sunday and Wednesday evenings this fall. A total of six clinics will be hosted by the Penguins' student-athletes.
  • Program Receives CSCAA Scholar All-America Team Award
    August 01, 2011
    The Youngstown State swimming and diving program has received a Scholar All-America Team Award from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America for their academic performance during the spring semester.