Penguins Head to Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships

YSU swimming and diving

The Youngstown State swimming and diving team will be in action this Wednesday through Saturday at the Horizon League Championships in Indianapolis at the IUPUI Natatorium.

The four-day meet features prelims from 10 a.m. to Noon each day while finals get underway at 5 p.m.

YSU will be strong in the distance freestyle, breaststroke, butterfly and IM events.

In the breaststroke, Tiphaine Saint-Gilles has the third-best time in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:19.78) and the sixth-best time in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:04.11). In the distance freestyle events, Josie Preski leads the way. She ranks eighth in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:41.72), 12th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (17:56.07) and 17th in the 500-yard freestyle (5:07.16). Aida Jurinovics ranks ninth in the 400 IM at 4:30.16 and 10th in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:07.00.

Other Penguins in the top 20 are Taci Miller - 500-yard freestyle (5:08.42), 1,000-yard freestyle (10:52.04) and 1,650-yard freestyle (18:18.75), Taylor Bishop - 1,000-yard freestyle (10:51.99) and the 1,650-yard freesyle (18:29.04), Jurinovics - 1,650-yard freestyle (18:09.37) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:27.81), Elizabeth Wompey - 1,650-yard freestyle (18:13.57), Mallory Pitstick - 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.40) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:23.45), Zsani Csado - 200-yard butterfly (2:07.44), Rachel Shipp - 200-yard butterfly (2:11.94).

At last year's meet, Jurinovics placed second in the 200-yard butterfly while placing eighth in the 400 IM, Bishop was eighth in the 500-yard freestyle and 11th in the 1,650 free and Saint-Gilles was eighth in the 200-yard breaststroke. 

All four days will be available on the ESPN Plus and ESPN App.

Wednesday's Schedule
200-Yard Medley Relay
800-Yard Freestyle Relay

Thursday's Schedule
500-yard Freestyle
200-yard IM
50-yard Freestyle
One-Meter Diving Finals
200-yard Freestyle Relay

Friday's Schedule
100-yard Butterfly
400-yard IM
200-yard Freestyle
100-yard Breaststroke
100-yard Backstroke
400-yard Medley Relay

Saturday's Schedule
1,650-yard freestyle
200-yard Backstroke
100-yard Freestyle
200-yard Breaststroke
200-yard Butterfly
Three-Meter Diving
400-yard Freestyle Relay