Whitbeck qualifies for nationals in two events 

Sprint Results
Distance Results

MEADVILLE, PA, November 11, 2000--Lady Wolverine freshman Peggy Whitbeck (Saegertown, PA/Meadville) posted four first-place finishes, including a pair of NCAA qualifying swims, at the four-school Allegheny Sprint Invitational.

Whitbeck beat the NCAA's automatic qualifying standard in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of :58.08 and the 200-yard butterfly at 2:06.33, bettering her 2:06.80 set two weeks ago at Carnegie Mellon.  The NCAA Division III "A" standards in the butterfly are :58.29 in the 100 and 2:08.49 in the 200.  The national championships will be held Mar. 8-10 at the Flickinger Aquatic Center in Buffalo, NY.

Wooster won Friday's sprint meet with 430 points, followed by SUNY Cortland (281), Grove City (273) and Allegheny (261).  Wooster captured Saturday's distance title as well with 884 points.  SUNY-Cortland took second (336), Allegheny third (313) and Grove City fourth (292).

Grove City's top performers at Allegheny's Sprint and Distance Invitationals:

Name Event Place Time
Peggy Whitbeck (Fr., Saegertown, PA/Meadville) 500 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
200 Butterfly
200 IM
100 Breaststroke
200 Breaststroke
1st
1st
1st
1st
2nd
3rd
5:24.13
:58.08 (NCAA A-cut)
2:06.33 (NCAA A-cut)
2:15.46
1:10.05
2:35.12
Julie Pullin (Fr., Munroe Falls, OH/Hawken) 100 Backstroke
200 Backstroke
5th
5th
1:05.90
2:23.06
Sarah Erdos (Jr., Broomall, PA/Marple Newtown) 100 Freestyle 3rd :56.70
Julie Zedaker (Fr., Houston, TX/Cypress Creek) 400 IM 4th 5:06.47
Carolyn Shaddak (Fr., Oswego, NY/Oswego) 1650 Freestyle 3rd 19:40.23
Sara Ohlerich (Sr., Fairport, NY/Fairport) 1 Meter Diving 4th 224.48
Pullin, Shaddak, Whitbeck, Erdos 200 Medley Relay 4th 1:57.45
Erdos, Katie McCaslin (Sr., Lafayette Hill, PA/Phil-Mont Christian), Pullin, Whitbeck 200 Freestyle Relay 5th 1:45.98
Erdos, McCaslin, Zedaker, Whitbeck 800 Freestyle Relay 4th 8:44.79

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