February 11, 2006

Grove City takes 3rd at PAC Championships

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's swimming and diving team placed third at the 10-team Grove City Invitational/Presidents' Athletic Conference Championships Saturday night in the Grove City College Pool.

The Wolverines earned 588 team points during the three-day event. Westminster won the team title with 817 points while defending champion Washington and Jefferson placed second with 727 points.

Freshman Kiersten Bower (Bloomsburg, Pa./Central Columbia) help lead Grove City's effort Saturday night by winning the 200 butterfly in 2 minutes, 15.67 seconds. Senior Amanda Brozenic (Slippery Rock, Pa./Slippery Rock) took third in the 200 breaststroke (2:33.72) while senior Ellen Magee (Cincinnati, Ohio/Homeschooled) finished fourth in the 100 free (54.87).

Magee, freshman Whitney Baur (Ambler, Pa./North Penn), sophomore Ellen Keefer (Montoursville, Pa./Montoursville) and sophomore Christie Hebda (Pittsburgh, Pa./North Hills) closed the meet by placing third in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:42.16.

Several Grove City athletes will compete in Case Western Reserve's Veale Classic next Saturday, February 18 in Cleveland.

Women's Final Standings                   
  1. Westminster College                 817   2. Washington & Jefferson College      727
  3. Grove City College                  588   4. College Misericordia                327
  5. Hood College                        218   6. Frostburg State University          174
  7. Penn State Behrend                  173   8. St. Vincent College                 161
  9. Bethany College                     150  10. Penn State - Altoona                145

Saturday Preliminaries            Saturday Finals

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