February 10, 2007

Grove City finishes 3rd

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's swimming and diving team finished third at the Grove City Invitational/Presidents' Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday night at the Grove City College Pool. Grove City concluded the three-day event with 446.5 team points. Westminster won the team title with 865 points while Washington & Jefferson took second with 708.5.

Freshman Jane Wilson (Newberg, Ore./Veritas School) helped lead the Grove City effort Saturday night by winning the 100 free in a meet-record time of 53.32 seconds. Junior Ellen Keefer (Montoursville, Pa./Montoursville) took second to Wilson in the 100 free with a time of 53.85.

Keefer, Wilson, sophomore Liza McRuer (Irvine, Calif./University) and sophomore Whitney Baur (North Wales, Pa./North Penn) finished third in the meet-ending 400 free relay with a time of 3:40.74.

Also for Grove City, sophomore Kiersten Bower (Bloomsburg, Pa./Central Columbia) took fifth in the 200 butterfly in 2:19.98.

Several Grove City swimmers will participate in Kenyon's Last Chance Meet next Saturday in Gambier, Ohio.

1. Westminster College                 865   2. Washington & Jefferson College    708.5
3. Grove City College                446.5   4. College Misericordia                406
5. Penn State Behrend                  275   6. St. Vincent College                 223
7. Chatham College                     163   8. Frostburg State University          153
9. Penn State - Altoona                118  10. Bethany College                     107

Finals Results

Preliminary Results

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