January 23, 2010

Grove City drops first

GRANVILLE, Ohio -- The Grove City College women's swimming and diving team dropped to 9-1 overall Saturday afternoon as national powerhouse Denison downed the visiting Wolverines 167-119 at Gregory Pool in a non-conference dual meet.

Two Grove City athletes posted a pair of runner-up finishes. Freshman Angela Palumbo (Washington, Pa./Trinity) took second in the 50 free with a time of 25.20 seconds. She also earned second in the 200 free with a time of 1:58.76.

Sophomore diver Bethany Johnson (Huntingdon Valley, Pa./Calvary Christian) placed second on both boards. She accumulated 235.05 points on the 1-meter board before posting a score of 236.02 on the 3-meter board.

The defeat snaps Grove City's program-record 13-meet win streak.

Grove City will host Penn State Behrend and Pitt-Bradford Friday night at 6 p.m. in a non-conference double dual meet.


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