December 4, 2010

Grove City takes 6th

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- The Grove City College women's swimming and diving team took sixth at the Wolverines' Winter Invitational Saturday night in the James E. Longnecker Competition Pool. The Wolverines concluded the two-day event with 376.5 team points. California (Pa.) won the team title with a score of 883.5.

Junior diver Rachel Weeber (Lancaster, Pa./J.P. McCaskey) paced Grove City Saturday by taking third on the 3-meter board with a score of 192.65. Senior diver Stephanie McNeill (Lake Jackson, Texas/Brazoswood) took fourth on the high board with a score of 192.65.

Sophomore Olivia Forish (Greensburg, Pa./Hempfield) took fifth place in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2 minutes, 19.40 seconds. She also took sixth in the 100 backstroke (1:04.40).

Junior Larissa Cassano (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) earned sixth in the 200 butterfly (2:22.29) while sophomore Kaitlin Yeatts (Charlotte, N.C./Homeschooled) placed sixth in the 200 free (2:05.28). Yeatts also took seventh in the 1650 (19:49.60).

Yeatts, freshman Kristi Baur (North Wales, Pa./North Penn), senior Tiffani Douglas (Sayre, Pa./Homeschooled) and sophomore Mary McLachlan (Grove City, Pa./Grove City) took sixth in the 800 free relay with a time of 8:34.97. Yeatts, Douglas, Forish and freshman Janele Baglia (Grove City, Pa./Grove City) took seventh in the 400 free relay (3:50.49). Forish, Baglia, Douglas and freshman Kaley Hess (Reamstown, Pa./Cocalico) took seventh in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:57.17.

Junior Amy Fleming (Annandale, Va./Annandale) placed seventh in the 400 individual medley (5:09.75).

Grove City will host Hiram Saturday, December 11, in non-conference action at 1 p.m.


Women - Team Standings
1. California University of PA       883.5   2. Washington & Jefferson College      716
3. Lock Haven University             610.5   4. East Stroudsburg University         563
5. Misericordia University           541.5   6. Grove City College                376.5
7. Hiram College                        62   8. Malone University                    56

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