December 2, 2011

Wolverines 4th at Kenyon

GAMBIER, Ohio – The Grove City College women’s swimming and diving team is in fourth place at the six-team Kenyon College Total Performance Invitational. The Wolverines have earned 205 team points through the conclusion of Friday’s competition.

Penn leads the team standings with 688, followed by Kenyon with 578. Bowling Green is third with 474. Davidson and Carnegie Mellon are tied for fifth with 197 points.

Junior Angela Palumbo (Washington, Pa./Trinity) helped pace Grove City with a pair of third-place finishes. She took third in the 200 free with a time of 1 minute, 53.10 seconds. Palumbo then took third in the 50 free with a time of 23.85 seconds.

Junior Kait Riesmeyer (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township) earned fifth in the 200 butterfly (2:05.30).

Riesmeyer, Palumbo, junior Jenny Ryan (State College, Pa./State College) and junior Emily Franz (Fort Myers, Fla./Homeschooled) earned fourth in the 200 free relay (1:36.31).

Riesmeyer, Palumbo, freshman Lauren Cassano (Venetia, Pa./Peters Township) and sophomore Kaley Hess (Reamstown, Pa./Cocalico) closed the session with a sixth-place finish in the 400 medley relay (3:57.46).

Thursday night, Riesmeyer, senior Jenna Richert (Sewickley, Pa./Quaker Valley), Ryan and Palumbo took third in the 800 free relay with a 7:31.74 clocking.

Saturday’s action will begin with preliminaries at 10 a.m.


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