January 22, 2012

Denison downs Grove City

GRANVILLE, Ohio -- The Grove City College women's swimming and diving team fell to 7-3 overall Saturday afternoon with a 178-107 setback at national powerhouse Denison University in non-conference action at Gregory Pool.

Three Grove City swimmers posted runner-up finishes. Junior Kait Riesmeyer (McMurray, Pa./Peters Township) placed second in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2 minutes, 11.84 seconds. Junior Angela Palumbo (Washington, Pa./Trinity) placed second in the 100 free (53.98) and senior Kate Wilt (Bellefonte, Pa./Bellefonte) finished second in the 200 breaststroke (2:31.39).

Denison placed second overall at the 2011 NCAA Division III Championships, marking the Big Red's sixth overall runner-up national finish.

Grove City returns to action next Saturday against visiting Wooster at 1 p.m.


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