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Dow Notches Two Pool Records in Home Finale vs. Bowling Green
by YSU
Monday, Feb 4, 2013 5:49 am
Dow Notches Two Pool Records in Home Finale vs. Bowling Green
Youngstown State sophomore Ashley Dow set Beeghly Natatorium records in the 100 and 200 backstroke as the Penguins closed out their home season against Bowling Green on Saturday.

Dow posted a time of 57.43 seconds in the 100-yard backstroke to win the event by more than two seconds. In the 200 backstroke, she won by almost six seconds with a pool-record time of 2:05.33. Dow held both records previously which she established last Feb. 3 agianst UIC. Dow also placed second in the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.97.

Prior to the meet, YSU honored senior swimmers Liseli Baich, Soyriah Davis, Samantha Roberts and divers Casey Hill and Jacqueline Smith. Bowling Green won the dual by a score of 163-122.

Hill won her final home event posting a solid performance in the three-meter dive with a total of 276.15 points. Bec Stafford won the one-meter with a score of 274.49 and had a score of 251.90 in the three-meter. Hill had a 243.44 in the one-meter.

In her final home meet, Roberts was second in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:08.50 as well as the in the 200 finishing with a 2:28.83.

Laura Paz won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:10.78 and was second in the 100 fly with a time of 59.24 seconds.

Hanna Martin was third in 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 18:54.47.

The Penguins final dual of the season is Friday at Ohio.
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