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Penguins Finish Dual Campaign With Meet at Ohio
by YSU
Sunday, Feb 10, 2013 8:29 pm
Penguins Finish Dual Campaign With Meet at Ohio
Athens, Ohio - Three Youngstown State swimmers won individual events on Friday night as the Penguins closed out their dual campaign against Ohio at the OU Aquatic Center.

The Bobcats defeated the Penguins by a 164-126 margin as Laura Paz, Samantha Roberts and Ashley Dow all earned first-place finishes on the night.

Roberts won the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:08.02 and the 200 breast with a time of 2:25.09.

Paz won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:11.96 and was second in the 100 fly clocking in at 1:00.83. She also placed fourth in the 200 IM. Casey Cullen was third in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:04.33.

Dow placed first in the 200 IM, her first career victory in the event, with a time of 2:12.36. She finished second in her signature events, the 100-yard backstroke (57.81 seconds) and the 200 back (2:04.56). She lost the 200 by .32 and the 100 by 1.09 seconds behind OU's Addy Ferguson.

Megan Ciampa placed second in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:24.47. 

YSU concludes the campaign at the Horizon League Championships later this month. The Penguins will be in action at UIC for the league meet Feb. 27-March 2.
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