BGSU Women Best Youngstown State 222-78

by SwimSwam 0

November 11th, 2018 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Youngstown State at Bowling Green

  • BGSU def. YSU 222-78
  • Results
  • Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Nov. 10, 2018

Courtesy: Bowling Green State Athletics

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — The Bowling Green State University swimming and diving program finished first in all but one event in a non-conference meet versus Youngstown State. The Falcons picked up a decisive win of 222-78 over the Penguins to improve to 7-0 overall.

• Falcons teams finished in first place both relay events. Daisy Platts, Nicole Borgerding, Sarah Hennings, and Franziska Wohlert were the winners of the 200-yard medley relay (1:54.08); Wohlert, Borgerding, and Noelle Lavinge, and Platts finished were the victors of the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:36.85).
• Talisa Lemka contributed 18 points with wins in the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events. Lemke was awarded 372 points in the 3-meter category, and 309 points in the 1-meter category.
• Daisy Platts also contributed 18 points with first place finishes in the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.23) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:01.63).
• Hennings was the first to finish in the 200-yard butterfly (2:06.78), and the 100-yard butterfly (56.14).
• Wohlert claimed first place in the 100-yard backstroke (57.93), and 100-yard freestyle (53.52).
 Emily Verbrugge grabbed a pair of first place victories in the 200-yard backstroke (2:24.97), and the 400-yard IM (4:33.20).
 Mary Edwards outlasted the competition in the 1000-yard freestyle with a finish time of 10:35.77.
• Maddy Andrews contributed nine points with a first place finish in the 500-yard freestyle, finishing at 5:06.30.
• Borgerding earned a first place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.08).

“Just another exciting day. The girls were maybe just a little tired from last night, especially when you have a big victory like that, and comeback the next day mentally tough. They came out strong and fast.

Super proud of how hard they have been working, and it pays off especially when you’re tired, and come out perform the way they did.

Wonderful group of seniors. The girls are awesome, they’re passionate, and they’re hungry. They want to see what we can do as a team. Every day they come in and they work, and I hope they keep pushing to have a great finish.”

Falcons Swimming and Diving will prepare for the Zippy Invitational that will take place from Friday, Nov. 30 to Sunday, Dec. 2.

Courtesy: Youngstown State Athletics

BOWLING GREEN, OhioTaylor Bishop picked up a win in the 50-yard freestyle to lead the Youngstown State swimming and diving team in a dual meet against Bowling Green at the Cooper Pool.

Bishop won the event with a time of 24.93 seconds. Other top finishers for the Penguins were Josie Preski who was second in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:41.72, Zsani Csado was second in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:57.18, Tiphanie Saint-Gilles who was second in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:07.22 and the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:25.70; Aida Jurinovics was second in the 200-yard butterfly clocking a time of 2:08.91 and Aida Jurinovics in the 400 IM with a time of 4:37.81 and Hannah Olger was second in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.17 seconds.

The Penguins are next in action on Nov. 16-18 when they compete at the Magnus Invitational hosted by Cleveland State.

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