Youngstown State Women, Cleveland State Men Pick Up Wins In Split Dual

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October 23rd, 2021 College, News

Youngstown State vs Cleveland State

  • Friday, October 22, 2021
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Results

Courtesy: Youngstown State Athletics

Cleveland, Ohio – The Youngstown State women’s swimming and diving team used an impressive overall effort to beat Cleveland State 167-121 on Friday at the Busbey Natatorium.

Olivia Wilcox and Mallory Pitstick each won a pair of events for the Penguins while Hailey Clark picked up her first career event victory. YSU swept the diving events at Tess Weiskopf won the three-meter event while Kayla Wrasman won the one-meter dive.

For the men, Aleska Radenovic won the 100 butterfly and the 200 fly while Gavin Redden won the 50 free with a time of 21.36 seconds. The Vikings beat the Penguins by a score of 210-88.

Weiskopf posted a 218.78 in the three-meter dive while Wrasmann was second with a 213.90. Wrasman won the one-meter event with a score of 250.05 while Weiskopf was second at 236.18.

The swimmers started the event on a strong note winning the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:48.96.

Clark had a strong performance in the first individual event winning the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 10:42.32. She won the event by more than five seconds. Kyndall Hindman was third with a time of 11:05.91 while Josie Preski was fourth with a 11:14.97.

In the 200 free, YSU was second and third. Aubrey Whitaker was second with a time of 1:56.96 while Clark finished third posting a time of 2:01.27.

Wilcox clocked an impressive time of 58.79 seconds to win the 100 backstroke. She swam a time of 58.36 second to take first in the 100 butterfly.

Pitstick posted a winning time of 1:08.41 in the 100-yard breaststroke and had first-place time of 2:28.02 in the 200 event.

Saige Kemeny was third in the 100 breast with a time of 1:09.29 and second in the 200 breast with a time of 2:28.15. In the 200 fly, Natalia Andres was third clocking a 2:13.30. Hannah Olger had a second-place time of 24.94 seconds in the 50 free. Whitaker was second in the 100 free with a time of 53.92 seconds and Olger took third at 55.49 seconds. Averi McCarthy was second in the 200 back at 2:14.92.

Clark was also second in the 500 free with a time of 5:12.96.

The women closed out the night with a winning performance in the 200 free relay posting a time of 1:39.70.

Top finishes for the men included a second-place in the 1,000 free by Gavin Webb with a time of 9:35.41. Wilson Cannon was second in the 100-yard free with a time of 46.62 seconds. Fabian Gaines was second in the 500 free with a time of 4:42.33.

The Penguins are in action on Saturday when they play host to Gannon. The meet is set to start at Noon at the Beeghly Natatorium.

Courtesy: Cleveland State Athletics

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland State men’s swimming & diving defeated Youngstown State, 210-88 in their home-opening dual on Friday afternoon at the Busbey Natatorium. The victory is the first of the season for the Vikings.

Cleveland State won both relays and diving events on the afternoon. In addition, the Green and White won nine individual races, highlighted by a three-win night by Timothy Kubacki.



  • Cleveland State started the home dual meet with a first-and-second place finish in 3-meter diving. Mahoney placed first (287.55) and Faulisi was second (244.73).
  • In the 1-meter diving event, the previous two Viking divers flipped positions with Faulisi winning with a score of 263.25. Mahoney was second, posting a 249.38.
  • The 200-yard medley relay team of Johnston, Krusinski, Fick, and Thomas started the swimming portion off with a victory, finishing in 1:30.44.
  • The Vikings dominated the 200-yard freestyle, finishing 1-2-3-4, with Kubacki (1:41.29), Spencer Tussing (1:42.10), Connor Green (1:44.00), and Quinn DeGraaf (1:44.82).
  • Cleveland State went 1-2-3 in the 100-yard backstroke with Niedzialek (50.14), Thomas (50.99), and Josh Merchbaker (52.23).
  • The Vikings went 1-2-3 in the 200-yard backstroke with Kubacki (1:48.93), Niedzialek (1:50.88), and Taulbee (1:53.68).
  • Cleveland State claimed the top three spots in the 200-yard breaststroke with Krusinski (2:04.03), Manning (2:10.45), and Fry (2:11.01).
  • The Green and White claimed the second through fifth spots in the 200-yard butterfly led by Fick’s second-place finish (1:49.08).
  • Krusinski (56.22) and Griffin Manning (57.63) went first and second in the 100-yard breaststroke.
  • Nester won the 1000-yard freestyle in 9:33.94 and 500-yard freestyle in 4:40.57, while Eberhardt won the 100-yard freestyle in 46.62.
  • In the final individual race of the dual, Cleveland State went one-through-four in the 200-yard IM with Kubacki (1:53.74), James (1:54.34), Fick (1:54.98), and Cole (1:58.95).
  • Krusinski, Thomas, Merchbaker, and Johnston capped off the meet by winning the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:23.55.


The Vikings will have a quick turnaround as they head to Kenyon tomorrow for an 11:00 a.m. dual meet.

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