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Keene State dunks PSU in women’s swimming & diving

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Keene State College took first place in 13 of the 16 events Wednesday evening and posted a 165-120 victory over Plymouth State University in a women's swimming and diving meet at the PSU Natatorium.

Keene State improves to 4-1 with the triumph, while PSU falls to 3-4.

The Owls were led by freshman Katlin Pryor (Jaffrey, N.H.), who collected three individual victories and set a pool record. She took the 200 yard butterfly in two minutes, 18.46 seconds, the 200 yard backstroke in a pool record 2:20.07, and the 100 yard butterfly in 1:02.33. Juniors Megan Humphries (New Hartford, N.Y.) and Cathy Sue Klein (Middlesex, N.J.) also won two individual events apiece, Humphries taking the 100 free (56.61 seconds) and the 200 breast (2:39.83) and Klein winning the 200 free (2:06.56) and the 500 free (5:39.23).

Keene State's other individual winners were freshman Devon Trabilsy (Hillsborough, N.J.) in the 1000 free (11:37.74), senior Meredith O'Rourke (Bedford, N.H.) in the 100 breast (1:15.08), senior Lisa Wandeloski (Westfield, Mass.) in the 50 free (26.76), and freshman Megan Flynn (Colebrook, Conn.) in the 200 individual medley (2:23.58).

Plymouth State's highlights came in the diving events. Senior Krit Kearins (Andover, Mass.) captured the one-meter, breaking her own school and pool record with a score of 244.85, and classmate Becky Huntington (Hampstead, N.H.) was victorious in the three-meter with a score of 229.90. PSU's only swimming victory was provided by freshman Cait Anton (Woolwich, Maine) in the 100-yard backstroke (season-best 1:06.42).

PSU is back in action this Saturday with a dual meet at Saint Joseph College (Conn.). Keene State returns home to host Eastern Connecticut and the University of New England Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

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