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PSU Women’s Swimming & Diving dunks Regis

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Plymouth State University captured 13 of the 16 events Saturday afternoon in the home opener and defeated Regis College, 138-100, in a women's swimming and diving dual meet at the PSU Natatorium.

Four Panther individuals captured two events apiece to lead the way. The highlight of the meet was provided by freshman Caitlin Little (Scituate, Mass.), who broke a 20-year-old school record, the oldest mark in the PSU record book, in the 50-yard butterfly for one of her two wins. She finished the race in 28.47 seconds, breaking the mark of 28.80 set by Sarah Dustin in 1986. Little also won the 50-yard freestyle in 26.34 seconds.

Other double winners for PSU were junior Christina DiGiacomo (Meriden, Conn.) in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle; senior Cait Anton (Woolwich, Maine) in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard individual medley; and senior Danielle DeStefano (Centerville, Mass.) in the one- and three-meter diving.

Single winners for the Panthers were sophomore Christina Labriola (Westerly, R.I.) in the 50-yard backstroke, junior Lindsay Osborne (Cedar Falls, Iowa) in the 100-yard fly, and freshman Tracey Posnick (Sharon, Mass.) in the 500-yard free.

The Pride were led by senior Leah Boniface (Marlborough, Mass.), who collected victories in the 50-yard and 100-yard breaststroke events. Junior Elise Doucette (Hampden, Maine) also touched first for Regis in the 1,000-yard free.

PSU, 1-1, competes next at the Little East Conference Championship meet on Saturday, Dec. 2, at UMass Dartmouth (11:00 a.m.)

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