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November 17, 2007

PSU Women’s Swimming & Diving dunks Regis

            WESTON, Mass. - Plymouth State University captured 10 of the 14 events Saturday afternoon and defeated Regis College, 136-91, to pick up its first women's swimming and diving victory of the season.

            Three Panther swimmers captured two individual events apiece.  Senior Christina DiGiacomo (Meriden, Conn.) won the 50 yard freestyle in 28.40 seconds and the 100 free in 1:00.88;  junior Kaitlyn Milligan (Forestdale, Mass./Sandwich) paced the field in the 50 breaststroke (35.60) and 100 breaststroke (1:18.81); and sophomore Tracey Posnick (Sharon, Mass.) touched first in the 100 butterfly (1:10.00) and 500 free (5:53.15).

            Other individual winners for Plymouth State included junior Lindsay Osborne (Cedar Falls, Iowa) in the 200 yard freestyle (2:14.73); sophomore Caitlin Little (Scituate, Mass.) in the 50 yard butterfly (30.31 seconds); and freshman Alison Rotondo (Cumberland, R.I.) in the 1000 free (13:01.60).

            The standout in the meet was Regis freshman Lindsay Ranahan (Hingham, Mass.), who captured three individual events - the 50 yard backstroke (31.59 seconds), the 100 backstroke (1:07.71), and the 200 individual medley (2:34.05).

            Plymouth State, 1-1, is off for the Thanksgiving break, and will return to action on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Little East Conference Championship meet at UMass Dartmouth (11:00 a.m.)

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