PSU Women’s Swimming/Diving drops dual meet to Colby-Sawyer

PSU Women’s Swimming/Diving drops dual meet to Colby-Sawyer

Wyman leads Panthers with two distance freestyle victories

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Colby-Sawyer College captured 11 of the 16 events Sunday afternoon to defeat the Plymouth State University women's swimming and diving team, 166-199, in the Panthers' home opener at the PSU Natatorium.

            Senior Krystyna Estrada (Lebanon, N.H.) led the Chargers with three individual victories, winning the 50-yard breaststroke in 34.30 seconds, the 50-yard butterfly in 29.42 seconds, and the 100-yard I.M. in 1:05.21. Junior Elaine Miller (Windham, Maine) was a double-winner for the visitors, taking the 50-yard backstroke in 31.56 second and the 100-yard freestyle in 57.60 seconds, while junior Samantha Dalphond (Chelmsford, Mass.) captured both one-meter diving events with scores of 147.30 for five dives and 228.35 for the six-dive round.

            The Panthers were led by sophomore Katia Wyman (Portsmouth, N.H.), who registered a pair of first-place finishes, winning the 500-yard free in 6:03.53 and the 1,000-yard free (40 laps of the pool).  Freshman Megan Farmer (Plainville, Conn.) took first for PSU in the 50-yard free (26.89 seconds); senior Nora Doherty (Dorchester, Mass.) touched the wall first in the 100-yard backstroke (1:08.43), and freshman Addie Schumaker (Haymarket, Va.) was the fastest swimmer in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:16.77).

            The Chargers solidified the victory with wins in both relay events.

            The Panthers, 0-1, will be back in the pool this coming Saturday at the University of New England, while Colby-Sawyer, 3-1, will travel to SUNY Potsdam this Friday and Saturday. 

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