PSU Women’s Swimming/Diving falls to UMass-Dartmouth

PSU Women’s Swimming/Diving falls to UMass-Dartmouth

Allaire, Schumaker post wins for Panthers

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth won 14 of 16 events on the way to posting a 172-99 win over Plymouth State University in an intercollegiate women's swimming and diving dual meet at the PSU Natatorium on Saturday in the Panthers' final dual meet of the year.

            Plymouth State's lone wins came by junior Addie Schumaker (Haymarket, Va.) in the 50-yard backstroke (33.26) and freshman Casey Allaire (Mattapoisett, Mass.) in the 3-meter dive (229.60).  Allaire also posted a new school record in the 1-meter dive of 248.80, but the Corsairs Kendra Hebert set a pool record of 271.35 to win the event.

            Schumaker added a second place finish in the 200-yard IM (2:36.37) and was part of the 200-yard freestyle relay team that also took second.


  PSU Natatorium, Plymouth, N.H. – Sat., Jan. 21, 2017

  Plymouth State 99, UMass-Dartmouth 172


  Plymouth State 5-4; UMass-Dartmouth 5-3


  * Schumaker was joined by junior Alexandra Ambrosino (Holden, Mass.), and sophomores Stephanie LaBeck (Oakville, Conn.) and Julia Mazza (Belchertown, Mass.) on the 200-yard freestyle relay team.

  * Ambrosino also took second in a pair of individual races, finishing with a time of 35.37 in the 50-yard breastroke, and 1:17.40 in the 100-yard breaststroke.

  * Mazza added second place finishes in the 100-yard freestyle (1:02.03) and 50-yard butterfly (29.71).

  * Melissa Page (Atkinson, N.H.) also posted a pair of second place finishes in her two individual events.  The sophomore touched the wall just behind Schumaker in the 50-yard backstroke with a time of 33.33, before placing second in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:11.08.


  * The Panthers are back in the pool at the Little East Championships hosted by UMass-Dartmouth on Saturday, Feb. 4. 


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