YORK, Pa. – The Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving team lost a non-conference double-dual meet here Friday night. The Bison lost 125-64 to Penn St.-Altoona and 117-62 to the host Spartans. York (4-6) defeated Penn St.-Altoona (2-6) by 50 points, 117-67.
Gallaudet (2-9) started the meet with a third-place overall finish in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 2:19.93. The team consisted of senior Anna Polivanchuk (Orebro, Sweden), junior Paige-Cecily Ramos (New York, N.Y.), freshman Alyssa Hanbury (Orlando, Fla.) and senior Katie Bigelow (Flushing, Mich.). The Bison earned first-place team points in its head-to-head matchup with Penn St.-Altoona since York took first and second overall in the event.
Hanbury was second in the 100 breaststroke (1:33.99) while sophomore Kylie Sterling (Sumner, Wash.) was third in the 500 freestyle (7:57.16).
GU's 400 freestyle relay of Sterling, senior Paige Foreman (Albuquerque, N.M.), sophomore Morgan Marshall (Waynesboro, Pa.) and senior Brianna Stroud-Williams (Tucker, Ga.) were third with a time of 5:04.28.
York dominated the double dual meet as it won the first eight events before the Spartans swam the final three events as exhibition. The Spartans placed first, second and third in five events and took first and second place in seven of the first eight events.
- Stroud-Williams was fourth overall in the 200 freestyle (2:36.78) but earned second-place team points in the head-to-head matchup with Penn St.-Altoona
- Bigelow was fourth in the 1,000 freestyle as she touched the wall in 14:15.83
- Stroud-Williams was fifth overall in the 100 backstroke (1:18.90) but earned second-place team points in the head-to-head matchup with Penn St.-Altoona
GALLAUDET PERSONAL RECORDS
|Event||Name||New Time||Old Time|
|100 freestyle||Morgan Marshall||1:14.64||1:14.77|
|100 butterfly||Alyssa Hanbury||1:27.06||1:30.82|
|100 backstroke||Alyssa Barlow||1:33.93||1:46.96|
|200 IM||Shuxu Tian||4:05.47||4:11.31|
|500 freestyle||Shuxu Tian||8:56.46||10:50.29|
Gallaudet returns home for a meet against Notre Dame of Maryland University on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. in the Field House pool.