Patterson, Bietz Set Pool Records: Lions Handle Baldwin Wallace

Patterson, Bietz Set Pool Records: Lions Handle Baldwin Wallace

BEREA, Ohio – The Penn State Behrend men's swimming and diving won its second dual-meet of the season, winning nine events to defeat non-conference Baldwin Wallace on Saturday by a score of 130-86.

Score: Behrend 130, Baldwin Wallace 86
Location: Berea, Ohio | Lou Higgins Center

Key Moments:

Mark Patterson (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) and Chase Bietz (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield) each broke a pool record on the day
* Patterson was first in the 200 backstroke with a new pool record time of 2:01.44, wile Bietz posted a new BW pool record in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:09.74
* Bietz also broke the school's freshman record in the 200 breaststroke for the third time this season
* Matt Karenbauer (Butler, PA/Knoch), Quinn Fischer (Fairview, PA/Cathedral Prep) and Bietz were double winners
* Liam Watterson (Brentwood, PA/Baldwin), Bietz, Karenbauer and Fischer tallied the lone relay win with a time of 1:40.16 in the opening 200 medley relay

First-Place Finishers:

* Karenbauer – 200 butterfly (2:02.81)
* Patterson – 200 backstroke (2:01.44)
* Bietz – 200 breaststroke (2:09.74),
James Connolly (Allentown, PA/Parkland) – 500 freestyle (4:57.63)
Jacob Schmidt (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) – 200 freestyle (1:49.09)
* Fischer – 50 freestyle (22.68)
* Alex Croll (Honolulu, HI/Parkland) – 100 freestyle (50.45)
* David Ewing (South Fayette, PA/South Fayette) - 1000 free (10:39.45)
Next Up

* The Lions return to action on Thursday, December 6 at the three-day Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational.

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