Women's Swimming & Diving Edged By Chatham

Women's Swimming & Diving Edged By Chatham

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend women's swimming and diving team fell to Chatham 151-130 in non-conference action on Friday night.

Score: Chatham 151, Penn State Behrend 130
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa. | Sigo Falk Natatorium

Key Moments:

* With six first-place finishes, the Lions relied on depth to earn points to almost edge the Cougars
* Once again Marcella Puglia (Beaver Falls, PA/Blackhawk) and Barbie Cessar (Slippery Rock, PA/Slippery Rock) posted two individual wins
* Freshman Alli Butler (Vienna, VA / George C. Marshall) posted her first pair of wins on the diving board
* Butler tallied a 167.60 on the one-meter board and then earned a 178.90 in the three-meter event

First-Place Finishers:

* Puglia – 1000 freestyle (11:30.66), 500 freestyle (5:34.82)
* Cessar – 100 breaststroke (1:17.98), 200 breaststroke (2:46.88)
* Butler - 1mtr diving (167.60), 3mtr diving (178.90)

Next Up

* The Lions return to action on Saturday against Baldwin Wallace in the Junker Center. Meet begins at 1 p.m.