Baldwin Wallace Swimming and Diving Teams Fall In OAC Dual Meet To Mount Union
ALLIANCE, OHIO Ė The Baldwin Wallace University menís and womenís swimming and diving teams both dropped an Ohio Athletic Conference dual meet to the University of Mount Union, today, (Saturday, November 19, 2011) in the Hammond Natatorium inside the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.
The Purple Raider men defeated the Yellow Jacket men, 129-99, and the Purple Raider women beat the BW women, 138-83.
With the loss, the Yellow Jacket women are now 2-4 overall and 2-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference and the BW men are 3-3 overall and 2-1 in the OAC.
The BW women were led by four-time NCAA Division III All-American junior diver Julie Pinter (Broadview Heights/ Brecksville-Broadview Hts.) as she won the 1-meter voluntary event with 185.75 points and the 1-meter optional event with 265.75 points.
In addition to Pinter, sophomore Angela Musille (Canton/ GlenOak) won the 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:32.60. The 200-yard freestyle relay team comprised of senior Danielle Miller (Van Wert), sophomores Emily Deaton (Spanaway, Wash./ Graham-Kapowsin) and Kayla Miller (Van Wert) and freshman Kayla Eyster (Canton, Mich./ Plymouth-Canton) won in a time of 1:53.08.
The Yellow Jacket men were led by Sixto Torres (Lorain) as he won the 1-meter voluntary event with 157.15 points and then went on to win as member of the 200-yard freestyle relay team along with juniors Nathan Brown (Columbia Station /Olmsted Falls) and David Blackett (Tallmadge) and freshman Ronny Woodburn (Ashtabula/Edgewood) won in a time of 1:44:01.
BW also go victories from sophomore Patrick Donohoe (Columbus/ Bishop Watterson) and junior Tony Tijerina (Defiance/Napoleon). Donohoe won the 200-yard butterfly in a time of 2:04.06 and Tijerina won the 1-meter optional event with 235.15 points.
The Yellow Jackets will next travel to Grand Rapids, Michigan to compete in the Calvin College Winter Invitational on December 1-3. The next home meet is on Friday, Jan. 13 when BW hosts Ohio Wesleyan University in the BW Natatorium at 4:00 p.m.
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