Men's Swimming Takes Down Penn State Altoona

Men's Swimming Takes Down Penn State Altoona

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's swimming and diving team is on a three meet winning streak with a 125-81 victory over Penn State Altoona in Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) action on Saturday afternoon in the Junker Pool.

Score: Penn State Behrend 125, Penn State Altoona 81
Location: Erie, Pa. | Junker Center Pool

Key Moments:

* The Lions had nine different swimmers win first place (individual or relay)
* Senior Mark Patterson (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) won two events for Behrend including the 200 yard medley relay and the 100 yard backstroke picking up 20 points for the team
* Chase Bietz (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield), Matt Karenbauer (Butler, PA/Knoch), and Quinn Fischer (Fairview, PA/Cathedral Prep) were also winning members of the 200 yard medley relay

First-Place Finishers:

* James Connolly (Allentown, PA/Parkland) – 1000 freestyle (10:07.81)
* Jacob Schmidt (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) – 200 freestyle (1:47.35)
* Patterson – 100 backstroke (54.25)
* Charlie Nesbit (Grove City, PA/Grove City) – 100 breaststroke (1:03.83)
* Karenbauer – 200 butterfly (2:03.54)
* Liam Watterson (Brentwood, PA/Baldwin) – 50 freestyle (23.13)
* Fischer – 100 freestyle (49.58)

Next Up

* The Lions return to action on Friday at Malone in non-conference action at 5 p.m.

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