Men's Swimming Takes Down Saint Vincent

Men's Swimming Takes Down Saint Vincent

LATROBE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend men's swimming and diving team continue their winning streak with a 140-122 victory over Saint Vincent on Saturday afternoon.

Score: Penn State Behrend 140, Saint Vincent 122
Location: Latrobe, PA

Key Moments:

* The Lions pushed their winning streak to six straight wins
* Senior Mark Patterson (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin) won three events for Behrend (one relay two individual)
* Patterson along with Quinn Fischer (Fairview, PA/Cathedral Prep), Alex Croll (Honolulu, HI/Roosevelt), and Chase Bietz (Clearfield, PA/Clearfield) won the men's 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:29.39
* Bietz and James Connolly (Allentown, PA/Parkland) won two events for the Lions while Jacob Schmidt (Erie, PA/Cathedral Prep) won one event

First-Place Finishers:

* Connolly – 1000 freestyle (10:18.02), 500 freestyle (4:58.19)
* Schmidt – 200 freestyle (1:48.69)
* Patterson – 100 backstroke (54.35), 200 backstroke (1:57.73)
* Bietz – 200 breaststroke (2:12.44)

Next Up
* The Lions return to action at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Championships February 13-16 held at Behrend's Junker Center.

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