ERIE, Pa. - The Penn State Behrend women's swimming and diving team had eight student athletes honored with 32 All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) accolades, while senior Jessica Wyckoff (Elma, NY/Iroquois) was named AMCC Swimmer of the Year and Marcella Puglia (Beaver Falls, PA/Blackhawk) was chosen AMCC Newcomer of the Year.
Wyckoff was named AMCC Swimmer of the Year for the first time in her career. She was a three-time individual winner and four-time relay winner this past weekend at the AMCC Championships. She set the Meet, AMCC and Team record in 200 freestyle with a time of 1:56.66. Wyckoff also set a pool record in the 400 medley relay, and a Meet and AMCC record in the 400 freestyle relay.
The Lions grabbed 28 first-team honors and four second team.
Puglia won every event she swam in at the conference championships. She was a member of the pool record-setting 400 medley relay. Puglia also set a new AMCC Meet and Open record with a winning time of 18:26.62 in the 1650 freestyle, before helping the 400 freestyle relay set three new records; the team, AMCC Meet and Open in 3:40.29.
First Team – 200 Free Relay, 50 Freestyle, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Freestyle, 800 Free Relay, 100 Freestyle, 400 Free Relay
First Team – 500 Freestyle, 400 Medley Relay, 400 IM, 800 Free Relay, 1650 Freestyle, 400 Free Relay
Paola Maldonado (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
First Team – 200 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay
Second Team – 50 Freestyle
Abigail Witmer (Herndon, VA/Herndon)
First Team – 200 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 800 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay
Second Team – 100 Backstroke, 200 Backstroke
Barbie Cessar (Slippery Rock, PA/Slippery Rock)
First Team – 400 Medley Relay, 200 Medley Relay, 100 Breaststroke, 200 Breaststroke
Remy De Guzman (Mission Viejo, CA/Trabuco Hills)
First Team – 200 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay
Allison McClure (Loveland, OH/Milford)
First Team – 200 Medley Relay, 800 Free Relay
Lacey Grinnen (Warren, PA/Warren)
Second Team – 400 IM