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Dukes Victorious Over Vulcans on Senior Day, 146-119
Miriam McGeath
Miriam McGeath

Jan. 22, 2011

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Duquesne's swimming team celebrated Senior Day with a 146-119 victory over visiting California (PA.) Saturday afternoon at Towers Pool.

Seniors Heather Cloud, Angela Majkut, Briana Mangis, Kim Schade, Kirstie Shumaker, Erin Sykes, Tara VanNatta and Lori Yeaman were all honored in a pre-meet ceremony.

The Dukes captured six first place finishes, led by sophomore Miriam McGeath who won the 200-yard butterfly in 2:08.95 and the 200 breaststroke in 2:28.00.

Also winning for the Red and Blue were junior Morgan Claycomb in the 100 backstroke in 59.74, senior Briana Mangis in the 200 back in 2:11.64, senior Kirstie Shumaker in the 100 butterfly in 59.69 and freshman Meghan Smith in the 400 IM in 4:40.49.

The Dukes return to action on Friday, January 28 as they host Ohio U. at 5:00 p.m. at Towers Pool in the home season finale.



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