Duquesne Swim Team Defeats Visiting Youngstown State, 132-115
Oct. 24, 2015
Duquesne's swimming team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 132-115 victory over visiting Youngstown State in front of 237 fans Saturday afternoon at Towers Pool. The Dukes won 13 of the 14 races and finished in first, second and third place in four of the races.
The meet opened with the 200-yard medley relay taking first place with a time of 1:48.61 and second place with a time of 1:48.94 and concluded with the Dukes setting a new Towers Pool record in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:36.87.
Other Dukes who won races were Taylor Kane winning the 1,000 freestyle in 10:51.27, Gabrielle Sibilia in the 200 free in 1:55.28, Abby Watson in the 100 backstroke in 59.55, Murphy in the 100 breaststroke in 1:07.78, Dickman in the 200 butterfly in 2:08.69, Ray in the 50 free in 24.31 and Sibilia in the 100 free in 52.87.
The Dukes return to action on Saturday, Oct. 31 as they face La Salle and St. Bonaventure at 9:30 am at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.