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RELEASE DATE: 10/13/07

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mountie swimmers open season with 109-66 win over Penn State – Altoona – Maureen Maikner and Mary Tucker dual winners for Mansfield

MANSFIELD  --  Maureen Maikner and Mary Tucker each won two events to lead the Mansfield University women’s swim team to a 109-66 win over Penn State-Altoona in the 2007-08 season opener for both teams Saturday afternoon at Decker Pool.

Maikner posted back-to-back wins victories winning the 200 IM (27:42) by more than seven seconds before turning right around to win the 100 butterfly (1:05.44) by almost 10 seconds.

Tucker edged out teammate Amy Hoffman to win the 200 free with a time of 2:13.16 to Hoffman’s 2:13.74. Tucker also won the 500 free over teammate Katie Stillittano with a time of 6:01.21 to Stillittano’s 6:04.90.

Stillittano took first in an exciting 1000 free edging PSU-Altoona’s Brittany Bauer at the wall with a time of 12:17.22 to Bauer’s 12:17.33.

Also taking first for the Mountaineers was Sarah Koontz in the 100 free (1:01.32). Koontz took second in the 50 free while swimming the first leg of the winning 200-yard free relay.

Mansfield            109                         Penn State-Altoona        66

200 Yard Medley Relay

PSU-Altoona      2:07.45  (Brittany Yingling, Brittany Bauer, Lauren Breaner, Coutrney Woodring)
MANS                   2:07.88 (mary Tucker, Maureen maikner, Katie Stillittano, Amy Hoffman)

1000 Yard Free

MANS                   12:17.22               Katie Stillittano
PSU-Altoona      12:17.33               Brittany Bauer

200 Yard Free

MANS                   2:13.16                  Mary Tucker
MANS                   2:13.74                  Amy Hoffman
PSU-Altoona      2:23.12                  Lauren Brenner
PSU-Altoona      2:53.14                  Christine Perkins

50 Yard Free

PSU-Altoona      27.42                     Courtney Woodring
MANS                   27.95                     Sarah Koontz
PSU-Altoona      29.38                     Kristen Estocsin
MANS                   34.60                     Stacy Allesch


200 Yard IM

MANS                   2:27.68                  Maureen Maikner
PSU-Altoona      2:35.17                  Brittany Yingling
MANS                   2:59.33                  Maggie Stengel

100 Yard Butterfly

MANS                   1:05.54                  Maureen Maikner
PSU-Altoona      1:14.44                  Lauren Brenner
MANS                   1:14.56                  Megan Smickley

100 Yard Free

MANS                   1:01.32                  Sarah Koontz
PSU-Altoona      1:04.01                  Kristen Estocsin
MANS                   1:20.98                  Stacy Allesch
PSU-Altoona      1:28.18                  Lindsey Parady

100 Yard Backstroke

PSU-Altoona      1:10.20                  Brittany Yingling
MANS                   1:21.20                  Megan Smickley
PSU-Altoona      1:28.50                  Kristen Estocsin

500 Yard Free

MANS                   6:01.21                  Mary Tucker
MANS                   6:04.90                  Katie Stillittano
PSU-Altoona      6:06.38                  Brittany Bauer

100 Yard Breaststroke

MANS                   1:30.21                  Maggie Stengel
MANS                   1:59.40                  Stacy Allesch

200 Yard Free Relay

MANS                   1:59.07                  Sarah Koontz, Maggie Stengel, Megan Smickley, Amy Hoffman
PSU-Altoona      2:09.53                  Estocsin, Parady, Perkins, Woodring



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