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)
1000 Yard Free
12:17.22 Katie Stillittano
200 Yard Free
2:13.16 Mary Tucker
50 Yard Free
27.42 Courtney Woodring
200 Yard IM
2:27.68 Maureen Maikner
1:05.54 Maureen Maikner
1:01.32 Sarah Koontz
1:10.20 Brittany Yingling
6:01.21 Mary Tucker
1:30.21 Maggie Stengel
1:59.07 Sarah Koontz, Maggie Stengel, Megan Smickley, Amy