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NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Westminster College men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams both remained undefeated in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) as they swept Saint Vincent College on Senior Recognition Day on Saturday.
 
The Titan women’s team (4-2, 3-0 PAC) won, 179-115, while the Titan men’s team (5-0, 2-0 PAC) won, 170.5-117.5.
 
Westminster won 17 total events (nine by the women’s team and eight by the men’s team).
 
For the women’s, junior Abigail Jones (Cabot, PA / Knoch) won a pair of individual events and was part of a winning relay. Jones touched first in the 100 breaststroke (1:11.38) and the 500 freestyle (5:41.66). Jones was also the second leg in the winning 200 medley relay (1:54.58). Completing the quartet were junior Gabie Johnson (Dover-Foxcroft, ME / Foxcroft Academy), junior Nicole Stengel (Pittsburgh, PA / Carlynton), and senior Carolyn Novak (Pittsburgh, PA / Upper St. Clair). Stengel also won the 100 butterfly (1:02.66). First-year Marissa Bowers (Cuyahoga Falls, OH / Cuyahoga Falls) earned two victories with first-place finishes in the 100 backstroke (1:03.71) and 200 backstroke (2:17.64). Also picking up an individual win was junior Maggie Manolis (Jeannette, PA / Jeannette) in the 200 breaststroke (2:36.80). Sophomore Zoe Cable (Brookville, PA / Brookville Area) won the 1-meter dive (216.60), while junior Kaitlyn Fast (Wooster, OH / Wooster) claimed first in the 3-meter dive (223.95).     
 
For the men’s, Titan senior David Peffer (Ellwood City, PA / Riverside) won two individual events and was part of a winning relay. Peffer won the 100 backstroke (53.06) and the 200 backstroke (1:55.50). He was also the first leg of the 200 medley relay that won with a time of 1:36.79. Completing the foursome were freshman Trevor McCabe (Avon, NY / Avon Central), senior Clay Murray (St. Thomas, PA / James Buchanan), and junior Matt Kwalick (Sewickley, PA / Quaker Valley). McCabe (100 breaststroke/1:02.58) and Kwalick (200 IM/2:03.44) also picked up individual wins. Also earning an individual victory was junior Aaron Dunlany (Boardman, OH / Boardman) in the 500 freestyle (5:05.78). Sophomore Connor May (Highlands Ranch, CO / Glacier Park) swept the diving events, winning the 1-meter (287.10) and 3-meter (321.08).
 
Westminster will next compete at PAC rival Grove City College Thursday, January 31 at 6 p.m.

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