Titans Finish Runner-Up at PAC Swimming and Diving Championships

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GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Westminster College men's and women's swimming and diving teams competed in the final day of the 2019-2020 Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Championships on Saturday evening. Both the men's and the women's teams finished in second place with 852 and 850 points, respectively.

The 2019-20 @PAC_Athletics Men's Diver of the Year, Connor May of @WC_Titans! #pactankers #d3swim
The 2019-20 @PAC_Athletics Women's Diver of the Year, senior Kaitlyn Fast of @WC_Titans! #pactankers #d3swim
The 2019-20 @PAC_Athletics Men's & Women's Diving Coach of the Year, Heath Calhoun of @WC_Titans!

Junior Connor May (Highlands Ranch, CO / Glacier Park) earned the PAC Men's Diver of the Year, his third-straight, while senior Kaitlyn Fast (Wooster, OH / Wooster) earned PAC Women's Diver of the Year, the second of her career.

To cap off the individual awards, sixth-year Diving Coach Heath Calhoun was named the PAC Men's and Women's Diving Coach of the year for the third-straight year.

For the women, sophomore Megan Routch (Imperial, PA / West Allegheny) got the day started with a fourth-place finish in the 1650 freestyle finals with a time of 18:48.52, senior Caitlyn Peace (Darlington, PA / Blackhawk) was right behind in fifth place with a time of 19:00.03. In the 200 backstroke finals, sophomore Marissa Bowers (Cuyahoga Falls, OH / Cuyahoga Falls) led the way with a runner-up finish with a time of 2:09.41. In the 100 freestyle finals, first-year Baylee Horvath (Murrysville, PA / Franklin Regional) touched first for Westminster with a time of 54.77.

In the 200 breaststroke finals, senior Maggie Manolis (Jeannette, PA / Jeannette) grabbed the second runner-up mark of the day for Westminster with a time of 2:26.35, while classmate Abigail Jones (Cabot, PA / Knoch) placed fourth in the event with a time of 2:31.06. In the 200 fly finals, sophomore Anna Grimenstein (Bridgeville, PA / Homeschooled) placed best for the Titans with a sixth-place mark of 2:19.02.

The 2020 @PAC_Athletics champion in the Men’s 1650 Freestyle is @WC_Titans Senior Aaron Dunlavy with a winning time of 17:05.39! #pactankers #d3swim
Congratulations to 2020 @PAC_Athletics Women’s 3-meter diving champion Kaitlyn Fast

In the 3-meter diving finals, the Titans took home three regional qualifying scores, starting with Fast, who won the PAC Championship in the event with a score of 437.70. Junior Zoe Cable (Brookville, PA / Brookville Area) followed with a regional qualifying score of 418.85 to finish runner-up and sophomore Jamie Elia (Beaver Falls, PA / Blackhawk) also had a regional qualifying score of 414.25. Sophomore Gayner Rossi (Trenton, MI / Trenton) placed fourth in the finals with a score of 329.25. In the 400 freestyle relay finals, the Titans closed out the day as the quartet of Horvath, Jones, Peace and senior Gabie Johnson (Dover-Foxcroft, ME / Foxcroft Academy) finished in third place with a time of 3:39.96.

The @WC_Titans are your 2020 Men’s 400 Freestyle Relay

For the men, senior Aaron Dunlany (Boardman, OH / Boardman) got the day rolling as he claimed the PAC Championship in the 1650 freestyle finals with a time of 17:05.39. Junior Roody D'Agaro (Bridgeville, PA / Chartiers Valley) finished third in the event with a time of 17:17.90. In the 100 freestyle finals, senior Matt Kwalick paced Westmisnter with a runner-up finish of 46.17. Sophomore Jacob Musselman (Denver, PA / Cocalico) and junior Blaine Sorrick (Mantua, OH / Crestwood) finished third and fourth in the event with times of 47.76 and 48.06, respectively.

In the 200 breaststroke finals, senior Thomas Somora (Grove City, PA / Grove City) touched first in fifth place with a time of 2:13.58. In the 200 fly finals, D'Agaro led the way with a third-place finish, garnering a time of 2:01.28 in the process. The men closed out the day in the 400 freestyle relay finals as Kwalick, Dunlany, Sorrick and Musselman won the PAC Championship with a time of 3:06.73. Westminster will be back in action on Saturday, February 22 for the Kenyon Last Chance Invitational, starting at 12 p.m.

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