Clarion swimming has strong showing in Pitt Invite

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]This weekend the Clarion women’s and men’s diving teams performed exceptionally well at their meets.
In Pittsburgh the Pitt Invitational was held on Feb. 1 and Feb. 2.
Head Coach Mark VanDyke stated that the swimmers swam well at their meet at Pitt on Saturday.
Sophomore Gabriella Schaffer won the 200 backstroke for women at Pitt with a time of 2:07.06.
Also with a time of 59.45 Schaffer placed second in the 100 backstroke.
Senior Diver Heath Calhoun won the 3-meter event for the men scoring 346.30 points.
Calhoun also placed third on 1 meter with 293.65 points.
Junior Kristin Day won the 3 meter for the women scoring 295.65 points.
Sophomore Sarah Zerfoss came in second in the same event scoring 272.15.
Sophomore Lauren Slayton also placed at the meet.
Slayton placed seventh on the 3 meter and 1 meter with scores of 229.35 points and 237.35 points.
On Feb. 3, the Youngstown State Invitational was held in Ohio.
At Youngstown State, Day won the 1-meter for women with 281.10 points and the 3 meter with 296.03 points.
Freshman Colin Vest placed first in both the 1 and 3 meter for men.
His winning scores were 277.50 points for the 1 meter and 307.27 points for the 3 meter.
Zerfoss placed at this meet as well.
She was second on 1-meter with 242.84 points and second on 3-meter with 243.97.
Sophomores Noelle Melani, Caitlyn Kaufman and, Lauren Slayton along with Freshman Kristiana Brush also placed for the women.
Melani was fourth on the 1-meter and sixth on the 3-meter with scores of 215.76 and 208.80 points.
Kaufman was fifth on 1 meter with 211.13 and eighth on 3 meter with 189.52.
Slayton came in seventh on 1-meter with 203.09 and fifth on 3-meter with 210.45 points.
Brush placed eighth on 1 meter with 192.97 points.
Clarion will participate n the PSAC’s Feb. 20-22.
“We are hoping for best times for all of the swimmers at PSAC’s and the divers are focusing on DII nationals,” said VanDyke.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_facebook type=”standard”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_tweetmeme type=”horizontal”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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