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Women’s Swimming Claims PSAC Title For 14th Consecutive Year

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West Chester University women’s swimming took first place at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships for the 14th year in a row on Saturday.

The Golden Rams won the four-day, 12-team competition by scoring an eye-popping 1,714.5 points, outscoring second-place Indiana University of Pennsylvania by 575 points. WCU has scored at least 1,700 points in each of the last four years at PSACs.

WCU senior Georgia Wright (Donaster, England) capped off her final PSAC meet by taking gold in the 1,650-yard freestyle in 16 minutes and 23.71 seconds.

Golden Rams sophomore Ann Carozza (West Chester, Pa. / West Chester East) earned first place in the 100 freestyle by finishing the race in 50.40 seconds.

West Chester freshman Callie Paff (York, Pa. / Central York) excelled in her first PSAC Championship meet in her hometown. On the final day she won the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:03.98.

The WCU 400 freestyle relay team also won a gold medal with a 3:27.95 mark. That team consisted of Carozza, senior Mikaela Lantz (Reading, Pa. / Reading), junior Alyce-Faye Eichelberger (West Chester, Pa. / Westtown School) and sophomore Madison Grenoble (Downingtown, Pa. / Downingtown Stem Academy).

West Chester’s next competition will come at the NCAA Championships in Ohio from March 11-14.

Excerpts from wcupagoldenrams.com

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