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Women's Swimming & Diving
Devils secure first win
ERIE, Pa. – Record-setter freshman Lexie Chapman (Lockport/Lockport) led the Fredonia State women to their first victory of the season, 133-96, over Penn State Behrend.
Chapman broke her own 500-yard freestyle record with a time of 5:28.88. She also won the 200-yard freestyle with a season-best 2:03.60 and was part of the record-setting 400-yard medley relay.
Chapman, freshman Alison Eckert (Eden/Eden), freshman Lisa Harder (Rochester/Greece Athena), and senior Katie Gordon (Hamburg/Hamburg) combined for a time 4:26.73.
Other individual winners were freshman Teresa MacInnes (Tonawanda/Kenmore East) in 3-meter diving (204.35 points), sophomore Meghan Flaherty (Cassadaga/Cassadaga Valley) in 1-meter diving (168.90), and Eckert in the 200-yard backstroke (2:21.61).
The 400-yard freestyle relay team of freshman Stacy Krens (Brockport/Brockport), sophomore Katie Langschwager (Churchville/Churchville-Chili), junior Natalie Elzinga (Alfred/Alfred-Almond), and freshman Tara Manley (Baldwinsville/C.W. Baker) had a winning time of 4:12.44.
The next meet for the Blue Devils (1-2) is Nov. 17 at Alfred University.