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Cooper and Beatty lead Juniata swimmers to 107-83 win over PSU-Altoona

(Posted January 31, 2009)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Sophomore Lindsay Cooper (Altoona, Pa./Altoona Area) and freshman Evan Beatty (Hershey, Pa./Hershey) each posted a pair of individual first-place finishes to lead the Juniata College women's swimming team to a 107-83 win over Penn State-Altoona, Saturday afternoon at Juniata's Binder Natatorium in Huntingdon, Pa.

Cooper captured the 100 Freestyle with a time of 1:04.21, then followed up with a win in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 1:26.90. Cooper also swam the second leg for Juniata's 200 Medley Relay squad, which won with a time of 2:18.85.

Beatty won the 800 Freestyle in a time of 10:24.88, then captured the 400 Freestyle with a time of 5:02.44.

Elise Ebert (Lititz, Pa./Manheim Township) took first place in the 200 Freestyle with a time of 2:31.60. Senior Kristin Musselman (Bloomsburg, Pa./Central Columbia), swimming in her final meet at the Binder Natatorium, took first place in the 50 Freestyle with a time of 30.42 seconds.

Juniata (1-7) will wrap up its 2008-09 season on February 13-15 at the Landmark Conference Swimming & Diving Championships in Kings Point, N.Y.

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