Published: Sunday, November 5, 2006
YOUNGSTOWN Three swimmers earned their first collegiate victories and the Penguins added 11 new entries to the top-10 all-time list in a 138-112 victory over Butler.
Sophomore Leigh Bareman, one of the first-time winners, led a YSU sprint group that claimed the top three places in both sprint freestyle events with her first-place time of 25.34 in the 50 free.
Sophomore Erin-Michelle Gordon and freshman Lara Munro also claimed their first collegiate wins in the 500 free and 200 fly.
Olivia Arnold, Jessica Front and Brittany Senn also won individual events for YSU, which swam in its only home meet before mid-January.
The 400 medley relay of Senn, Julia Darling, Becky Bertuzzi and Megan Rupe finished with a first-place time of 4:09.96, which was faster than the time YSU swam at the Horizon League Championships a year ago.
Arnold's time of 10:54.40 edged second and third-place finishers Gordon and Leah Krout in the 1,000 free, Senn's time of 54.49 put her ahead of Bertuzzi and Gordon in the 100 free. Gordon swam a time of 5:23.61 in the 500 free to finish one spot ahead of Front and Krout. On Saturday, the Penguins will compete at Cleveland State against the Vikings and Wright State.
POLAND Jim Ramson and Sarah Flament were the top male and female runners respectively at the seventh Habitat for Humanity 5K race and 2-mile fun walk Saturday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.
More than 130 runners and walkers participated in the event.
Pavlik to speak
BOARDMAN Boxer Kelly Pavlik will speak when the Curbstone Coaches meet Monday at noon for a luncheon at Lockwood House.
YOUNGSTOWN Members of the Youngstown USBC Women's Bowling Association are reminded that entries for the 2007 Ohio USBC WBA Championship close on Nov. 15.
The tournament, at both Wedgewood and Crest Lanes, runs March 3-June 3. Entry fee is $18 per person per event, plus a $2 optional handicap all-events and/or $5 optional actual all-events. Entries must be postmarked by Nov. 15 and mailed to Mary McClay, Assoc. Manager, Box 368, Enon, Ohio 45323.
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defeats W. Ky.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa Corey Lewis rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown as Northern Iowa beat Western Kentucky 31-20.
Northern Iowa (6-3, 4-1 Gateway) overcame two deficits in the fourth quarter with three touchdowns, including Lewis' 30-yard run that sealed the win with 1:32 left. The Panthers collected 448 offensive yards and held Western Kentucky (5-4, 4-2) to 284 yards. Northern Iowa also sacked Justin Haddix five times. Haddix threw for 209 yards and two scores, helping Western Kentucky to a 17-10 lead entering the fourth.
Northern Iowa's fourth-quarter offensive flurry helped it overcome 122 yards in penalties.
The Panthers tied the game at 17 in the fourth after a 1-yard TD run by Darian Williams, who rushed for 68 yards on 15 carries. Chris James then hit a 36-yard field goal with 7:52 left to give Western Kentucky its final lead.
Northern Iowa's Eric Sanders threw for 197 yards on 16-of-23 passing, including a 56-yard TD to Terrell Allen that put the Panthers ahead to stay 24-20.
Ilinois St. wins
NORMAL, Ill. Pierre Rembert ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns to lead Illinois State to a 38-14 win over Missouri State.
Rembert, playing in his final regular-season game at Hancock Stadium, had 22 carries and scored on runs of 2, 5 and 9 yards. The Redbirds led 21-0 at halftime and 35-0 entering the fourth quarter.
Luke Drone completed 19-of-26 passes for 305 yards and one touchdown, and ran for a 1-yard score for Illinois State (7-2, 4-1 Gateway).
Vindicator staff/wire reports