Nittany Lions Finished 17th at NCAAs with Five All-Americans Under Coach Hargis
Penn State's 200 Medley Relay Finishes Eighth; Savoy Gains Eighth in 100 Back and Marino 16th in 400 IM at NCAAs
Penn State Finishes Season with Five Total All-Americans from NCAAs
Nate Savoy Enters 100 Back Championship Final, Scott Marino in 400 IM Consolation Final
Penn State Finishes Eighth in 400 Medley Relay Championship Finals Appearance at NCAAs
2009-10: Posted a terrific performance at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 10th overall in the 100 breast (54.56, an NCAA B cut), 14th in the 200 breast (2:00.61, personal record) and a third-place showing in the 200 medley relay in an NCAA B cut time of 1:26.65, just .06 of school-record time which was set in 2009...Notched a personal-best time of 1:52.24 in the 200 IM at Big Tens...Took home three individual and three relay victories during the season, taking first in the 100 breast at Pittsburg/vs. Maryland, as well as two wins in the 200 breast (at Virginia Tech and at Pittsburgh/vs. Maryland)...Member of three winning 400 medley relay squads (vs. Buffalo, vs. West Virginia, at Pittsburgh/vs. Maryland)...Part of four second-place 200 medley relays in dual meets during the season.
2008-09: Broke school record with eighth-place finish in the 100 breaststroke at Big Ten Championships, completing the event in 54.12...Part of another school record in the 200 medley relay team that finished fourth at Big Tens in a time of 1:26.59...Finished 21st at Big Tens in the 200 breaststroke with season-best time of 2:01.42, eighth-fastest in PSU history...Member of victorious 400 medley relay team against Maryland/Pitt/Villanova, finishing in a time of 3:21.88...Posted two second-place showings in the 200 breast at Maryland/Pitt/Villanova and West Virginia...Finished 10th at the OSU Invitational at the 100 breast with a time of 56.66...Came in second at SMU in the 100 breast...Member of sixth-place 400 medley relay squad that swam time of 3:19.93 against OSU/Michigan and Northwestern.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE