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EAST MEADOW, N.Y. – Robbie Dickson led Penn State swimmers on the first day of the U.S. Open Championships, swimming a nationals cut and personal best of time in the 1500-meter freestyle Wednesday in the Nassau County Aquatic Center.
Dickson placed 24th in 15:44.30 for the top Nittany Lion placing.
Also competing was Matt Dinunzio in the 200m butterfly, who placed 40th in 2:05.64.
The U.S. Open Championships continue through Saturday, while the U.S. Futures Championships begin Thursday in Athens, Ohio.
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