Penn State Behrend swimmers picked up several All-AMCC honors this week.
Eight members of the men’s team and four from the Lions’ women’s program claimed first-team honors.
On the men’s side, Dan Simon was named AMCC Co-Swimmer of the Year and Nick Kost was picked as Newcomer of the Year.
Simon, who earned the same conference honor last season, led the Lions to their eighth straight conference title last weekend. He earned first-team honors for winning the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke for the second straight year. Simon, who will compete in the NCAA Division III championships, was also a member of the winning 400 medley relay and 400 free relay.
Kost earned first-team honors for winning the 400 IM and 200 backstroke.
Ryan Mitcheltree defended his title in the 1,650 freestyle to earn first-team honors.
Nick Roth enjoyed a big AMCC championships meet, claiming four first-team honors (500 freestyle, 200 butterfly, 400 medley relay, 400 freestyle relay).
Other Behrend men who took first-team honors for victories at the AMCC championships included: Ty Elder (400 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay), Corry graduate Eric Matteson (400 medley relay), Steve Torre (400 free relay) and Kenton Matthaei (200 free relay).
On the women’s side, Behrend freshman Mia Pietropola claimed four first-team honors by winning the 200 IM, 100 and 200 breaststroke and swimming a leg on the winning 400 medley relay.
Alex Isaacson won the 400 IM and was part of the 400 medley relay. Meagan Daily and Lauren Rosato also swam legs on the 400 medley relay.