PITTSBURGH— Denison women's swimming & diving returned to intercollegiate competition with a 20-494 loss to Division I Pittsburgh on Friday afternoon at the Joe C. Trees Pool.
Mesaros logged three top-three finishes against the Panthers. In addition to her showing in the 50 breast, she also took second in the 100 breast (1:05.18) and was second in the 100 IM (1:00.51).
Nutter followed with a pair of third place finishes in the 100 free (53.07) and the 50 free (24.50).
In the 50 backstroke, Angela Le took second in 26.81 and Kirby placed fourth in 27.04.
Erica Hsu locked up a third-place finish in the 200 free with a time of 1:55.97 and took fourth in the 100 back by touching in 59.31.
In diving, Allison Fitzgerald led Denison with third-place showings on both boards. On the 3-meter, Fitzgerald posted a six-dive score of 275.40. Emma Weber followed in sixth place (231.38) and Naomi Clayton took seventh in 187.65.
On the 1-meter board, Fitzgerald's score of 228.38 landed her in third. Clayton placed fourth with a score of 217.28 and Weber placed seventh (194.63).
Denison will be back in the pool on Saturday (Jan. 20) when they take on Johns Hopkins and Carnegie Mellon in a tri-meet from the Carnegie Mellon campus at 1 p.m.