November 15, 2008

Ursinus sweeps McDaniel

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Christopher Smith won three individual events to lead Ursinus to a 116-74 men’s swimming victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Saturday.

            The Bears (4-0, 1-0 CC) won the 10 events competed to defeat the Green Terror (0-3, 0-3 CC) in their first conference action of the season.
            On the women’s side, Ursinus (4-0, 1-0 CC) took a 120-83 victory over McDaniel (0-3, 0-3 CC), winning eight events keyed by a three-win day from Katie Clare Kelley.
            Amanda Burke (Baltimore, Md./Loch Raven) and Katie Dorian (Newtown Square, Pa./Notre Dame Academy) each won twice for the Green Terror.
            Burke won the 200 butterfly (2:30.71) while Dorian was victorious in the 200 freestyle (2:06.70) before both were part of the team’s win in the 400 free relay (3:58.40). Gaby Cifuentes (Princeton, N.J./Princeton) and Alyssa Romasco (Gilbertsville, Pa./Perkiomen) joined the duo on the relay.
            Kelley was part of the meet-opening 400 medley relay victory (4:20.80) before winning the 50 (26.04) and 100 (56.68) freestyle races.
            Emily Herman won two individual events, touching first in the 1000 (11:24.61) and 500 (5:32.77) freestyle races.
            Jessica Saloky and Danielle Yentz joined Kelley on the 400 medley relay before winning individual events. Saloky won the 200 IM (2:22.73) and 200 breaststroke (2:36.57) while Yentz touched first in the 200 back (2:20.89).
            Smith touched first in the 200 free (1:54.33), 200 butterfly (2:04.45) and 500 free (5:14.74).
            Lloyd Tannenbaum, Ryan Kennedy and Andrew Piasecki all won twice for the Bears.
            McDaniel returns to action at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Dec/. 6-7.
 
Men: Ursinus 116, McDaniel 74
 
Event Winners: 400 Medley Relay – Ursinus A (Ryan Kennedy, Christopher Doyle, Kevin Tallon, Brad Garman) 4:08.11; 1000 Free – Lloyd Tannenbaum (U) 10:42.54, 200 Free – Christopher Smith (U) 1:54.33; 50 Free – Kennedy (U) 23.64; 200 IM – Andrew Piasecki (U) 2:06.77; 200 Butterfly – Smith (U) 2:04.45; 100 Free – Tannenbaum (U) 50.80; 200 Back – Kennedy (U) 2:06.56; 500 Free – Smith (U) 5:14.74; 200 Breaststroke – Piasecki (U) 2:23.73; 400 Free Relay – McDaniel A (Stephen Gomez, Zach Norfolk, Morgan DeHart, James Eu) 3:30.69*.
 
Women: Ursinus 120, McDaniel 83
 
Event Winners:400 Medley Relay – Ursinus A (Danielle Yentz, Jessica Saloky, Katie Clare Kelley, Melissa Krupa) 4:20.80; 1000 Free – Emily Herman (U) 11:24.61, 200 Free – Katie Dorian (M) 2:06.70; 50 Free – Kelley (U) 26.04; 200 IM – Saloky (U) 2:22.73, 200 Butterfly – Amanda Burke (M) 2:30.71; 100 Free – Kelley (U) 56.68; 200 Back – Yentz (U) 2:20.89; 500 Free – Herman (U) 5:32.77; 200 Breaststroke – Saloky (U) 2:36.57; 400 Free Relay – McDaniel A (Gaby Cifuentes, Burke, Alyssa Romasco, Dorian) 3:58.40*.
 
* Ursinus swam event as exhibition.
 
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