November 11, 2009

Gettysburg downs McDaniel

Bullets swim to 54-32 win over Green Terror

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Caroline Coolidge won a pair of individual events to lead Gettysburg to a 54-32 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) women's swimming action on Wednesday.

The Bullets (3-0, 2-0 CC) won the first eight events competed behind a pair of double winners.

Rachel Walega (Ambler, Pa./Wissahickon) led the Green Terror (1-3, 0-2 CC) with a victory in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.60).

Coolidge touched first in the longest and shortest events of the night. She won the 50 freestyle in a time of 26.24 before later winning the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:20.42.

Maggie Mulderrig was part of the 200 medley relay, which opened the meet with a victory in a time of 1:58.10 before recording an individual win in the 100 butterfly (1:03.17).

Megan Giroux (Damascus, Md./Damascus), Alyssa Romasco (Gilbertsville, Pa./Perkiomen) and Jessica Fry (St. Mary's, Ga./Camden County) and Andrea Mills (Laurel, Md./Laurel) added a win in the 200 free relay with a combined time of 1:51.40.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Ursinus on Saturday. Meet time is 1 p.m.

Gettysburg 54, McDaniel 32

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay - Gettysburg B (Kayte Demont, Brook Lacey, Jules Rava, Maggie Mulderrig) 1:58.10; 200 Freestyle - Cheyl Olechnowicz (G) 2:03.44; 50 Freestyle - Caroline Coolidge (G) 26.24; 400 IM - Patrice Boucher (G) 4:56.27; 100 Butterfly - Mulderrig (G) 1:03.17; 100 Freestyle - Cassie Close (G) 57.44; 100 Backstroke - Morgan O'Connor (G) 1:07.13; 500 Freestyle - Coolidge (G) 5:20.42; 100 Breaststroke - Rachel Walega (M) 1:10.60*; 200 Freestyle Relay - McDaniel A (Megan Giroux, Alyssa Romasco, Jessica Fry, Andrea Mills) 1:51.40*.

* Gettysburg swam event as exhibition.

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