Duesterhaus wins three times

Emma Duesterhaus  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Emma Duesterhaus 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. – Ursinus won eight times to key a 116-87 Centennial Conference (CC) women's swimming victory over McDaniel on Saturday.

Emma Duesterhaus (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg Day) recorded the three wins for the Green Terror (1-4, 0-3 CC), including touching first in the 50 and 100 freestyle events.

Malena Lair Ferrari led the Bears (4-0, 2-0 CC) with three wins of her own, taking the 200 IM (2:14.94) and 100 backstroke (59.60) individually. She was also part of the 200 medley relay, which opened the meet with a win. Eva Russell, Corinne Capodanno and Micaela Lyons joined Lair Ferrari to combine for a time of 1:54.43.

Duesthaus won the 50 free with a time of 25.60 seconds before taking first in the 100 free with a time of 55.68. She also anchored the 200 free relay to victory, joining Kerrin Holmes (Avondale, Pa./Avon Grove), Emily Gross (Red Lion, Pa./Red Lion) and Caroline Sussman (Washington, D.C./Spring Ridge) for a time of 1:43.73 – the sixth-best time in program history.

Kerrie Vanscoy (Damascus, Md./Damascus), Abbie Schickler (Montgomery Village, Md./Covenant Life) and Brittney Lenz (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) joined Holmes to place second in the 200 medley relay with the No. 8 time in program history, finishing with a time of 1:55.36.

Jenny Grillo (Mt. Airy, Md./TLCI) finished second in the 500 (5:31.41) and 1000 (11:22.20) free. The 500 free time moved her into the all-time top 10.

Sussman and Allison Cannon (Hampstead, Md./Manchester Valley) went 2-3 in the 200 free with times of 2:03.18 and 2:07.61, respectively.

Shickler and Lexie Jacobs (Forest Hill, Md./North Harford) added a second 2-3 finish, finishing the 100 breaststroke in time of 1:11.74 and 1:13.73, respectively.

Vanscoy finished second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:03.57.

Jacobs was third in the 200 IM (2:20.75) while Lenz was third in the 100 butterfly (1:04.46).

The Green Terror returns to action at St. Mary's (Md.) on Saturday. Meet time is 1 p.m.

Ursinus 116, McDaniel 87

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – Ursinus A (Malena Lair Ferrari, Eva Russell, Corinne Capodanno, Micaela Lyons) 1:54.43; 1000 Freestyle – Kyleigh Hamilton (U) 11:17.15; 200 Freestyle – Chelsea Kozior (U) 2:02.17; 50 Free – Emma Duesterhaus (M) 25.60; 200 IM – Lair Ferrari (U) 2:14.94; 100 Butterfly – Hamilton (U) 1:03.37; 100 Free – Duesterhaus (M) 55.68; 100 Backstroke – Lair Ferrari (U) 59.60; 500 Freestyle – Kozior (U) 5:30.52; 100 Breaststroke – Capodanno (U) 1:11.02; 200 Freestyle Relay – McDaniel A (Kerrin Holmes, Emily Gross, Caroline Sussman, Duesterhaus) 1:43.73.