Duesterhaus, Schickler win twice

Abbie Schickler  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Abbie Schickler 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – McDaniel won nine of the first 10 events to defeat Elizabethtown 125-75 in non-conference women's swimming action on Saturday.

The Green Terror (3-5) led off the meet with a victory in the 200 medley relay with the B-relay of Allison Cannon (Hampstead, Md./Manchester Valley), Abbie Schickler (Montgomery Village, Md./Covenant Life), Emily Gross (Red Lion, Pa./Red Lion) and Emma Duesterhaus (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg Day) edged the A-relay with a time of 2:00.79.

Leanna Jasek-Rysdahl (Turklock, Calif./J.H. Pitman), Brittney Lenz (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake), Lexie Jacobs (Forest Hill, Md./North Harford) and Caroline Sussman (Washington, D.C./Spring Ridge) finished second in a time of 2:02.23 to stake McDaniel to a 15-2 lead in the meet.

Becky Lane won twice for the Blue Jays (2-6) with a pair of wins, including the team's lone individual event victory, finishing the 100 freestyle in a time of 58.98 seconds. She joined Elizabeth Finnegan, Colleen Barry and Jenny Malik to win the 200 freestyle relay in a time of 1:48.26.

Duesterhaus and Schickler added individual wins for the Green Terror. Duesterhaus touched first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:26.37 while Schickler took the 200 breaststroke in a time of 2:38.36.

Jacobs won the 200 butterfly in a time of 2:23.58 to improve on her No. 9 ranking on the program's all-time list. She was also second in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:39.68, ranking eighth all-time.

Sussman won the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:29.10 while Jenny Grillo (Mt. Airy, Md./T.L.C.I) touched first in the 1000 freestyle in a time of 11:32.36.

Shannon McClellan (Boonsboro, Md./Boonsboro) won the 200 free in a time of 2:07.10 while Kerrin Holmes (Avondale, Pa./Avon Grove) was victorious in the 50 free with a time of 26.90 seconds.

Mariel Ramey (Framingham, Mass./Keystone National) rounded out the eight different individual winners for the Green Terror, taking the 200 backstroke in a time of 2:22.57.

Jasek-Rysdahl finished second in the 200 butterfly (2:25.17) while Cannon was second in the 500 free (6:10.27).

Perri Fuhrmann (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) rounded out second-place finishes, finishing behind Duesterhaus in the 200 IM with a time of 2:35.07.

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

McDaniel 125, Elizabethtown 75

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – McDaniel B (Allison Cannon, Abbie Schickler, Emily Gross, Emma Duesterhaus) 2:00.79; 1000 Freestyle – Jenny Grillo (M) 11:32.36; 200 Freestyle – Shannon McClellan (M) 2:07.10; 50 Free – Kerrin Holmes (M) 26.90; 200 IM – Duesterhaus (M) 2:26.37; 200 Butterfly – Lexie Jacobs (M) 2:23.58; 100 Free – Becky Lane (E) 58.98; 200 Backstroke – Mariel Ramey (M) 2:22.57; 500 Freestyle – Caroline Sussman (M) 5:29.10; 200 Breaststroke – Schickler (M) 2:38.36; 200 Freestyle Relay – Elizabethtown A (Elizabeth Finnegan, Colleen Barry, Lane, Jenny Malik) 1:48.26.