Free relay caps home slate with pool record
WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel won nine of the first 11 events competed to open up a 67-29 lead, defeating Bryn Mawr 67-52 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's swimming action on Saturday.
Swimming the final event as exhibition, the 400 free relay led the Green Terror (4-7, 1-5 CC) with a pool record time of 3:45.05. The quartet of Caroline Sussman (Washington, D.C./Spring Ridge), Abbie Schickler (Montgomery Village, Md./Covenant Life), Allison Cannon (Hampstead, Md./Manchester Valley) and Emma Duesterhaus (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg Day) edged the previous best mark at Harlow Pool by 0.63 seconds. It was also the fourth-best time in program history.
Schickler, Duesterhaus and Kerrie Vanscoy (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) each recorded two official victories for McDaniel.
Meredith Davis paced the Owls (2-7, 0-6 CC) with three wins. She touched first in the 50 free (25.73 seconds) before winning the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:03.31. She was also part of the 400 free relay, which was credited with the victory, joining Carolyn Gee, Ruth Logan and Sahara Clement for a time of 4:02.91.
Duesterhaus, Schickler, Vanscoy and Sussman led off the meet with a victory in the 400 medley relay with a time of 4:17.62.
Schickler added a victory in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:35.66, ranking fifth on the all-time list.
Duesterhaus won the 100 free in a time of 56.02 seconds while Vanscoy touched first in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:20.35.
Lexie Jacobs (Forest Hill, Md./North Harford) won the 200 freestyle in a time of 2:04.47. She also turned in the best time in the 100 butterfly but as exhibition. Her time of 1:03.06 ranks eighth all-time.
Leanna Jasek-Rysdahl (Turlock, Calif./J.H. Pitman) was victorious in the 200 butterfly (2:24.10) while Shannon McClellan (Boonsboro, Md./Boonsboro) won the 500 free (5:31.48) to round out McDaniel winners.
Sussman added a second-place finish in the 100 breaststoke (1:16.54) while Cannon was second in the 100 free (58.03) and Santoni was second in the 200 backstroke (2:26.62).
Meg Protzman (Elkridge, Md./Mount de Sales) was second in the 100 backstroke (1:09.57).
The Green Terror returns to action at Washington (Md.) on Saturday. Meet time is 12 p.m.
McDaniel 67, Bryn Mawr 52
Event Winners: 400 Medley Relay – McDaniel A (Emma Duesterhaus, Abbie Schickler, Kerrie Vanscoy, Caroline Sussman) 4:17.62; 1000 Freestyle – Mariel Ramey (M) 11:51.35; 200 Freestyle – Lexie Jacobs (M) 2:04.47; 100 Backstroke – Elisa Santoni (M) 1:07.32; 100 Breaststroke – Angela Mastrianni (B) 1:16.53; 200 Butterfly – Leanna Jasek-Rysdahl (M) 2:24.10; 50 Free – Meredith Davis (B) 25.73; 100 Freestyle – Duesterhaus (M) 56.02; 200 Backstroke – Vanscoy (M) 2:20.35; 200 Breaststroke – Schickler (M) 2:35.66; 500 Freestyle – Shannon McClellan (M) 5:31.48; 100 Butterfly – Davis (B) 1:03.31*; 200 IM – Kristina Xiang (B) 2:25.63*; 400 Freestyle Relay – Bryn Mawr A (Carolyn Gee, Ruth Logan, Sahara Clement, Davis) 4:02.91*.
* McDaniel swam events as exhibition.