Duesterhaus wins 50 free

Emma Duesterhaus  2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Emma Duesterhaus 2013 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Gettysburg won seven of the first eight events en route to a 100-81 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) women's swimming action on Wednesday.

Emma Duesterhaus (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartansburg) tallied the lone victory for the Green Terror (1-2, 1-1 CC) in that stretch, touching first in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.75 seconds.

Alyssa Pepper, Sydney Boswell and Ali Roth each recorded a pair of wins for the Bullets (4-1, 2-1 CC), including joining Caroline Moyer to open the meet with a victory in the 200 medley relay (1:52.97).

Boswell won the 100 butterfly (1:01.44) while Roth touched first in the 100 free (55.26 seconds) and Pepper took the 100 backstroke (1:03.55).

Kelly Lewis (Montgomery Village, Md./Watkins Mill) won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:10.10 for McDaniel, ranking fifth on the program's all-time list.

Abbie Schickler (Montgomery Village, Md./Covenant Life), Kerrin Holmes (Avondale, Pa./Avon Grove), Emily Gross (Red Lion, Pa./Red Lion) and Mary Concannon (Pennington, N.J./Hopewell Valley) combined to close the meet with a win in the 200 freestyle (1:45.02).

Kerrie Vanscoy (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora) and Sydney Knadler (Crowley Lake, Calif./Mammoth) joined Lewis and Duesterhaus to finish second in the 200 medley relay, recording the No. 6 time in program history with their joint time of 1:53.75.

Lexie Jacobs (Forest Hill, Md./North Harford) and Knadler finished 2-3 in the 400 IM with times of 4:55.60 and 5:00.75, respectively.

Vanscoy added a second-place finish in the 100 butterfly, improving on her eighth-ranked all-time mark with a time of 1:02.68.

Juliann Rossi (Marriottsville, Md./McDonogh) added a third-place showing in the same event with a time of 1:03.92.

Duesterhaus and Holmes finished 2-3 in the 100 free with time of 56.39 and 57.73 seconds, respectively.

Shannon McClellan (Boonsboro, Md./Boonsboro) added a second-place finish in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:25.38.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against St. Mary's (Md.) on Friday. Meet time is 4 p.m.

Gettysburg 100, McDaniel 81

Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – Gettysburg A (Alyssa Pepper, Caroline Moyer, Sydney Boswell, Ali Roth) 1:52.97; 200 Freestyle – Haley Weaver (G) 1:59.32; 50 Freestyle – Emma Dueseterhaus (M) 25.75; 400 IM – Meredith Lindblom (G) 4:51.23; 100 Butterfly – Boswell (G) 1:01.44; 100 Freestyle – Roth (G) 55.26; 100 Backstroke – Pepper (G) 1:03.55; 500 Freestyle – Lea Candelmo (G) – 5:18.30; 100 Breaststroke – Kelly Lewis (M) 1:10.10^; 200 Freestyle Relay – McDaniel A (Abbie Schickler, Kerrin Holmes, Emily Gross, Mary Concannon) 1:45.02^.

^ Gettysburg swam event as exhibition.