November 12, 2008

Gettysburg sweeps McDaniel

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Emilie Youmans won two events to lead Gettysburg to a 114-65 women’s swimming victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Wednesday.

            The Bullets (3-0, 2-0 CC) won the eight events competed to defeat the Green Terror (0-2, 0-2 CC) and remain undefeated on the season.
            On the men’s side, Gettysburg (3-0, 2-0 CC) took a 103-67 victory over McDaniel (0-2, 0-2 CC), winning six of the meet’s first seven events.
            Freshman James Eu (Reston, Va./Hargrave Military Academy) had two victories to his credit for the second time in as many meets during his debut campaign.
            Stephen Gomez (Charlottesville, Va./Albermarle) and Morgan DeHart (Salisbury, Md./Wiciomico) earned McDaniel’s other two individual wins while Rachel Walega (Ambler, Pa./Wissahickon) won the 100 breaststroke for the second time in two collegiate events.
            Youmans was part of the meet opening 200 medley relay, which touched first in 1:57.00 for the Bullets winning the 100 free in a time of 55.48.
            Adam Taft was the lone double winner for the Gettysburg men. He was also part of the meet-opening 200 medley relay that had a winning time of 1:43.32 before touching first in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.03.
            Eu’s two victories came in the 500 free (5:08.00) and as the leadoff leg in the 200 free relay (1:44.52).
            Gomez was victories in the 100 backstroke (4:36.38) while DeHart was the winner in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.88).
            Walega won the 100 breaststroke for the women with a time of 1:11.86 before the 200 free relay team closed out the meet with a win (1:49.50).
            McDaniel returns to action at Ursinus on Saturday. Meet time is 1 p.m.
 
Men: Gettysburg 103, McDaniel 67
 
Event Winners: 200 Medley Relay – Gettysburg A (Adam Taft, Brian Kaehler, Thomas Everett, Kyle Bauer) 1:43.32; 200 Free – Drew Close (G) 1:50.03; 50 Free – Terry Keegan (G) 23.45; 240 IM – Stephen Gomez (M) 4:36.38; 100 Butterfly – Taft (G) 56.03; 100 Free – Matt Rush (G) 49.87; 100 Back – Donald Bennett (G) 56.51; 500 Free – James Eu (M) 5:08.00; 100 Breaststroke – Morgan DeHart (M) 1:07.88*; 200 Free Relay – McDaniel A (Eu, Jason Harder, Brandon Campbell, Erik Brennan) 1:44.52*.
 
Women: Gettysburg 114, McDaniel 65
 
Event Winners:200 Medley Relay – Gettysburg A (Emilie Youmans, Maxine Kutner, Mariesa Slaughter, Caitlin Reilly) 1:57.00; 200 Free – Susannah Ferrer (G) 2:01.06; 50 Free – Reilly (G) 25.61; 400 IM – Keira Heath (G) 4:40.40 100 Butterfly – Maggie Mulderrig (G) 1:03.08; 100 Free – Youmans (G) 55.48; 100 Back – Katte Demont (G) 1:04.29; 500 Free – Alex Newman (G) 5:25.55; 100 Breaststroke – Rachel Walega (M) 1:11.86*; 200 Free Relay – McDaniel A (Katie Dorien, Gaby Cifuentes, Andrea Mills, Alyssa Romasco) 1:49.50*.
 
* Gettysburg swam event as exhibition.
 
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