January 31, 2009

McDaniel downs Bryn Mawr for first win of year

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Katie Dorian (Newtown Square, Pa./Notre Dame Academy) won a pair of events to lead McDaniel to a 63-28 victory over Bryn Mawr in Centennial Conference (CC) women’s swimming action on Saturday.

            The Green Terror (1-7, 1-5 CC) won seven of the first nine events to seal its first victory of the season.
            Kelsey Power led the Owls (1-9, 0-6 CC) with a pair of individual victories.
            Dorian touched first in the 200 free with a time of 2:07.60 and in the 500 free with a time of 5:39.12.
            Rachel Walega (Ambler, Pa./Wissahickon) and Danielle Smith (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson) each added two victories for McDaniel.
            The duo teamed with Amanda Burke (Baltimore, Md./Loch Raven) and Andrea Mills (Laurel, Md./Laurel) to open the meet with a victory in the 400 medley relay, combining for a time of 4:32.34.
            Walega added a win in the 50 free (26.92) while Smith was victorious in the 200 backstroke (2:27.65).
            Gaby Cifuentes (Princeton, N.J./Princeton) and Alyssa Romasco (Gilbertsville, Pa./Perkiomen) added the other two victories for McDaniel.
            Cifuentes touched first in the 1000 free (11:44.20) and Romasco touched first in the 100 free (59.38).
            The Green Terror returns to action at Washington (Md.) on Saturday. Meet time is 1 p.m.
 
McDaniel 63, Bryn Mawr 28
 
Event Winners:400 Medley Relay – McDaniel A (Danielle Smith, Rachel Walega, Amanda Burke, Andrea Mills) 4:32.34; 1000 Free – Gaby Cifuentes (M) 11:44.20; 200 Free – Katie Dorian (M) 2:07.60; 50 Free – Walega (M) 26.92; 200 IM – Kelsey Power (B) 2:22.13, 200 Butterfly – Power (B) 2:28.12; 100 Free – Alyssa Romasco (M) 59.38; 200 Back – Smith (M) 2:27.65; 500 Free – Dorian (M) 5:39.12; 200 Breaststroke – Roz Black (B) 3:12.35*; 400 Free Relay – Bryn Mawr A (Wanda Lee, Wia Sherman, Sarah Blatchly, Cea Weaver) 4:12.02*
 
* McDaniel swam event as exhibition.
 
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