November 12, 2011

Fry leads three double winners

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Ursinus broke a 44-all deadlock with its sixth victory of the day to defeat McDaniel 51-44 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's swimming action on Saturday.

Jessica Fry (St. Mary's, Ga./Camden County) won a pair of individual events to lead the Green Terror (1-4, 0-3 CC), who had three double winners on the afternoon.

Malena Lair Farrari led the Bears (2-2, 1-1 CC) with three wins of her own, including as the leadoff leg of the meet-clinching 400 free relay.

Lair Ferrari, Lisanna Foster-Bay, Anne Ludwig and Chelsea Kozior combined to swim a time of 3:46.59 to out-touch McDaniel by nearly eight seconds and win the meet.

For Ludwig and Kozior, it was their second wins of the day. Ludwig also touched first in the 100 free (55.88 seconds) and Kozior was first in the 200 free (2:03.88).

Lair Ferrari's individual wins came in the 1000 free (10:59.28) and 100 backstroke with a pool-record time of 1:00.11.

Fry touched first for the Green Terror in the 400 IM with a time of 4:51.10 and later in the 500 free with a time of 5:25.28.

Kerrie Vanscoy (Frederick, Md./Tuscarora), Rachel Walega (Ambler, Pa./Wissahickon), Brittney Lenz (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) and Emma Duesterhaus (Spartanburg, S.C./Spartanburg Day) combined to stake McDaniel to an early lead with a victory in the 400 medley relay, combining for a time of 4:15.68.

Duesterhaus added an individual win in the 50 free with a time of 25.54 while Walega touched first in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:10.62.

Fry also finished second in the 1000 free with a time of 11:14.58 in addition to her two wins. Duesterhaus was also second in the 100 free with a time of 56.20.

Lexie Jacobs (Forest Hill, Md./North Harford) made it a 1-2 finish in the 400 IM with a time of 4:59.71.

Vanscoy finished second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:03.64.

Abbie Schickler (Montgomery Village, Md./Covenant Life) was second in 200 freestyle with a time of 2:05.05.

McDaniel returns to action at home against St. Mary's (Md.) on Saturday. Meet time is 1 p.m.

Ursinus 51, McDaniel 44

Event Winners: 400 Medley Relay – McDaniel A (Kerrie Vanscoy, Rachel Walega, Brittney Lenz, Emma Duesterhaus) 4:15.68; 1000 Freestyle – Malena Lair Ferrari (U) 10:59.28; 200 Freestyle – Chelsea Kozior (U) 2:03.88; 50 Freestyle – Duesterhaus (M) 25.54; 400 IM – Jessica Fry (M) 4:51.10; 100 Butterfly – Danielle Yentz (M) 1:03.74; 100 Freestyle – Anne Ludwig (U) 55.88; 100 Backstroke – Lair Ferrari (U) 1:00.11^; 500 Freestyle – Fry (M) 5:25.28; 100 Breaststroke – Walega (M) 1:10.62; 400 Freestyle Relay – Ursinus A (Lair Ferrari, Lianna Foster-Bey, Ludwig, Kozior) 3:46.59.

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