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Boyle takes silver in 100 free

Blair Boyle (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Blair Boyle (c) 2019 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

THE FACTS
McDaniel finishes 7th
What:
Centennial Conference (CC) women's swimming championship
When:
Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 21-24
Where: Gettysburg, Pa.

THE SKINNY STORY
McDaniel established a pair of program records and claimed a silver medal en route to a seventh-place finish at the 2019 Centennial Conference women's swimming championship hosted by Gettysburg. The Green Terror recorded 178 points.

THE LEADERS
Blair Boyle (Springfield, N.J./Villa Walsh Academy) placed 10th in the 500 free with a time of 5:12.55, which is fourth in program history. She qualified 12th in the prelims with a time of 5:18.29 to make the B-Finals. On Saturday, she placed ninth in the 200 free with a program-record time of 1:55.66, shaving nearly two seconds off her morning time when she in the same spot for the B-Finals. On Sunday, she had her best event of the weekend, qualifying second in the 100 free with a program-record time of 52.50 seconds. In the A-Finals on Sunday night, she claimed the silver with a time of 52.61 seconds.
• Cambrie Cooke (Newport News, Va./Menchville) was 14th in the 200 IM with a time of 2:14.15, which is sixth all-time. She qualified with a time of 2:15.92 to make the B-Finals. On Saturday, she finished 10th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:45.85, which ranks fifth in program history. She qualified for the B-Finals in the same spot. On Sunday, she qualified 13th in the 200, making the B-Finals with a time of 2:13.79. In the finals, she turned in a time of 2:13.22, which ranks sixth all-time.
Sara Hegna (Brielle, N.J./Manasquan) was 12th in the 50 free with a time of 24.84 seconds after qualifying for the B-Finals with a time of 24.78 in the morning. On Saturday, she qualified fifth in the 100 back, making the A-Finals with a time of 1:00.27. She finished seventh in the finals with a time of 1:00.61. On Sunday, she qualified for the A-Finals of the 200 backstroke in the seventh position with a time of 2:10.85 before finishing seventh in the finals (2:10.91).

FOR THE FOES
• Ursinus won its sixth straight title with 816.5 points. Swarthmore was second with 676.

THE REST OF THE STORY
• The 200 free relay of Blair Boyle, Cambrie Cooke, Joanna Wattenberg and Sara Hegna placed fifth with a time of 1:39.23, which ranks fifth in program history.
• The 800 free relay of Sara Hegna, Joanna Wattenberg, Blair Boyle and Cambrie Cooke placed sixth with a time of 7:58.94, which ranks second in program history.
• The 400 free relay of Sara Hegna, Hannah Cehelsky, Joanna Wattenberg and Blair Boyle was sixth with a time of 3:41.03, which ranks sixth in program history.
Hannah Cehelsky (Sudbury, Mass./Lincoln Sudbury Regional) was 22nd in the 500 free with a personal-best time of 5:29.26. She was also 25th in the 200 free with a personal-best time of 2:02.34.
• The 200 medley relay (Cooke, Deickman, Boyle, Hegna) finished eighth (1:53.31).
Cambrie Cooke finished second in the 100 fly (1:02.25).
Hannah Cehelsky (Sudbury, Mass./Lincoln Sudbury Regional) finished second in the 500 free (5:46.37).
Joanna Wattenberg (Monrovia, Md./Urbana) finished third in the 200 back (2:23.77).
• Cooke, Deickman, Boyle and Wattenberg combined to finish second in the 200 medley relay (1:57.64).

THE INSIDE STORY
Joanna Wattenberg was 40th in the 50 free (26.32). She was also 23rd in the 200 back (2:17.50).
• Carly Deickman was 48th in the 50 free with a PR (27.14). She was also 21st in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.12) and 18th in the 200 breaststroke (2:40.16).
Hannah Cehelsky was 29th in the 100 free with a PR (57.10).
Anna Petenbrink was 53rd in the 50 free with a PR (28.90). She was also 44th in the 100 free with a PR (1:05.26).