December 5, 2009

Bears split with Dickinson in tight CC meet

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - In a meet that came down to the final relay, the Ursinus College swim team split a dual meet with Dickinson on a snowy Saturday afternoon.

The women (6-1, 3-1 Centennial) defeated the Red Devils (2-2, 1-1 Centennial) by a 110-95 score, while the men (4-3, 1-3 Centennial) lost to Dickinson (1-2, 1-0 Centennial) by a carbon copy 110-95 count.

Women
The women won the final 200-yard free relay to seal the win. The team of freshman Jeannie Weaver (Mays Landing, N.J./Oakcrest), freshman Sarah Kolosky (Fishkill, N.Y./Our Lady of Lourdes), senior Melissa Krupa (Philadelphia, Pa./Archbishop Ryan) and freshman Lianna Foster-Bey (Fairfax, Va./Fairfax) finished first with a time of 1:43.50.

Ursinus started off with a win in the 200-yard medley relay as the team of senior Elizabeth Gombosi (Wellsboro, Pa./Wellsboro), junior Bridget Winn (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville), Weaver and Kolosky won the event with a time of 1:57.20.

Senior Emily Herman (Glenside, Pa./Cheltenham Township) won the 1000-free with a time of 11:18.77, followed by senior Lyndsay MacFeeters (Haddonfield, N.J./Haddonfield) in second at 11:26.57.

Kolosky took home a second-place finish in the 50-free at 26.28, followed by a second-place finish from Yentz in the 200-IM at 2:24.09. Yentz finished first in the 100-fly at 1:04.83, while Gombosi took top honors in the 100-back at 1:05.57. Yentz was second in that event at 1:06.60.

Herman got her second top finish of the day in the 500-free at 5:34.54, with MacFeeters taking second at 5:35.28.

Winn was the last top finisher of the day, as she won the 100-breast at 1:10.82.

Ursinus goes to Arcadia on Saturday.