GETTYSBURG, Pa. – The Ursinus College women's swimming team closed the 2010-11 season by finishing fourth at the Centennial Conference Championships hosted by Gettysburg College. During the three day event, the Bears earned 407 points.
Freshman Malena Lair Ferrari (Bethesda, Md./German School) clinched the lone gold medals for the Bears as she won the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:05.13, which set a pool record and was a NCAA provisional qualifying time. She also set a NCAA provisional time in the 100 back, winning the event with a time of 57.99. Lair Ferrari also finished third in the 100 fly with a time of 59.37.
Freshman Eva Russell (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) was sixth in the 200 IM with a time of 2:15.15
In the relay events, the team of Lair Ferrari, Winn, junior Danielle Yentz (Springfield, Pa./Springfield) and Kolosky was second in the 400 medley with a time of 4:00.24, with the team of Foster-Bey, sophomore Jeannie Weaver (Mays Landing, Pa./Oakcrest), sophomore Kelsey Yoo (Whitehall, Pa./Allentown Central Catholic), and Kolosky sixth in the 200 free at 1:41.05.
The team of Lair Ferrari, freshman Bryn O'Neill (Lower Gwynedd, Pa./Germantown Academy), Serfass and Yentz were fourth in the 800 free relay at 8:01.16.