Freshman picks-up first conference title for Bearcats since 2012.
Women place third in 800 freestyle relay.
UC will travel to American Athletic Conference Championships in Louisville, Feb. 19-22.
Jackie Keire sets pool record in 200 freestyle.
Freshman sets marks in 100 and 200 freestyle.
Personal: Born July 11, 1995 ... Daughter of Liz and Dan Merriss ... Has one sister, Erin, and two brothers, Spencer and Josh ... Brother, Josh, played football at Muskingum University.