Anderson, Han Pace Amherst at NESCAC Championships

Anderson, Han Pace Amherst at NESCAC Championships



WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – The Amherst College men's swimming & diving team totaled 1,315 points and finished in fourth place to close out action at the NESCAC Championships hosted by Williams College in Williamstown, Mass.

1. Williams College (1789.5 points)
2. Tufts (1410.5 points)
3. Connecticut College (1407 points)
4. Amherst (1315 points)
5. Bates (956 points)
6. Bowdin (834.5 points)
7. Middlebury (801 points)
8. Wesleyan (480 points)
9. Hamilton (437 points)
10. Trinity (418 points)
11. Colby (366 points)


  • Greg Han '17 and Jeff Anderson '16 paced the Purple & White with first place victories in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:04.01) and the 200-yard butterfly (1:49.68) which were both NCAA 'B' Cut times.
  • Senior Asher Lichtig placed second for Amherst in the 3-meter dive totaling an NCAA 'B' Cut mark of 494.60 points.
  • Alex Dreisbach '17 added a fourth place mark in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 45.95, while Senior Matt Heise swam to fifth with an NCAA 'B' Cut mark in the 200-yard backstroke (1:49.98).
  • Connor Haley '17 touched fifth in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 16:14.15 which was also an NCAA 'B' Cut time.

AMHERST DAY THREE RESULTS (Only listed if Top 8)

* NCAA 'A' Cut
^ NCAA 'B' Cut
# Meet Record
% Pool Record
@ Amherst Record 

1650-Yard Freestyle
Connor Haley 5th (16:14.15)^

200-Yard Backstroke
Matt Heise 5th (1:49.98)^

100-Yard Freestyle
Alex Dreisbach 4th (45.95)

200-Yard Breaststroke
Greg Han 1st (2:04.01)^
Josh Chen 8th (2:07.28)

200-Yard Butterfly
Jeff Anderson 1st (1:49.68)^
Sam Spurrell 4th (1:50.77)^

3-MTR Diving
Asher Lichtig 2nd (494.60)^

400-Yard Freestyle Relay
Reed Patterson, Jeff Anderson, Matt Heise, Alex Dreisbach 5th (3:05.72)


  • Amherst returns to action Wednesday, March 16 in Greensboro, N.C. at the NCAA Division III Championships.