Men's Swimming & Diving

38 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES 19 INDIVIDUAL NCAA CHAMPIONS NATIONAL RANKING: T-11th

No. 12 Men’s Swimming & Diving Falls to No. 4 MIT, 197-102

No. 12 Men’s Swimming & Diving Falls to No. 4 MIT, 197-102

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The 12th-ranked Amherst College men's swimming & diving team fell to No. 4 MIT, 197-102 Saturday afternoon in Cambridge, Mass.

THE BASICS

  • RESULT: L 197-102
  • LOCATION: The Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center, MIT

MEET HIGHLIGHTS

  • Connor Haley '17 and Chris Quinones '19 finished first and second in the 1000-yard freestyle with respective times of 9:51.50 and 10:01.04, while John Brody '17 and Eric Wong '20 touched the wall in first and second in the 200-yard freestyle with times of 1:43.97 and 1:44.20.
  • Craig Smith '20 won the 100-yard backstroke (52.52), while Wong glided to a win in the 500-yard freestyle with a mark of 4:40.59.
  • In the 200-yard medley relay, the quartet of Smith, Elijah Spiro '18, Jack Koravos '20 and Alex Dreisbach '17 powered to a second place finish in a time of 1:33.91, while Spiro and Sam Spurrell '18 logged second place finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke (58.23) and 200-yard butterfly (1:55.20) respectively.
  • Koravos added two more second place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle (21.35) and the 100-yard freestyle (47.08), while Smith clocked a time of 1:53.61 in the 200-yard backstroke and finished second in the race.
  • Charles Seltzer '19 added a second place mark of 1:56.11 mark in the 200-yard individual medley.

UP NEXT

  • Amherst returns to action on Sunday, Jan. 29 at Springfield College at 1 p.m. in its final dual meet of the season.