Men's Swimming & Diving

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

Amherst Captures Three Event Wins, Sits in Second After Day Two Action

Amherst Captures Three Event Wins, Sits in Second After Day Two Action

NESCAC CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL 

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. –  Elijah Spiro '18 captured his second individual NESCAC title and third overall as the No. 11 Amherst College men's swimming & diving team sits in second place, just 96 points behind Williams following day two action at the NESCAC Championships hosted by Wesleyan University in the Wesleyan Natatorium. 

THE BASICS – TOP 5  

1. Williams (1,145 points)
2. Amherst (1,049 points)
3. Tufts (1,008 points)
4. Connecticut College (989.5 points)
5. Bates (683.5 points) 

DAY ONE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Spiro continued to excel at the NESCAC Championship, capturing the NESCAC title in the 100-yard breaststroke and with a NCAA 'B' Cut time of 55.23.
  • Spiro also had a hand in setting the pool record in the 200-yard medley relay alongside Sam Spurrell '18, Jack Koravos '20, and Alex Dreisbach '17, clocking a NCAA 'B' Cut mark of 1:30.12 to finish first overall. 
  • Finishing back-to-back with NCAA 'B' Cut times, Jack Koravos '20 and Sam Spurrell '18 claimed third and fourth in the 100-yard butterfly with marks of 48.89 and 48.94, respectively. 
  • The Purple & White earned its third victory of the day in the 800-yard freestyle relay as Koravos, Eric Wong '20, Connor Haley '17, and Charlie Seltzer '19 secured the NESCAC title with a NCAA 'B' Cut mark of 6:44.83. 

UP NEXT

  • The Purple & White are looking to take the NESCAC Championship crown in the final day of action tomorrow. Prelims are set to begin at 10 a.m. followed by the finals at 5:30 p.m.



AMHERST DAY ONE RESULTS (Only listed if Top 8)

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

200-Yard Medley Relay

Sam Spurrell '18, Elijah Spiro '18, Jack Koravos '20, Alex Dreisbach '17 - 1st (1:30.12) %^

1000-Yard Freestyle

Connor Haley '17 - 8th (9:38.69)

100-Yard Butterfly

Jack Koravos '20 - 3rd (48.89) ^
Sam Spurrell '18 - 4th (48.94) ^ 

200-Yard Freestyle

Eric Wong '20 - 5th (1:41.28)
Charlie Seltzer '19 - 6th (1:41.45) 

100-Yard Breaststroke

Elijah Spiro '18 - 1st (55.23) ^
Josh Chen '19 - 5th (56.85) 

800-Yard Freestyle Relay

Jack Koravos '20, Eric Wong '20, Connor Haley '17, Charlie Seltzer '19 - 1st (6:44.83) ^