MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – After the final day of the NESCAC Championships, the No. 11 Amherst College men's swimming & diving team secured second overall with 1,402 points.
THE BASICS – TOP 5
1. Williams (1,671 points)
2. Amherst (1,402 points)
3. Tufts (1,391 points)
4. Connecticut College (1,331 points)
5. Bates (997.5 points)
DAY THREE HIGHLIGHTS
- First-year Sean Mebust glided to the NESCAC title in the 200-yard breaststroke with a NCAA 'B' Cut time of 2:00.36.
- In the 1,650-yard freestyle, Eric Wong '20 clocked a NCAA 'B' Cut time of 16:03.59 that was good for fourth place.
- Sam Spurrell '18 powered to a fifth place finish in the 200-yard butterfly with a NCAA 'B' Cut mark of 1:51.42.
- Placing fifth in the 200-yard backstroke, Craig Smith '20 recorded a NCAA 'B' Cut time of 1:49.95.
- Rounding out the NESCAC Championships, Wong, Jack Koravos '20, Charles Seltzer '19, and Alex Dreisbach '17 finished fifth in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:04.27.
- Amherst returns to the pool Wednesday, March 15 in Greensboro, N.C. for the NCAA Division III Championships.
AMHERST DAY ONE RESULTS (Only listed if Top 8)
* NCAA 'A' Cut
^ NCAA 'B' Cut
# Meet Record
% Pool Record
@ Amherst Record
Craig Smith '20 - 5th (1:49.95) ^
Sean Mebust '20 - 1st (2:00.36) ^
Sam Spurrell '18 - 5th (1:51.42) ^