Men's Swimming and Diving Post Strong Finishes in Meet Against Tufts, Williams and WPI

Photo by Jonas Powell' 18
Photo by Jonas Powell' 18

THE BASICS:

Results: Wesleyan 69, WPI 247; Wesleyan 58, Williams 254; Wesleyan 74, Tufts 238
Location: Middletown, Conn. (Wesleyan Natatorium)
Date: Saturday, December 10th
Time: 1 p.m.
The Lead: The Wesleyan University men's swimming and diving team put together strong finishes throughout the day as they hosted Tufts, Williams and WPI on Saturday afternoon at the Wesleyan Natatorium.

SWIMMING HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Aidan Winn '18 came in seventh in the 500-yard freestyle event with a time of 4:54.24 and he completed the 200-yard free event in 1:48.54 which was good enough for tenth overall.
  • Quinn Tucker '20 completed the 50-yard freestyle in 22.32 which was good enough for tenth overall. He also earned a seventh place finish in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:47.45 and a seventh place finish in the 100-yard free event with a mark of 48:81.
  • In the 100-yard butterfly, junior Spencer Tang came in ninth with a mark of 52.73 while classmate Ali Pourmaleki came in 11th with a time of 52.73. Tang also earned a seventh place finish in the 200-yardbackstroke event with a mark of 1:58.19.
  • Pourmaleki earned a third place finish in the 100-yard backstroke event as he touched the wall with a time of 53.50. He also finished third in the 200-yard butterfly with a mark of 1:56.35.
  • Max Distler '18 finished the 200-yard butterfly in 2:01.32 to finish ninth.
  • The 400-yard freestyle relay team of Tucker, Pourmaleki, Winn and Tang earned a seventh place finish with their time of 3:15.63. 

DIVING HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Ethan Chupp '18 finished third in the 3-meter diving event with a score of 219.25 and fifth in the 1-meter with a score of 212.65.

UP NEXT:

  • The Cardinals wrapped up the 2016 portion of their schedule and will return to the pool on Monday, January 2nd as they will host NESCAC foe Hamilton College at 3 p.m.

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