Day One Complete at NESCAC S&D Championships

February 29, 2008

Williams leads after day one of the 2008 NESCAC Men's Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by Middlebury College. The Ephs have earned 640 points, followed by Tufts (588), Amherst (538) and Middlebury (390).

The Amherst 200 free relay team comprised of Tad Homchick, Alex Fraser, Andrew Maslan and Christian Witzke set a new NESCAC meet and Middlebury pool record, winning the event with a time of 1:23.19. The Williams 400 medley team of Worth Macdonald, Tyler Bonewell, Alex Wentworth-Ping and Ben Wampler won the event and set a new pool record with a 3:24.83 effort.

Two Middlebury swimmers broke records Friday evening, as Schuyler Beeman set a new meet and pool record with a time of 20.56 to capture the 50 free. Teammate Kevin O'Rourke won the 500 free in 4:32.76, a new pool record.

The other record-breaker on Friday night was Norman Scott of Williams, who set a new NESCAC meet and pool record with a time of 22.38 in the 50 fly.

Competition resumes on Saturday March 1st at the Middlebury College Natatorium with preliminary races in the morning and championship events in the evening.