CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On Sunday, the MIT men's swimming and diving team competed against New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) opponents Springfield College and Coast Guard Academy. The No. 5 Engineers had no trouble in defeating both the Pride (215-85) and the Bears (174-126).
Freshman Max Pruner helped the Engineers open up an early lead with his swim in the 1000 Free (10:01.42). Pruner also posted the top time in the 500 Free (4:51.24) and placed fifth in the 200 Fly (2:03.58).
In addition to two relay swims, junior Toomas Sepp picked up wins in two individual events, winning both the 100 Fly (51.46) and 200 Fly (1:57.48). Teammate Matt Chapa took second place in the same two races.
MIT swims on the road this week when the team travels to Medford, Mass. to face Tufts University on Saturday, January 23. Spectators should note that diving competition will take place at MIT's home pool in the Zesiger Center.