Men's Swimming and Diving Downs Springfield, 185-100

Men's Swimming and Diving Downs Springfield, 185-100

THE BASICS:

- Score: No. 4 MIT 185, Springfield College 100

- Records: No. 4 MIT (1-1); Springfield College (0-1) 

- Location: Cambridge, Mass. (Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool)

- The Lead: The No. 4 MIT men's swimming and diving team won 12 of 16 contested events this afternoon as the Engineers topped Springfield College, 185-100, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) dual meet in Cambridge.

HOW IT HAPPENED: 

- MIT began the day by sweeping the top three spots in the 400 medley relay as Bouke Edskes (Rockville, Md.), Brandon Yue (Sammamish, Wash.), Sam Ubellacker (Georgetown, Ky.) and Emilio Sison (Annandale, Va.) won the event in 3:27.82. They were followed by Kyri Chen (Naperville, Ill.), Gavin Brown (Richmond, Va.), Tim Kralj (Woodinville, Wash.) and Justin Liu (Linwood, N.j.) who finished second in 3:33.36 as well as Jaya Kambhampaty (Arlington, Va.), David He (South Setauket, N.Y.), Kevin Fang (Austin, Texas) and Nicholas Baginski (Hawthorn Woods, Ill.), who clocked a time of 3:33.45 in an exhibition swim.  

- Individually, Yue and Josh Graves (Tustin, Calif.) were the only two swimmers to win two events this afternoon. Yue touched the wall first in the 100 breast in 59.18 and first in the 200 breast in 2:08.33, while Graves won the 200 fly in 1:54.85 and the 500 free in 4:44:53.

- Eight other swimming events saw MIT sweep the top three positions. Here are the top finishers in each event: Alex Ellison (Tomball, Texas) won the 200 free in 1:45.73, Luke Eure (Davenport, Iowa) won the 100 back in 52.84, Ubellacker won the 50 free in 20.97, Chen and Edskes tied for first in the 100 free in 47.05 and Brown won the 200 back in 1:57.24.

- In the diving well, Jay Lang (South Lyon, Mich.) came in first on the 1-meter board with a score of 328.65 and was followed in this discipline by Samuel Solomon (Rockville, Md.), who finished third with 300.59 points and Jeremy Sands (Skokie, Ill.), who finished fourth with 254.32 points. The Engineers recorded exhibition scores on the 3-meter board, however, Lang finished with the top score of 336.98 in the field of eight divers,

UP NEXT:

- MIT travels to Bowdoin College for a double-dual meet next weekend against the host Polar Bears and NEWMAC foe WPI on Saturday, November 17 at 12:00 pm.

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