Men's Swimming and Diving Tops Clark, 155-69

Men's Swimming and Diving Tops Clark, 155-69

LOCATION: Norton, Mass. (Balfour Natatorium)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Wheaton College men's swimming and diving team defeated the visiting Clark University Cougars this evening by a margin of 155-69 at Balfour Natatorium. 
  • The foursome of Jacob Cost, Richard Matthews, Eli Steward and Jonathan Gilberti kicked off the night with a win in the 400 yard medley with a time of 3:43.59, while Chris Steward, Chett Vogt, Zach Koffman and Brennan McIntyre followed right behind in second with a time of 3:53.56. 
  • Jes Bollman racked up another win for Wheaton, as he placed first in the 1000 yard freestyle in 10:36.62. 
  • Daniel Roch and Koffman took the first two spots in the 200 yard freestyle, recording times of 1:51.52 and 1:52.49, respectively. 
  • Cost, Timmer Sposato and Gilberti claimed first, second and third place in the 50 yard freestyle, with Sposato beating out Gilberti for second place just 23.13-23.14. Sposato eventually won first place later in the evening in the 100 yard freestyle. 
  • Matthews, Bollman and Chris Steward also took the top three places in their 200 yard IM event, with Matthews in the top spot at 2:07.54. Matthews won another event, coming in first in the 200 yard breaststroke with a time of 2:20.80. 
  • Kevin Silva recorded yet another victory for Wheaton, coming in first in the 200 yard butterfly, just ahead of Eli Steward. 
  • Cost, Chris StewardTroy Eakman and Trevor Ragas owned spots 1-4 in the 200 yard backstroke, while Koffman, Roch and Eli Steward claimed spots 1-3 in the 500 yard freestyle. 

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Saturday, January 12, when they host the Beavers of Babson College at noon.