Men's Swimming Defeats St. Michael's, Falls to WPI

Men's Swimming Defeats St. Michael's, Falls to WPI

SCORE: Wheaton 113 - WPI 154
             Wheaton 192 - St. Michael's 85

LOCATION: Worcester, Mass. 

THE RUNDOWN: 

  • The Wheaton College men's swimming and diving team continued New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) action Wednesday night, falling to the WPI Engineers 154 - 113 on the road. The Lyons also took on St. Michael's earning a 192 - 85 victory. 
  • The meet started with Wheaton picking up a second-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay. The team of Ethan BosworthRichard MatthewsCameron LaBree, and Daniel Roch concluded the race in 1:40.13. 
  • The 1000 freestyle saw William Garneau take third place (10:32.85), while Bosworth finished third in the 100 backstroke with a time of 56.44. 
  • Austin Halstead earned a win for the Lyons in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:02.69. LaBree also competed in the event, finishing in third after touching in 1:04.41. 
  • Matthews took home a third-place finish in the 50 free after touching in 22.41. The sophomore followed that with a win in the 200 breast with a time of 2:16.68.
  • Colton Parkinson earned Wheaton points in the 200 backstroke, finishing a few seconds out of the top spot with a time of 2:00.45. 
  • Wheaton took the top-three spots in the 100 butterfly with Elias Steward winning the race with a time of 55.26. LaBree finished in second (55.49), while Anthony Meglin finished in third with a time of 1:00.17. 
  • Parkinson won the 200-IM after completing the race in 2:02.12, while Noah Caplan finished in third with a time of 2:19.12. 
  • Wheaton ended the night with a win in the 400 freestyle relay after Bosworth, Steward, Matthews, and Roch concluded the race in 3:15.38. 

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Saturday, Jan. 18 at Tufts for a 12 p.m. meet.   VIDEO / LIVE STATS