Worcester, Mass. – The Clark University men's swimming and diving team finished third at the 2016 Worcester City Championships on Saturday hosted by Holy Cross at the Hart Center Pool.
NEWMAC rival WPI took home their fourth straight city title with 1,227 points and were followed by the host Crusaders (921 points) and then the Cougars (440 points).
WPI's Alex Gallant was named Swimmer of the Meet after winning both the 100-yard and 200-yard individual medleys, while Holy Cross star Jimmy Nugent earned the Diver of the Meet award.
- Eddie McCluskey (Hope, Maine) finished eighth in the 50-yard butterfly (26.65) and the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.22).
- Bill Holloman (Avon, Conn.) was sixth in the 50-yard breaststroke (29.74) and was tenth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:06.98).
- The 200-yard freestyle relay of Dylan Schrama (Taunton, Mass.), Sebastian Ortega (West Palm Beach, Fla.), McCluskey and Noah Liscord (Wayne, Maine) turned in a sixth place finish (1:38.34).
- The 200-yard medley relay of Liscord, Brandon Shafer (Honeoye, N.Y.), Ortega and Johan Nel (Wayne, Maine) churned out a ninth place effort (1:57.26).
- The 400-yard freestyle relay team of Schrama, McCluskey, Liscord and Nel finished sixth (3:38.67).
- Marco Moneti (Bloomington, Minn.) finished sixth in both the 1-meter (124.72) and the 3-meter (124.95).
- Steven Castiglione (North Haven, Conn.) was fourth in the 3-meter (208.73).
- Schrama finished sixth in the 200-yard IM (2:10.00).
The Cougars are off until next Tuesday when they take part in the Ted Mullin Hour of Power. Their next intercollegiate action will be on Saturday, November 12 when they visit Bridgewater State.