Castiglione Shatters Diving Records In Loss To Judges

Steven Castiglione set two new school records in the Cougars' dual meet against Brandeis.
Steven Castiglione set two new school records in the Cougars' dual meet against Brandeis.

Worcester, Mass. – In what continues to shape up into being one of the best male diving careers in Clark University history, Steven Castiglione (North Haven, Conn.) set two new school records as the Cougars went head-to-head with Brandeis University, falling 188-96 in a non-league dual meet on Saturday afternoon at the Kneller Center Pool.

Castiglione swept both the events as he continues to rewrite the school record books. On the 1-meter board, he posted a score of 270.15, blowing past the old school mark of 258.38 – which he set last season.

Then on the 3-meter board, he broke his own record of 254.05 which he set in 2015, with his score of 269.63.

What Else Happened:

  • Julian Ortega (West Palm Beach, Fla.) breezed his way through for a first-place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:03.63) and then finished third in the 100-yard butterfly (57.95).
  • Bill Holloman (Avon, Conn.) took the top spot in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:03.04) and the just missed out on a second victory (2:24.94) when the Judges' Jake Avery (2:24.84) edged him out for first place in the 200-yard breaststroke.
  • Eddie McCluskey (Hope, Maine) had a pair of second place finishes, beginning with the 50-yard freestyle (23.59) and then in the 100-yard freestyle (51.12).

Up Next:
The Cougars will be back in action on Saturday when they host the Cougar Invitational.