Worcester, Mass.- The Clark University swimming and diving teams finished day two of the NEWMAC championships at WPI on Friday. At the conclusion of the day, the women are in tenth place with an overall score of 122, while the men held the seventh position with a score of 98. MIT holds the top spot for both the men and women.
On the men's side, Coast Guard and WPI gained positions moving up to second and third and Springfield, Babson, and Wheaton fell to fourth, fifth and sixth. For the women, MIT ousted Coast Guard, who fell to third place. Wheaton moved up to second. Rounding out the rest of the field, Springfield sits in fourth, followed by Wellesley, WPI, Mount Holyoke, Babson, Smith, and Clark respectively.
No surprise that the women had a strong showing in the 400 Yard Medley Relay from the team of Allison Dubick (Cornwall, NY), Mira Siewert (Westbrook, Conn), Quinn Mitchell (West Hartford, Conn), and Amelia Muratori (Southbury, Conn). They finished in seventh place, with a final time of 4:07.66, picking up thirty-four points with the effort.
Likewise, on the men's side, Julian Ortega (West Palm Beach, Fla), Nick Sakoff (New York, NY), Nick Sakoff (New York, NY), and Dylan Schrama (Taunton, Mass) put up a good fight in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay. The team finished with a final time of 1:31.73 and seventh place. Their effort contributed thirty-two points to the Cougars final tally of the day.
The Cougars will look to gain momentum when they return to the pool for day three of the NEWMAC championships.