Worcester, Mass.- The Clark University swimming and diving teams completed day three of the NEWMAC championships at WPI on Saturday. At the conclusion of the day's events, the women jumped two places to eighth with a score of 184, and the men remained in seventh place, with a score of 165. Overall in the standings, MIT holds top position in both the men's and the women's brackets.
Quinn Mitchell (West Hartford, Conn) had a banner day for the Cougars. Mitchell took third place in the tightly contested 100 Yard Butterfly. Mitchell touched the wall with a final time of 57.39. She finished just off the pace of Jessica Wagner from Wellesley College, who took first with a time of 58.46. Mitchell picked up 20 points for her effort.
In the 100 Yard Breastroke, Mira Siewert (Westbrook, Conn) placed thirteenth out of a large field. She finished with a final time of 1:09.69, and contributed 8 points to the Cougars score.
The dynamic team of Allison Dubick (Cornwall, NY), Siewert, Mitchell, and Amelia Muratori (Southbury, Conn) took seventh out of a field of twenty in the 200 Yard Medley Relay. Their final time was a school record 1:50.74, and thirty-two points.
On the men's side, Dylan Schrama (Taunton, Mass), Julian Ortega (West Palm Beach, Fla), Sebastian Ortega (West Palm Beach, Fla), and Konstantin Drallios (Astoria, NY) took seventh in the 200 Yard Medley Relay. They picked up 32 points with their final time of 1:41.05.
Rowan Moody (Ellington, Conn) took ninth place in the One Meter Dive. He had a final score of 361.20, and picked up fourteen points for the Cougars.
The Cougars return to the pool for the final day of the NEWMAC championship tournament on Sunday. The final day begins with prelims at 10 A.M. followed by the finals session at 6 P.M.