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MIT Still Cruising at NEWMAC Championships

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) men remain atop the 2017 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships leaderboard after three days of action inside Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Sports & Recreation Center.
 
MIT ended the night in four figures with 1,004 points. U.S. Coast Guard Academy (745) and host WPI (715) are second and third while Wheaton College (446) is fourth, Babson College (291) is fifth. Springfield College (290) is sixth and Clark University (178) is seventh.
 
The final day of competition will include the 1,650-yard freestyle, 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly and the 400-yard freestyle relay. Trials begin at 10am and finals at 6pm.
 
Saturday Championship Results
 
(Champion earns first team All-Conference honors, runner up is second team All-Conference)
 
400-yard IM
 
Champion: Bouke Edskes, MIT – 3:57.01 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
Runner Up: Brand McKenzie, MIT – 3:57.54 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
*NOTE: Top three times were B cuts
 
100-yard butterfly
 
Champion: Jack Bauer, WPI – 48.88 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
Runner Up: Will Arcand, MIT – 49.16 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut)
 
*NOTE: Top three times were B cuts
 
200-yard freestyle
 
Champion: Andrew Bauer, WPI – 1:39.74 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
Runner Up: David Morejon, MIT – 1:40.42 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut)
 
100-yard breaststroke
 
Champion: Chass Sodemann, Coast Guard – 54.77 (NEWMAC Meet and Open Record, NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
Runner Up: Justin Chiu, MIT – 55.67 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
*NOTE: Top three times were B cuts
 
100-yard backstroke
 
Champion: Jack Bauer, WPI – 49.26 (Meet Record, NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
Runner Up: Jacob Cost, Wheaton – 49.84 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut)
 
*NOTE: Top three times were B cuts
 
200-yard medley relay
 
Champion: MIT, 1:29.04 (Meet Record, NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
-           Bouke Edskes, Justin Chiu, Will Arcand, Josh Tomazin
 
Runner Up: Coast Guard 1:31.04 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut)
-           Patrick Jackson, Chasse Sodermann, Ross Garrett, Joseph Rodriguez
 
*NOTE: Top four times were NCAA B cuts
 
1-meter diving
 
Champion: Samuel Solomon, MIT – 534.00
 
Runner Up:  Elliot Forde, MIT – 473.85
 
NOTE: Top five scores earn entry into diving regional

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) women maintained its advantage after the third day of the 2017 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Swimming and Diving Championships inside Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Sports & Recreation Center.
 
MIT is 15 points shy of an even thousand with 985. WPI moved back into second with 518.5 points. Wheaton College (496), Springfield College (487) and Wellesley College (348) are third through fifth. The second group is led by U.S. Coast Guard Academy (341). The Cadets are followed by Smith College (240.5), Clark University (232), Mount Holyoke College (163) and Babson College (116).
 
The last day of action will include the 1,650-yard freestyle, 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly, 400-yard freestyle relay and 3-meter dive. Trials begin at 10am and finals at 6pm.
 
Saturday Championship Results
 
(Champion earns first team All-Conference honors, runner up is second team All-Conference)
 
400-yard IM
 
Champion: Kathy Pan, MIT – 4:30.58 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut)
 
Runner Up: Addie Chambers, MIT – 4:36.06 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut)
 
100-yard butterfly
 
Champion: Kayla Holman, MIT – 57.27
 
Runner Up: Jenna Hayden, Wheaton – 57.39
 
200-yard freestyle
 
Champion: Olivia Paione, Springfield – 1:52.99
 
Runner Up: Kristen Young, Coast Guard – 1:53.34
 
100-yard breaststroke
 
Champion: Emily Medeiros, Springfield – 1:03.09 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
Runner Up: Jessica Chen, MIT – 1:03.84 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
*NOTE: Top three times were B cuts
 
100-yard backstroke
 
Champion: Jenna Hayden, Wheaton – 56.16 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
 
Runner Up: Veronika Jedryka, MIT – 56.84 (NCAA ‘B’ Cut)
 
200-yard medley relay
 
Champion: MIT. 1:43.67 (NEWMAC Meet and Open Record, NCAA ‘B’ Cut and 2016 Qualifying Time)
-        Nanette Wu, Jessica Chen, Catherine Wu, Priscilla Wu
 
Runner Up: Wheaton, 1:46.64
-        Jenna Hayden, Elizabeth Bernardy, Aleza Epstein, Maggie Lawler

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