Men's Swimming & Diving Falls To Wheaton, WPI In Tri-Meet

Men's Swimming & Diving Falls To Wheaton, WPI In Tri-Meet

DARTMOUTH, Mass. --  Both UMass Dartmouth swimming & diving dropped a pair of decisions to WPI and Wheaton in a tri-meet that took placed Wednesday evening at the Tripp Natatorium.

Junior David Adamski (Wilbraham, Mass.) was victorious on the men’s side in both the 100 (48.49) and 200 (1:46.74) yard freestyle for the Corsairs, who also received a pair of triumphs in the 1 meter (224.25) and 3 meter (209.75) diving competition from sophomore Dodhy Saint-Amand (Brockton, Mass.).  Freshman Dylan DeAngelico (Amesbury, Mass.) posted a pair of runner-up performances in the 1 meter (204.20) and 3 meter (187.80) diving events for the hosts, who received a third place finish from sophomore Justin Chung (Roslindale, Mass.) in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:03.70).  Junior Stephen Barrett (Longmeadow, Mass.) recorded respective fourth and fifth place performances in the 500 (5:16.10) and 1,000 yard (11:00.85) freestyle for UMass Dartmouth, as he joined Adamski, junior Kyle MacKenzie (Londonderry, N.H.) and freshman Eric Worden (Portland, Maine) to post a fourth place finish in the 200 yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:33.59.

On the women’s side, junior Molly Harrington (Tewksbury, Mass.) notched a third place finish in the 50 yard freestyle (25.92) and a fifth place performance in the 100 yard freestyle (58.28) for the Corsairs, who received respective fifth place finishes from junior Alissa Hall (Westboro, Mass.) and freshman Maddie Kovach (Oxford, Conn.) in the 1,000 yard freestyle (12:35.20) and 100 yard backstroke (1:05.20).  The quartet of Kovach, Harrington and juniors Sarah Murphy (Braintree, Mass.) and Abigail Wilson (Newburyport, Mass.) teamed up to notch a third place performance in the 200 yard medley relay (1:58.75) for UMass Dartmouth.

The Corsair women’s squad heads to Plymouth, N.H. on Saturday afternoon to take on Plymouth State in a dual-meet that begins at 1:00 pm, while the UMass Dartmouth men will be idle until Saturday, January 26th when Norwich visits the Tripp Natatorium for dual-meet action that begins at 2:00 pm.

(Photo Credit:  Rainier Almonte '19)