BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- The UMass Dartmouth men’s swimming & diving team enjoyed a successful night in the pool at the Bridgewater State Last Gasp Invitational, as the Corsairs claimed eight individual events victories and won four relays in the non-scoring competition.
Sophomore Noah Yeskewicz (Middleboro, Mass.) prevailed in three events on the night for UMass Dartmouth, as he took top honors in the both the 200 (2:10.83) and 400 yard individual medley (5:10.92) as well as the 200 yard butterfly (2:12.61), while junior David Adamski (Wilbraham, Mass.) was victorious in both the 500 (5:12.28) and 1,000 yard freestyle (11:17.33). Junior Kyle MacKenzie (Londonderry, N.H.) posted a win in the 100 yard freestyle (53.70) for the Corsairs, who also received triumphs from sophomores Justin Chung (Roslindale, Mass.) and Cameron DiBenedetto (East Freetown, Mass.) in the 50 yard breaststroke (29.94) and 200 yard backstroke (2:14.46), respectively.
The tandem of MacKenzie, Yeskewicz, Adamski and freshman Eric Worden (Portland, Maine) took top honors in the 200 yard freestyle relay (1:36.19) for UMass Dartmouth, while the quartet of MacKenzie, Adamski, junior Stephen Barrett (Longmeadow, Mass.) and freshman Nathan Motisi (Ellington, Conn.) won the 800 yard freestyle relay in a time of 7:34.14. DiBenedetto, Chung and Yeskewicz also swam legs of the winning 200 yard (1:53.04) and 400 yard medley (4:14.86) relays for the Corsairs, as Worden anchored the 200 relay and Adamski rounded out the 400.
UMass Dartmouth will be idle until Thursday, February 21st when the Corsairs will compete at the 2019 New England Swimming & Diving Championships hosted by MIT.