November 16, 2013

Men's Swimming and Diving Scores Convincing Win Over Maine, 226-55

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men's swimming and diving team scored a resounding 226-55 victory over the University of Maine on Saturday at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center.

 

The afternoon began with the 200 Yard Medley Relay as the Bears took the top-four spots in the competition.  The group of Nicholas Johnston (Pleasanton, Calif.), Connor Lohman (Prospect, Ky.), William LaCosta (Gladstone, N.J.), and Jack Nee (Pepper Pike, Ohio) combined to set a mark of 1:35.25 for the event.

 

The fourth event of the day saw Kai Wombacher (Apex, N.C.) and Sovijja Pou (Beaverton, Ore.) place in the top-two spots with times of 9:48.36 and 10:04.79, respectively in the 1000 Yard Freestyle.

 

The Bears boasted another impressive performance in the 200 Yard Freestyle, led by Cory Mayfield and his top mark of 1:42.15.  Johnston struck again with another triumph, this time in the 100 Yard Backstroke with a mark of 52.11 to finish ahead of Maine's Matt England.

 

The trio of Lohman, Thomas Mercurio(Novato, Calif.), and Matt Luminais (Haverford, Pa.) swept the top-three slots in the 100 Yard Breaststroke before Tommy Glenn (Haddonfield, N.J.), Brian Barr (Martinsville, N.J.), and Max Bley-Male (Portland, Ore.) followed suit in the 200 Yard Butterfly.

 

Lohman added another victory to his resume on Saturday, taking first place in the 400 Yard IM with a time of 4:03.41 before the Bears swept the top-six in the 100 Yard Freestyle led by Jeffrey Strausser (Lafayette, Calif.). 

 

In diving action, Jonathan Schlafer (Uniontown, Ohio) and William Rosenberg (Strongsville, Ohio) tallied victories in the One Meter and Three Meter diving events respectively.

 

The Bears will return to action for a three-day event at Princeton from December 6-8.