Coast Guard Sneaks Past Cougars, 122-88

Coast Guard Sneaks Past Cougars, 122-88

Worcester, Mass. – Both Jack Hall (McLean, Va.) and David Powers (Woodbridge, Conn.) won individual events and Steven Castiglione (North Haven, Conn.) once again swept the diving events but in the end Coast Guard Academy topped host Clark University, 122-88, in New England Women's And Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) men's swimming action on Sunday.

Hall won the 500-yard freestyle event in 5:11.74 ahead of teammate Eddie McCluskey (Hope, Maine), who turned in a time of 5:18.92.

Powers, meanwhile, edged out Hall in the 100-yard breaststroke as the Cougars went 1-2. Powers finished in 1:07.25, while Hall churned out a time of 1:10.04.

Castiglione won both diving events, taking the one-meter in 202.80 and the three-meter with a score of 210.30.

The Cougars' 200-yard freestyle foursome of Will Hurley (Swanville, Maine), Mick Chertov (West Roxbury, Mass.), Mark Crisafulli (Wayland, Mass.) and Jake Dinerman (Cranston, R.I.) notched a first-place effort as well, blazing to a time of 1:47.03.

Clark will continue its busy week on Wednesday with a road trip to WPI before hosting Brandeis University on Saturday.