Swimming and Diving Teams Wrap Up NEWMAC Championship

Swimming and Diving Teams Wrap Up NEWMAC Championship

Worcester, Mass.- On Sunday, the Clark University swimming and diving teams wrapped up their season with day four of the NEWMAC Championships at WPI. Both the MIT men and women claimied the conference hampionship titles. The MIT men have now captured eleven consecutive championships, the women have captured nine consecutive. In the standings, the Clark men finished seventh with 219 points, and the Clark women finished in tenth with 242 points. 

For the men, MIT produced 1,477.5 points while U.S. Coast Guard Academy also surpassed 1,000 points with 1,179.5 to take second. Host WPI finished third (857), followed by Babson College (498), Wheaton College (476), Springfield College (475) and Clark University (219). The men's swimmer of the year was Jack Bauer from WPI. The men's diver of the year was Jay Lang, from MIT. The men's rookie of the year was Jordan Ren, from MIT.

For the women, MIT accumulated 1,281 points as Wheaton College came home second (908), U.S. Coast Guard Academy was third (724), Springfield College was fourth (651) and Wellesley College was fifth (608). Host WPI was three points behind in sixth (605) as Babson College (272), Mount Holyoke College (253), Clark University (242) and Smith College (228) were seventh through 10th, respectively. The women's swimmer of the year was Lydia DaCorte, from Wheaton. The women's diver of the year was Deborah Wen, from MIT. The women's rookie of the year was Laura Rosado, from MIT.

On the men's side for Clark, Dylan Schrama (Taunton, Mass), Julian Ortega (West Palm Beach, Fla), Sebastian Ortega (West Palm Beach, Fla) and Noah Liscord (Wayne, Maine) took seventh in 400 Yard Freestyle Relay. They touched the wall with a final time of 3:24.08, picking up thirty-two points.

Eric Corbert (Newton, Mass) came in 17th out of a large field in the 1650 Yard Freestyle. He finished with a time of 17.22.62.

For the Clark women, Quinn Mitchell (West Hartford, Conn) put up another strong day. She finished third out of a twenty person field in the 200 Yard Butterfly. She touched the wall with a final time of 2:10.01 and gained twenty points for the Cougars total.

Allison Dubick (Cornwall, NY), Elizabeth Cownie (Concord, Mass), Quinn Mitchell (West Hartford, Conn), and Amelia Muratori (Southbury, Conn) came in eighth in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay. They finished with a time of 3.39.83.