Bears Beat Wesleyan in Final Dual Meet

Bears Beat Wesleyan in Final Dual Meet

MIDDLETOWN, Conn.--(2/4/12)--Freshman Christian Brindamour won a pair of events and was part of winning relay leading the Bears to a 211-68 win over Wesleyan in the final dual meet of the season.

Brindamour won the 100 backstroke (54.19) and the 100 freestyle (47.96), Orlando Morel won both the one-meter (216.07) and three-meter (213.82) diving events while Marco Tinari won the 500 freestyle (4:49.17) and the 1,000 freestyle (9:57.37) as the Bears finished 10-2 in dual meets this season.

Also for Coast Guard, Brian McGuiness won the 200 freestyle (1:46.08), , Michael Piantedosi won the 100 breaststroke (1:00.72), Tim Early won the 200 butterfly (1:58.68), Johnson Knox won the 50 freestyle (21.88), Kevin Smit won the 200 backstroke (2:02.65) and Preston Strobel won the 100 butterfly (52.79).

The Bears 200 medley relay team of Bryan Andrews, Derrian Duryea, Strobel and Knox won with a time of 1:37.55 while the 400 freestyle relay team of Brindamour, Knox, Dan Beshoar and McGuiness won with a time of 3:11.08.

Coast Guard will now prepare for the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships which take place Feb. 17-19th at MIT.