February 20, 2014

Men’s Swimming and Diving Fifth After Day One

WORCESTER, Mass.-Sophomore Andy Anderson was the high-finisher on the day for Coast Guard on Day One of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.

Anderson recorded a fourth place finish on the day, earning the Bears 21 points with a score of 435.85 in the 3-meter diving final.

Coast Guard also got a pair of top ten finishes in the 800-yard freestyle relay. In fifth place the team of senior Marco Tinari, freshman Elliot VanDeren and Aaron Overheim, and sophomore Timothy Dion finished in a time of 7:04.67 to earn the Bears 38 points. The other team, consisting of all freshmen – Mike Franco, Alexander Simpson, Zach Weeks, and Londen Thomas finished in 7:11.99 netting Coast Guard an additional 24 points.

In total Coast Guard has 87 points and sits in fifth place (of seven competing teams) through the completion of two events.

Action resumes tomorrow with Day Two activities, hosted by WPI.

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