WORCESTER, Mass.-The Coast Guard men's swimming and diving team received six top-five finishes on Day Three of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships hosted by WPI.
The Bears currently sit in third place in the seven team field with 638.5 points. MIT remains in first place with 1085.5 points while WPI and their 751.5 points are within striking distance for Coast Guard.
Coast Guard's top individual performer on the day was sophomore Andy Anderson who placed third in the 1-meter dive with a finals score of 469.25. The 200 medley relay team was the top relay finishing team for the Bears, earning a third place result in a time of 1:33.85. The team was comprised of sophomore Ben Morseth, freshman Carl Fuhs, and juniors Ryan Buys and Christian Brindamour. The same foursome would make up the 400 medley relay team that swam to a fifth place finish in a time of 3:28.04.
The Bears received a trio of individual fourth place finishes. Buys placed fourth in the 100 butterfly in 51.47 seconds while Fuhs claimed a fourth place result with a 58.08 second finish in the 100 breaststroke. Freshman Elliot VanDeren was fourth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:09.86.
Coast Guard returns to action tomorrow, February 23rd when they wrap up the NEWMAC Championships at WPI.