Fuhs Wins 100 Breaststroke; Jackson Rewrites Record Book on NEWMAC Day 3

Eric Fuhs
Eric Fuhs

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Freshman Eric Fuhs won the championship in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 55.12 while junior Patrick Jackson set two individual school records and was part of a record setting relay to highlight the third day of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship.

Fuhs won the championship in the 100 breaststroke while defending NEWMAC champion and All-American teammate Chasse Sodemann placed third in the event with a time of 55.98.

Jackson broke his own school record and earned All-conference honors with a second place finish in the 100 butterfly with a time of 49.42.

He also placed fourth in the 100 backstroke, breaking his own school record which he set yesterday with a time of  50.32 tonight.

Jackson was not done as he was part of the Bears 200 medley relay which set the school record and placed third with a time of 1:30.71. The relay consisted of Jackson, Sodemann, senior Ross Garrett and sophomore Joe Rodriguez.

Junior Colin Fenster broke his own school record and was fourth with a time of 4:03.77 in the 400 IM while sophomore Max McCall took fifth (4:04.09).

The Bears sit in second place with 824.5 points well ahead of third place WPI with 656 points. Host MIT is in front with 1,109 points heading into the final day of competition.




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