Fagerholm Claims Three Victories as Men's Swim and Dive Dominates in Dual with Wheaton

WPI Men's Swimming and Diving - 2022

WORCESTER -- The WPI men's swimming and diving team dominated on Wednesday night at the Sports and Recreation Center defeating Wheaton College 167 to 106 in the team's first dual meet of 2022.  

The Engineers earned 11-straight victories to begin the meet. Peter Fagerholm (Sandy Hook, CT) finished the day at the top of the podium three times, starting the meet off as the anchor leg of the championship 400 Medley Relay team that touched the wall in 3:31.88 while also earning victories in the 100 Back (53.42) and 200 Back (1:59.15).  

Sidney Williams (Fairfax, VA) joined Fagerholm on the relay team and also picked up the 50 Free sprint victory finishing in 21.19, a second faster than his nearest competitor.  

Eric Scholz (Fulton, MD), also a member of the winning relay team, also earned first place in the 100 Breast touching in a time of 1:00.98, while Matthew Shriner (Arlington, MA) the last member of the 400 Medley Relay, took first in the 200 Free with a time of 1:46.40.  

Also taking home the win on the day were Aidan Greenfield (East Northport, NY) who finished the 1000 Free in 10:21.58, while Kyle Staubi (Red Hook, NY) led a pack of Engineers with a first place finish in the 200 Fly in 1:58.08. Matthew Crane (Groton, MA) took home the 100 Free victory finishing in 49.10, eking out the victory from teammate John Puksta (Nashua, NH) who finished in 49.15.  

Rounding out the swimming victors was Austin Aguirre (Santa Maria, CA) who won the 200 Breast in a time of 2:13.96. While Justin Moczynski (Hingham, MA) and Jared Seehusahai (Elkins Park, PA) went 1-2 in the 1-meter dive. Mocznyski finished with a score of 282.37 while Seehushai tallied a score of 165.90.  

The Engineers took each of the top three spots in seven events on the day including a 1-2-3-4 finish in the 200 Fly, 50 Free and a 1-5 finish in the 200 Back.  

Wheaton earned victories in the 500 Free, 100 Fly, 200 IM and the 200 Free Relay to close out the meet. William Garneau (Glastonbury, CT) finished in 5:04.63 in the 500 Free, Braxton Farrin (Walpole, ME) touched first in the 100 Fly in a time of 55.89 and Sean Hill (Ellsworth, ME) earned first in 2:05.33 in the 200 IM. The relay squad finished in 1:28.38 and included Richard Matthews (Otis, ME), Ben Goho (Lincoln, RI), Cam Labree (Hampden, ME) and Daniel Roch (Blaschette, Luxembourg).  

The squad will be back in action next Tuesday, Jan. 25 when they head across town to face off against Clark at 6pm in a dual meet.