Cambridge, MA --- An All-NEWMAC Second Team finish from Justin Moczynski (Hingham, MA) in the 1-meter dive highlighted day three of the NEWMAC Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships.
After three days of competition, the Engineers currently sit in third place with 582 points accumulated. Defending champion and host MIT has amassed 1,127 is closing in on its 13th straight title. WPI is 80 points behind second-place Coast Guard (662) and more than 100 points clear of fourth place Springfield (480).
Moczynski finished in second place with a score of 469.00. His teammate Jared Seehusahai (Elkins Park, PA) finished ninth in 305.25.
Joining Moczynski with a spot on the podium to close out the night was the 200 Medley relay squad of Sidney Williams (Fairfax, VA), Eric Scholz (Fulton, MD), Matthew Shriner (Arlington, MA), and Peter Fagerholm (Sandy Hook, CT) who closed out swim competition on day three with a third-place finish in 1:31.57.
Roman Henry (Mullica Hill, NJ) started the night off with a seventh-place finish in the 400 IM in 4:10.62 while the foursome of Bora Hurst (Wellington, FL), Matthew Segui (Stanton, CA), Eli Budde (Sykesville, MD), and Ashton Lyon (Loveland, CO) piled on the points in the B final. Hurst took first in the B final with an overall finish of 11th place while Segui finished 14th, Budde 18th, and Lyon 19th.
Next in the 100 Fly, Shriner and Kyle Staubi (Red Hook, NY) went eighth-ninth with times of 49.81 and 49.94 while Henry Buda (Laurel, MD) and Christopher Thomas (Naperville, IL) finished 14th and 19th with 51.15 and 54.00 finishes.
Next up for the Engineers was the 200 Free finish where Fagerholm took home 10th in 1:42.47 while John Puksta (Nashua, NH) finished 12th, Aidan Greenfield (East Northport, NY) finished 16th, and Donald Buglino (Titusville, NJ) rounded out the pack with a 17th place finish.
Scholz started the day off with the 100 Breast where he took ninth in 57.51 while Fraser Milligan (Middlebury, VT) and Henry finished 13th and 16th respectively in the B final.
The 100 Back rounded out the individual swimming events for the night with Williams placing fourth, just off the podium, in a time of 49.63 while Austin Aguirre (Santa Maria, CA) brought home the B final victory for an 11th place finish in 52.51 and Aaron Swann (Venice, FL) touched the wall in 17th in 55.38.
Upcoming on the final day of action at the NEWMAC Championships on Sunday are the 1650 Free, 200 Back, 100 Free, 200 Breast, 200 Fly, and the 400 Free relay.