Men's Swimming Stands Third After Day One Of NEAC Meet

Men's Swimming Stands Third After Day One Of NEAC Meet

The Wells College men's swimming team stands in third place, just 10 points behind second-place Gallaudet University following the Friday sessions at the 2017 North Eastern Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championships.

Arthur Brooks took third in the finals of the 200-yard individual medley. He clocked a career-best 2:28.16 in the event finals, which ranks as the eighth-best time in Wells history.

Austin Heil and Adam M. Sleezer placed in the finals of the 50-yard freestyle. Heil swam the event in 23.38 seconds and placed second. His time was a career-best and is tied for the third-best in Wells history. Sleezer finished fourth with a time of 26.44 seconds.

The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Lucas Donnenwirth, Tyler Lewis, Ian Ronan, and Austin Heil placed second with a time of 1:41.81. The 400-yard medley relay of Brandon Sprague, Lewis, Arthur Brooks, and Adam M. Sleezer was third with a time of 4:39.54.

In the 500-yard freestyle finals, Sprague was fourth with a time of 5:53.17 and Donnenwirth was sixth in 6:04.79.

Action resumes Saturday morning at 10 a.m. with preliminary races. Saturday's event finals will begin at 6 p.m.