Men's Swimming Sweeps, Women Split vs. Trinity and Wesleyan

HARTFORD, Conn. - The Bowdoin College swimming and diving teams won three of four head-to-head match-ups in a meet against Trinity and Wesleyan on Saturday at Trinity College.

The Polar Bear men (4-1 in dual meets this season) picked up convincing wins over Wesleyan (222-68) and Trinity (211-86) while the women's team (3-2 in dual meets) defeated Trinity (192-104) but fell to Wesleyan (163-134).

Nathan Mecray placed first in the 100 breaststroke (58.66) and the 100 freestyle (47.59) while Chris Granta won both the 100 butterfly (53.46) and 200 butterfly (1:56.98) for Bowdoin. Thomas Kramer claimed the one-meter (224.80) and three-meter dive (218.95) competitions for the Polar Bears. Other winners included Basyl Stuyvesant in the 200 backstroke (1:57.25), Ryan Peabody in the 1000 yard freestyle (10:11.55), Andrew Park in the 100 backstroke (54.78), William Shi in the 50 freestyle (22.54) and Ryan Kulesza in the 200 IM (2:01.24).

The men's 400 medley relay team of Stuyvesant, Zachary Perez, Mac Routh and William Shi placed first in 3:39.95 while the 200 freestyle relay team of E.J. Googins, Routh, Shi and Mecray took first in 1:29.62.

For the women's team Teri Faller won the 100 backstroke (1:00.78) and the 200 backstroke (2:12.07) while Patty Boyer won the 50 freestyle (25.80) for the Polar Bears.