Tribe Men’s Swimming and Diving Sits in Sixth at Terrapin Cup
College Park, Md. - The William and Mary men’s swimming and diving team sits in sixth place after the first day of action at the Terrapin Cup Invitational. The Tribe totaled 111 points on Thursday, placing sixth out of seven teams.
In the 500 free “B” final, junior Stephen Fay swam well, coming in second place with a time of 4:40.64. Fay’s time was well faster than his qualifying time of 4:42.09. In the “C” final, junior Luke Robbins touched the wall first in a time of 4:45.15, cutting a second and a half off his preliminary qualifying time. In the same final, sophomore Evan Rutherford placed fifth with a mark of 4:49.79, while freshman Tyler Poling came in eighth with a time of 4:52.57.
In the 1-meter dive, senior Mike Newcomb scored some critical points for the College, placing fifth with a score of 208.35. Sophomore Aaron Bishop also dove well, placing eighth with a score of 154.60.
In the 50 free “B” final, senior Michael Naccarelli earned a runner up finish with a time of 21.40. In the “C” final, junior Stephen Fay placed eighth with a mark of 22.04.
In the 200 individual medley “C” final, freshman Andrew Strait swam well, touching the wall in a time of 1:55.64 to place second.
The William and Mary Tribe men’s swimming and diving team will continue at the Terrapin Cup Invitational, looking to make a charge up the leaderboard on day two of the three-day invitational.
Terrapin Cup Invitational
First Day Team Standings
1. Maryland 352
2. Connecticut 282.5
3. West Chester 156.5
4. Villanova 155
5. John Hopkins 119
6. William and Mary 111
7. Towson 19