W&M Menís Swimming and Diving Drops Meet at Virginia Tech, 162-117
Blacksburg, Va. - The William and Mary Tribe menís swimming and diving team got back in the pool on Saturday after the long winter break, falling to the Virginia Tech Hokies in Blacksburg, 162-117. With the defeat, the Tribeís dual-meet record on the season stands at 5-2.
Freshman Andrew Strait continued where he left on in the fall season, winning the 200 breast in a time of 2:09.44. The victory was the seventh on the season for the rookie from Henrico, Virginia.
One of the better individual performances for the College came in the 3-meter dive, where senior Mike Newcomb set a personal best, totaling a score of 232.88. With his score, Newcomb moves up to sixth place all-time in school history.
In the 200 medley relay, the team of Glass, sophomore Ben Ward, junior Evan Mulloy, and senior Michael Naccarelli had a very nice swim, coming in third place with a time of 1:33.96. With that mark, the relay team now ranks ninth all-time at the College.
The William and Mary Tribe menís swimming and diving team will next be in action on Saturday, January 29, when the College will face both CAA-rival Delaware as well as the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. The meet is scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.