Men's Swimming & Diving Sits in Sixth Place After Day One of the Inaugural 2017 GNAC Championship

Men's Swimming & Diving Sits in Sixth Place After Day One of the Inaugural 2017 GNAC Championship

BOSTON, Mass. – Husson University men's swimming & diving kicked off the inaugural 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Swimming & Diving Championship at Simmons College on Saturday. The men capped the first day of the two-day event in sixth place with 33 points.

Through 22 events on the men's side, Norwich University – winners of six-straight GNAC Invitational titles – is again in the top slot with 186 points while Regis (Mass.) is in second with 86 points. Elms College (55), Saint Joseph's (Maine) (50), Colby-Sawyer (38), and Husson University (33) and round out the remainder of the men's six-team field.

For the Eagles, three individuals have advanced to the finals thus far while the team has also raced in a pair of relay finals.

THE RUNDOWN - PRELIMS:

  • Adam Colter placed ninth in the 500 Free (6:00.92) and tenth in the 200 Free (2:13.73).
  • Alex Miles finished ninth in the 200 IM (2:32.16) and 17th in the 50 Fly (29.58).
  • Colby King was 12th in 50 Free (25.27).
  • Thomas Cote took ninth in the 100 Fly (1:03.15) and seventh in the 200 Back (2:35.60) to qualify for the evenings finals.
  • Caelan Lecrone was 12th in the 100 Fly (1:09.71) and ninth in the 50 Fly (26.92).
  • Kyle Urban finished seventh in the 100 Breast (1:12.94) to qualify for the evenings finals.

THE RUNDOWN - FINALS:

  • Cote, Miles, Colter, King finished fourth in the 200 Free Relay with a time of 1:43.17.
  • Miles, King, Lecrone and Colter posted a sixth-place finish in the 400 Medley Relay (4:35.79).
  • Urban tallied eight points by finishing seventh in the 100 Breast (1:13.59) and third in the 1 Meter Diving with 281.20 points.
  • Cote chipped in with two points after posting the seventh best time in the 200 Back (2:28.82)
  • King contributed seven points with a runner-up finish in the 1 Meter Diving with 303.00 points.

NEXT!

The action resumes – and concludes, today – with the preliminary events starting at 9:30 AM and the finals kicking off at 4:00 PM.