No. 4 Men's Swimming and Diving Falls Short To Division I Brown, 192-103

No. 4 Men's Swimming and Diving Falls Short To Division I Brown, 192-103

THE BASICS:

Score: Brown University 192, No. 4 MIT 103

Records: No. 4 MIT (2-1), Brown University (1-1)

Location: Providence, R.I. (Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center)

The Lead: The MIT men's swimming and diving team fell to Division I Brown University on the road of Saturday evening by a score of 192-103. During the meet, however, Bouke Edskes (Rockville, Md.), Sam Ubellacker (Georgetown, Ky.), Samuel Solomon (Rockville, Md.) and the 200-free relay team registered marks that rank in the top-12 among all Division III student-athletes.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- The 200-free relay team comprised of Ubellacker, senior Jeremy Bogle (Weston, Mass.), freshman Justin Liu (Linwood, N.J.) and senior Joshua Tomazin (Austin, Texas) finished the meet strong as they won the event in 1:23.50, a time which currently ranks third in Division III.

- Individually, Ubellacker had himself a great day in the pool as he finished third in the 100-fly in 51.12, which ranks 11th in Division III, and third in the 50-free in 21.20. Edskes also had a strong day in the pool as his first place finish in the 200-IM with a time of 1:55.40 ranks him fifth in the country. The sophomore also touched the wall third in the 100-back in 53.00.

- Junior Brandon McKenzie (Brigantine, N.J.) earned a trio of second place finishes as he notched times of 57.55 in the 100-breast, 2:06.47 in the 200-breast and 1:56.53 in the 200-IM. His 100-breast time currently stands at seventh fastest in the nation. The junior also aided the opening 200-medley relay team of Edskes, himself, Ubellacker and Tomazin to second place in 1:32.82.

- In the diving well, Solomon swept both boards with scores well above the NCAA Division III Diving Regional qualification standards as he scored 325.35 on the 3-meter board, which ranks 12th in Division III and 286.28 on the 1-meter board.

- Junior Josh Graves (Tustin, Calif.) touched the wall third in the 1000-free in 9:43.35 and fourth in the 500-free in 4:44.53, while freshman Kevin Fang (Austin, Texas) registered a third place finish in the 200-fly in 1:54.31 and a fifth place finish in the 100-fly in 52.06.

- Two other student-athletes came away with a third place finish in the pool this afternoon against a tough Brown team. Junior Gavin Brown (Richmond, Va.) grabbed third in the 200-IM in 2:02.37 and fourth in the 200-back in 1:58.00 and senior Dougie Kogut (Glen Burnie, Md.) touched the wall third in the 200-back in 1:57.57 and sixth in the 200-fly in 1:57.47.

UP NEXT:

- MIT is off until next weekend when the Engineers host New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC ) foe WPI and Bowdoin College for a meet in Cambridge beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18.

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