Men's Swimming Pounds Colby, 195-92

Dec. 4, 2004

Complete Results

WATERVILLE, Maine - MIT men's swimming fired on all cylinders against Colby College, crushing the Mules, 195-92. The Engineers never looked back after winning the first six events and netting four pool records.

 

MIT (3-1) enjoyed a meet filled with highlights, led by sophomore Craig Edwards' dominating performance in the backstroke. Edwards broke pool records in both the 100 and 200 back, while he and Mattieu Fuzellier each made NCAA "B" cuts in the 100. Edwards touched in 52.72 to slip past Fuzellier, who swim a season-best, 52.88.

Edwards dipped under two minutes for the first time this year en route to the pool mark in the 200 (1:58.14).

 

The Engineers success extended to every event and clinched victories in 13 of 16 races. Tech's dominance was no more apparent than in the 400 IM and 100 fly, where MIT swept the first three spots. Nick Sidelnik led the Engineers' winning contingent in the 400 IM, while senior captain Jonathan Varsanik split 52.82 to pave the way in the 100 fly.

 

The team of Josiah Rosmarin, Craig Edwards, Grady Snyder and Varsanik ended the afternoon with another pool record in the 400 free relay; completing the circuit in 3:13.83 for the easy win. The race marked the third pool record on the day for Edwards, while Snyder picked up his third first-place finish after winning the 100 and 200 free.