HANOVER, N.H. – With dual meet season quickly winding down, the Dartmouth men’s swimming and diving team hosted UConn on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Huskies in a close meet, 161-134.
The Big Green got things started off well on the 1-meter diving board when AJ Krok placed first (292.12). Taylor Clough was fourth (252.07) and Ray Neistat followed right behind in fifth (248.09). On the 3-meter board, Krok took second (294.43), finishing just behind Daniel Kinney in first. Clough was fourth (253.58) and Neistat placed sixth (216.83).
In the 400-yard medley relay, Dartmouth A and B touched less than five seconds apart to take second (3:28.37) and third (3:33.05), respectively. Jorge Siwady finished highest for the Big Green in the 1,000-yard freestyle, taking fourth (10:22.91), and Brett Seeley-Hacker touched right after in fifth (10:26.15).
Henry Senkfor won the 200-yard freestyle (1:42.34), while Tony Shen placed second in both the 100-yard backstroke (52.44) and the 100-yard freestyle (46.87). Patrick Kang was first in the 100-yard breaststroke (58.70), Timo Vaimann placed third (59.10) and Delaney Hall took fifth (59.86). A few events later, Hall was second in the 100-yard breaststroke (2:08.47), Kang came in fourth (2:11.33) and Paul Cane placed sixth (2:21.33).
In the 200-yard butterfly, Robert Purvis and John Hall touched in second (1:56.03) and third (1:58.76), respectively. The 50-yard freestyle was a very close event, seeing six swimmers finish within seven-tenths of a second. Will Belmont was second (22.02) touching just two-tenths of a second ahead of Daniel Krensta. Henry Patrick was fourth (22.33) and Tang-e Tan placed fifth (22.36).
Dartmouth was first and second in the 200-yard freestyle relay. The A relay, composed of Belmont, Hall, Tan and Patrick, was first (1:29.53) and the B relay touched soon after (1:30.99).
Next weekend, the Big Green will host their final dual meet of the season, taking on Columbia at 12 p.m. on Saturday.