HANOVER, N.H. – Dartmouth men’s swimming and diving were first at the Tate Ramsden Invitational with 878.5 points, defeating both UMass (835.5) and SUNY New Paltz (132).
The day was highlighted by Connor LaMastra breaking the pool and school record in the 200-yard butterfly.
In the 200-yard freestyle relay, the Big Green finished in second and third with times of 1:25.41 and 1:27.31. Combined with Dartmouth’s C, D and E relays taking sixth, seventh and ninth, Dartmouth picked up 90 points.
The Green took first through third in the 400-yard IM, being led by LaMastra (4:00.67). He was followed by Henry Senkfor (4:09.41) and Iain Edmundson (4:09.48). A few events later, LaMastra won the 200-yard backstroke (1:50.51), while Matt Luciano was first in the 100-yard fly (50.68) and Tony Shen won the 200-yard freestyle (1:40.80).
Justin Sodokoff and AJ Krok placed first and second on the 1-meter diving board with scores of 336.37 and 288.22, respectively. Ray Neistat followed soon after in fourth (282.00). In the 1650-yard freestyle, Josh Hendell was first (16:10.53), out-touching UMass’ Harry Ortof by almost six seconds.
In the 200-yard breaststroke, Delaney Hall took first with a time of 2:05.03. Edmundson was third (2:08.46) and Patrick Kang placed fourth (2:10.57). In the final individual event of the day, the 200 fly, LaMastra broke the pool and school record (1:47.54). He was followed by Luciano in second (1:53.09).
Next Saturday, Dartmouth will head to Storrs to face UConn.