Men's Swim & Dive Currently Sits in the Runner-Up Position after Day Two of the 2020 GNAC Championship

Photo by Monty Rand Photography
Photo by Monty Rand Photography

WELLESLEY, Mass. - The Husson University men's swimming & diving team sits in second place through 26 events of the 2020 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship with 121 points, the most points the program has scored through the first two-days of the GNAC Championship Meet.

Norwich University compiled 271 points to swim past the Eagles (118) for the lead with Regis (Mass.) sitting in third place with 119 points followed by University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) with 106 points, Elms (59), Saint Joseph's (Maine) with 58 points, and Colby-Sawyer (7).

THE RUNDOWN

  • Adam Colter finished 11th in the 500 Free (5:54.14).
  • Steven Johnston won the 50 Back with a new school record time of 25.46 and won the 100 Free (47.79), an effort worth 22 points. Both victories gave Johnston his fourth and fifth All-GNAC honors of his career. He now has the most All-Conference honors in program history.
  • Jordan McCoy placed ninth in the 50 Back (30.72) and seventh in the 200 Back (2:40.21), an effort worth six points.
  • Joe Vail took third place in the 200 IM (2:11.41) to earn him his third All-GNAC honor of his career, an effort worth eight points.
  • Andrew Cote was tenth in the 100 Fly (1:01.18), an effort with one point.
  • Dan Egan finished fourth in the 100 Breast (1:12.05), an effort worth seven points.
  • Tom Cote took fifth place in the 200 Back (2:24.01), an effort worth six points.
  • The group of Johnston, Vail, T. Cote and Egan finished third in the 400 Medley Relay with a time of 3:57.00, an effort worth 16 points.
  • Spencer Bernat finished second in the 1-meter diving (6-dive program) with 196.90 points to become the first men's diver since Tim Smith '15 to earn All-GNAC honors, an effort worth nine points. Smith earned All-Conference honors in 2013 and 2014.
  • Kyle Young placed sixth in the 1-meter diving (6-dive program) with 88.20 points, an effort worth five points.

NEXT!

The action concludes on Sunday, February 2nd at the Boston Sports Institutewith the preliminary events starting at 9:30 a.m. and the finals kicking off at 4:00 p.m.