Men's Swimming & Diving

400 Free Relay Highlights Final Day of NESCAC Championship

Corey Jalbert was apart of three relays that placed in the top-10.
Corey Jalbert was apart of three relays that placed in the top-10.

Middlebury wrapped up competition at the 2020 NESCAC Men's Swimming & Diving Championships at Williams on Sunday evening. The Panthers placed eighth out of 11 teams with 565 points. The hosts won the meet for the 18th time with 1987.5 points, while Tufts (1787.5) and Amherst (1386.5) rounded out the top-three teams.

The 400-yard freestyle relay team (Corey Jalbert, Jake Gaughan, Aidan McKenrick and Will Pannos) highlighted the final day of competition for Middlebury, placing fifth with a time of 3:04.80.

In the 1650 free, Alec Wilson touched the wall in 16:33.26, good for 11th-place. The Panthers had a pair of top-20 finishes in the 200 backstroke. Kevin Santoro clocked in at 1:53.10 (12th), while Sam Pelletier finished in 1:54.83 (18th). Rounding out Middlebury's top-20 finishers were Zack Einhorn, who placed 19th in the 200 butterfly (1:55.44) and Jacob Fleisher (20th) in the 200 breaststoke (2:09.08).

On the diving boards, Jason Rickenbacher recorded a 10th-place finish with 304.4 points in the three-meter competition.