Williamstown, Mass. – January 22, 2011 – Brian Sobel continued to excel in his final season for the Pride as he swept the diving competition, however Williams College got the best of Springfield College this afternoon in a dual men’s swimming and diving meet. The Ephs won by the score of 181-108.
For Springfield, Travis Morse was victorious in the 200 yard backstroke as he touched 2:01.13.
The Pride also received points from several third place finishes. Nolan Manley swam well in the 200 yard freestyle, snagging third place in 1:48.70. Morse added to his first-place finish in the 200 yard backstroke with a third-place finish in the 100 yard back, clocking in at :55.91. In the 100 yard freestyle, Josh Ernst finished with a time of 0:49.48, good for third.
In diving, Sobel was dominant, sweeping both the one and three-meter events. In the one-meter Sobel cruised with a score 320.48, beating out teammate Brooks Farrar, who scored a 309.90. In the three-meter Sobel distanced himself from the pack with a score of 349.80, with Farrar finishing second again with 315.68.
The Pride will be home next Saturday to host Babson at 1:00 pm in Art Linkletter Natatorium.