Springfield, Mass. - January 17, 2015 - The Springfield College men's swimming and diving program fell to NYU, 202.5-91.5 on Saturday afternoon in the Linkletter Natatorium despite impressive showings from freshman Austin Von Heeringen (Germantown, Md.) and Daniel Fay (Yorktown, N.Y.).
Fay finished second overall in the 1000 Freestyle with a time of 10:24.29, while Von Heeringen posted a top-three finish in the 200 Free with a time of 1:53.20, before finishing fourth overall in the 200 Back with a time of 2:04.04.
Senior diver Jack Lewis (Durham, N.H.) posted a pair of second-place finishes on the 1-Meter and 3-Meter boards, as the six-time NEWMAC Diver of the Week posted a national-qualifying score of 324.00 on the 3-Meter, before tallying a national-qualifying score of 315.35 on the 1-Meter.
To begin the day, the 400 Medley Relay team of Fay, Michael Normoyle (Wilbraham, Mass.), Kent Parsons (Southwick, Mass) and Hayden Cassidy (Ada, Mich.) posted a time of 3:40.37 to take third place overall, before Kelly Dullard (Waterbury, Conn.) posted a third-place finish in the 100 Back with a time of 57.63.
In the 100 Breast, Tommy Normoyle (Wilbraham, Mass.) registered a time of 1:02.49 to become the Pride's top finisher in the event and third-place overall. Michael Normoyle (Wilbraham, Mass.) would tie Ray Oo for third place in the 50 Free with a time of 22.80 before Cassidy finished third overall in the 100 Free with a time of 50.05.
The Pride will return to action on Saturday, January 24, when it will host Babson College at 1 p.m.