MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Sophomores Jared Nussbaum (Ridgefield, Conn.) and Charlie Adl (New Canaan, Conn.) provisionally qualified for NCAAs in the 500-yard freestyle as the Connecticut College men's swimming team ended the second day of the NESCAC Championships in seventh place on Friday evening. The Camels have accumulated 330.5 points through 10 events.
The team most notably racked up 63 points in the 500 free. Nussbaum notched a time of 4:31.12 to place fourth overall, challenging the school record of 4:31.06 established by AJ Pite '18 in 2016. Adl was almost as equally as impressive in the same event, as he finished sixth in 4:32.67. Freshman John Franco (Weston, Conn.) rounded out the scoring by placing 13th in the field in 4:40.02.
The Camels started the evening session strong by finishing fifth overall in the 200 free relay. Seniors Marc Klepacki (Hadley, Mass.) and Jaleel Watler (Brooklyn, N.Y.) as well as freshman Dash Hunter (Westport, Conn.) and Adl combined for a time of 1:23.29. In addition, Klepacki placed ninth in the 50 fly by touching the wall in 22.78 seconds and 12th in the 50 free in 21.42.
Connecticut College will continue competing at the NESCAC Championships tomorrow morning at 10 a.m.
Team Standings (Through 10 Events)
1. Williams 767; 2. Tufts 710; 3. Amherst 627; 4. Colby 435; 5. Bowdoin 431.5; 6. Bates 394; 7. Connecticut College 330.5; 8. Middlebury 315.5; 9. Trinity 243.5; 10. Hamilton 162; 11. Wesleyan 140.
NCAA "B" Cut Times
500 Free: Jared Nussbaum (4:31.12)
500 Free: Charlie Adl (4:32.67)