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MEET-BY-MEET SUMMARY OF 2006-07 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING SEASON

2006-07 Final Regular Season Record: 5-6 duals, 7-7 overall

11/18/06:  Wesleyan  175, Bates  82
Link to complete Bates meet results

11/20/06:  at Amherst  159, Wesleyan  116
Link to complete Amherst meet results

12/2-3/06:  Cardinal Invitational - Brandeis  1100, Wesleyan  1019.5, Keene St.  865.5, M.I.T.  739
Link to complete Cardinal Invitational meet results

12/9/06:  Wesleyan  154, Trinity  134
Link to complete Trinity meet results

1/14/07:  at Williams  181.5, Wesleyan  104 ; Tufts  188, Wesleyan  98
Link to complete meet results at Williams w/Tufts

1/20/07:  at Conn. College  180, Wesleyan  108 ; Wesleyan  207, Clark  86 ; Wesleyan  197, Colby-Sawyer  91
Link to complete meet results at Conn. College w/Clark & Colby Sawyer

1/27/07:  at Colby  173, Wesleyan  117 ; Wesleyan  148, Bowdoin  131
Link to complete meet results at Colby w/Bowdoin  (Note - Trinity also competed but vs. Colby & Bowdoin only)

2/3/07:  Coast Guard  160, Wesleyan  121
Link to complete Coast Guard meet results

2/23-25/07:  NESCAC Championship at Bowdoin - 7th of 11 teams
Team scoring - Williams  2019.5, Amherst  1308, Tufts  1306, Middlebury  1182, Conn. College  952.5, Colby  898, Wesleyan  800, Bowdoin  590, Hamilton  583, Trinity  443, Bates  372.
HIGHLIGHTS - Ben Byers '07 made it four consecutive years as an all-NESCAC performer in both the 1000 freestyle and the 1650 freestyle.  He placed second in both races with a solid national "B" cut time of 16:01.15 in the 1650.  He also placed fifth in the 500 free with another national "B" cut effort  (4:38.96).  The quartet of  Dan Storms '10, Jeff Stein '08, Chris Becker '09 and Mike Pepi '08 broke two team records, eclipsing the 200 free relay mark with a 1:25.14, bettering the three-year old record of 1:25.38, and coming through with a 3:09.77 in the 400 free relay, nipping the record of 3:09.88 set in 1994.  Diver Dave Wilkinson '09 had a pair of championship-round results, placing fifth in the one-meter board and seventh in the three-meter dive while J.P. Valente '10 came in eighth in the one-meter..

Link to complete NESCAC meet results

3/15-17/07:  NCAA Division III Championships at U. of Houston - 45h (tied) of 55 scoring teams
Top 10 Team scoring - Kenyon  570, Denison  351, Emory  318, Williams  305, Gustavus Adolphus  225, John Hopkins  175, St. Olaf  161.5, Washington & Lee  145, Grove City  118, UC Santa Cruz  110.  Wesleyan (45th-tied) - 5 points..
HIGHLIGHTS - Ben Byers became an All-American for the third time in his career by placing 14th in the 1650 free with a time of 15:54.08 and 15th in the 500 free with a finals time of 4:35.30. Both give him honorable-mention All-America status.  Byers was 11th in the 1650 free in 2004 and fifth in 2005 while he had never placed higher than 19th in three previous efforts in the 500 free at Nationals.  Byers also was one of four Wesleyan athletes recently named All-America by the Collegiate Water Polo Association.  Byers was honorable-mention while John Haley, also a swimming team member, was a second-team pick.  The other two were Matt Brownstein (2nd team) and Andrew Jaycox (also a baseball team member, honorable-mention).