MEET-BY-MEET SUMMARY OF 2014-15 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING SEASON
Final record: 1-10 duals, 1-10 overall
11/15/14: Brandeis 155, Wesleyan 135
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11/22/14: Bates 204, Wesleyan 94
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11/24/14: Amherst 171, Wesleyan 109
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12/5/14: (at Trinity) - Wesleyan 186, Trinity 115; Conn. College 232.5, Wesleyan 76.5
Link to complete Trinity-Conn. College meet results (men's and women's mixed)
1/3/15: Hamilton 155, Wesleyan 141
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1/17/15: Williams 221 155, Wesleyan 68 (Note - Conn. College also swam against Williams, but not against Wesleyan)
Link to complete Williams meet results (men's and women's mixed)
1/18/15: at Tufts 174, Wesleyan 108
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1/24/15: at Colby 166, Wesleyan 130
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1/25/15: at Bowdoin 203, Wesleyan 92
Link to complete Bowdoin meet results (men's and women's mixed)
1/31/15: Coast Guard 185, Wesleyan 106
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2/20-22/15: NESCAC Championships at Middlebury - 8th of 11 teams
TEAM SCORING: Williams 2066.5, Amherst 1579, Conn. College 1323, Tufts 1086, Bates 969, Bowdoin 778.5, Middlebury 688, Wesleyan 513, Hamilton 490, Colby 440, Trinity 209.
HIGHLIGHTS: In total, five Wesleyan swim records were established during the meet. Bill Hepner broke the 50 breaststroke mark with a time of :26.16 while placing eighth in the event. He also had a 14th-place finish in the 100 breaststroke. Ali Pourmaleki had a national "B" cut time trial of 1:51.84 in the 200 butterfly for a Wesleyan standard, then went on to place 11th in the event as well as 13th in the 100 butterfly. The third and fourth individual records both went to Spencer Tang in the 100 backstroke with a 17th-place time of :52.42 and the 200 backstroke with an 18th-place time of 1:54.70. The remaining two records came in relay events as Tang, Jacques Bazile, Erik Yan and Wesley Ho combined for a 1:34.04 in the 200 medley relay while Tang, Hepner, Yan and Ho joined forces for a 3:30.26 time in the 400 medley relay. Both relay squads took seventh place. The top individual swim finish during the meet went to Yan in the 50 butterfly as he placed sixth in a time of :23.08, just .02 seconds over his own school record set in 2013. In diving, Brandon Pearson came up with a pair of national "B" cuts while placing fourth in the one-meter dive, scoring a high of 451.75 points in the trials, and fifth in the three-meter dive, with a 455.45 high score in the trials.
Link to complete results of NESCAC men's swimming & diving championships
2/27-28/15 - Division III Regional Diving Championships at Springfield - no team scoring
NOTES - Brandon Pearson finished 6th of 20 in the one-meter dive and 7th of 20 in the three-meter dive, qualifying him for the NCAA Division III Championships in Shenandowa, Texas. His score of 468.05 in the one-meter dive and 545.00 in the three-meter dive are both Wesleyan records. He is the first Cardinal diver to qualify for the NCAAs since Dave Wilkinson in 2009.
Complete regional diving scores - one meter Complete regional diving scores - three meter
3/18-21/15 - NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships in Shenandoah, Tex. - Wesleyan did not scoreNOTES - Brendan Pearson placed 18th of 24 entrants in the three-meter dive with a score of 432.50 and 20th in the one0-meter dive with a score of 396.70.
Complete one-meter dive prelim results Complete three-meter dive prelim results