Cardinals Win Four Events During Dual Meet vs. Conn. College Won by the Camels, Also Come up Short vs. Bowdoin, Colby and Coast Guard
Dropping a 177-96 decision to Conn. College during their annual dual meet Sat., Jan. 21 in Middletown, the Cardinals secured a top finish in four events as Momo Saleh '12 (photo insert upper left) took the 100 breaststroke, Martin Kafina '14 (photo insert upper right) captured the 200 butterfly, Erik Yan '15 (bottom photo) sprinted to victory in the 50 freestyle and Justin Yoshimaru '14 won the one-meter dive uncontested.
Wesleyan was back in the water for its next dual meet situation Sat., Jan. 28, visiting Trinity to take on Bowdoin and Colby. Trinity also batted the Maine colleges while Wesleyan and Trinity did not compete against each other. The Cardinals fell to the Polar Bears, 222-68, and to Colby, 155-124. Leading the Wesleyan contingent during the meet was Saleh as he was tops in the 200 breaststroke. The Cardinals took 1-2 in the event as Thomas Cho '13 was just .03 seconds behind Saleh in second place.
Wesleyan closed out the dual-meet season at home Sat., Feb. 4 against traditional in-state rival Coast Guard. Coast Guard prevailed for the 11th year in a row, this time by a 211-68 count, winning all 16 events.
Wesleyan will be at Williams for the annual NESCAC Championships Fri.-Sun., Feb. 24-26 to close out the year.