Smith fifth for men's swim team at league meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 28, 2010

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. --- Kevin Smith, a day after finishing third in the 1,000-yard freestyle, placed fifth in the 1,650 freestyle for Colby College at the New England Small College Athletic Conference Men's Swimming and Diving Championships on Sunday night at Williams College.

Smith finished with a time of 16 minutes, 21.49 seconds in the 1,650.

Ben Gross tied for seventh in the 100 freestyle (46.66, 46.33 prelim) and Mason Roberts was eighth in the 200 breaststroke (2:11.35). Gross and Smith joined forces with Raymond Rieling and Reilly Taylor to take eighth in the 400 freestyle relay in 3:09.95.

Final Scores

                Place School                                          Points

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                1 Williams College                   WILL           1937.5

                2 Tufts University                   TUFTS          1452.5

                3 Amherst College                    AMHER          1352 

                4 Middlebury College                 MIDD           1029.5

                5 Hamilton College                   HAM             757 

                6 Connecticut College                CONN            729.5

                7 Wesleyan University                WES             723.5

                8 Bates College                      BATES           605.5

                9 Bowdoin College                    BOWD            576.5

               10 Colby College                      COLBY           532.5

               11 Trinity College                    TRIN           449.0