MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- Colby College divers John Pintauro and Travers Losert both finished in the top eight and Carter Garfield had a strong night with a school record at the NESCAC Men's Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday at Wesleyan University.
Pintauro (pictured) and Losert combined for 46 points in the 1-meter diving competition. Pintauro placed sixth with 371.75 points and Losert had 350.85 points for eighth place. The finishes were the first time Colby has had two divers in the top eight in the same event at the league meet.
John Blackburn was 15th for the Mules in the 50 freestyle (21.55, 21.34 prelim), while Xander Geiersbach placed 17th and won the pre-consolation final in the 50 backstroke (24.01). Blackburn's time was fifth-best and Geiersbach now has the second-best 50 backstroke in Colby men's swimming history.