50 Free Record Falls on NCAA D-III Swimming & Diving Championships Opening Day

Andrew Bauer

Greensboro, NC ---WPI junior Andrew Bauer (Cumberland, RI) set the school record in the 50-yard freestyle to highlight the first day of action at the 2016 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships. Bauer's time of 20.59 secured 20th place. 

The 200-yard medley relay team of senior Alex Powers (North Scituate, RI), senior Nathan Hughes (Arlington, VA), sophomore David Smallwood (Bangor, ME) and Bauer raced to a 21st-place time of 1:32.97.

Tomorrow will be busy as Bauer and Smallwood will contest the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly, respectively. The 200-yard freestyle relay will also be in action, as well as senior Veronica Nikolaki (Athens, Greece) in the 1-meter dive.