Ephmen Finish in Seventh Place at 2017 NCAA Championship

Ben Lin '17
Ben Lin '17


SHENANDOAH, TX-- Williams men's swimming and diving concluded a successful week at the 2017 DIII NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship with two phenomenal swims this evening. The men were able to hold onto a seventh place finish with a total of 216 points.

To start off the evening, Andrew Trunsky '20 earned a fifth place finish in the 1650-yd freestyle, touching to the time of 15:31.22.

In the 200-yd backstroke, Benjamin Lin '17 earned his third individual national title of the week, touching over a second before the second place finisher with a time of 1:44.00. The win marks the conclusion of Lin's impressive individual swimming career with the Ephs.

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The Ephmen had a number of notable individual swims and outstanding relay finishes to top off another impressive season. On the men's performance, Head Coach Steven Kuster noted that he was proud of both their individual efforts and team spirits: "Yet again the men had some great performances. They have done a great job on relays and moved up from their seeded positions considerably in a number of races."