Cazenovia College, Wells College Lead Day One of 2019 NEAC Swimming & Diving Championship

Cazenovia College, Wells College Lead Day One of 2019 NEAC Swimming & Diving Championship

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. – The Cazenovia College women’s team and the Wells College men’s team finished in first place at the conclusion of day one of the 2018-19 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Swimming & Diving Championships at Cazenovia College’s Schneeweiss Athletic Complex.

On the women’s side, the Wildcats scored 173 points after winning three events. The Cedar Crest College Falcons are in second place after tallying 143 points, while the Wells College Express head into day two in third with 130 points. The Gallaudet University Bison finished the day in fourth with 76 points and the SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tigers are fifth with 52 points.

Wells College leads in the men’s championship after day one with 115 points. Gallaudet University closed out Friday evening in second place with 100 points while SUNY Cobleskill sits right behind in third place with 97 points. Cazenovia rounds out the field of four with 20 points.

Two new championship meet records were set on day one in the 500-yard freestyle. Cazenovia College senior Jenni Uplinger (Windsor, N.Y.) broke her former teammate Nichole Secor ‘s record with a time of 5:27.24. In the same event for the men, SUNY Cobleskill rookie Zackary Boekeloo (Ballston Spa, N.Y.) set a new mark with a final time of 4:55.04.

Full results from day one can be found here. The action will pick back up on Saturday, with preliminaries starting at 10 a.m. followed by the finals at 6 p.m. The full schedule of events, as well as a link to live steaming video, can be found here.  

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.