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Men’s Swimming Places Second at Nutmeg State Quad Meet

Stefan Garbee

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Connecticut College men's swimming team finished second at a quad meet featuring four schools from the Nutmeg State on Friday evening at Wesleyan.

Coast Guard cruised to the team title by racking up 525 points. The Camels finished with 334 points, while Fairfield (292) and Wesleyan (147) completed the team scoring.

The Camels had three individuals win an event during the evening. Freshman Colin Merrill (Glastonbury, Conn.) captured the 200-yard butterfly in 1:55.60, while sophomores Jared Nussbaum (Ridgfield, Conn.) and Stefan Garbee (Weston, Conn.) accomplished the same feat in the 500 free and 100 fly with times of 4:44.35 and 52.64 seconds, respectively.

Connecticut College has a few weeks off before traveling to Middlebury to compete at the NESCAC Championships. The four-day event begins on Thursday, Feb. 21.