Men's Swimming & Diving Competes at BU Winter Open

Brian Glat swims the breaststroke.
Photo by Brian Foley

THE BASICS:

- Event: Boston University Winter Open

- Location: Boston, Mass. (BU Aquatics Center)

- The Lead: The MIT men's swimming and diving program sent a handful of student-athletes to the two-day Boston University Winter Open which concluded tonight. This group of Engineers competed against student-athletes from Boston University, Brown, Fairfield, Tufts, Boston College, Colby Sawyer College and Iona.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- Sophomore diver Jay Lang (South Lyon, Mich.) had the best result of the weekend as he posted an NCAA Division III Northeast Diving Regional qualifying score of 349.90 for first place on the 3-meter board. Lang defeated three divers from Tufts and one from Boston University.

- On Friday, Brandon Yue (Sammamish, Wash.) and Brian Glat (Armonk, N.Y.) competed in the 200-IM as Glat placed eighth in 1:57.55 and Yue placed 11th in 1:58.40.

- In the first session on Saturday, Glat, Yue and Jake Shapiro (Northbrook, Ill.) all competed in individual events. Glat posted a fourth place finish in the 100-back in 52.32, Yu placed eighth in the 100-breast in 58.62 and Shapiro placed ninth in the 100-fly in 52.06.

- The Engineers wrapped up this evening as Glat, Yue and Shapiro competed in individual events and time trials. Yue placed third in the 200-breast in 2:06.00, Glat placed fourth in the 200-back in 1:53.29 and Shapiro placed fifth in the 200-fly in 1:55.97. In time trials, Shapiro clocked a time of 1:47.24 in the 200-free and a time of 52.00 in the 100-fly, Glat clocked a time of 53.50 in the 100-fly and Yue clocked a time of 58.04 in the 100-breast.

UP NEXT:

- MIT will host the 2020 NEWMAC Championship beginning on Thursday, February 20.

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