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MEET-BY-MEET SUMMARY OF 2005-06 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING SEASON

2005-06 Final Record: 7-4 duals, 12-4 overall

11/19/05:  Wesleyan  135, at Bates  57
Link to complete Bates meet results

11/21/05:  Amherst  156, at Wesleyan  123
Link to complete Amherst meet results

12/3-4/05:  Cardinal Invitational at Wesleyan - Wesleyan 1487.5, Brandeis 972, M.I.T. 672, Bentley 480.5
Link to complete Cardinal Invitational meet results

12/10/05:  Wesleyan  139, at Trinity  74
Link to complete Trinity meet results

1/6/06:  Wesleyan  747, Cortland St.  571, Wisconsin-Eau Claire  436 -  in Puerto Rico
Link to complete meet results in Puerto Rico

1/15/06:  Tufts  191, Wesleyan  97 ; Williams  197, Wesleyan  92
Link to complete Tufts & Williams meet results

1/21/06:  Wesleyan  190, Clark  98 ; Wesleyan  194, Colby-Sawyer  81 ; Wesleyan  174, Conn. College  91
Link to complete meet results vs. Clark, Colby-Sawyer and Conn. College

1/28/06:  Wesleyan  185, Bowdoin  92 ; Wesleyan  164, Colby  123
Link to complete Bowdoin & Colby meet results

2/4/06:  Coast Guard  167, Wesleyan  127
Link to complete Coast Guard meet results

2/24-26/06:  NESCAC Championship at Williams - 4th of 11 teams
Team scoring - Williams  2068, Tufts  1522, Amherst  1354, Wesleyan  1047, Colby  785, Conn. College  744.5, Hamilton  720, Bowdoin  693, Trinity  507, Bates  405.5.
HIGHLIGHTS - Ben Byers '07 successfully defended his title in the 1000 freestyle with a 9:30.90 clocking.  He also was all-NESCAC in the 500 free (3rd) and qualified automatically for the NCAA Division III Championships for the third straight season in the 1650 free, placing second (all-NESCAC) in a time of 15:50.62, a Wesleyan team record.  Josh Tanz '06 placed in the top five in all three butterfly events and diver Dave Wilkinson '09 was fourth in the three-meter board and fifth in the one-meter board.

Link to complete NESCAC meet results

3/16-18/06:  NCAA Championship at Minneapolis, Minn. (Carleton College, host) - did not score
Top 10 Team scoring - Kenyon  498, Denison  345, Emory  310, Johns Hopkins  303, Williams  295, Washington U.  225, Wheaton (IL)  175, St. Olaf  156, Wisc.-Stevens Point  132, Tufts  119.5.  Wesleyan  (did not place) - 0 points.
HIGHLIGHTS - Ben Byers competed in both the 500-yard and 1650-yard freestyle, placing 19th in the former (4:37.56) and 17th in the latter (16:01.77), just missing honorable-mention all-America status by 0.43 seconds in the 1650.