Harvard leads Princeton by just 2 points heading into day 3 of the meet. There’s also just 2 points separating Brown and Penn in the battle for a top-5 spot.
Princeton freshman Ellie Marquardt broke the Ivy meet, Brown pool, and Princeton program records in the 500 free on Thursday night with 4:36.37.
With 12 swimmers and divers qualified for A finals and 2 for C finals, Princeton is making a move on the Harvard Crimson on Day 2 of 2020 Women’s Ivy Champs.
The defending champion Harvard women picked up a sweep of the day 1 relays to kick off the women’s 2020 Ivy League Championships.
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The Harvard men are the 3-time defending champions, but Princeton and Yale will challenge to end their streak at the 2020 Ivy League Championships.
The freshman class will be huge for the Tigers, as Ellie Marquardt, Christina Bradley, and Nikki Venema have already risen to the top of the league.
SwimAtlanta’s Ben Phifer has committed to Yale University for the 2020-21 season and beyond.
Columbia sprint standout Albert Gwo swept the sprints. He was the only man under 45 in the 100 free, winning that race by well over a second in 44.80.
The Princeton women dominated the H-Y-P showdown, handing the Yale women their first Ivy loss since 2015 and their first regular season loss since 2016.
The Columbia men’s team sent its seniors out the right way, defeating the visiting Dartmouth Big Green, 196-102, and the women did likewise with 215-84 win.
Gures, who won the 50 free on day 1, picked up his 2nd win in the 100 fly. In his first swim under 47 this season, he broke his own school record in 45.48.
Chong went on the set an individual school record with her victory in the 100 breast. She knocked over a second off her best time, winning in 1:00.60.
Another Harvard freshman, Gunner Grant, dominated the 100 back. Grant’s former best was a 47.32 from midseason. Here, he blew that away with a 46.72.
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