Harvard freshman Dean Harris crushed the meet and pool records in the 200 free, which he had broken earlier in the day in prelims, with a stunning 1:31.56 in finals.
Harvard freshman Dean Farris is having an Ivy League Men’s Championships for the record books.
Two-time defending champion Alex Evdokimov of Cornell broke Nejc Zupan’s pool record with a top qualifying time of 53.02 in the 100 breast.
Kei Hyogo of Yale broke a 37-year-old pool record when he won the consolation final of the 500 free in 4:16.71.
With the absence of longtime foe Princeton at the 2017 Ivy League Men’s Championships, Harvard is cruising toward a conference title with nary a challenger in sight.
Freshman Dean Farris anchored two winning relays for Harvard on Day One of the 2017 Ivy League Men’s Championships at Blodgett Pool.
Last season, Arizona’s Taylor Garcia used a last chance meet to qualify for NCAAs before placing 23rd at NCAAs in the 100 back. This season, her 52.26 already puts her in a much better position, with the Pac-12 Championships left to swim still.
The Yale Bulldogs controlled the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships from the beginning, only trailing second place Harvard for three events.
It continues to be a two-team race on the final day of competition at the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, with both teams placing nearly double the number of swimmers and divers in A finals vis-à-vis the rest of the field.
The Yale women’s swimming and diving team is poised to win its first Ivy title since 1997.
Yale’s astounding 16 A finalists and 7 B/C finalists should combine to take the Bulldogs past Harvard on Day Three of the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Championships, but the two teams have no other competition than each other for the conference crown this year.
Bella Hindley won her second consecutive 50 free title, while Harvard led Yale by 5.5 points after 2 days of competition at the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Championships.
Virginia Burns will be in lane 4 for the 500 free tonight, but Harvard and Yale dominated Day Two prelims at the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Championships, earning a total of 18 and 16 final swims/dives, respectively.
Yale leads after the first day of competition at the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
The Stanford women remain the top-ranked team in the final dual meet poll of the 2016-2017 season from the College…