Princeton’s Nikki Venema is top seed in the 100 fly on Friday night. The Tigers head into Day 3 finals with a lead of 151 points.
The Princeton quartet of Pappas, McDonald, Venema, and Johnston became the first Ivy League medley relay to crack the 1:37 barrier.
The women of the Ancient Eight will contest the 200 medley and 800 free relays in timed finals on Wednesday night.
The Princeton women have been on fire this season and project to take back the title they won in 2020 after Harvard took the victory last season.
For the second year in a row, the Yale women took down their Ivy League foes, Princeton and Harvard, in the annual double-dual meet known as HYP.
Princeton’s women’s team won decisively over Dartmouth and won a much closer meet against Brown.
The 2022 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships will begin on Wednesday with the 200 medley and 800 free relays.
Yale downed Ivy foes Harvard and Princeton, and Princeton beat Harvard, in the annual tri-meet known as H-Y-P.
Lia Thomas scorched the Penn women’s records in the 200 free (1:43.47) and 500 free (4:35.06) during a tri-meet against Princeton and Cornell on Saturday.
Princeton’s Ellie Marquardt won the 400 IM and 200 breast in the Tigers’ double victory over Brown and Dartmouth on Saturday.
Back/fly specialist Alexa Pappas from Chelsea Piers Aquatic Club in Connecticut will swim for Princeton beginning in the fall of 2021.
While most of us had our eyes on the U.S. Olympic Team Trials over the weekend of July 1-4, there were a few other meets going on around the country that produced big swims. Take a look at our Weekly Wonders for July 6, 2016.