The Princeton men and women swept their Ivy tri-meet with Penn and Cornell on Saturday, and the men and women set five pool records.
Ivy League champions Nikki Venema (above) and Ellie Marquardt both won two events as the Tigers topped the Scarlet Knights
Princeton’s Ellie Marquardt won the 400 IM and 200 breast in the Tigers’ double victory over Brown and Dartmouth on Saturday.
Heidi Smithwick from Jupiter Dragons Swim Team has announced her verbal commitment to the application process at Princeton.
Mid-distance freestyle specialist Megan Reich, who holds the New Hampshire high school records in the 200/500 free, has verbally committed to Princeton.
Australian sprinter Ela Noble has announced her commitment to Princeton University in the class of 2024.
With 13 ups and 4 mids, Princeton looks poised to win its first Women’s Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships title since 2015.
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.
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 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.
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.
Nikki Venema, the 200 back winner with a time of 2:00.56, was one of five Princeton freshman women to win in their victory over Columbia.
Adriel Sanes broke his own University of Denver record in the 200 breaststroke and also swam on the record-breaking 400 free relay.
16-year-old Samantha Tadder is the top seed going into tonight’s 400 IM final – she hit an Olympic Trials cut of 4:48.52 during prelims.
16-year-old sensation Gianluca Urlando went 2:00.34 to win the 200 IM, capping the final day of Sectionals in College Station, Texas.