There are several men in contention for the title. Four of them are Longhorns. Austin Katz is the top seed, but Harvard’s Dean Farris has also been sub-1:39 this season.
Holding the third-best time in the country this year, Harvard sophomore Dean Farris did not enter the 100 back, electing not to take on a brutal double with his top-seeded 200 free.
The Indiana men repeated as Big Ten champions for the first time since 1985.
Cole Buese is one of the Princeton men competing for tonight’s 200 fly title.
After dropping a very fast 1:31.51 split on Indiana’s 800 freestyle relay Wednesday night, Blake Pieroni followed up with an even more impressive 1:31.14 in the 200 freestyle Friday night.
After putting up a blistering 1:30.69 split on the 800 free relay, Farris hit a new best time in the individual 200 free.
Indiana’s Ian Finnerty will aim to improve upon his 50.82 prelim swim in the 100 breast.
Harvard’s Brennan Novak is set to compete in the 1000 free tonight. Teammate Dean Farris headlines both the 200 free and 100 back.
Alex Evdokimov of Cornell will be going for his fourth consecutive 100 breast title on Friday night. He set the DeNunzio Pool record in prelims with 52.76.
Watch Harvard’s Dean Farris put up the fifth-fastest 800 freestyle relay split of all time.
Harvard’s Dean Farris headlined the show on the first night of the 2018 Ivy League championships with one of the fastest 800 free relay splits ever.
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Dean Farris impressed this weekend with his 42.9 in the individual 100 free and a 41.8 as the anchor of the 400 free relay. Teammate Logan Houck knocked 10 seconds off his personal best and will likely earn a trip to NCAAs with his 14:47.3 in the mile.
Over the month of January, coach Kevin Tyrell and the Harvard Crimson men have rolled up a 4-0 dual meet record, including a cross-country road win against 10th-ranked Arizona State.
Harvard’s men had a double dual against Rider and Bryant, coming away with victories against both and winning all but 3 events.