The swim marked an improvement of 2.53 seconds, and brought Dixon from just outside the Wave I cut of 2:14.59, to under the Wave II cut of 2:12.56.
Dahlke finished 2nd in the women’s 50, chipping 0.27 seconds off her previous best, and touching under the Wave I standard of 25.99.
Torri Huske, an 18-year-old from Arlington Aquatic Club, won the women’s 200 free in 2:00.19.
Nick Alexander and Baylor Nelson (pictured) dropped the 200 IM final in Richmond, where they were seeded 1-2 after prelims, to focus on the 200 back final.
Five Houston swimmers and ten from the American Athletic Conference lead all projected mid-major invitees for women’s NCAAs.
There were 3 freshmen who came up with 9 wins. Of those freshmen, 2 were Princeton swimmers who combined to win every freestyle race.
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 blew away the field as they took down the Ivy League Meet Record in the 400 medley relay. Princeton, however, took over the team lead on day 3.
Princeton is projected to take the lead from Harvard in tonight’s final and set up a showdown for Day 4.
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.
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.