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.
Harvard senior Daniel Chang picked up a winning triple for the Crimson as the men and women both beat Ivy League rival Penn last weekend.
Marsh’s 22.58 fly leg on the 200 medley relay out-split the other flyers in the field as well as every freestyle anchor.
Harvard successfully defended its team title at the 2019 Ivy League Women’s Championships, but all eyes were on the Big Green who stunned the field with two Ivy titles in the 200 breast and 200 back, winning their first event crowns since 2013.
Princeton’s Regan Barney defended her Ivy League title in the 400 IM on Day 3 of competition at 2019 Ivy League Women’s Championships.