The Yale, Princeton and Harvard women began their annual H-Y-P triangular meet at the Kiphuth Pool in New Haven, CT with three-meter diving. Harvard’s Elina Leiviska (282.45) and Schuyler Moore placed first and second; Caitlin Chambers of Princeton was third.
Harvard won the 200 medley relay in a close race against Princeton, with Danielle Lee, Sara Li, Kendall Crawford, and Victoria Chan (1:43.12) finishing just in front of Lisa Boyce, Emily Yu, Olivia Chan, and Morgan Karetnick. The Yale quartet of Michelle Chintanaphol, Ali Stephens-Pickeral, Kasey Mann, and Anna Wujciak took fourth.
Yale’s distance swimmers were on display in the 1000 free, where Eva Fabian won in 9:56.90. Teammates Isla Hutchinson-Maddox and Casey Lincoln were third and fifth, respectively. Sherry Liu of Harvard finished second, while Princeton’s top scorer was Rebecca Fleming.
Harvard dominated the 200 free, taking the top four spots. Chan led the way in 1:47.97. Anna Wujciak of Yale and Katie Diller of Princeton were top finishers for their respective teams. The 100 back went to Harvard’s Lee in 54.42. Sada Stewart of Princeton (55.94) was second.
The 100 breast was a very close race with the top seven all finishing within 1.4 seconds. Harvard’s Stephanie Ferrell took the top spot in 1:04.54, with Princeton’s Chan right behind her. In the 200 fly, the race was between Nikki Larson of Princeton and Sydney Hirschi of Yale. Larson hung in for the win, edging Hirschi 2:00.36 to 2:00.53.
The final scored event was the 50 free, where Harvard’s Chan (23.14) just touched out Princeton’s Boyce (23.21) and Kina Zhou (23.45) of Yale.
The meet continues Sunday, February 2. Live results can be found here.