The Harvard women's swimming and diving teams (3-1, 3-1 Ivy) went separate ways for the biggest weekend of invitational competitions in the country.
The swimmers headed to the University of Notre Dame Invitational and finished fourth after three days of competition with 1,088 points. Notre Dame finished first, followed by Denison, and Michigan State.
The Crimson diving corps, made up of only three women, traveled south to the University of Texas at Austin Invitational. The squad finished 14th in Texas at what some billed as "the most competitive meet in the country this weekend."
Considering that Harvard's divers and swimmers were competing without each other's help, each squad's finish was particularly strong.
Captain Pia Chock lead the Crimson effort in Indiana with wins in the 100-yard freestyle (51.60) and the 100-yard butterfly (56.43). Chock added a third place finish in the 50-yard freestyle (24.17) and also anchored Harvard's string of fourth place relay finishes.
Chock has been the fuel to the Crimson's fire this season. She set a team record earlier in the year and has been the team's leading point scorer at every competition thus far.
Even Chock's exhibition in the 500-yard freestyle at Notre Dame would have a claimed another victory for the Crimson.
Junior sprinter Janna McDougall continued making waves for Harvard. With strong performances in her leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay and in the 100-yard butterfly,