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Despite not arriving in Cambridge as one of the top high school recruits in the country, men’s swimming and diving co-captain Chris Satterthwaite showed this weekend why he is now considered one of the best swimmers in the conference.
Coming off last weekend’s title-winning victory at Brown for the women’s team, the pressure was on for the men’s team. Having already captured the dual meet title, the Crimson knew it had a strong chance at claiming the crown.
The Crimson earned a 182.5-115.5 victory over the Quakers to complete its sweep of its Ancient Eight competitors this season and earn its second consecutive dual meet title.
For the third time in the last four years the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team asserted itself as the top school among the Ivy League Big Three.
The Harvard men's swimming and diving team came in third place in one of its final meets before the beginning of school.
Harvard men's swimming and diving continued its unbeaten season with a 194-86 victory over the Bears on Saturday.
When head coach Tim Murphy announced his departure for Penn State, the men’s swimming and diving team was left with a big void. But even with the absence of Murphy, the Crimson is off to a perfect 3-0 start to its 2013-14 campaign, all with a familiar face at the helm of the program. A former assistant coach, Kevin Tyrrell now serves as The Ulen-Brooks Endowed Coach for Harvard Men’s Swimming and Diving.
For brothers Chris, Tim, and Sean Satterthwaite, going Ivy wasn’t enough of a feat. Instead, they decided to add walking on to Division I swim teams to their list of accomplishments.
Undefeated in the Ivy League for the start of its 2013-2014 campaign, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team (3-0, 3-0 Ivy) took a break from Ancient Eight competition to test itself against stiffer squads. With the swimmers flying halfway across the country for the Texas Invitational, the divers remained in Cambridge for the MIT Invitational.
Aided by strong performances across event groups, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team defeated Columbia at Uris Pool on Friday night, extending its perfect record.
Coming off an undefeated 2012-13 dual meet campaign, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team extended its win streak into the 2013-14 season with a dominating performance in the pool on Friday night.
Three Harvard teams will take the field this fall with new head coaches on the sidelines, after the Harvard athletics department dealt with significant turnover during the summer by both promoting from within and hiring from afar.
The Crimson cruised through an undefeated dual meet season en route to a second place finish at Ivy League Championships.
Harvard became the first Ivy League team to defeat Princeton in its own pool. The Crimson couldn’t repeat at Ivy League Championships and took second place to cap off an undefeated dual meet season.