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At the end of the 2012-2013 season, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team was hungry for more. But in 2014, the Crimson finally reached the top.
He may have been one of the youngest members of the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team but that didn’t stop freshman Eric Ronda from making a splash in his rookie year. In his inaugural season for the Crimson, Ronda quickly adjusted to the fast-paced tempo of collegiate swimming.
After leading the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team to one of its most successful seasons in recent memory, Kevin M. Tyrrell—who served as interim head coach for the 2013-14 season following Tim D. Murphy’s departure last fall—has been named the permanent head coach, Director of Athletics Robert L. Scalise announced in a press release Tuesday.
The Harvard men’s swimming and diving program has touched the wall on its 2013-2014 season as six swimmers and one diver competed this weekend in the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas. Junior diver Mike Mosca was the top performer of the weekend, earning an All-American title.
The Harvard men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs proved their dominance within the Ivy League with their individual league championships but in the upcoming weeks, a few Crimson athletes will have the chance to represent Harvard on a national scale.
The search committee will consider interim head coach Kevin M. Tyrell, who led the Crimson to its first Ivy title in six years this season, and outside candidates to replace former coach Tim D. Murphy.
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 varsity men's swimming and diving team won its first Ivy League title in six years on March 1.
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.