The men's swim and dive team, shown in previous action against Bryant earlier this season, split the H-Y-P meet as it beat Yale but lost to Princeton.
Despite decisively besting Yale (8-3, 4-3 Ivy League), 263-90, Harvard (9-1, 6-1) fell to Princeton (6-0, 6-0), 224.5-126.5, this Friday and Saturday in Princeton, N.J.
A little less than a year ago, the Crimson’s perfect season was dashed when the team fell to Princeton in the Tigers’ home pool to end up second at the 2015 Ivy League Championships. This weekend, Harvard will seek to erase the memory of last year’s disappointing finish when it returns to DeNunzio to take on Princeton and Yale in its final meet of the regular season.
Buoyed by one-two-three finishes in four separate events, the Crimson raced past Air Force and UNLV on Saturday in its final meet of winter break.
In the team’s second and final home meet of the season, Harvard men’s swimming and diving finished the day with a clean sweep in its dual meet against fellow Ivy league squads, Penn and Brown, at Blodgett Pool on Saturday.
The Harvard men's diving team, shown above in previous action against Bryant, kicked off 2016 competition in Hawaii this weekend. The team saw four divers finish in the top-10 of their respective events.
The Harvard men’s swimming and diving squad put forth four top-10 finishes on Thursday and Friday at the Wally Nakamoto Hawaii Diving Invitational in Honolulu. Competing against the likes of Columbia, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Hawaii in an event hosted by the Rainbow Warriors, freshman Luke Martinez and sophomore David Pfeifer led the way on the diving side for the Crimson in the one-meter and three-meter springboard events.
Slowly but surely, Harvard has become an annual recruiting powerhouse in men’s swimming, often attracting athletes away from its well-established counterparts on the West Coast.
Harvard-Yale brings out the best in Tweeters across campus every year, and the 2015 edition of the rivalry game certainly didn’t disappoint.
Harvard swimmers broke two records at Columbia’s Uris Pool on Friday, and the Crimson went on to record a convincing 220-79 win over the Lions.
The Harvard men’s swimming and diving team continued its undefeated streak on Friday and Saturday, posting big wins against Dartmouth and Cornell.
Midterms got you down? Have no fear! There are a few things to look forward to: a Harvard-Yale victory (hopefully), Turkey break, and—as always—an abundance of fine tweets from even finer Crimson athletes. So, please, put down the Economics textbook for a few moments and instead enjoy some of the greatest tweets of the week, courtesy of Harvard Sports:
The Harvard men’s swimming team won its first meet of the season over Bryant, 165-120. The Crimson set the tone with a one-two-three-four finish in the 200-yard medley relay, the first race of the night, and never looked back.
As some teams near the end of their seasons and others look to start with a bang, this weekend at Harvard will have a host of worthwhile games to follow.