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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.
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.