Coming off an upset loss in its first dual meet of the season, the Harvard women’s swimming and diving team (2-1, 2-1 Ivy) was determined to right the ship when it traveled to Hanover, N.H. this past weekend.
Streaks are meant to be broken, and the Harvard women’s swimming and diving team (0-1, 0-1 Ivy League) saw two impressive winning streaks come to an end in its loss against Columbia (1-0, 1-0 Ivy League) on Saturday: a 14-meet winning streak against Ivy League foes stretching back to January 28, 2011, and a perfect 28-0 record against Columbia since the first contest between the two teams in 1985.
The Crimson was perfect through the dual meet season, but a slow start at league champs prevented a title repeat.
Junior swimmer Sara Li took the blocks at NCAA Championships alone, but it was a team effort that got her there.
Sophomore Kelsey Hojan-Clark won the 400 IM for the Crimson in a 232-68 victory over Vermont. She was one of 19 underclassmen on the team.
Junior Sara Li, who broke all three freestyle event program records this year, was the only Crimson swimmer to compete in NCAA’s.
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While the rest of her team’s season concluded with a fifth-place finish at the ECAC Championships, junior Sara Li’s season was not quite over. This past weekend, the co-captain was the lone member of the Harvard women’s swimming and diving team to compete at the 2013 NCAA Championships.
With a second-place finish in the one-meter, Mosca became the first Harvard diver since 2003 to punch his ticket to the NCAA Championships.
This weekend has seen Crimson athletes in action on the national scene. Junior Rebecca Nadler tried her hand at the ...
This was the 11th straight meet that the Crimson finished second to the Tigers. Harvard, which is ranked 22nd in the nation, came into the meet 7-0 against fellow Ivy League foes in dual meets but struggled out of the gate.
After starting Sunday down by 34 points to rival Princeton, the Harvard women’s swimming and diving team could not complete the comeback at the Ivy Championship meet, finishing second in the Ancient Eight. Harvard finished nearly two hundred points ahead of the third-place finisher, Columbia, despite taking home only one win on Sunday when freshman Kendall Crawford won the 200-yard backstroke.
While the Harvard men’s basketball team looks to clinch a share of the Ivy League title with two wins at Princeton and Penn, March Madness has already started for other Crimson winter squads. Women’s hockey hosts Dartmouth tonight for Game 1 of the ECAC quarterfinals while women’s swimming and diving has already begun its three-day defense of its Ivy League title at Princeton. In addition, men’s hockey looks to wrap-up its regular season at the Bright with contests against No. 1 Quinnipiac and Princeton while women’s basketball hopes to make some noise against the Ancient Eight’s top two teams as it hosts Princeton and Penn. Here’s a look at some of the big numbers heading into the weekend.