At the Ancient Eight championships over the weekend, Harvard women’s swimming and diving team took their third Ivy Crown in five years, accumulating 1616 points and beating the rest of the field by 125.5 points.
Although Harvard ultimately fell in dual contests to Yale and Princeton, the Crimson had many strong swimming and diving performances that highlighted the team’s potential to impress in the league meet in a couple of weeks.
Fresh off a winter training trip to Hawaii and in its first meet of the new year, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team maintained its perfect dual meet record with a close 155-143 upset victory at No. 10 Arizona State.
Before coming to Harvard and emerging as the men’s basketball’s top perimeter defender as a freshman, Bassey immersed himself in a variety of service work at his high school, leaving a legacy through surface projects in his hometown, and gaining a lot in the process.
This weekend, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team continued its dominance in conference play, besting Columbia, 192-107, at Uris Pool in New York, N.Y. and smashing five pool records along the way.
After two resounding victories last weekend to open its 2017-2018 campaign, the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team will make the 200-mile trek to take on the Lions in its first away meet of the year.
In its first home meet of the season, the Harvard’s women swim and dive team continued the domination it displayed last weekend against Columbia. The Crimson bested Cornell in 14 of 16 events, ultimately winning 199.0-96.0 at Blodgett Pool on Sunday.
Junior Eli Dershwitz, in the midst of an impressive career of fencing at Harvard, is also an established prominent figure on the international stage. No stranger to world competitions, the Sherborn, Mass. native recently set out overseas searching for more glory.