ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 

Harvard Swimmers Compete at U.S. Open

Full Results

IRVINE, Calif. –
Nine Harvard swimmers swam at the 2013 U.S. Open at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center July 30-Aug. 3. Crimson swimmers gained four second swims, including two from Oliver Lee, one by Eric Ronda and another by Courtney Otto.

Ronda, one of seven Harvard men's swimmers at the event, turned in the most impressive performance of the week, a fifth-place showing in the 200 breaststroke final. After qualifying fifth with a time of 2:13.60, the incoming freshman finished in the same spot in 2:13.21. Scott Weltz, who finished fifth in the event at the 2012 London Olympics, won in a U.S. Open meet-record time of 2:10.36.l

Oliver Lee advanced to the finals of the 50 and 100 freestyle races. He finished 13th in the 50 with a 22.96 time and completed the 100 in 50.80 for 24th place.

On the women's side, Courtney Otto swam the 200 butterfly and advanced to the 'C' final after clocking in at 2:14.56. She improved to 2:13.57 in the finals to garner 19th place.

Harvard swimmer's results are below and full results of the meet can be found at usaswimming.org.

Men
Oliver Lee (Video)
100 fly –56.40, 73rd
100 free – 50.80, 24th
50 free – 22.96, 13th

Jacob Luna (Video)
200 fly – 2:05.30, 64th
100 fly – 56.07, 67th

Kenneth Castro-Abrams (Video)
200 fly – 2:07.84, 80th
100 fly – 57.36, 87th

Spenser Goodman (Video)
100 free – 51.27, 51st
200 free – 1:51.48, 26th

Eric Ronda (Video)
200 breast – 2:13.21, 5th 

Jack Manchester (Video)
200 back – 2:05.39, 49th
100 back – 58.25, 57th

Max Yakubovich
100 fly – 55.78, 59th

Women
Courtney Otto (Video)
200 Fly – 2:14.56, 19th
200 IM – 2:20.67, 46th

Kendall Crawford (Video)
100 back – 1:04.01, 37th
200 back –  2:18.29, 30th 
100 fly –  1:02.65, 60th  
200 IM – 2:22.68, 65th