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Women's Swimming and Diving Earns 12 All-Ivy Selections

The Crimson earned 12 All-Ivy honors after winning the program’s 10th Ivy title (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women’s swimming and diving team captured the 10th Ivy League Championship in program history on Saturday and was rewarded with 12 All-Ivy League selections on Sunday.

Freshman Courtney Otto earned a team-high four All-Ivy selections including first team honors in the 400 IM and as a member of the winning 800 free relay team. Otto was also named to the second team for her runner-up performances in the 500 free and 200 fly.

Classmate Kelsey-Hojan Clark won both the 1,000 free and 1,650 free for the first All-Ivy accolades of her career, becoming only the fourth student-athlete in Ivy history to win both events in the same year in the process.

Senior Meghan Leddy received the third first team honor of her career after becoming the fourth student-athlete in Ivy history to win the 200 back three times. She also won the event as a freshman in 2009 and as a junior in 2011.

Joining Hojan-Clark, Leddy and Otto on the first team are Faith Martin, Sara Li and Catherine Zagroba for their role in winning the 800 free relay. Zagroba was also a first team selection in the 800 free relay after helping the Crimson to wins in 2009 and 2011, and was a second team honoree in 2010. Li, meanwhile, was a member of last year’s winning 800 relay team and the second place 200 relay team, and is now a three-time All-Ivy selection.

Martin also earned All-Ivy League second team as the runner-up to Otto in the 400 IM.

Senior Leslie Rea received All-Ivy honors for the first time in her career for her second-place finish on the three-meter diving board, and was recognized as the Career High Point Diver following the meet.