Men’s Swimming and Diving Earns CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major Title

Harvard captured its 24th Ivy League title this year! (courtesy Sam Pitter)
Harvard captured its 24th Ivy League title this year! (courtesy Sam Pitter)

CollegeSwimming.com Release

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the fourth time in the last five years, the Harvard men's swimming and diving team earned the distinction of best mid-major team in the nation, as recognized by CollegeSwimming.com.

The Crimson won this year's honor, scoring 876.31 points, 42.24 more than second-place Penn. That margin represented the largest ever between first and second-place finishers.

Harvard captured its second Ivy League title in the last four years this season and placed 27th at the NCAA Championships. At NCAAs, freshman Dean Farris led the way with a first team All-America showing in the 200 free, an honorable mention finish in the 200 back and with Brennan Novak, Jack Manchester and Aly Abdel Khalik earned honorable mention in the 800 free relay.