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No. 24 Men's Swimming Set For NCAA Championships on Wednesday

The No. 24 Harvard men's swimming team prepares for the the NCAA Championships (Gail Farris).
The No. 24 Harvard men's swimming team prepares for the the NCAA Championships (Gail Farris).

The No. 24 Harvard men's swimming team prepares for the the NCAA Championships (Gail Farris).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 24 Harvard men's swimming team will culminate its 2017-18 season, heading to the 2018 NCAA Division I Championships hosted by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis beginning on Wednesday, March 21. The Crimson qualified four individuals for the event, and all five of its relay squads.

Junior distance swimmer Brennan Novak and sophomore Dean Farris make their second consecutive appearance in the national championship. Novak, will compete in the 500- and 1,650-yard freestyles, while Farris, who posted the best time in the NCAAs in the 200-yard freestyle at the Ivy League Championship, will compete in 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard backstroke.

Senior Steven Tan returns to the NCAA Championships for the first time since his sophomore season in 2015-16. The first team All-Ivy selection will compete in the 100-yard butterfly. Junior distance swimmer Logan Houck is making his first appearance in the NCAA Championships, and will compete in the 500-yard freestyle as well as the mile race.  

All five of Harvard's first team All-Ivy relay teams will also compete as well.

ESPN3 will stream the men's championships finals sessions on Friday and Saturday. All sessions not broadcast by either ESPNU or ESPN3 will be streamed live via the Big Ten Network. Live results for the championships will be available here.

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