MINNEAPOLIS – Sophomore Dean Farris posted a sixth-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle on the third day of the NCAA Championships on Friday evening.
Farris advanced in to the A-finals, clocking in with a fifth-place time of 1:32.41 in the prelims, before shave .29 seconds off his time in the evening session. In the finals, the Atlanta native posted a time of 1:32.12 to finish sixth.
The Crimson men's 200-yard medley relay squad of Farris, senior Paul O'Hara, senior Steven Tan, and sophomore Raphael Marcoux advanced to the finals with a 1:25.10 time in the prelims. In the nightcap, the relay team posted a time of 1:25.60 to place 16th.
Junior Brennan Novak also competed in the 200-yard freestyle, touching the wall with a time of 1:38.52, while Tan posted a prelim time of 46.03 to finish 24th.
Harvard returns to the pool on the final day of the 2018 NCAA Championships. Farris will compete in the second to last heat of the 200-yard backstroke, while Novak, and Logan Houck races in the third heat of the 1,650-yard freestyle. The Crimson's 400-yard freestyle relay will also be in action in the second to last heat.