More Records Fall For Women’s Swimming and Diving at Second Day of Georgia Invitational

Harvard stands in sixth place after day two of competition at the Georgia Invitational (Harvard Athletic Communications).

Georgia Invitational Results (Day 2)

MIT Invitational Final Results

Texas Invitational Results

The Harvard women's swimming and diving team witnessed another school record fall at the second day of the Georgia Invitational. Meghan Leddy posted the top finish of the day for Harvard, setting the new school mark in the 100 backstroke.

Leddy's time of 55.18 in the event eclipsed the former school mark by .05 seconds and was good for 18th place overall. As a team, the Crimson has set three new school records in just two days at the Georgia Invitational. With 176 points, Harvard stands in sixth place at the end of the second day of competition.

Harvard scored points in the 200 medley relay Saturday as Katy Hinkle, Sara Li, Margaret Fish and Jenna Gregoire combined for a ninth-place finish in a time of 1:44.12. Katherine Pickard scored a point as Harvard's top finisher in the 400 individual medley, and Danielle Schulkin placed 11th in the 100 butterfly in a time of 55.50. In the 100 breaststroke, Mackenzie Luick turned in a time of 1:04.13, good for a 14th-place finish and Helen Pitchik added a point as the 16th finisher in the event. Harvard wrapped up the day with a 10th-place finish in the 800 free relay, courtesy of Li, Pickard, Kate Mills and Catherine Zagroba.

Another group of Harvard swimmers finished competing at the MIT Invitational Saturday, helping the Crimson to a second place finish at the event, totaling 772 points. Carol Lin earned a win in the 400 IM and Laura Murray captured the 200 free by almost two seconds. Deirdre Clute took the 100 backstroke in 58.55 and the 800 free relay team of Clute, Murray, Victoria Pratt and Christine Hughes earned a win with a time of 7:44.92. Kelly Courtland and Jessica Stanchfield finished 1-2 in the three-meter diving competition and Clute and Lin each earned their second win of the day in the 1,650 free and 200 backstroke, respectively.

At the second day of the Texas Invitational, Schuyler Moore led all Harvard divers with a 16th-place finish on the three-meter board.  

The Crimson wraps up its stay in Georgia tomorrow in the final day of competition at the Georgia Invitational.