More Victories for Women's Swimming and Diving at Ivy, ECAC Championships

Harvard finished day two at the Ivy Championships in second place overall (David Silverman).

The Harvard women's swimming and diving team turned in a solid performance to remain within striking distance after day two of the Ivy League championships. The Crimson enters the final day of competition with 955 points, second only to front-running Princeton with 1,054.5.

Christine Kaufmann turned in a time of 16:43.95 in the 1,650-yard freestyle to capture third in the event. Kate Mills took the next race, posting a winning time of 4:15.57 in the 400 individual medley and teammate Laura Evans was close behind in second with a time of 4:18.46. Sara Li picked up 26 points for Harvard with a fourth-place finish in the 200 free and then teamed with Catherine Zagroba, Evans and Mills to take home the 800 free relay in a time of 7:18.00.

In the first diving competition of the meet, Harvard placed four divers in the finals of the three-meter event. Brittany Powell led the way for Harvard with a second-place total of 264.15 and Schuyler Moore, Teagan Lehrmann and Jenny Reese placed fifth-sixth-seventh, respectively.

Harvard also had swimmers competing in the ECAC Championships and the Crimson ended day one with the overall lead. Harvard kicked off the meet with a win in the 200 free relay as Camille Hendrix, Monica Burgos, Ellie Johnson and Kelly Robinson teamed for a meet record time of 1:34.47. Deidre Clute took fifth in the 500 free in 4:56.42 and Carol Lin did the same in the 200 IM in a time of 2:07.50. Kelly Robinson recorded a mark of 23.76 for fourth in the 50 free and Jessica Stanchfield won the one-meter diving competition with a final score of 241.75. Harvard finished the day with a second-place result in the 400 medley relay.

Harvard is back in action at both competitions tomorrow as the 2011 Ivy League champion will be crowned.