Women's Swimming and Diving Readies for Road Ivy Dual at Penn on Saturday

Photo Courtesy of Gil Talbot
Photo Courtesy of Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's swimming and diving (4-1, 4-0 Ivy) goes on the road this weekend, traveling to Philadelphia, Pa. for a noon dual meet with Penn (2-5, 2-4 Ivy) on Saturday.

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What to Know
- The Crimson is coming off a convincing 184.5-110.5 win over Brown in a rare mid-week meet on Wednesday, Jan. 15.
- Swimming in her first meet of 2019-20, junior Jaycee Yegher posted the third-best time in program history in the 200 breast, touching the wall in 2:13.48.
- Junior Kenneidy Quist edged out teammate Samantha Shelton for first place in the 200-yard freestyle, clocking in .27 seconds ahead with a time of 1:49.21. 
- Harvard has received outstanding performances on the diving boards this season. Sophomore Morgane Herculano and junior Georgina Milne finished back-to-back in the 1-meter dive, posting scores of 280.73 and 265.43, respectively, against Brown.
- Senior Miki Dahlke 10-year Harvard program record in the 200 fly early in the year at the Minnesota Invitational. Touching the wall with a time of 1:56.21 she eclipsed Kate Mills' 2003 mark by two hundredths of a second.
- Harvard leads the all-time series against Penn, 30-3, with a 15-meet win streak since 2003. 

At The Helm
Stephanie Wriede Morawski '92 is in her 23rd season as The Costin Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving. She has guided the Crimson to back-to-back Ivy League titles and the school's 2019 championship was Harvard's fourth in the last six years. Harvard has won 14 Ivy League championships in program history. 

Next Up
Harvard is off for two weeks, preparing for the annual, two-day H-Y-P meet on Feb. 1-2 in Princeton, N.J.