PRINCETON, N.J. – Dartmouth women’s swimming and diving had a great third day at the Big Al Invitational, wrapping up the meet in sixth place with 319 points, finishing almost 80 ahead of Johns Hopkins. Princeton won with 872 points.

Hayley Winter’s sixth-place finish in the 1650-yard freestyle (17:02.69) started the night off on a good note. She finished almost five seconds ahead of Emily Provenzo of Villanova and earned 13 points. Swimming in the B final of the 200-yard backstroke, Caroline Poleway touched in 16th place (2:05.37). 

In the 100-yard freestyle, Summer Martin had a good swim, finishing in ninth place (50.80). She dropped over seven-tenths of a second off her prelims performance. 

Two Big Green freshmen competed in the A final of the 200-yard breaststroke, both improving on their swims from the morning session. Mackenzie Stumpf took fourth (2:16.46), breaking the Dartmouth record by half a second, while Maggie Deppe-Walker was sixth (2:18.34). 

Allie Hunter took almost two seconds off her prelims time to touch in 10th place in the 200-yard fly (2:02.69). Cathleen Li also got to swim again, finishing in 21st place with a time of 2:06.27.

To wrap up the weekend, Dartmouth was ninth in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:27.42). Made up of Sophie Smith, Li, Katherine Cane and Martin, the relay left two full seconds between it and Johns Hopkins. 

The Big Green will have a month away from competition, returning to host Penn and Yale on Jan. 6-7.