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HANOVER, N.H. – Dartmouth men’s swimming and diving wrapped up its first meet of 2018 on Sunday, falling to Penn (249-104) and Yale (277-76).

In the 200-yard medley relay, the Big Green had all three of their relays finish within four seconds of each other. The A relay led the way in eighth (1:36.38) and was followed by B (1:38.88) and C (1:40.47) in eighth and ninth. 

Three swimmers broke the pool record in the 400-yard IM that had held since 1981. Penn’s Mark Andrew was first with a 3:55.84 and was followed by Connor LaMastra (3:57.71) and Yale’s Jonathan Rutter (3:57.98). LaMastra was back at it in the 500-yard freestyle, taking second (4:31.52) and out-touching Penn’s Will Thomas by over four seconds.

Four Dartmouth athletes touched in the span of half a second in the 100-yard freestyle. Tony Shen was seventh (47.25), Carter Jacobsen tied for eighth (47.28), Henry Patrick took 10th (47.57) and Brandon Liao came in 11th place (47.74).

Matt Luciano finished highest of the six Big Green swimmers entered in the 100-yard fly, taking seventh (51.63). In the 200-yard breaststroke, Delaney Hall touched in sixth (2:08.66). 

On the 3-meter diving board, Ray Neistat led Dartmouth in fourth place (270.40) and was followed by AJ Krok in sixth (256.40) and Justin Sodokoff in seventh (252.05).

Dartmouth was fourth in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:08.58). Composed of Patrick, Mathews, Jacobsen and Shen, the relay left just over half a second between it and Penn.

Next up for the Big Green will be the two-day Dartmouth Invitational on Jan. 19-20.