PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Dartmouth women’s swimming and diving is in eighth place after day two of the 2017 Ivy League Championship with 156 points. Defending champion Harvard has now pulled ahead of Yale and is first with 560.5 points.
AnnClaire MacArt earned 16 points by placing 11th in the B Final of the 500-yard freestyle (4:52.29), dropping over half a second from her swim in the morning.
To wrap up finals, the Big Green’s 200-yard freestyle relay touched in eighth (1:35.02). Made up of Megan Crook, Sophie Smith, Amy Sun and Maddie Dunn, Dartmouth dropped over three seconds off its time from the home invitational last month.
Twelve other Dartmouth swimmers competed in prelims that morning. Hayley Winter dropped over seven seconds off her seed time in the 500 free (4:59.66) to take 27th, narrowly missing out on getting another chance to swim by less than a second. Sam Norton, too, was right on the cusp of making it back, finishing in 26th place in the 200-yard IM (2:05.06).
Three Big Green swimmers finished under 24 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle. Leading the way was Dunn, who took 26th (23.64). She was followed by Kaitlyn McCaw in 28th (23.85) and Smith in 30th (23.96).
Three of the Big Green’s divers competed on the 1-meter diving board. Allison Green finished highest for Dartmouth in 19th (223.75), while Maggie Pionzio was 29th (193.85) and Allegra Codamon took 30th (188.60).
Day three of the championship will commence with prelims of the 1,000 free, 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 3-meter diving and 400 medley relay.