HANOVER, N.H. – After a month away from competition, the Dartmouth women’s swimming and diving team hosted Yale and Penn in an Ivy League tri-meet. After day one of two, the Big Green trail the Bulldogs, 154-32, and the Quakers, 134-52.
Dartmouth opened the weekend by taking third in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:38.66). Made up of Summer Martin, Sophie Smith, Allie Hunter and Katherine Cane, the Green left less than two-tenths of a second between them and Yale in fourth.
Three Dartmouth swimmers finished in the top 10 in the 200-yard freestyle, being led by Laura Barthold in fifth (1:53.99). She was followed by Martin and Hayley Winter in eighth (1:55.32) and ninth (1:55.44), respectively. Winter was back in the 1000-yard freestyle, finishing in sixth place (10:27.04) and touching two seconds ahead of Yale’s Lilla Felix.
In the 100-yard backstroke, Caroline Poleway was seventh (59.05), while Smith followed directly after in eighth place (1:00.55). Smith returned a few events later to swim the 50-yard freestyle, touching in fourth (24.52).
Mackenzie Stumpf swam well in the 100-yard breaststroke, finishing in third place with a time of 1:06.22. A little later on, she was eighth in the 200-yard IM (2:11.20). Maggie Deppe-Walker also swam the 200 IM and ended up finishing in 10th (2:12.63), while Hunter took sixth in the 200-yard fly (2:07.85).
To wrap up day one, Dartmouth was fourth in the 400-yard medley relay (3:57.55). Composed of Poleway, Stumpf, Hunter and Martin, the Green out-touched Penn by almost a full second.
Day two of the meet will begin at 11 a.m.