CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After three days of competition at the Ivy League Championship, the Dartmouth women’s swimming and diving team remains in eighth place with 321 points.
Three Dartmouth records were broken throughout the course of the day. Mackenzie Stumpf placed second in the 100 breast (1:01.56), swam an NCAA B cut and broke the school record from 2013 with her prelims swim of 1:01.50. Cathleen Li took 12th in the 100 fly (54.54), taking down the program record from 2011 just over a tenth of a second. The Big Green ended the night by taking down another record from 2013, this time in the 400-yard medley relay (3:43.69). Made up of Caroline Poleway, Stumpf, Li and Summer Martin, the relay finished over a second and a half ahead of Brown to take seventh.
Hayley Winter earned 14 points with her 13th-place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:07.25), out-touching a swimmer from Brown by less than half a second. Sarah Finlay also swam the event and finished in 25th (10:34.36).
Melanya Zaraska and Finlay competed in the C final of the 400-yard IM, taking 17th (4:22.20) and 23rd (4:43.99), respectively. Both Big Green swimmers improved from prelims.
Laura Barthold and Martin earned a combined 11 points in the 200-yard freestyle. Barthold took 18th (1:49.76) and was just over a second off the team record, and Martin was 21st (1:50.69). Maggie Deppe-Walker and Kenna Van Steyn swam the 100 breast, touching in 14th (1:03.59) and 18th (1:05.16).
Three Dartmouth swimmers touched just over a second apart in the 100-yard backstroke. Poleway led the way in 19th (56.73) and was followed by Mia Newkirk (57.62) and Sophie Smith (58.05). In the consolation final on the 3-meter diving board, Maggie Pionzio took fifth (245.65).
Dartmouth will begin the final day of Ivies at 11 a.m. on Saturday.