CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Dartmouth women’s swimming and diving returned to Blodgett Pool on Thursday for day two of the Ivy League Championship. The Big Green remain in eighth place with 164 points.
Hayley Winter started the evening off by taking 21st in the 500-yard freestyle (4:55.01), out-touching a swimmer from Columbia by nine-tenths of a second. In the 200-yard IM, Mackenzie Stumpf placed 19th (2:03.62), dropping half a second off her swim from prelims.
Sophie Smith and Katherine Cane touched two-tenths of a second apart in the 50-yard freestyle C final. Smith was 20th (23.57) and Cane took 22nd (23.77). The Big Green placed eighth in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:33.58). Made up of Cane, Allie Hunter, Summer Martin and Smith, the relay touched just over half a second behind Cornell.
Prelims of the 500 free was very competitive and just 10 seconds separated those from eighth place through 31st. Laura Barthold swam well, dropping almost eight seconds off her seed (4:59.89). Martin narrowly missed out on making it back to finals in the 200 IM when she finished 27th (2:05.21). Maggie Deppe-Walker (2:05.73), Hunter (2:06.34) and Melanya Zaraska (2:06.41) also swam the event and improved from their seed times.
In the 1-meter diving consolations, Allison Green added 11 points to the team's total by placing 16th (216.90).
Day three of Ivies will begin at 11 a.m.