CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Dartmouth women’s swimming and diving concluded the 2018 Ivy League Championship on Saturday in eighth place with 475 points. Harvard stole the crown from Yale, finishing in first place with 1616 points to the Bulldogs’ 1490.5.
Mackenzie Stumpf took down another school record, this time in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.61), crushing the mark from 1997 by four seconds with her second-place finish. She was also well under the NCAA B cut and picked up 28 points. Stumpf was second team All-Ivy in both the 100 and 200 breast.
Hayley Winter got the evening started with her 12th-place finish in the 1650-yard freestyle (16:54.61). The senior earned 15 points in her final race of her collegiate career, out-touching a swimmer from Harvard by six seconds. In the C final of the 200-yard backstroke, Caroline Poleway and Sarah Finlay took 23rd and 24th with times of 2:03.09 and 2:09.68, respectively.
In the 100-yard freestyle, Summer Martin was the only swimmer in her heat to go under 51 seconds, touching in 17th with a 50.85. Sophie Smith also swam in the C final, finishing with a time of 52.03. Also swimming the 100 breast alongside Stumpf were Maggie Deppe-Walker and Kenna Van Steyn, who took ninth (2:16.22) and 19th (2:21.97).
In the 200-yard fly, Melanya Zaraska came in 17th (2:03.24) and Allie Hunter was 21st (2:05.21). Maggie Pionzio improved from prelims to finals on the 3-meter diving board to finish in 12th place (254.65) and add 15 points to the team total.
To wrap up the weekend, Dartmouth touched in eighth place in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:24.60). Made up of Laura Barthold, Katherine Cane, Smith and Martin, the Big Green dropped almost three seconds off their seeded time.
1) Harvard – 1616
2) Yale – 1490.5
3) Princeton – 1301
4) Penn – 921.5
5) Columbia – 720
6) Brown – 712
7) Cornell – 606
8) Dartmouth - 475