CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Dartmouth men’s swimming and diving team returned to the pool for the second day of the 2017 Ivy League Championship on Thursday. The Big Green are in seventh place with 152 points.
To start off the evening, Josh Hendell and Joby Bernstein touched just two-tenths of a second apart in the 500-yard freestyle. Hendell got his hand on the wall first, finishing in 23rd (4:33.61) and Bernstein followed directly afterwards (4:33.82).
AJ Krok was the first Dartmouth athlete to get into the A final this week. On the 1-meter diving board, he finished in sixth place (254.40), improving from the morning and earning 24 points toward the team’s total. Ray Neistat placed 11th in the B final (238.70), improving by over 20 points from prelims.
In the prelims of the 200-yard IM, Henry Senkfor placed 29th (1:50.95), missing out on making it back to finals by just a second. Four other Big Green swimmers competed in the event. Robert Purvis (1:52.34) and Tony Shen (1:52.71) finished a split second apart, while Delaney Hall (1:54.07), Patrick Kang (1:58.36) and Paul Cane (1:59.36) all finished in a row.
To end the day, the Big Green took seventh in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:23.34). Composed of Belmont, John Hall, Shen and Patrick, the relay touched two seconds behind Columbia.
On Friday, Dartmouth will compete in the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 3-meter, 1000 free and 400 medley relay.