PRINCETON, N.J. – Dartmouth men’s swimming and diving returned to DeNunzio Pool for day two of the Ivy League Championship on Thursday. The Big Green are currently in seventh place with 203 points, within catching distance of Cornell in sixth (237).
Connor LaMastra placed 16th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:33.43) to earn 11 points. His NCAA B cut time of 4:23.88 broke the school record from 2013 by half a second. In the 200-yard IM, Henry Senkfor was 19th (1:49.02), swimming an almost identical time to prelims and getting a B cut by five one-hundredths of a second.
Having tied for 16th in the 50-yard freestyle with a pair of swimmers from Cornell (20.58) in prelims, Henry Patrick touched first in the swim-off (20.36) to sneak into the B final. That evening, he moved up a spot to take 15th (20.53). Brandon Liao, John Hall and Gabriel Mathews competed in the C final and finished with times of 20.94, 21.06 and 21.31.
The Big Green swam the 200-yard freestyle relay and came in seventh (1:22.59), taking two seconds off their seeded time. Made up of Patrick, Hall, Mathews and Liao, Dartmouth touched a second after Cornell.
Day three of the meet will begin at 11 a.m.