PRINCETON, N.J. – Dartmouth men’s swimming and diving concluded the 2018 Ivy League Championship on Saturday. The Big Green ended the week in seventh place with 561 points. Harvard won for the second year in a row with 1630.5 points.
In the 1650-yard freestyle, Stas Van Genderen and Josh Hendell touched just over a tenth of a second apart to take 18th (15:40.02) and 19th (15:40.17), respectively. Bruno Korbar (16:01.83) and Brett Seeley-Hacker (16:16.33) also swam the event.
Henry Senkfor placed 18th in the 200-yard backstroke (1:48.04), dropping a little over half a second from prelims. Three Big Green swimmers competed in the C final of the 100-yard freestyle, being led by Henry Patrick in 19th (44.69), who just barely missed the Dartmouth record. Carter Jacobsen (45.37) and Tony Shen (45.64) followed soon after.
Connor LaMastra broke the school record in the 200-yard fly twice throughout the day, swimming a 1:47.84 in prelims before improving to an NCAA B cut time of 1:46.84 to take ninth at night. Swimming in the C final were Robert Purvis (1:49.49), Matt Luciano (1:50.23), John Hall (1:54.64) and Seeley-Hacker (1:55.02).
In the 200-yard breaststroke C final, just two-tenths of a second separated three swimmers: Iain Edmundson took 18th (2:01.60) and Delaney Hall was 20th (2:01.85). To end the meet, Dartmouth was seventh in 400-yard freestyle relay (2:59.87). Made up of Patrick, Jacobsen, LaMastra and Shen, the relay missed the school record by just over a second.
Harvard – 1630.5
Princeton – 1285.5
Yale – 1138
Columbia – 1107.5
Penn – 1032.5
Cornell – 800
Dartmouth - 561