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Men’s Swimming and Diving Boasts Top-20 Recruiting Class

Harvard looks to reclaim the Ivy League title this season at Blodgett Pool (Gil Talbot). 

This year’s Harvard men’s swimming and diving recruiting class has been ranked the No. 20 incoming class in the nation by collegeswimming.com, the site announced Wednesday. Collegeswimming.com ranks the top 25 recruiting classes in the nation and Harvard is the only institution in both the Ivy League and the Northeast region to be recognized by the site.

The Crimson welcomes a freshman class of 11 swimmers and divers to a team that captured second place at the Ivy League Championships last season. The 10 swimmers joining the team represent nine different states and hope to help head coach Tim Murphy and the Crimson recapture the Ivy League title.  

Michigan tops the list of top freshman classes, followed by Auburn and USC. Northwestern comes in one spot ahead of Harvard while Louisville sits one spot behind in 21st position. Navy, a non-conference team that Harvard faces regularly, ranks 24th on the list.

For the complete list of rankings and recruiting classes, click here.