Women’s Swimming and Diving Claims Second Place at ECAC Championships

Courtland Kelly received Diver of the Meet honors at the ECAC Championships (David Silverman).

After claiming second place at the Ivy League Championships Saturday, the Harvard women's swimming and diving team took second at the ECAC Championships Sunday at Trees Pool. The Crimson finished the three-day event with 609.5 points, just 1.5 behind champion New Hampshire's winning total of 611.  

Deirde Clute started the final day of competition with a fourth-place finish in the 1,650-yard free style, posting a time of 17:06.90. In the third race of the day, Alicia Lightbourne placed third in 100 free with a time of 51.55 and Ellie Johnson and Camille Hendrix placed seventh and eighth in the race, respectively. Mackenzie Luick turned in a time of 2:19.28 in the 200 breaststroke for a fourth place finish and Clare Foster and Helen Pitchik took seventh and eighth in the event, respectively.

Hilary Roberts took fourth in the 200 butterfly, registering a time of 2:04.06 in the second-to-last race of the day. Harvard ended the day with a second-place finish in the 400 free relay as Lightbourne, Johnson, Kelly Robinson and Clute recorded a time of 3:25.15.

At the conclusion of the meet, sophomore Courtland Kelly was awarded the Diver of the Meet award. Kelly captured the top spot in the three-meter event and took third on the one-meter board.