MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Harvard men's swimming and diving completed day three at the Minnesota Invitational on Friday evening at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on the University of Minnesota campus.
A pair of Crimson divers, junior Alec DeCaprio and first-year Luke Foster, earned top-eight finishes in the one-meter dive. DeCaprio garnered a score of 287.90 to secure fifth place, while Foster was sixth, tallying 287.75 points.
In the 100-yard backstroke, first-year Wil Grant was one of 13 swimmers to post an NCAA B-cut time, finishing 13th clocking in at 47.68. Junior Levente Bathory also qualified for the finals in the event, posting a time of 49.88.
The Crimson 200-yard freestyle relay A squad of Bathory, sophomore Ryan Linnihan, and juniors Mahlon Reihman and Corban Rawls finished ninth, touching the wall with a time of 1:20.46. Harvard's B-squad of first-year Marcus Holmquist, sophomore Daniel Kim, sophomore Jacob Johnson and junior Michael Zarian placed 14th with a time of 1:21.90.
After three days, Crimson sits seventh with a total of 139 points.
- Junior Michael Zarian and first-year Gunner Grant qualified for the finals in the 400 IM and each recorded NCAA B-cut times. Zarian finished 11th with a time of 3:46.71, while Grant clocked in at 3:50.28.
- Senior Daniel Chang joined Zarian and Grant in the finals of the 400 IM and touched the wall with a time of 3:53.80.
- Sophomore Daniel Kim placed 16th in the 100 butterfly, finishing with a time of 48.29.
- Juniors Mahlon Reihman (1:36.47) and Corban Rawls (1:37.48) and first-year Marcus Holmquist (1:37.72) all qualified for the finals of the 200 free.
Harvard competes in the final day of the Minnesota Invitational tomorrow, beginning at 10 a.m. CT with the preliminary heats. The finals will commence at 6 p.m. CT.