CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women's swimming and diving team (4-2, 4-2 Ivy) concluded the regular season, dropping two duals to Yale (11-0, 7-0 Ivy) and Princeton (9-3, 6-1 Ivy) on day two of the annual H-Y-P meet, Sunday afternoon.
Sophomore Miki Dahlke highlighted the Crimson on the second day. In the first meet of the day, the California native finished second in the 100 freestyle, touching the wall with a time of 50.38. Dahlke closed out the meet swimming the anchor leg for the Harvard B squad that finished first in the 400 freestyle relay, touching the wall with the time of 3:18.78 - .23 seconds shy of the Blodgett Pool record.
Freshman Jaycee Yegher also saw success on the second day of H-Y-P, posting the Crimson's first, first-place finish of the day. In the 200 breaststroke, Yegher broke Harvard's program record in the event, edging out Yale's Cha O'Leary by eight-hundredths of a second, finishing with a time of 2:11.72.
Junior Mikaela Thompson led Crimson divers in the three-meter dive, posting a second-place finish with a score of 277.25, ahead of teammate, senior Jing Leung's score of 277.25. Senior Alisha Mah finished fourth with a score of 270.60.
Senior Hannah Allchurch, who dominated the one-meter dive on day one, posted a score of 259.45 in the three-meter.
Harvard will prepare for the 2018 Ivy League Championships hosted at Blodgett Pool, beginning on Feb. 14. The championship will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network.