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Women’s Swimming and Diving Opens Campaign with Ivy League Tri-Meet

The 2018 Ivy League High Point Swimmer of the Meet, Miki Dahlke, is back for her junior campaign (photo courtesy of Gil Talbot).
The 2018 Ivy League High Point Swimmer of the Meet, Miki Dahlke, is back for her junior campaign (photo courtesy of Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's swimming and diving begins its quest for a second straight Ivy League championship this week when it opens the campaign in Ithaca, N.Y., for an Ivy League tri-meet at Cornell and vs. Dartmouth. The Crimson diving squad will compete at 5:30 p.m. on Friday with the swimmers set to take center stage on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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What to Know

  • Harvard enters the 2018-19 season as the reigning Ivy League champions after it captured its third conference title in the last five years back in February.
  • The Crimson has gone undefeated the last four seasons on its first day of competition, sweeping Cornell and Dartmouth to open 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17, before downing Columbia in the 2017-18 lidlifter.
  • Under Stephanie Wriede Morawski, The Costin Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving, Harvard has faced Cornell and Dartmouth in a triple-dual meet on 20 different occasions, resulting in sweeps each time.
  • Harvard has won 33 consecutive meets vs. Cornell and is 33-1 all-time.
  • The Crimson will carry a 38-3 all-time record vs. Dartmouth into the two-day meet. Harvard has won 36 straight meets vs. the Big Green.

At The Helm

Stephanie Wriede Morawski '92 is back for her 22nd season as The Costin Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving. The 2017-18 Ivy League Coach of the Year returns eight student-athletes who earned all-league accolades a season ago, including Ivy League High Point Swimmer of the Meet Miki Dahlke '20.

Next Up

Harvard returns to action on Friday, Nov. 16, when it plays host to Columbia at 11 a.m. for an Ivy League meet. The conference clash is set to air on ESPN+.

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