CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard women's swimming and diving team returns to action in two different states this week. The swimmers are set to compete at the Hall of Fame Invitational in Austin, Texas, while the divers are a part of the Georgia Fall Invitational field in Athens, Ga.
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- The Hall of Fame Invitational is slated to run from Wednesday, Nov. 28-Saturday, Dec. 1, at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The Georgia Fall Invitational, meanwhile, is slated for Thursday, Nov. 29-Saturday, Dec. 1, inside Gabrielsen Natatorium.
- The Longhorn Network will air the Hall of Fame Invitational on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. SEC Network+, meanwhile, will carry the Georgia Fall Invitational on Thursday and Friday.
- Harvard swims out of dual-meet action for the first time this season after cruising to three consecutive Ivy League victories to open the year. The Crimson defeated Columbia, 192-103, at home in its last action back on Friday, Nov. 16.
- Harvard will look to continue its winning ways at both venues. To date, the Crimson has racked up 21 first-place performances in 2018-19.
- Harvard had three swimmers compete in the A-final at last year's Texas meet in Austin. Jaycee Yegher and Megan Popp competed in the 200-yard breaststroke, while Miki Dahlke was a participant in the 200 free.
- Crimson diver Mikaela Thompson will look to improve upon her performance at last season's Georgia Invite where she finished in a tie for fourth place on the 1-meter board. She finished in sixth place in the 3-meter competition.
At The Helm
Stephanie Wriede Morawski '92 is in her 22nd season as The Costin Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving. She is looking to guide the Crimson to another Ivy League title after claiming the crown last year. Harvard has won 13 Ivy League championships in program history.
Harvard will not return to action until Monday, Jan. 7, when it makes the trip out west to compete against UCLA and San Diego in Los Angeles, Calif. The tri-meet is set for a 1:30 p.m. PT start.