Women’s Swimming and Diving Begins Ivy Action Friday on the Road

Women's swimming and diving cheering on the sideline
Photo Courtesy: Billie Weiss.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's swimming and diving will begin Ivy League action on Friday when it competes against Dartmouth and Cornell at Karl Michael Pool. The conference meet in Hanover, New Hampshire is set for a 3 p.m. start. 

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What to Know
- Harvard returns to the pool six days after opening its season against nationally ranked Duke. The Crimson came up short against the 17th-ranked Blue Devils, falling, 209-91, at Blodgett Pool.
- The Big Green opened 2019-20 last Friday in Chestnut Hill against Boston College and Duke. Dartmouth dropped a 203-96 decision to the Eagles and was on the losing side of a 192-97 score against the Blue Devils. Cornell, meanwhile, was a 164-136 winner over St. Bonaventure in its season opener last Saturday.
- Harvard will compete against Ivy League competition for the first time since hoisting the conference championship trophy last February in Princeton, New Jersey. The Ivy title was the Crimson's second in a row and fourth in the last six seasons.
- Under Stephanie Wriede Morawski '92, The Costin Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving, Harvard has faced Cornell and Dartmouth in a triple-dual meet on 21 different occasions, resulting in sweeps each time.
- Harvard has won 34 consecutive meets vs. Cornell and is 34-1 all-time.
- The Crimson will carry a 39-3 all-time record vs. Dartmouth into Friday's meet. Harvard has won 37 straight contests vs. the Big Green. 

At The Helm
Stephanie Wriede Morawski '92 is in her 23rd season as The Costin Family Head Coach for Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving. She has guided the Crimson to back-to-back Ivy League titles and the school's 2019 championship was Harvard's fourth in the last six years. Harvard has won 14 Ivy League championships in program history. 

Next Up
Harvard returns to action on Friday, Nov. 22, when it faces Columbia in New York, New York. The Ivy League dual meet is set for a noon start.