MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Harvard women's swimming and diving finished the third day at the Minnesota Invitational on Friday evening. First-year Felicia Pasadyn and senior Miki Dahlke highlighted another successful day for the Crimson in the midwest.
Pasadyn clocked the third-best time in program history, touching the wall with an NCAA B-cut time of 4:13.69 in the 400 IM to open the evening portion. Teammate, sophomore Samantha Shelton also posted a B-cut time of 4:12.61, finishing first in the B-finals of the event.
Dahlke recorded a pair of B-cut times on day three. In the 100-yard butterfly, she touched the wall with a time of 53.20 to finish tied for fifth, before clocking another B-cut time of 1:47.06 in 200-yard freestyle.
Closing out the night, Dahlke anchored the Crimson's 200-yard freestyle relay squad, which finished seventh, .29 seconds ahead of host Minnesota with a time of 1:31.18. Harvard's B-squad of first-year Kate Hazlett, senior Chloe Close, first-year Athena Ye and Adaline Rose Bullock came in 15th with a time of 1:34.74.
After three days, Harvard sits seventh with 187.5 points.
- First-years Adaline Rose Bullock and Darlene Fung joined Dahlke in the finals of the 100 Fly. Bullock finished 21st with a time of 54.94, while Fung clocked in with a time of 56.26 to place 30th.
- Sophomore Samantha Shelton also qualified for the finals in the 200 Free, finishing 15th touching the wall with a time of 1:48.21.
- Junior Kennidy Quist finished 13th in the 100-yard breaststroke, clocking in at 1:02.86.
- Harvard divers, sophomores Esther Lawrence and Morgane Herculano along with junior Georgina Milne qualified for finals in the three-meter dive. Lawrence finished 10th with score of 310.65, while Herculano and Milne posted scores of 265.80 and 26.2.40, respectively.
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.