Author Archives: The Ivy League

About The Ivy League

Founded in 1954, the Ivy League includes Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Princeton and Yale Universities, Dartmouth College and the University of Pennsylvania, and provides the country’s widest intercollegiate athletic opportunities for both men and women, with over 8,000 athletes competing each year. The Ivy League annually finishes among the top conferences in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics competitive rankings, and Ivy student-athletes annually compile the country’s best records in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Academic Performance Ratings.

crimson turns tide; wins ivy championship

Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications The No. 25 Harvard women’s swimming and diving team claimed its ninth league championship with another strong performance Saturday, continuing to use its balanced attack to set three more school records and finish 249.5 points … Continue reading

Posted in 2009 Champions, Harvard

individual superlatives

Although the Harvard Crimson took the team title, it was a trio of Princeton athletes that walked away with the individual awards at the 2009 Ivy Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. With two victories in the diving competition, senior Katie Giarra … Continue reading

Posted in Aemisegger, DiFazio, Giarra

princeton ends on high-note; crushes 400 free relay mark

They were swimming this one for pride. But no matter. The final results were decided much earlier in the meet but that did not stop Princeton from gobbling the final event of the championships — the 400 Free Relay. Jill … Continue reading

Posted in 400 Free Relay, Princeton

giarra doubles up in diving; takes 3m

Princeton’s Katie Giarra continued her streak of consistency en route to the 3m Diving title at the 2009 Ivy Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Already crowned the 1m queen, Giarra took control of the 3m competition with crafty dives that … Continue reading

Posted in 3m, Giarra

hyde runs show in 200 fly final after mills sets record

Yale Hayes Hyde enjoyed her first taste of individual success at the Ivy Women’s championship after qualifying second in the 200y Butterfly with a time of 1:58.20. She then navigated the waters to emerge in a race that consisted of … Continue reading

Posted in 200 Fly, Hyde

kim reigns supreme in 200 breaststroke; record falls

Well, she definitely had it in her. Using the 200 breaststroke as the encore to her meet record triumph in the 100 breaststroke, Yale’s Susan Kim quickly rewrote the record and issued a challenge to rest of the field that … Continue reading

Posted in 200 Breast, Kim | Tagged

galey takes 100 free in final individual race

Columbia senior Hannah Galey will readily admit that she had a lackluster swim in the 50 Free. Second place a year ago, Galey hiccuped in the preliminaries and was left out of the championship final during the Thursday program. Dartmouth’s … Continue reading

Posted in 100 Free, Galey