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PHILADELPHIA In its last meet of the season, the Penn men’s swimming and diving team is in Princeton, N.J., for the Ivy League Championships. The championships, which begin Thursday and run through Saturday, will have a preliminary session at 11 a.m. and a championship session at 6 p.m. The full schedule can be found by clicking on the link above.
Represented by the Quakers top 17 swimmers, Penn is looking to make a splash in Princeton. The Quakers are currently tied for fifth place in the conference with Columbia, posting a 4-3 league record.
The duo of veteran Chaz Maul and newcomer Brendan McHugh will provide Penn’s spark in the breaststroke events. Both have top performers throughout the regular season, with McHugh garnering co-swimmer of the meet at the Nike Invitational in December. In last years championship meet, Maul finished second in the 100 breast which put him on the second-team All-Ivy the only Penn swimmer to be recognized.
James Fee currently holds Penn record in the 1000 and 1650 Free that were set at last year’s championships. With one more season under his belt, Fee should provide top finishes for the Quakers.
Jeff Cragg, who has been unstoppable on the diving board, will participate in his first championships of his collegiate career. Cragg has consistently finished in the top-five in the 1 meter and 3 meter events, including several first place finishes.
The Quakers opened the postseason by taking 10th at the 2009 ECAC Championships, hosted by Harvard at Blodgett Pool Feb. 27-March 1. Kyle Yeager brokePenn'slong standing record in the 200 backstroke, which was set in 1992 by Bill Thompson.