Men's Swimming & Diving Finish Sixth in Ivy League

Full Meet Results

PRINCETON, N.J. – After the final day of the Ivy League championships, the Penn men’s swimming and diving team finished in sixth place with 808.5 points.

On the final night, Brendan McHugh shattered his own record in the 200 breaststroke as he finished in second at in the event. McHugh broke his 2:00.34 record, which he set early in the season with a time of 1:56.98. On day two of the championships, McHugh won the 100 breaststroke event and set a new school record, 53.97. McHugh had broken the record which was set in 1993 earlier this season. He now owns the school record in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, along with the 200 IM – all set during the championships.

Freshmen Jeff Cragg finished second in the three meter diving event. Cragg also finished third in the one meter final that was held on the first day of the meet.

Junior Larkin Macdonald placed 11th in the 200 backstroke (1:47.33), which broke the school record which was set by Kyle Yeager a week ago at the ECAC Championships.

The Quakers broke an astounding 12 records over the course of the 2008-09season, including all five of the relay events.

Final Team Rankings 1. Princeton 1663.5 2. Harvard 1311.5 3. Cornell 1095 4. Yale 1033.5 5. Columbia 862.5 6.Penn 808.5 7. Brown 616.5 8. Dartmouth 426