Men's Swimming Falls to Harvard, 200-99


Philadelphia - The University of Pennsylvania men's swimming team suffered a tough loss to League rival Harvard, 200-99, on Saturday afternoon at Sheerr Pool. Leading the way for the Quakers was senior Lowell Lamb, who ended the day with a first-place finish in the 400-yard IM and a second-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke. In the 400-yard IM Lamb was followed by Alex Keeney who took third place.

The Quakers were able to capture second-place finishes in both the 200-yard medley relay and the 200-yard freestyle relays to start and end the meet. Neville Mitchell earneda first-place finish for the Quakers in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:58.87, easily defeating his closest opponent.

Other top finishes for the Quakers came in the 200-yard freestyle where freshman Patrick Gallagher finished in second place. The Quakers rounded out the day with third-place finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke, the 50-yard freestyle, the 100-yard freestyle, the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard IM.

In diving Nick Corsano was the top Quaker in the one-meter event taking third place, and Tyler Markman took second in the three-meter event.

This was the last dual meet of the season for the Quakers. Look for the men to return to action at the ECAC andEISL Championships. ECAC Championships will be held Feb. 24-26 in Pittsburg, Pa. and EISL Championships take place March 3-5 in Cambridge, Mass.