Men's Swimming Remains In Third At Ivy Championships

Ivy Championships - Friday Results

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Quakers remain in third place following the second day of swimming at the Ivy League Championships behind five top eight finishes in individual events.

Penn sits in third with 656 points going into the final day of competition. Princeton and Harvard have distanced themselves from the rest of the field, while the Red and Blue hold slight edges over both Columbia (654.5) and Yale (606.5)

Sophomore Brendan McHugh was the top finisher for the Quakers, as he took second in the 100 yard breast with his time of 54.50. The time was just .42 seconds behind Jonathan Christensen of Princeton.

Penn's strongest event of the day was the 1,650 yard free, an event in which three swimmers placed in the top eight and five placed in the top 12. Senior James Fee led the Quaker contingent with a third place finish (15:24.89), while freshman Stephen Carroll finished behind him in fourth (15:48.46) and sophomore Cameron Hood took eighth (15:45.27). Freshmen Ryan Littlefield and Christopher Flemming finished 11th and 12th respectively in the event.

Freshman Conor Blackwood swam to a seventh place finish in the 400 I.M. with his time of 3:58.58. Additionally, the Red and Blue 800 yard free relay swam to third place in the final event of the evening, as the foursome of McHugh, Fee, Hood and Blackwood finished in 6:37.69.

The Quakers conclude their season tomorrow as they search for their first top five finish under head coach Michael Schnur. Follow all the action live by clicking here.

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